Watch Ryan Reynolds act the heck out of this role in the trailer. The other star of the film Ben Mendelsohn does a great job of portraying a gambling addict. The movie also got a lot of great press at the film festivals this year.
In Theaters September 25, 2015.
Gerry (Mendelsohn) is a talented poker player, but his gambling habit is getting the best of him. One day, he meets a charismatic young traveler named Curtis (Reynolds). Deeming Curtis his lucky charm, Gerry convinces him that they should hit the road together. As they gamble their way down South toward a legendary high-stakes poker game in New Orleans, the trip’s highs and lows unveil the duo’s true character and motivation, and an undeniable bond forms between them.