In the midst of veteran con man Nicky’s latest scheme, a woman from his past – now an accomplished femme fatale – shows up and throws his plans for a loop.
Los Angeles: Tuesday 24th February 2015 – TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Blvd, CA
London: Wednesday 11th February 2015 – Vue West End, Leicester Square, London
Directed: Glenn Ficcarra, John Requa
Starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro
- Margot Robbie and her Mum, Sarie taught Will Smith how to swim on the set of the film.
- Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone were supposed to take on the lead roles. However, both dropped out as well as Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck therefore Will Smith was cast as the lead male. Kristen Stewart was supposed to play the lead female after Emma Stone but when she opted out, the role was given to Margot Robbie. Michelle Williams, Jessica Biel, Olivia Munn and Rose Byrne were also considered to be cast as Nicky Spurgeon.
- Against its $50.1 million budget the film grossed $154 million at the box office.
- Filming began on September 14, 2013 and concluded on December 17, 2013. Filming locations included New Orleans, Argentina and New York City.
- Kristen Stewart dropped out of the film when Will Smith signed on because of the age difference between her and Smith.
Behind The Scenes
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