Jason Statham stars as a gambling addict who takes a series of protection and security jobs in Las Vegas to support his addiction. When his friend is badly beaten by the mafia, he puts everything aside to take on the mob by himself. No details were given for Sofía Vergara's role.
Simon West (The Expendables 2) is directing from a screenplay by William Goldman, who wrote both the novel the original movie is based on, and the screenplay adaptation. Jason Statham is also producing alongside Steve Chasman. Corey Yuen, who directed Jason Statham in The Transporter, is serving as the action director/fight choreographer.
Sofía Vergara will next be seen on the big screen in Machete Kills, and she also has a voice role in the animated sequel The Smurfs 2.
Wild Card comes to theaters January 30th, 2015 and stars Jason Statham, Michael Angarano, Dominik García-Lorido, Hope Davis, Milo Ventimiglia, Max Casella, Stanley Tucci, Jason Alexander. The film is directed by Simon West.