RUNNER RUNNER is an upcoming crime drama thriller film directed by Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer), starring Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake. Produced by the production company (Appian Way) headed by actor Leonardo Dicaprio, the film also stars Gemma Arterton, Anthony Mackie and Parks and Recreations‘ Ben Schwartz.
Princeton grad student Richie (Timberlake), believing he’s been swindled, travels to Costa Rica to confront online gambling tycoon Ivan Block (Affleck). Richie is seduced by Block’s promise of immense wealth, until he learns the disturbing truth about his benefactor. When the FBI tries to coerce Richie to help bring down Block, Richie faces his biggest gamble ever: attempting to outmaneuver the two forces closing in on him.
- via Yahoo