Vince Vaughn to ‘Lay the Favorite’

Indie stars Rebecca Hall, Bruce Willis

Exclusive: Vince Vaughn is in talks to join the independent film “Lay the Favorite.”

Rebecca Hall and Bruce Willis are already set to star, with Stephen Frears directing.

Pic is based on the life of Beth Raymer, a professional gambler who started as a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas but rose to become one of the world’s best gamblers. After falling in love, Raymer begins to re-evaluate her life and the profession she has chosen.

Randall Emmett will produce through his Emmett/Furla Films shingle along with Anthony Bregman, D.V. DeVincentis and Paul Trijbits. Peter Gethers will exec produce.

Vaughn was last seen in Universal’s “The Dilemma.” He is repped by CAA.

More Film

  • Chinese Streaming Giant iQIYI Opens First

    Chinese Streaming Giant iQIYI Opens First Offline Movie Theater

    Exclusive: Vince Vaughn is in talks to join the independent film “Lay the Favorite.” Rebecca Hall and Bruce Willis are already set to star, with Stephen Frears directing. Pic is based on the life of Beth Raymer, a professional gambler who started as a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas but rose to become one of […]

  • 'Gotti' Review

    Cannes Film Review: John Travolta in 'Gotti'

    Exclusive: Vince Vaughn is in talks to join the independent film “Lay the Favorite.” Rebecca Hall and Bruce Willis are already set to star, with Stephen Frears directing. Pic is based on the life of Beth Raymer, a professional gambler who started as a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas but rose to become one of […]

  • 'Murder Me, Monster' Review: Mystifying Art-house

    Cannes Film Review: 'Murder Me, Monster'

    Exclusive: Vince Vaughn is in talks to join the independent film “Lay the Favorite.” Rebecca Hall and Bruce Willis are already set to star, with Stephen Frears directing. Pic is based on the life of Beth Raymer, a professional gambler who started as a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas but rose to become one of […]

  • A Quiet Place

    China Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ Opens Third Behind ‘Infinity War'

    Exclusive: Vince Vaughn is in talks to join the independent film “Lay the Favorite.” Rebecca Hall and Bruce Willis are already set to star, with Stephen Frears directing. Pic is based on the life of Beth Raymer, a professional gambler who started as a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas but rose to become one of […]

  • Patricia Morison Dead: 'Kiss Me Kate'

    Patricia Morison, Stage Star of 'Kiss Me, Kate', Dies at 103

    Exclusive: Vince Vaughn is in talks to join the independent film “Lay the Favorite.” Rebecca Hall and Bruce Willis are already set to star, with Stephen Frears directing. Pic is based on the life of Beth Raymer, a professional gambler who started as a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas but rose to become one of […]

  • Does Cannes Have a Future? Yes,

    Does Cannes Have a Future? Yes, But the Festival Needs to Change

    Exclusive: Vince Vaughn is in talks to join the independent film “Lay the Favorite.” Rebecca Hall and Bruce Willis are already set to star, with Stephen Frears directing. Pic is based on the life of Beth Raymer, a professional gambler who started as a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas but rose to become one of […]

  • DEADPOOL 2

    'Deadpool 2' Leads International Box Office With Powerful $176 Million Debut

    Exclusive: Vince Vaughn is in talks to join the independent film “Lay the Favorite.” Rebecca Hall and Bruce Willis are already set to star, with Stephen Frears directing. Pic is based on the life of Beth Raymer, a professional gambler who started as a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas but rose to become one of […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content