A new movie with a star-studded cast is in the works at Netflix! The upcoming thriller The Pain Hustlers is directed by David Yates.
Yates is most known for directing the last four films in the Harry Potter series, earning him critical and commercial success, as well as multiple awards. He also worked behind the cameras in the first three films of the Harry Potter prequel series, Fantastic Beasts.
Taking on producing roles in The Pain Hustlers are Lawrence Grey and Yates himself. Wells Tower wrote the script.
Here’s everything we know about the new Netflix production!
The Pain Hustlers release updates
The streaming giant has not shared a release date for the film yet. Netflix snagged the rights to the movie at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2022, paying a steep $50 million to acquire its rights.
The Pain Hustlers synopsis
We don’t have an official synopsis yet, but Netflix provided the official logline.
Upon losing her job, a blue-collar woman struggling to raise her daughter takes a job at a failing pharmaceutical start-up, only to get involved in a dangerous racketeering scheme.
According to Deadline, the story follows Liza Drake (Emily Blunt), a high-school dropout who dreams of a better life for herself and her young daughter. She lands a job at a pharmaceutical start-up in a strip mall. Her charm, guts, and drive send her to the center of a criminal conspiracy with deadly consequences.
The Pain Hustlers cast
Chris Evans and Emily Blunt co-star in The Pain Hustlers, and they’re joined by a talented cast that includes Jay Duplass, Andy Garcia, and more.
- Emily Blunt as Liza Drake
- Chris Evans
- Andy Garcia
- Catherine O’Hara
- Jay Duplass
- Brian d’Arcy James
- Chloe Coleman
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