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Watch: Hilarious Official Trailer for 'Cedar Rapids' with Ed Helms

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December 22, 2010

Cedar Rapids

"Laurels. Super awesome." Here comes our first look at the next potential indie comedy breakout hit? Fox Searchlight has debuted the official trailer on Apple for Miguel Arteta's Cedar Rapids - an indie comedy starring Ed Helms as a hometown insurance agent who's never left the town he grew up in until he finally went on a trip to the biggest city he's ever been to - Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Ohhh yes this looks oh so fun. It's premiering at Sundance in January and I can't wait to see it. The supporting cast includes John C. Reilly, Sigourney Weaver, Alia Shawkat, Anne Heche, Rob Corddry, Thomas Lennon and others. Watch it below!

Watch the first official trailer for Miguel Arteta's Cedar Rapids:

You can also watch the new Cedar Rapids trailer in High Definition on Apple

A naive Midwesterner insurance agent travels to a big-city convention in an effort to save his co-workers.

Cedar Rapids is directed by Puerto Rican filmmaker Miguel Arteta, of indie flicks Chuck & Buck, The Good Girl and Youth in Revolt previously. The screenplay was written by newcomer Phil Johnston, of A Thousand Words, Flightless Birds and Ghosts/Aliens previously. Fox Searchlight produced and is distributing the film, which will be premiering at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival in January. Cedar Rapids will then hit limited theaters starting on February 11th, 2011 after the fest. I definitely can't wait to see this! What about you?

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  • Xerxex
    Chocolate Vanilla love sandwich. Anne Heche is looking good. Non-gangsta black guy talking gangsta. John C. Reilly. Ed Helms screaming like a girl. all these things are so awesome, that I am officially in!
  • Diogo Alves
    OMAR IMPRESSION? SHEEET!!
  • casshern
    2 bags – super awesome!
  • Ned
    Lets go Hawks!
  • Bash
    The Hangover meets SuperBad.
  • Cody w
    SHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEETTT, every actor in the wire will never be known by there actual names.
  • DCompose
    I'm seeing it based on that Omar line.
  • Jericho
    count me in...BIG TIME!!!!!!!!
  • harrison
    thought i recognized that chick, alia shawkat needs to be in more movies
  • http://www.modernamericanman.net ModernAmericanMan
    Leaving Las Vegas meets 40 Year Old Virgin meets the 2nd season of South Park.
  • beavis
    John C. Reilly with another amazingly funny character! ann heche looking VERY good and ed helms acting like the total innocent in the "big city".........i'm there opening night!!
  • Chazzy
    Looks so freakin good. I cannot wait.
  • crumb
    Comment removed by moderator.
  • MajesticXIII
    Ok..this is one of these times that i truly believe that all previous comments are totally, utterly and downright phony (not to mention the trailer presentation...). They are more fake than Bush's reasoning about the existence of WMD's in Iraq. Gives you a proper idea to what extent people will go to sell you something. Now..if these comments are indeed true, then i'm afraid they are all in a very bad taste.
  • erokwillb
    Wow Majestic. You can't just say "I won't see this movie.", "Doesn't look good to me." or anything like that? You had to step on everyone's comments and own opinions. I actually thought it was funny and has an interesting cast that made me want to keep a look out for this movie.
  • cyckat
    Looks crap.
  • Silencio!
    Alright!
  • beavis
    #15 - agreed. the movie looks like it'll make people laugh. #14, if you can't let yourself go and enjoy a wild comedy then i feel sorry for you.
  • AC
    hey majestic, just how high is that soap box? id hate to see what you call a good day in your life. good luck with that douchebag mentality too.
  • NYF
    You had me at Stephen Root.
  • McWilly
    And the award for the biggest Troll comment goes to...................Majestic! Looks funny! On my watch list.
  • A5J4DX
    looks awesome cant wait! ty fs!
  • That Awesome Norwegian Dude
    AWESOME!!!
  • highlite11
    looks awesome....ed helms please
  • http://quotationsfromacinephile.blogspot.com/ Conrad The Great!
    Looks hilarious!! It's about time John C. Reilly got back on the comedy horse, cuz Talladega Nights was boring... #14 = Perfect Jerk.
  • writebrained
    Kinda' feel like I've seen all of the funny parts and, well, they weren't all that funny.
  • Cracky
    I like this trailer. Gives me good feelings in my body. I know its been said, but the Omar stuff was excellent.
  • eruthephenom
    Looks good but that trailer showed the whole movie.
  • leinergroove
    # 1 said it all! I would have had enough with John C. Reilly!
  • Stutz
    Honestly, this really looks pretty "meh." I only chuckled once, at the Omar reference, because that guy was so good in The Wire as the sleazy corrupt senator. "Sheeeeeeeeeeeeiiiiit"

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