Diaz and Firth attend Gambit premiere

Updated: 08 November 2012 09:15

US actress Cameron Diaz walked the red carpet in London last night alongside her Gambit co-star Colin Firth.

US actress Cameron Diaz walked the red carpet in London last night alongside her Gambit co-star Colin Firth.

The pair play accomplices who are trying to con England's richest man into buying a fake Monet painting in the movie which is a remake of the 1966 comedy starring Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine.

Speaking at the premiere in Leicester Square Diaz said it was a pure joy working with Firth saying "All of my girlfriends, as soon as I said that I was doing a film with Colin Firth, they were like, 'You mean with my boyfriend?"'

The pair were also joined on the red carpet by co-stars Alan Rickman and Tom Courtenay and director Michael Hoffman.

Gambit is due to open in Ireland on November 23st.

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