This is a spectacular and tense opening to the film, but it embellished the real story of the end of Molly Bloom's skiing career.
In the same interview, Chastain detailed why she thought Sorkin was be the best person for this story.
Eventually, he betrays Bloom by moving her game to another location and encouraging her other regulars to abandon her.
In addition to Leonardo DiCaprio, Maguire convinced to stop by for a few hands.
Celebrities were brought in to add glamour and, occasionally, serve as collateral damage.
But he decided to write about this woman and her fight against the patriarchy.