From the executive producers of The Blacklist comes the action-packed
Las Vegas-set thriller "The Player". The series co-stars Wesley Snipes
as a pit boss and Charity Wakefield as the dealer for a high-stakes game
where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on the ability of
former military operative turned security expert Philip Winchester
(Strike Back, Fringe) to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable
from playing out. Can he take them down from the inside and get revenge
for the death of his wife, or is it true what they say: The house always
wins.Season 1 will consist of 13 episodes.
Because of low ratings, the count of episodes has been reduced to nine
(thirteen had originally been ordered), with the production wrapping up
after shooting the ninth episode. Before that, Sony had sold the series'
airing rights to 105 international territories. On November 19, 2015, it
was announced the series had been cancelled.
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Player - FIFA Player of the Century - Netflix
FIFA Player of the Century was a one-off award created by FIFA to decide
the greatest football player of the 20th century, announced at the
annual FIFA World gala, held in Rome on 11 December 2000. Diego Maradona
and Pele were joint winners of the award. Maradona won the award based
on the Internet poll, while Pelé won the award based on votes from FIFA
officials, journalists and coaches.
The Player - IFFHS - Netflix
IFFHS gave out an award decided by votes which was conducted with the
participation of journalists and former players (no further details
The Player - References - Netflix