First UK Trailer for 'Stan & Ollie' Starring Steve Coogan & John C. Reilly
"It's amazing you two are still going strong. Still using the same old material." Entertainment One UK has unveiled the first official trailer for Stan & Ollie, a movie about two movie legends - Laurel and Hardy. This comedy stars Steve Coogan as Stan Laurel and John C. Reilly as Oliver Hardy as they tour around the UK in what would become the pair's triumphant farewell tour. They struggle to maintain their friendship after so many years, but find joy again in performing for audiences, solidifying their timeless legacy. The full cast includes Shirley Henderson, Nina Arianda, Danny Huston, Stephanie Hyam, Rufus Jones, Susy Kane, and Joseph Balderrama. This looks stupendous! It's not really a biopic (thankfully) nor is it about their time in Hollywood, it seems to be about two good friends who love making people laugh. Enjoy.
Here's the first official UK trailer (+ two posters) for Jon S. Baird's Stan & Ollie, direct from YouTube:
The true story of Hollywood's greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy, is brought to the big screen for the first time. Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the legendary movie icons, Stan & Ollie is the heart-warming story of what would become the pair's triumphant farewell tour. With their golden era long behind them, the pair embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille (Shirley Henderson) and Ida (Nina Arianda) – a formidable double act in their own right - the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public. Stan & Ollie is directed by Scottish filmmaker Jon S. Baird, director of the films Cass and Filth previously. The screenplay is written by Jeff Pope. This will first premiere at the London Film Festival next month. eOne UK will then release Baird's Stan & Ollie in the UK starting in January 2019, but no US release date has been set yet. First impression?
Reader Feedback - 10 Comments
Looks great, they both nail the look.
Lin Group on Sep 18, 2018
Both wonderful actors, but John C. Reilly really shines here.
kitano0 on Sep 18, 2018
Comedy pioneers in real life...this movie looks great.
SteadyEddieTX on Sep 18, 2018
John C. Reilly is always excellent in all that he has done,he is the most under rated actor in Hollywood and is probably one of the best at the game.
LV 426 on Sep 18, 2018
Well this certainly looks interesting. Always preferred them over the Stooges or the Marx Bros.
grimjob on Sep 18, 2018
This looks pretty amazing! As a Laurel and Hardy fan, I've got to see this.
THE_RAW_ on Sep 18, 2018
Literally impressed on the make-up work!
whoafilms on Sep 18, 2018
Both actors are amazing dramatic and comedic aces. This should be great!!
DAVIDPD on Sep 18, 2018
Another pointless love letter that film industry has written, made for itself ...
shiboleth on Sep 19, 2018
Damn, John C. Reilly nailing Hardy down! I wonder who else they looked at for the role. Couldn't Coogan put on a skinny suit?? I keed, I keed! I will not miss this in the theater. Hopefully it will play on my favorite screen.
Whichhalfofthewit on Sep 20, 2018
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