The pop superstar- actress, Jennifer Lopez stars in Hustlers as a sharp New York City stripper who plan and plot against some of their wealthy Wall Street customers to sustain the 2008 recession. Jennifer Lopez’s character, Ramona, is inspired by the savvy Samantha Barbash, who was the ringleader in the dupe. The movie is written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, the movie also stars Constance Wu, Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer, Lili Reinhart, Lizzo and Cardi B.Hustlers Trailer: Jennifer Lopez And Constance Wu Works the Stripper Pole While Cardi B Raps! (Watch Video).

Lopez got to know several dancers and visited strip clubs, where she observed their routines for the character. She started training with pole artist, choreographer, and star trainer Johanna Sapakie months before filming began. “I then met with them backstage and listened to what it was like to have a career as a dancer,” she recalls.

“I soaked up the atmosphere and wanted to learn how to do things authentically, including pole dancing. I think it would surprise people although it shouldn’t – that most of these women are just trying to get by. Their struggles are 100 percent relatable. They want to take care of themselves and their families, and we wanted to make sure we brought that all to life.”Hustlers: Jennifer Lopez Starrer is an Epic Mix of a Crime Drama and a Stripper Movie Says Director Lorene Scafaria.

Catch Jennifer Lopez’s character in the upcoming smart, fun, and terrifically entertaining Hustlers which follows street-smart former strip club employees out for revenge on their Wall Street clients in a riotous drama.

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