Jennifer Lopez has a knack for selecting interesting, original projects, and her latest – Hustlers – is sure to make a splash. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on September 13, featuring Lopez in the lead role and an impressive list of female talent at her side: Cardi B, Lili Reinhart, Constance Wu and Lizzo. While the film has received some counter-reaction to the theme, the stars have recently assembled to discuss the film and why Hustler's (19459003) is actually about feminism despite its appearance.
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Over the years, there have been many stripper-centric films, some of which have been quite well received (such as Demi Moore's Striptease in the 90s) and some less well-received films. get (like showgirls ). It seems that the time has come for another film about the industrious women who make their living in the rough world of men's clubs.
The film Hustler is based on an article from 2016 titled "The Hustlers at Scores". The article told the story of a group of enterprising strippers who began to "harass" and cheat their wealthy customers.
Lopez was interested in the story and actively engaged. She eventually played in Hustlers as well as executive producer. She underwent rigorous training to prepare for the movie, including cutting sugar and carbohydrates. She also became an experienced pole dancer and discovered through rigorous training how intense the stripping can be.
In fact, Lopez said that learning Pole Dance for her role as Ramona in Hustler's was certainly the "hardest thing" she ever did. Her education paid off, and her trainer explained that she polishes dances like an "absolute master". In addition to her physical preparation, Lopez has moved into her character's mindset by spending time in New York City. Here the film was filmed and filmed, talked to strippers and nightclub dancers, and spent time learning about their lives and their stories.
Why is "Hustler's" a feminist film?
Lopez is one hundred percent behind Hustler's and while the film prepares to go to the cinemas, it advertises its praise to the public and the press. Recently, both Lopez and co-star Constance Wu have teamed up with a journalist to discuss the film and how it can be defined. Asked whether she considered Hustler's a feminist film or not, Wu immediately said that she would. Wu says the film is based on humanity, which for them is the true spirit of feminism.
Lopez intervened, explaining that Hustler's is a universal story about life and greed and despair and "what people do. "She also acknowledged that she is very proud of the film, especially considering how difficult it is to make films about women.
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There is no doubt that Hustler's generated a lot of award-winning conversations, especially for Lopez, who is said to be amazing in her role as Ramona. The film also receives good reviews ahead of the nationwide release, which speaks well for how it will be in cinemas. In addition, Hustlers has the advantage of a shipload of talent. The real musicians Lizzo and Cardi B are in the movie, and the Riverdale star Lili Reinhart plays a cute, blonde stripper.
While it's not clear how the movie will ultimately fare at the awards or box office, the movie's progress is all good – it's quite possible that Lopez has yet another success.