“Democrats are getting their asses kicked,” bemoans Steve Carell’s character in the trailer for Irresistible, the political comedy from long-time Daily Show host Jon Stewart.
The film stars a Democrat political consultant (Carell) who helps a retired ex-Marine colonel (Chris Cooper) run for mayor in a small Wisconsin town, coming up against a Republican rival (Byrne).
Focus Features is releasing domestically on May 29, 2020. Universal Pictures International is handling the international roll-out.
Movie also stars Topher Grace, Natasha Lyonne, Mackenzie Davis, CJ Wilson and Will Sasso. Plan B Entertainment and Jon Stewart produced.
Carell was a recurring correspondent on Stewart’s Daily Show between 1999 and 2005.
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