Internet Poker Film "Runner, Runner" Set To Begin Filming

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The cast and crew for a movie about internet poker are getting set to head to Puerto Rico as production for the film begins next month.

The film will star Justin Timberlake, who loses his college funds playing poker and then heads to Puerto Rico to help Ben Affleck run a corrupt internet poker site. In the movie, Gemma Arterton will be Timberlake's love interest.

The film is being directed by Brad Furman, who directed The Lincoln Lawyer in 2011.