February 28, 2012
Based on a true story, “Pain and Gain” follows a group of bodybuilders who engaged in a campaign of kidnapping, extortion and murder in Florida.
Paly, who has previously appeared on television and film in smaller roles, also has a role in the upcoming Roman Coppola project A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III. In Pain and Gain, she’ll play an illegal immigrant named Sabina Petrescu who dreams of making it as a Hollywood star.
Shaloub, meanwhile, is best known for his title role on “Monk” and will play the man that Wahlberg’s character targets for his criminal plot.
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