‘Guys and Dolls’ Remake Laces Up Its Dancing Shoes at TriStar

/Film | 3/26/2019 | Ben Pearson
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The popular Broadway show Guys and Dolls was adapted into a movie in 1950 with Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra in the lead roles, and Hollywood has been trying to remake it for years. Now the rights have been scooped up by TriStar Pictures, who hopes to finally bring the song-filled story of gamblers and dames to the big screen once again.

The 1950 film version of Guys and Dolls tells the story of gamblers Nathan Detroit and Sky Masterson. Detroit tries to run an illegal craps game without attracting the attention of the police, but in order to come up with the money he needs to host the game, he concocts a scheme to win the cash from Masterson in a bet. Masterson claims he can take any woman in town to dinner in Havana, Cuba, but Detroit picks a religious mission girl who thinks gambling is a sin. That’s the basic gist, but there are a few more little twists and turns along the way; the movie is a stylish, colorful adaptation (nominated for a Best Cinematography...
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