Superstar Justin Timberlake stars as college student Richie Furst in the online gambling drama Runner Runner co-starring with Ben Affleck.
To pay his Princeton tuition Timberlake gets involved in the world of online poker. He wins big, but is ripped off by gaming mogul Ivan Block, played by Ben Affleck. When he learns that the scamming site is hosted out of a remote island, he jets off to confront Ben Affleck and the drama follows.
The actor musician opens up on his preparation for the role, which also involved getting drunk we hear!!!
“It was kind of nice to be on the other side … I've never played the kind of guy that was in the eye of the storm things, everything is kind of happening to, versus the instigator. I just drank a lot of beer, that's all you really do in college, right? You just drink a lot of beer and run around, flipping around, flipping the bird,” Timberlake says with a laugh!!
Oscar winning Ben Affleck teams up with pop superstar Justin Timberlake in a hard hitting online poker and gambling drama aka RUNNER RUNNER releasing on 4th October!