Hot Trailer: Bill Murray As Childhood Mentor In Weinstein Co.’s ‘St. Vincent’

If you’re a young boy in need of someone to look up to, well, there’s no one like Bill Murray.  While he played a flawed elder to Jason Schwartzman’s smart aleck ex-private school student in Rushmore,  here we find Murray in the Walter Matthau-like curmudgeon role as St. Vincent de Van Nuys, who endearingly tends to Oliver, the young boy next door, by exposing him to horse track gambling, strippers and boxing.  Written and directed by Theodore Melfi, St Vincent opens stateside on October 24 and stars Melissa McCarthy as Oliver’s straight-laced single mom, Chris O’Dowd as the boy’s Catholic School teacher and Naomi Watts hamming it up as Vincent’s stripper girlfriend.

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