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Must Watch: First Trailer for Will Reiser & Jonathan Levine's '50/50'

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May 27, 2011
Source: Apple

50/50 Trailer

"If you were a casino game, you'd have the best odds." Summit has debuted the first official trailer on Apple for 50/50, a comedy formerly titled I'm With Cancer, written by cancer survivor Will Reiser, directed by Jonathan Levine of The Wackness. Inspired by personal experiences, 50/50 is an original story about friendship, love, survival and finding humor in unlikely places. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star as best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis. Rogen also serves as producer, along with Evan Goldberg and Ben Karlin. This really looks funny and heartwarming all at the same time, check it out!

Watch the first trailer for Will Reiser & Jonathan Levine's 50/50:

You can also watch the official 50/50 trailer in High Definition on Apple

A comedic account of a 27-year-old guy's cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. The supporting cast: Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston, Philip Baker Hall, Matt Frewer.

50/50, originally titled I'm With Cancer, is directed by up-and-coming filmmaker Jonathan Levine, of the cult classics All the Boys Love Mandy Lane and The Wackness previously. The screenplay was written by and is based on a story about Will Reiser, a TV producer/writer, cousin of comedian Paul Reiser. Summit Entertainment is bringing 50/50 to theaters starting September 30th this fall. Visit: 50-50TheMovie.com.

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Reader Feedback - 45 Comments

1

Looks good! I liked it 🙂

fem!anon on May 27, 2011

2

I like this. I like the intro, too: "Find out if I survived..." 🙂

Traveler on May 27, 2011

3

Can't wait, I really like this pairing.

Chazzy on May 27, 2011

4

That was fantastic! I'm extremely excited about the Gordon-Levitt/Rogen pairing...I'm there for sure!

Xerxexx on May 27, 2011

5

" I was wrong, I was wrong... Its wierd its not cool" xD

Ricardo Marques on May 27, 2011

6

That line was great.

Xerxexx on May 27, 2011

7

Saw some awesome quotes, hope the whole movie has a "few" more lol...

Ricardo Marques on May 27, 2011

8

I agree.

Xerxexx on May 27, 2011

9

"I don't smoke, I don't drink...I recycle" that's the best one for me 😛

Anonymous on May 28, 2011

10

@ Ricardo, indeed. I have a feeling there will be a lot of memorable one liners.

Xerxexx on May 28, 2011

11

I loved The Wackness, and I'm definitely looking forward to this!

grimjob on May 27, 2011

12

I liked the Wackness too grim, this looks great! Can't wait to see these this movie!

jah p on May 28, 2011

13

I got cancer the same way, completely clean and then it just popped up out of nowhere

Armeetapus16 on May 27, 2011

14

Are you better now?

Xerxexx on May 27, 2011

15

Thankfully yes

Armeetapus16 on May 28, 2011

16

Congratulations! 

Xerxexx on May 28, 2011

17

But do you want to watch the movie?

John C. on May 28, 2011

18

I had a colonoscopy, got a polyp removed just in time, it was pre-cancerous! Glad you made it out okay Armeetapus...

jah p on May 28, 2011

19

I go in on June 9th for a biopsy to see if I have cancer. I think this movie means I do hahaha. But that aside I am extremely excited for this movie. Anything with JGL is gold!!!

Elyk1887 on May 28, 2011

20

Good luck to you, here's hoping you are cancer free.

Xerxexx on May 28, 2011

21

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is an incredible actor. He doesn't have to scream and yell like Pacino or be stone cold calm like Dinero. He's somewhere in the middle, and it's brilliant. This movie looks like a great role for him. I'll see this for sure.

Quanah on May 27, 2011

22

I was about to say the same thing. Not that I don't like Pacino or Deniro. I respect different acting styles, from reason I like his the best out of any actor today!

Day on May 28, 2011

23

I'm with you. Love Pacino and Deniro...Just enjoying JGL much more now-a-days.

Quanah on May 28, 2011

24

i find him to be quite boring. he has a very unexpressive face and voice 

huh on May 28, 2011

25

I would recommend watching him in Hesher. I actually didn't enjoy that movie, but he's anything but boring in it.

Quanah on May 28, 2011

26

try "Brick."

Xerxexx on May 28, 2011

27

"The Lookout" wasn't bad either.

JL on May 28, 2011

28

I'm going to see Hesher tomorrow. Saw Brick and Lookout...decent movies. He was mediocre in them. However that didnt distract from the story of the films. 

huh on May 28, 2011

29

Mysterious Skin.

MorBo on May 28, 2011

30

I respectfully disagree about his performance in "Brick" he played a perfect noir detective.

Xerxexx on May 28, 2011

31

Holy God that looks good...cannot wait for this. JoGo is the man and he plays surprisingly well, from the look of it, off Seth Green (of all people). Thanks for posting Alex...Oh, and welcome back from Cannes!

Anonymous on May 27, 2011

32

Seth Rogen....     If it was Seth Green I wouldn't see it no matter what lol.

Chazzy on May 28, 2011

33

When does Levitt film all these movies?? lol

Duck on May 27, 2011

34

Looks good, looks great actually, I'll totally see this.

Crapola on May 27, 2011

35

Alex, didnt he act the same exact way in 500 days of Summer? 

VS on May 28, 2011

36

I will definitely see this film!

Casey Carroll on May 28, 2011

37

looks promising

yekim on May 28, 2011

38

Hmm.. the trailer tries to sell this as a dramedy, but if it's gonna be anything like The Wackness then it will be really depressing. I think we'll get another Funny People here..

Davide Coppola on May 28, 2011

39

well..he lives, so....

kenji on May 28, 2011

40

Spoiler, but yes.. I thought the movie was still very melancholic..

Davide Coppola on May 28, 2011

41

I can't stand Joseph Gordon-Levitt.  He is a horrible and overacted actor.

Hungt on May 29, 2011

42

I got all excited by the opening music. Menomena is a great band. 

Anonymous on May 29, 2011

43

Anna Kendrick is busy. This doesn't look like anything I'd want to see. 

Brandon on May 29, 2011

44

I just love Anna Kendrick...so damn cute!

kitano0 on May 29, 2011

45

Does anybody know what type of cancer he gets?

Abelansky on Jul 28, 2011

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