Cameron Diaz and Colin Firth are set to star in the film Gambit scripted by Joel and Ethan Coen. The movie is a remake of the 1966 flick starring Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine.
The story is about a London art curator (Firth) who plans an elaborate con to get a wealthy collector to buy a fake Monet painting. He hires a Texas steer roper (Diaz) to help him with the scheme, playing a woman whose grandfather got the painting at the end of WWII.
The film will be directed by Michael Hoffman (The Last Station) and produced by Mike Lobbell.
Shooting will begin in London in May.