Chris O'Dowd joins Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba in Aaron Sorkin's 'Molly's Game'

Get the Full StoryIs it any surprise that Aaron Sorkin has been assembling an impressive cast for his directorial debut, Molly's Game? The Oscar-winning writer is a talent magnet who has attracted two-time Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain in the titular role of poker princess Molly Bloom. And now he has four more solid actors along for the ride, as Chris O'Dowd Bridesmaids , Jeremy Strong The Big Short Bill Camp The Night Of and Graham Greene Dances With Wolves have joined the ensemble, Mashable has exclusively learned.

Set in the world of high-stakes poker, the film is based on Bloom's memoir, which Sorkin adapted himself. Bloom was an elite skier who, after failing to make the Olympics, put her entrepreneurial skills to good use and found herself running high-stakes poker games for Hollywood s A-list for eight years before the FBI brought her down. Read more...More about Molly Bloom, Aaron Sorkin, Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, and Michael Cera

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