5 New Cast Members Join Chris Evans and Emily Blunt in ‘Pain Hustlers’

Published 08/30/2022, 10:30 PM EDT

The 2022 Cannes Film Festival held in May saw a massive deal with Netflix, as the streamer acquired the worldwide rights for the film Pain Hustlers. Harry Potter series fame David Yates is going to direct this pharmaceutical movie. Previously, Chris Evans teamed up with British actress Emily Blunt for this upcoming Netflix production.

The filming commenced on 22nd August and will continue till 25th October. The crew was seen filming in Savannah, GA. Moreover, the second batch of actors will join the main lead in Georgetown, Atlanta. Five more actors are all set to be a part of this film.

New actors who will appear in the Pain Hustlers


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Oscar and Golden Globe nominee  Andy Garcia, last seen in Gary Alazraki’s  Father of the Bride, is one of the five actors going to be a part of this movie. Garcia is also one of the most experienced actors on the crew. Actress and comedian Catherine O’Hara, best known for her role in the Schitt’s Creek and Home Alone series, has also joined the cast. Moreover, O’Hara also won two Emmys for her role in the comedy series.

Other actors starring in Pain Hustlers include Jay Duplass and Chloe Coleman. Apart from his acting, Duplass is widely recognized for directing The Puffy Chair. Duplass is also an Emmy-winning filmmaker.

Coleman is a young American actress. Recently, she appeared in the 2022 romantic comedy film Marry Me with Jeniffer Lopez and Owen Wilson. One of her note-worthy roles is in an action comedy film, My Spy. Coleman starred opposite Dave Bautista in the movie. Her future projects include the sequel of the science fiction movie Avatar, Avatar: The Way of Water.

Known primarily for his Broadway roles like Shrek in Shrek The Musical, Brian d’Arcy James is the last actor on board. In the past, James has appeared in West Side Story and American Teen Drama 13 Reasons Why. 


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Although, their roles in the upcoming movie have not been revealed.

More about the movie

Pain Hustlers is said to be similar to Martin Scorsese’s Wolf Of The Wall Street and comedy-drama series The Big Short in terms of tonality. The film will follow the story of a high-school dropout Liza Drake(played by Emily Blunt), struggling to give her daughter a better life. Liza takes up a job at a failing pharmaceutical startup but life has other plans for her. Lawrence Gray will produce the movie under his Gray Productions banner.


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