When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play...and it's all or nothing.
Wild Card (2015) Online
Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes...and this time, it's all or nothing.
|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Jason Statham||-||Nick Wild|
|Michael Angarano||-||Cyrus Kinnick|
|Milo Ventimiglia||-||Danny DeMarco|
|Davenia McFadden||-||Millicent (as Daviena McFadden)|
|Michael Papajohn||-||Pit Boss|
To stay lean for this role, Jason Statham consumed a diet of just spinach and brown rice.
This is a remake of the Burt Reynolds crime drama film Heat (1986).
Director Simon West said that Jason Statham developed the project himself "maybe over five years".
Nick drives a 1969 Ford Torino GT
The first film based upon a William Goldman screenplay in eleven years.
This is Jason Statham's third collaboration with director Simon West. They previously worked together on "The Mechanic" (2011) and "The Expendables 2" (2012).
At one point, Brian De Palma was slated to direct until Simon West replaced him.
This is a remake of the 1986 Burt Reynolds movie "Heat". Statham and Reynolds co-starred together in the 2007 movie "In The Name Of The King: A Dungeon Siege Tale".
This is a remake of the Burt Reynolds movie "Heat". Statham has Reynolds' role. Coincidentally, Statham and Reynolds starred together in the movie "In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale" (2007).
Darcy Allen, the Hotshot Blackjack Dealer, worked as a blackjack dealer in Canada while attending University. Wanting to take a break from University, he traveled to Las Vegas and applied to work at the Golden Gate casino in the 1980's, but was kicked out of the casino because he wasn't of legal gambling age.