Jennifer Lopez and Cardi Bs strip club drama Hustlers gets release date

 pagesix.com  04/15/2019 21:25:58   Dave McNary, Variety

STXfilms has set its strip-club drama Hustlers, starring Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu and Cardi B, for a Sept. 13 release in North America.

Lopez announced the date on her Instagram account on Monday.

Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, Julia Stiles and Mercedes Ruehl are also in the cast. The film is being directed by Lorene Scafaria.

The movie, originally set up at Annapurna as The Hustlers at Scores, is inspired by a New York Magazine article by Jessica Pressler. Its set in New York City in the wake of the financial crisis and follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

STXfilms is producing alongside Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina  who previously collaborated with the studio on the 2018 romantic-comedy Second Act  as well as Adam McKay, Will Ferrell and Jessica Elbaum for Gloria Sanchez Productions. Kate Vorhoff and Catherine Hagedorn are overseeing the films production for the studio. STXinternational is handling international distribution, and distributing directly in the U.K. and Ireland.

The release date is a week after Warner Bros. launches It: Chapter Two. Hustlers is the third title dated for Sept. 13, joining Warners drama The Goldfinch and Foxs animated Spies in Disguise.

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