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New Mr. Nice Trailer Online
This is not a James Bond movie

31 May 2010  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: IGN

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A new trailer for Mr. Nice, the Howard Marks biopic starring Rhys Ifans,has just gone online over at IGN, and it's looking like a cracker.

The film, based on Marks' bestselling autobiography of the same name, follows the Welsh stoner Oxford graduate on his worldwide odyssey in pursuit of "beneficial herbs". He became a master of the ridiculous disguise, got involved with the CIA, MI6, the IRA, the Mafia, and the Mexican secret service, and spent seven years (of a 25 year sentence) in jail in the States.

This new clip is an improvement on the last one (almost a year old now) in that it doesn't look so much like The Boat That Rocked anymore. There's a grainy grunge to the proceedings, and the comedy double-act between Ifans (about as perfectly cast as you can possibly imagine) and co-star David Thewlis, looks priceless. 

Chloe Sevigny, Elsa Pataky, Andrew Tiernan, Omid Djalili and, apparently, Ken Russell are also on-hand, and the director is Bernard Rose (Kreutzer Sonata, Candyman, Paperhouse). Naughtiness commences on October 8th.

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Mr. Nice coming to Edinburgh Film Festival 22nd and 24th June! Holy shit yes. More

Posted by gambit21 at 12:34 on 01 June 2010 | Report This Post

Mr. Nice coming to Edinburgh Film Festival 22nd and 24th June! Holy shit yes. More

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Look forward to seeing it! More

Posted by nybras at 14:38 on 31 May 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Roll on 8th October
I agree. Rhys Ifans is always a joy to watch and he looks to have nailed the part here. I can't wait to see it. "Come 'ere butt!" More

Posted by Emyr Thy King at 11:48 on 31 May 2010 | Report This Post

Roll on 8th October
This looks great...Ifans should shine! More

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