February 02, 2011 07:08:16 GMT
The Coen Brothers will write and produce the movie remake, while Michael Hoffman will direct it.
The Coen Brothers have reportedly recruited Cameron Diaz and Oscars Best Actor favorite Colin Firth for a remake of 1966 film "Gambit". The Coens will write and produce the revamp, while "The Last Station" 's Michael Hoffman will direct.
According to Deadline.com, Firth will take on Michael Caine's role as an art conman, while Diaz will play his sidekick - a role originally played by Shirley Maclaine. Shooting starts in London in May.
Cameron Diaz was last seen in "The Green Hornet" with Seth Rogen and Jay Cho, while Colin Firth was in "The King's Speech" with Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter.