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The Art of Scamming by Warner Bros Pictures

A crime drama set in Boston. After losing his job, James Emmerson will dedicate his life now to learn how to be a hustler. He will get involved with the mafia and corrupt politicians, so he can raise his family. But that new path that James has chosen, will bring him a lot of consequences and danger.

INSPIRATIONS: American Hustle (only less comical), The Town, The Departed.

MUSIC BY Alexandre Desplat (Argo, Unbroken, Zero Dark Thirty)

RATED R for Pervasive language, some sexual content and violence.

James “Jim” Emmerson: A 36 year old man down on his luck that lost his job and is suffering an economical crisis, and he wants to get his life back again. So he has no choice to make a living by hustling.

Colin Lennard: A 44 year old hustler that befriends James. He is like the mentor of James, who teaches him the secrets behind the art of scamming. Played by a very famous actor.

Cheryl Emmerson: James 35 year old wife, who is taking care for her baby while James is taking risk in his new job. She supports James in almost everything, until she finds out what he is doing, and she can't accept that.

Ian Spencer: A 40 year old corrupt cop. He is secretly following James and Colin, and he constantly threatens to bring them to jail if they do something suspicious.

Dominic Milford: A 54 year old corrupt politician. He will also be played by a very famous actor.

Director Results

Director Total Votes: 4

  1. 1. George Clooney 50% 
  2. 2. Ben Affleck 25% 
  3. 3. Joel Edgerton 25% 

Cast Results

James "Jim" Emmerson Total Votes: 5

  1. 1. Chris Pine 80% 
  2. 2. James Franco 20% 

Colin Lennard Total Votes: 5

  1. 1. Ben Affleck 60% 
  2. 2. Sean Penn 20% 
  3. 3. Michael Shannon 20% 

Cheryl Emmerson Total Votes: 4

  1. 1. Mary Elizabeth Winstead 100% 

Ian Spencer Total Votes: 5

  1. 1. Joel Edgerton 80% 
  2. 2. Luke Evans 20% 

Dominic Milford Total Votes: 5

  1. 1. Tom Hanks 60% 
  2. 2. John Travolta 40% 


  • MovieCriticGamer: Very interesting idea

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