A Princeton grad student with a talent for online poker gets in way over his head in the first trailer for Runner, Runner. Justin Timberlake stars as Richie, who tries to use his gambling skills to pay for his tuition, when he goes belly-up. Convinced he has been cheated, Richie travels to Costa Rica to confront Ivan Block (Ben Affleck), who, in turn, coerces him into joining this lucrative operation. Check out the latest footage from director Brad Furman's drama, written by Brian Koppelman and David Levien (Rounders).
Princeton grad student Richie (Justin Timberlake), believing he's been swindled, travels to Costa Rica to confront online gambling tycoon Ivan Block (Ben Affleck). Richie is seduced by Block's promise of immense wealth, until he learns the disturbing truth about his benefactor. When the FBI tries to coerce Richie to help bring down Block, Richie faces his biggest gamble ever: attempting to outmaneuver the two forces closing in on him.