Rickman Joins Gambit Remake Cast

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March 22, 2011 | 7:00pm EST

Alan Rickman has joined Oscar winner Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz in a remake of Michael Caine’s cult 1966 movie Gambit.
The Coen Brothers have penned the script for Michael Hoffman to direct.

Firth will take on Caine’s role as a thief in the film and Rickman will play his victim – a role originally portrayed by Herbert Lom. Sir Tom Courtenay has also joined the cast.