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Usually Jack Black turns up in wild comedies or voicing animated characters these days, but his latest film, Bernie, sees the star playing a gospel-singing mortician who strikes up an unlikely friendship with the town's meanest widow (Shirley MacLaine) - only for their relationship to come to a sticky and unlikely end. We spoke to the star about playing a real-life figure and trimming Shirley MacLaine's toenails...


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