Is Netflix 'Pain Hustlers' already hit? News of Chris Evans starring with Emily Blunt wows fans

The movie, directed by David Yates is said to be in the spirit of 'American Hustle' and 'The Big Short'


                            Is Netflix 'Pain Hustlers' already hit? News of Chris Evans starring with Emily Blunt wows fans
Emily Blunt and Chris Evans (Christopher Polk/Getty Images
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'Captain America' star Chris Evans is all set to star alongside Emily Blunt in Netflix's 'Pain Hustlers'. The 41-year-old continues is best known for playing the iconic superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and now teams up with one of the most bankable Hollywood actresses in Blunt. Evans was last seen lending his voice in the recently released 'Lightyear' and will be seen alongside Ryan Gosling in 'The Gray Man'.

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Netflix bagged the 'Pain Hustler's package a Cannes with 'Fantastic Beasts' director David Yates set to helm the project. Talking to THR, he described the movie as "being in the vein of 'The Wolf of Wall Street' and 'The Big Short'". The flick follows Blunt, a high school dropout who lands a gig with a failing pharmaceutical start-up in an aged-out strip mall in Central Florida.

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Safe to say, the news had Twitter swooning. "Chris evans and emily blunt???? i will be watching," one of the tweets read. This was seconded by another who wrote, "YO. CHRIS EVANS AND EMILY BLUNT IN A MOVIE TOGETHER??? WHAT EVEN IS LIFE???" Thirded as well. "Chris evans and emily blunt in the same movie mhm mhm MHM I WILL NOT SURVIVE". "CHRIS EVANS AND EMILY BLUNT WORKING TOGETHER SOON, I'M HERE FOR IT," one of the tweets read. "Chris evans and emily blunt working together i won in this life," one of the fans opined.

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The movie’s official logline reads: “Dreaming of a better life for her and her young daughter, Liza Drake (Blunt), a high-school dropout, lands a job with a failing pharmaceutical start-up in a yellowing strip mall in Central Florida. Liza’s charm, guts, and drive catapult the company and her into the high life, where she soon finds herself at the center of a criminal conspiracy with deadly consequences.” Tonally, the movie is said to be in the spirit of 'American Hustle' and 'The Big Short' in its look at the American dream turned sour.

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Chris Evans' 'The Gray Man' releases on July 24 on Netflix.

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