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'The Gambler' trailer: Mark Wahlberg pushes his luck
'The Gambler' trailer: Mark Wahlberg pushes his luck

In a film titled "The Gambler," it should come as no surprise that Mark Wahlberg's lead character is a guy who likes to roll the dice. But as a newly released trailer indicates, he's less interested in playing with stacks of bills than he is with his entire life of privilege. Directed by Rupert Wyatt ("Rise of the Planet of the Apes") from a screenplay by William Monahan ("The Departed"), "The Gambler" tells the story of Jim Bennett (Wahlberg), an English professor who seemingly has everything: "Birth, education, intelligence, talent, looks," as John Goodman's loan shark summarizes. But in spite of his good fortune, or more...

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