Justin Timberlake’s character in “Runner Runner”, Richie Furst gets on the darker side as he goes deeper in the world of online gambling. Lured by gambling kingpin Ivan Block (played by Ben Affleck), Richie first goes to Costa Rica to collect from Block whom he believes had swindled him in an online game of poker. Upon meeting Block, Richie is seduced to the possibility of unlimited wealth within his reach. Block, impressed by Richie’s savvy takes him under his wing and begins to embrace a change where all of his fantasies come to life.
“Runner Runner” opens September 26 in theaters from 20th Century Fox to be distributed by Warner Bros.