New Regency has set Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck to star in Runner Runner, a drama that will be directed by Lincoln Lawyer helmer Brad Furman. Production will begin in June.
The drama revolves around the world of offshore online gaming and an increasingly tense relationship between a business founder and his protege. The film will be co-financed by Stone Village, I’m told, and produced by Appian Way. script was written by David Levien and Brian Koppelman.