“Neighbourhood curmudgeon reluctantly warms as much as folks” is a narrative we’ve seen earlier than, however we admittedly haven’t seen a model with Tom Hanks because the titular grump. That’s about to vary although, with our first have a look at A Man Referred to as Otto. Assume Gran Torino with out the gun violence and racism and also you’re type of on the best strains. A brand new trailer simply dropped for the film – watch it under.
As you’ll have gathered from that, Otto has been lately widowed, and as a person who doesn’t like folks or cats, he’s questioning if it’s value carrying on. However regardless of his reservations, his new neighbours drive him out of his depressing discomfort zone and again in direction of changing into a part of his area people. C’mon – it’s Tom Hanks! You knew he was beautiful actually!
The movie is a remake of the 2015 Swedish comedy A Man Referred to as Ove, itself tailored from the novel by Fredrik Bakman. The director right here is Marc Forster, whose earlier work contains Christopher Robin and Discovering Neverland. The screenwriter is David Magee, who collaborated with Forster on the latter, and likewise penned Mary Poppins Returns and Lifetime of Pi.
Mariana Treviño, Rachel Keller, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Cameron Britton and Mike Birbiglia are amongst Hanks’ co-stars, and A Man Referred to as Otto is out within the US on Christmas Day. There aren’t any particulars of a UK launch date to this point.
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