STX Has Acquired Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Hustlers’; Constance Wu Joins

Exclusive, Updated with more info: STX has acquired the Jennifer Lopez Hustlers project.

At the same time, Crazy Rich Asians star Constance Wu has joined.Soon after the news broke today that Annapurna was pulling out of Jay Roach’s Roger Ailes feature, Deadline confirmed that the Hustlers project based on the New York magazine piece “The Hustlers at Scores,” is also leaving the studio.

Variety first reported that part of the story.The STX deal reteams Lopez with STX who are pairing on the romantic comedy Second Act, which hits theaters December 14.

The Hustlers movie follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Lopez is to portray the ringleader to the group.

Gloria Sanchez, Lopez and producing partner Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas are behind the film.There is loose talk around town that Annapurna is seeing financial hardships,

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