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Trailer Debut: Lay the Favourite

The trailer for Stephen Frears‘ adaptation of Beth Raymer’s memoir Lay the Favourite has debuted online. Looking like a less flashy mutation of Ocean’s Eleven and The Cooler, the film tells of a professional sports better (Bruce Willis) who employs a good luck charm (Rebecca Hall) to ensure his gambles a sure thing. There’s a slight telemovie feel to the trailer, and […]

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The Jess Lomas Book Club: Lay the Favourite

The Jess Lomas Book Club: Lay The Favourite *A weekly feature in which literary connoisseur Jess Lomas examines the upcoming book-to-film adaptations worth keeping an eye on!* “A true story of money, sex, glamour and gambling.” These are the words used to sum up Beth Raymer’s memoir Lay the Favourite, from her intentions to be […]

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