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Lay The Favorite

Synopsis

Beth Raymer (Rebecca Hall) leaves behind her life as a stripper in Florida and heads to Las Vegas to realize her dream: being a cocktail waitress in a glitzy casino.  But when her career goals don’t pan out, she falls in with Dink (BruceWillis), a kind and idiosyncratic sports gambler.  Beth wins Dink’s admiration when she shows herself to be something of a gambling prodigy, but she also wins the ire of Dink’s wife, Tulip (Catherine Zeta-Jones), when her relationship with her boss seems to extend beyond the professional.  Based on a true story, LAY THE FAVORITE is a heartfelt comedy of finding friendship in the least likely places.

Director

Stephen Frears

Writer

D.V. DeVincentis

Cast

Rebecca Hall, Bruce Willis, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Vince Vaughn, Joshua Jackson and Laura Prepon

Producer

Anthony Bregman, Randall Emmett, George Furla, D.V. Devincentis and Paul Trijbits

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