Lizzo as Liz
Directed by: Lorene Scafaria
Written by: Lorene Scafaria, Jessica Pressler (inspired by her article published by New York Magazine entitled “The Hustlers at Scores”)
Produced by: Annapurna Pictures (in association with), Gloria Sanchez Productions, Nuyorican Productions, STX Films
Production facts: Principal photography for Hustlers began on March 22nd, 2019 in New York City, with the shoot lasting 29 days. Final production wrapped on May 3rd. Scenes were also shot north of the city in New Rochelle, White Plains and at the Palisades Center. The production budget for the film was reportedly $20.7 million. The cameo appearances by Usher, Lizzo, and Cardi B were all filmed the same day.
Original release: September 13th, 2019
Running time: 110 minutes
Box office: $33,181,361 (opening weekend USA), $104,963,598 (gross USA) and $157,563,598 (cumulative worldwide gross)
Other cast: Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Lili Reinhart and Julia Stiles
Links: IMDB | Amazon | iTunes
Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.