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About the Film: The project centers on Huck Cheever and his involvement in the world of high-stakes professional poker.

Eric's Character: From Empire Online: Hitting casinos with a view to a killing at the tables, Bana plays Huck Cheever, a man whose philosophy to live and let die has served him well at the game.

Director: Curtis Hanson

Writers: Eric Roth, Curtis Hanson

Producers: Curtis Hanson, Carol Fenelon, Denise DiNovi

Cast: Eric Bana

Filming Start Date/Location: Early 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA)

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Eric signs on to "Lucky You"
posted on September 21, 2004

From Variety: Eric Bana will star in "Lucky You," to be directed by Curtis Hanson for Warner Bros. Pictures. Production is expected to begin in Las Vegas early next year on the drama, which is set in the world of high-stakes professional poker. Pic is based on an original screenplay by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Eric Roth, with additional writing by Hanson. Hanson produces with his partner, Carol Fenelon, and Denise DiNovi. Bana most recently starred as Hector opposite Brad Pitt in Warners' "Troy" and is set to star in Steven Spielberg's upcoming "Vengeance." The Australian Bana was introduced to international audiences in "Chopper," which premiered at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival. He also starred in "The Hulk" for director Ang Lee, and was part of the ensemble cast of Ridley Scott's "Black Hawk Down."

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