‘Bernie’ First Look Photos Featuring Jack Black

Richard Linklater directs this comedic drama about a mortician who falls in love with an older woman.

Taking a cue from Harold and Maude, Bernie has Jack Black and director Richard Linklater reuniting for the first time since their 2006 smash hit School of Rock. This true-life comedic drama follows a mortician (Jack Black) who falls for a much older lady (Shirley MacLaine). Bernie will open the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 16th. Two first look photos have arrived, featuring both Jack Black and Shirley MacLaine. Check them out below.

Jack Black in Bernie #1

Jack Black in Bernie #2

Bernie was released April 27th, 2012 and stars Matthew McConaughey, Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Veronica Orosco, Tommy G. Kendrick, Rick Dial, Mona Lee Fultz, Gary Teague. The film is directed by Richard Linklater.

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  1. Jimthar

    and i have to add that i do like one other ferrell movie, wedding crashers, but i HATE the scenes that he's in in that film. thankfully all he had was a small part.

    4 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  2. Jimthar

    @incmob i never watch the office so i cant comment on that. and i never watched STF. if i ever watch one of his movies, it's typically on accident, like if it comes on HBO or something. thats how i saw 'blades of glory', 'land of the lost', 'semi pro'.....

    4 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  3. incmob

    @jimthar couldnt agree more... just look at the longevity of someone like jim carrey or even robin williams, or even bill murray, those guys started out doing the same schtick, but evolved, and made changes. And i know most people would argue that will ferrel tried his hand at drama with stranger than fiction but personally not only did i not find it all that entertaining but could see some of his same comedy antics coming through... like it was hard for him to be serious. on a side note... didnt think he did much for the office on those season end episodes either.

    4 years agoby @incmobFlag

  4. Jimthar

    @incmob i agree completely. i've been saying that for years. i much prefer him when he does supporting roles in movies (the jackal, enemy of the state, i still know what you did last summer, tropic thunder, etc) than i do when he is THE star of the movie. i just cant get into any of HIS movies. they dont do anything for me.
    and ferrell is just a waste. i hate seeing him go into his 5 year old child fits in every movie he makes. i've only ever liked 2 movies of his. roxbury and old school. other than that, it's all garbage.

    4 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  5. incmob

    @jimthar i actually agree with you on that. i think jack blacks comedy is much too overated. even thinking of all the movies he has been in i cant think of one where he was the main star that i thought was really that good, and... ones where he costarred in that his performance was not upstaged (ex: tropic thunder... tom cruise and RDJ made that movie good). I also agree about Will Ferrel, of course there have been movies that i have liked of his, but think he is overated a bit, and does the same type of comedy again and again... once you've seen one will ferrel movie, you have pretty much seen them all.

    4 years agoby @incmobFlag

  6. RojoDiablo

    Love Jack Black & Will Ferrell, I though Jack was hilarious in Tropic Thunder myself!

    4 years agoby @rojodiabloFlag

  7. Nautical

    Hahaha this is going to be funny!

    4 years agoby @nautical05Flag

  8. Worth5Bucks

    @k-man it depends on the movie entirely for me. Tropic Thunder: love the move, couldn't stand jack black. Nacho Libre: Love jack black, ok with the movie

    4 years agoby @mattbierwagenFlag

  9. Jimthar

    @incmob no, i was referring to jack black actually. cant stand the guy. i cant understand how both he and will ferrell still get work.

    4 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  10. K-Man

    Is anyone else getting a little tired of Jack Black?

    4 years agoby @k-manFlag

  11. ZanyZap

    I'll admit it, the second picture snagged a few chuckles.

    4 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  12. thrashnasty190

    Cool i'll see it.

    4 years agoby @thrashnasty190Flag

  13. incmob

    @jimthar if your referring to Richard Linklater, i beg to differ. Dazed and confused was a great freaking film, and a scanner darkly is pretty decent... of course those are pretty much all i have seen, so maybe like @skywise said hit or miss.

    4 years agoby @incmobFlag

  14. The Knight Has Risen

    School of Rock came out in 2003, not 2006.

    4 years agoby @thehost91Flag

  15. Err

    @beltraneitor I was just thinking that.

    4 years agoby @err2005Flag

  16. Jimthar

    they still let this guy make movies? and why the hell did mcconaughey get in this? this is a sad follow up to the lincoln lawyer.

    4 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  17. beltranboy

    souds simmilar to the plot of the fake movie he made for the office in the superbowl episode. :)

    4 years agoby @beltraneitorFlag

  18. Dan

    @bawnian-dexeus Exactly.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  19. CUPID

    Cool, I'll be watch this.

    4 years agoby @cupidFlag

  20. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @dan1 Like Catherine Keener in 40 year old virgin?

    4 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  21. Dan

    I mean, I would bang a milf in a heartbeat, but a gilf? Sorry, no. She'd have to be pretty f*cking hot for me to consider it.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  22. skywise

    Richard Linklater ish*t or miss but mostly hit. I hope this one is one of his good ones.

    4 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  23. Dan

    Disgusting premise (I thought Harold and Maude was gross, too), but it's cool that Black and Linklater are working together again. School of Rock had an infectious, fun energy to it.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

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