The Gambler: Jim Bennett (Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster (Michael Kenneth Williams) and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring (Alvin Ing) and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother (Academy Award®-winner Jessica Lange) in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank (John Goodman), a loan shark with a paternal interest in ... Read more
Actress Kathy Bates has had tremendous success on the big and small screen. Harry’s Law fans rejoiced when she returned to television this season in the third installment of the American Horror Story anthology on FX. Her role in American Horror Story: Coven as 1800s-era serial killer Madame Delphine LaLaurie has entranced audiences for her haunting performance. She spoke to Vulture about her role just as she was about to do a rather mundane chore. Bates laughed, “My manager was horrified I was doing my laundry in a laundromat. I was like, ‘Susan, I enjoy it! It’s a lot less expensive ... Read more
For Jessica Lange fans, brace yourself for the news she recently revealed to the Los Angeles Times, she’s ready to retire. Don’t worry though, it’s a five-year plan for the 64-year-old actress. She shared how she wants to end her successful career. Lange said, “I am coming to the end of acting. I have a list: another stage production, maybe one or two more movies, one more season of American Horror Story…and then that is it for me. Because I think that’s enough. I want to go out with a bang …or should I say, a scare?” Her work on ... Read more
Jessica: "I’m always surprised when young people don’t know certain actors or are not familiar with certain films"
Chloe on not auditioning for the part: "I’d never gotten the role auditioning, I’m terrible at it"
In theaters: February 10th, 2012