According to Production Weekly, Drew Barrymore will co-star with Eric Bana in Lucky You, to be directed by Curtis Hanson. Production is expected to begin in Las Vegas in March on the drama, which is set in the world of high-stakes professional poker.

The film is based on an original screenplay by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Eric Roth, with additional writing by Hanson.

The story focuses on Huck Cheever (Bana), a gifted young poker player confronting his personal demons as he attempts to win a world championship tournament in Las Vegas.

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