In Molly's Game, Jessica Chastain plays Molly Bloom, a tough Olympic-class skier who ran an ultra-exclusive high-stakes poker game in L.A. and New York where the players were almost entirely men.
When it comes to real-life poker VIPs, you won’t find more exclusive tables than the ones run by Molly Bloom in L.A. and New York in recent years. Molly’s games included Hollywood royalty, such as Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Tobey Maguire and Leonardo DiCaprio, as well as some of the wealthiest and most influential bankers from Wall Street’s famous finance houses.Jessica Chastain stars as Molly Bloom, who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game, in Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut. Quite aside from its considerable merit as a singular story.The movie is based on the book Molly's Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game in the World, which was written by the real-life.
In Molly's Game, she takes you through her adventures running an exclusive high-stakes private poker game catering to such clients as Hollywood royalty like Leonardo DiCaprio and Ben Affleck, athletes, billionaires, politicians, and financial titans. With rich detail, Molly describes a world of glamour, privilege, and secrecy in which she made millions, lived the high life, and fearlessly took.
So she built one of the biggest and most exclusive poker games in the world—one that included clientele like Hollywood actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, and Ben Affleck.
Summary: Molly's Game is the true story of Molly Bloom a beautiful, young, Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons.
It’s Dean who taps Molly to run his celebrity poker game — a game she runs well, making extremely profitable tips in the process. (Who is Dean in real life? I have no clue, but I now.
I was in no hurry to see MOLLY'S GAME in the theater wondering how a movie about an illegal poker game would be interesting. I waited for the video and had a nice surprise. Jessica Chastain does a fine job as real-life Molly Bloom. Molly grew up in a family of high achievers only to suffer an injury that kept her from being an Olympic skier.
Molly Bloom (born April 21, 1978) is an American entrepreneur, speaker, and author of the 2014 memoir Molly's Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game in the World. She had trained for years to become an Olympic skier, but was injured while trying to qualify for the Olympics. In April 2013, she was charged with running a high.
Molly's Game 2017 R 2h 20m Biographical Dramas Former Olympian Molly Bloom ran a high-stakes poker game for the stars -- until her lofty lifestyle nearly sent her to prison.
Molly’s Game: High Stakes, Hollywood’s Elite, Hotshot Bankers, My Life in the World of Underground Poker will be released by It Books on June 24 and the HarperCollins buzz machine has gone.
MOLLY’S GAME is based on the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons.
The celebrities who played in Molly Bloom's poker games included (clockwise from top left): Tobey Maguire, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Alex Rodriguez, Macaulay Culkin, Ben Affleck and Pete Sampras. What's the most that Molly Bloom saw someone lose in a single night?
The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. — Anonymous Molly Bloom, a beautiful young Olympic-class skier, ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons.
An interview with Molly Bloom, the real-life heroine of Molly’s Game, on how writing the book helped her escape the poker life.
An overachiever ditches law school in favor of running poker games. Based on the memoirs of Molly Bloom, Molly’s Game is the directorial debut of Aaron Sorkin (who also wrote the screenplay) and another acting triumph for Jessica Chastain. I first saw Chastain in Lawless and I’ve been impressed since. I loved her in Miss Sloane; I loved her even better in Molly’s Game.
Molly’s Game - Molly Bloom Molly’s Game, starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, was released in 2017. The film is based on the memoir of the same name by Molly Bloom, a woman who, in the film, becomes the target of an FBI investigation over her underground poker empire which attracts the attention of the Russian and Italian mafia.