The Hustle

The Hustle
  • 2019
  • US
  • 1h 34min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Chris Addison
  • Cast: Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp, Dean Norris
  • UK release: 10 May 2019

Josephine (Hathaway) is a British con artist who hunts for prey in the French Riviera, where she meets Australian grifter Penny (Wilson). This remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is smug, poorly drawn and full of jokes about Wilson’s character’s supposed unattractiveness. Wilson and Hathaway do their best, but it’s not nearly funny enough.

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The Hustle

9 May 20192 stars

Gender-swapped rehash of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels that sells stars Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson short

Although for the most part a cologne-drenched romp, 1988's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (a remake of 1964's Bedtime Story) ultimately saw a female patsy turn the tables on the men who tried to swindle her – played by Michael Caine and Steve Martin – in a nod…

Anne Hathaway in talks for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake

20 Jan 2017

Film gossip

Anne Hathaway is to star in the 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' remake. The 'Les Miserables' actress is in talks to join the previously-cast Rebel Wilson in the upcoming twist on the con-artist comedy, which will now be called 'Nasty Women'. The film will see…

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