Watch This: First Trailer for Edward Norton's Leaves of Grass
Although I just called this Edward Norton's Leaves of Grass, it's actually Tim Blake Nelson's Leaves of Grass, because Tim Blake Nelson wrote and directed it and even has a starring role in it. This stars Edward Norton in twin roles as two brothers, one an Ivy League philosophy professor, the other a small-time pot grower in Oklahoma. This is just an early promo trailer, since the film still hasn't sold yet, but it gives you a very good feel for the film and what to expect. I saw this up in Toronto (read my review) and really enjoyed it. Norton's accent is great, and as you can see from this trailer, it provides plenty of good humor. Enjoy!
Watch the promo trailer for Tim Blake Nelson's Leaves of Grass:
An Ivy League professor (played by Edward Norton) is lured back to his Oklahoma hometown, where his twin brother, a small-time pot grower, has concocted a simple scheme to take down a local drug lord.
Leaves of Grass is both written and directed by fellow actor Tim Blake Nelson, who directed Eye of God, Othello and The Grey Zone previously. This was produced independently by Tim Blake Nelson and Edward Norton and first premiered at the Toronto Film Festival earlier this year. It does not have a US distributor yet, as far as we know, but will probably pick up one and hit theaters sometime in 2010. Look good so far?
Reader Feedback - 17 Comments
Dreckent on Nov 15, 2009
trailer wasn't that great but I'm still seeing it.
xerxex on Nov 15, 2009
Two Edward Nortons? Yes please.
Knawx on Nov 15, 2009
Dark Fist on Nov 15, 2009
tankmaster on Nov 15, 2009
why does this look like "Ernest Goes To A Pot Farm" only with Edward Norton instead of Jim Varney?
jason on Nov 15, 2009
My theory is that the hick stoner version of Edward Norton only exists in his mind.
Greedo on Nov 15, 2009
#7 lmao looks like a fun movie.
dave13 on Nov 15, 2009
This is a shit version of MOON
jc on Nov 15, 2009
The trailer makes this movie look different than i imagined when i first heard about it, but it looks fun. Also I will watch absolutely anything Edward Norton is in. By far my favorite actor working.
Redun on Nov 15, 2009
no one knows this but ed norton actually has a trailer trash twin who's playing his twin in this
lego on Nov 15, 2009
Again the Shi*y ... f***king ..Ugly ... Logo ... ( Nu Image ) .. Respect for Edward Norton ...he is really a great actor ....
Shero on Nov 15, 2009
Looks boring 🙁
dom on Nov 16, 2009
#6, i don't know why because it's NOTHING like that. #9, to say this is another version of moon is laughable neither of you two have any clue as to what you're talking about. i liked the trailer- the movie looks funny and ed norton is one of the best actors around today. i'll look forward to seeing this one.
beavis on Nov 16, 2009
Miss for me as well...and I do enjoy Ed Norton. Just not interested in the subject.
Bry from Chi on Nov 17, 2009
I am a fan of Ed Norton but not have fan of pot head movies. I doubt I will see this one.
blackgreensoul on Nov 18, 2009
Quit fucking around!.... Just, stop...
Someone on Dec 15, 2009
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