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'Somebody Up There Likes Me' Trailer: Ron Swanson, Now with Less Meat Affection, More Facial Hair


Previously advertised through the innovative "new media" approach of getting stoned in a child's bedroom, Somebody Up There Likes Me takes a shift toward more traditional marketing techniques with this first trailer. From writer-director Bob Byington, and starring Nick Offerman, Keith Poulson, Jess Weixler, Megan Mullally, Kevin Corrigan, and more, the film hits all the bases you've come to expect from a certain breed of indie comedy: deadpan humor; skinny, white 20-something guy struggling with listlessness and romance; loser best friend teaching him to appreciate what he's got; adorably-handcrafted poster; an oddball kid and/or mode of transport thrown in there; you get the idea.

Somebody Up There Likes Me hits the sort of theaters where you'd see that sort of thing March 8.

  • March 15, 2013
    After a brief departure into the staid marketing tradition of an actual movie trailer, the Somebody Up There Likes Me team are back to their old promotion-by-way-of-smoking-weed ways with a new video where they all get high again. This time, non-cast member Adam Scott is added ... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2012
    In Bruges writer-director Martin McDonagh has returned to once again spray Colin Farrell down with enough enjoyably-comic criminality to cover up all the forgettable missteps and unconscionable remakes that came before and will inevitably follow. This time it's with Seven Psych... / Continue →
  • July 25, 2012
    Bob Byington's Somebody Up There Likes Me, an indie comedy produced by and starring Nick Offerman, has officially been picked up to be distributed by Tribeca Film next March. To announce this news and assure the film some coverage, Offerman, his wife/co-star Megan Mullally, and... / Continue →
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