Twenty-six-year-old Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain, ZERO DARK THIRTY, THE HELP) operated the world’s most exclusive underground poker game for a decade. Her clientele included the Hollywood elite, Wall Street tycoons, pro athletes - and the Russian mob. When Molly becomes the target of a high-level FBI investigation, she turns to defense attorney Charlie Jaffey (Idris Elba, THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US, THE WIRE) to help tell her story and exonerate her.
The directorial debut of Aaron Sorkin, the Academy Award-winning writer behind THE SOCIAL NETWORK, STEVE JOBS, and THE WEST WING, MOLLY’S GAME is an incredible true story of crime, deceit, glamor, and greed. Sorkin adapts Bloom’s own memoir with his trademark intricate dialogue and whirlwind pacing, while adding a layer of courtroom intrigue to the proceedings.
Two-time Academy Award nominee Chastain delivers a performance every bit as forceful as Sorkin’s dialogue, leading a cast that also includes Michael Cera and Kevin Costner. From Hollywood to Wall Street, MOLLY’S GAME cuts deep into the dark heart of American ambition - and the criminal forces that keep it pumping.