We finally know the title of the untitled David O. Russell project! According to Deadline.com David O. Russell?s upcoming corruption drama, formerly known as American Bullshit, it’s titled American Hustle.
American Hustle will follow the real life political drama Abscam, which was set up by the FBI in the 1970s and 80s. An FBI employee posed as a fictional Middle Eastern sheik named Kraim Abdul Rahman, who was videotaped taking meetings with government officials in which they agreed to take money for helping him gain asylum in the US, among other illegal activities. The investigation culminated in the conviction of a United States Senator and five members of the House of Representatives. Jennifer?s ?Silver Linings? co-star Bradley Cooper is among the all-star cast, marking this their third collaboration in as many years, as well as Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner.
American Hustle killer cast also includes: Christian Bale, Robert De Niro and Jack Huston.