Jennifer Lopez-Starring ‘Hustlers’ Film Gets Release Date From STX

Lopez is producing the film with Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Benny Medina as well as Adam McKay, Will Ferrell and Jessica Elbaum for Gloria Sanchez Productions.
Hustlers will go up against Warner Bros/ Amazon Studios' The Goldfinch starring Nicole Kidman, Sarah Paulson, and Ansel Elgort, and Fox's animated feature Spies in Disguise, with Will Smith and Tom Holland
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Inspired by a viral 2016 New York Magazine article, the story follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.
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Constance Wu, Cardi B, Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, and Julia Stiles also star. STXfilms has locked in September 13, 2019, as the release date for Hustlers, the Lorene Scafaria-helmed drama starring Jennifer Lopez, who made the announcement on her Instagram account while on set.

STX Has Acquired Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Hustlers’; Constance Wu Joins Cast

Lopez, her producing partner Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina had a great experience with the team at STX on the actress' romantic comedy Second Act, which comes out on Dec. 14, that it was significant in them wanting to take Hustlers to the Burbank, CA studio. Tonight Lopez is debuting a new song on the American Music Awards from Second Act.
Lopez is set to portray the ringleader to the group. The Hustlers movie follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. Gloria Sanchez, Benny Medina, Lopez and producing partner Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas are behind the film, which Lorene Scafaria wrote and is directing.
EXCLUSIVE, UPDATED with more info: STX has acquired the Jennifer Lopez Hustlers project, which was cut loose by Annapurna earlier in the day. At the same time, Crazy Rich Asians star Constance Wu has joined the cast.
However, those close to Megan Ellison's company simply say that the Hustler film wasn't in their wheelhouse and that the company is re-calibrating. There is loose talk around town that Annapurna is seeing financial hardships, as this is the second film with which they have parted ways today. Word is the Hustlers project was in turnaround for the last month by Annapurna.
Soon after the news broke today that Annapurna was pulling out of Jay Roach's Roger Ailes feature, Deadline confirmed that the Hustlers project based on the New York magazine piece "The Hustlers at Scores" was also leaving the studio. Variety first reported that Hustlers was leaving Annapurna.
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