Tiffany Haddish, Willem Dafoe and Tye Sheridan Join Oscar Isaac in ‘The Card Counter’
Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan, and Willem Dafoe have been cast in “The Card Counter,” a casino-set revenge thriller starring Oscar Isaac.Paul Schrader is directing the movie from a screenplay he wrote.
Martin Scorsese also joined the project as an executive producer.
It’s the fifth collaboration between Schrader and Scorsese, who previously worked together on “Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull,” “The Last Temptation of Christ” and “Bringing Out the Dead.”In “The Card Counter,” Isaac portrays a card player on the casino trail who sees a chance at redemption when he’s approached by a young man (Sheridan), seeking help to execute his plan for revenge on a military colonel (Dafoe.) With backing from a mysterious gambling financier (Haddish), the duo go from casino to casino and set their sights on winning a World Series of poker tournament.“Scorsese and I liked the symmetry of it, the reflection of a
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