Runner, Runner Goes With Bloch and Furst: Will You See It?

Jessica Biel's husband stars in the upcoming movie Runner, Runner.

Jessica Biel’s husband stars in the upcoming movie Runner, Runner.

We know it’s been covered already, but that doesn’t make it any less funny.

Runner, Runner, the please-don’t-be-as-bad-as-it-looks movie Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake (opening everywhere October 4th!), pulled from some familiar sources for the names of its lead characters.

The two leads are named¬†Ivan Block (Andy Bloch) and Richie Furst (ummm…Rafe Furst). Affleck takes on Block, Timberlake is good ol’ Richie.

The movies writers, Brian Koppelman and David Levien, are the dudes who brought you the best poker movie ever, Rounders. So 1) they knew exactly what they were doing going with those two guys as the lead names, and 2) there is still hope this movie will be good.

Read more on Runner, Runner here.

We’re curious what percentage of our readers plan on seeing the movie. Vote below in the poll.


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