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According to Variety🇧🇷 Chris Evans joined to emily blunt in the list ofpain hustlers“, new movie from Netflix. The project was one of the most disputed in the Cannes market, being acquired by the streaming giant for around US$ 50 million.
The plot follows Liza Drake (Blunt), who, despite having dropped out of school, dreams of a better life for herself and her daughter. She lands a job at a failing pharmaceutical start-up in Florida, and her charm and will drive the company to success, which soon leads her to find herself at the epicenter of a criminal conspiracy with deadly consequences. In terms of tone, the film has been described as a mix of “Cheating” with “The big bet“, dealing with the decay of the so-called “American dream”.
Evans is one of the main actors in Hollywood today, having been marked in pop culture by the role of Steve Rogers / Captain America in the MCU. He also starred in “Between Knives and Secrets“, by Rian Johnson, and will be in “The Hidden Agent“, by the Russo brothers for Netflix. Blunt is also a renowned artist, having recently starred in the “A Quiet Place” and the remake of “mary poppins🇧🇷
The film was disputed in the market because, in addition to the cast, it was directed by David Yates, who directed most of the films in the franchise “Harry Potter” and now, “Fantastic Beasts🇧🇷
A production start date for “Pain Hustlers” has yet to be announced.
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