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Gambit Trailer: Cameron Diaz and Colin Firth, via the Coen Brothers

Joel and Ethan Coen didn’t direct Gambit, though you’d be forgiven for thinking so, since this new trailer relies so heavily on those good ol’ Coen tropes: wacky dialects and hare-brained crime plots. Instead, the Coens only scripted this remake of the 1966 Michael Caine–Shirley MacLaine comedy, which now casts Colin Firth as a man who’s hoping to con his boss (Alan Rickman) with the help of a conniving cowgirl (Cameron Diaz). What ensues is something that looks like a high-energy Coen comedy in the Intolerable Cruelty mode, but it’s actually directed by Michael Hoffman. Hopefully, it’s closer to his Soapdish than it is to the turgid The Last Station.

Gambit Trailer: Cameron Diaz and Colin Firth