GAMBIT is an upcoming comedy caper film directed by Michael Hoffman (The Last Station, One Fine Day, Soapdish), starring Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman, and Stanley Tucci. It is a remake of the 1966 film of the same name starring Shirley MacLaine and Michael Caine. This version is scripted by Joel and Ethan Coen.
The story follows British art curator Harry Deane (Firth), who devises a scheme to con England’s richest man and avid art collector, Lionel Shabandar, (Rickman) into purchasing a fake Monet painting. His plan however, requires the aid of an unpredictable Texas rodeo queen, PJ Puznowski (Diaz).