The movie “Focus: Masters of the scam,” written and directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, has become one of the most viewed Netflix in various countries of the world. The tape was commissioned to assemble a cast of first-level header by Will Smith and Margot Robbie, who joined talents to make a story of crime, lies, car fast and a lot of drama. The perfect combination to keep me entertained the public during this period of quarantine.
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“Focus: Masters of the scam” follow the story of Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith)a con artist is extremely accomplished that you choose to take advantage of the skills of the young lover, Jess (Margot Robbie) and include it in your band. After some luxurious robberies, Nicky and Jess become involved romantically, however, the profession of Nicky being a liar and a cheat for a living makes you realize that deception and love are things that do not go together.
For this reason, and after a juicy hoax, just when you seem to be in the climax of their relationship, they were separated, but the time was in charge of finding again his ways; now Jess is a woman with better skills in the business of deception and love re-emerges in the wrong time.
Since several days ago, the film has positioned itself as one of the favorites of the streaming platform. Although the tape has come newly to the catalogue of Netflix, what is certain is that “Focus: Masters of the scam” premiered at the 2015. It is for this reason that some curious wonder, what happened to the actors and actresses that were part of this movie? In this article we will do a small tour to the present of the protagonists of this story.
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“FOCUS,” THE BEFORE AND NOW OF THEIR PROTAGONISTS
WILL SMITH AS NICKY SPURGEON
MARGOT ROBBIE AS JESS BARRETT
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WHY ‘FOCUS: MASTERS OF DECEIT’ CAUSE FASCINATION?
Let’s start with the main element, and that at the time, we did buy an entry ticket to the cinema: the double protagonist formed by Will Smith and Margot Robbiewho for years formed part of the select group of super stars of Hollywood. Their fame precedes them and see them share a movie of deceptions and romances is an argument so strong that everyone feels attracted immediately.
In addition, the story written by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa it is attractive enough to show on the remarkable intellect of the protagonists and how they join with their skills to take purses, briefcases full of banknotes, and even to deceive their victims in a psychological game to make even more big his bank accounts.
Even put so much attention in the tissue around the game of deception that from time to time you end up surprised by the funny way in which the characters had to plan his coup to become the luxurious prize.
It is true that the tape does not present an argument innovative or proceedings are to the best of our dear Will and Margotbut on the whole manage to create a suitable atmosphere that you spend a great moment and you forget about the quarantine, for these reasons Focus: Masters of the scam it has made the prestigious first place in the top 10 of Netflix in our country, now tell us: what was your favorite scene?
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WHO ARE THE MAIN PROTAGONISTS OF “FOCUS: MASTERS OF DECEPTION’?
In addition Margot Robbie and Will Smith in the leading roles, the film features performances of brazilian actor Rodrigo Santoro, playing Rafael Garriga, a multi-billion dollar argentine; Gerald McRaney as Bucky Spurgeon, the father of Nicky and B. D. Wong as Liyuan Tse, a gambler whose role is decisive in the relationship of the scammers.
The film was directed by Glenn Ficarra, whom we know for his work in Crazy, Stupid, Love and John Requa, writer of tapes as Cats & Dogs.
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THE CREATIVE TEAM OF “FOCUS: MASTERS OF DECEPTION’
- Direction: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
- Production: Denise Di Novi
- Script: Glenn FicarraJohn Requa
- Music By: Nick Urata
- Photography: Xavier Pérez Grobet
- Editor: Jan Kovac
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