WILD CARD (French title: JOKER) is an upcoming crime drama film based on the 1985 novel Heat by William Goldman. It is a remake of the 1986 adaptation, also titled Heat, that starred Burt Reynolds.
WILD CARD is directed by Simon West (Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, The Mechanic, The Expendables 2) with a script written by Goldman (Marathon Man, The Princess Bride, Misery). It stars Jason Statham as a recovering gambling addict who finds work providing protection to his friends. Sofía Vergara, Stanley Tucci, Milo Ventimiglia, Michael Angarano, and Anne Heche also star in the film.
- via La Belle Company