Gemma Arterton is getting into gambling as she has joined the cast of the online gaming drama, Runner Runner, which already has Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck attached to star, with Brad Furman directing.
The film follows a Princeton student (Justin Timberlake), who loses his tuition due to an online gaming addiction – although he’s smart enough to work out the site he’s on is actually cheating him. He’s head off to the tropical island where the site is run from to try to get his cash back, but ends up becoming the sidekick to the site’s corrupt boss (Ben Affleck). Arterton is set to play Justin Timberlake’s girlfriend.
Shooting is expected to being in Puerto Rico in June. (Source: Variety)