First Trailer for Robert Zemeckis’ ‘Welcome to Marwen’ Starring Steve Carell
Universal Pictures has debuted the first trailer for Robert Zemeckis’ new film Welcome to Marwen, the remake of Jeff Malmberg’s documentary Marwencol which stars Steve Carell, Leslie Mann, and Janelle Monáe.
The story follows Mark (Carell), a man who loses most of his memory after being beaten nearly to death in his hometown of Kingston, NY, and who discovers how artistic imagination can restore the human spirit.
Check out the trailer in the player below.
Welcome to Marwen hits theaters on Nov. 21.
Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Flight, Cast Away) directs Steve Carell in the moving true story of one broken man’s fight as he discovers how artistic imagination can restore the human spirit.
The screenplay for Welcome to Marwen was written by Caroline Thompson and Zemeckis, while Oscar®-winning producer Steve Starkey (Forrest Gump, Flight), Jack Rapke (Cast Away, Flight), and Cherylanne Martin (The Pacific, Flight) of Zemeckis’ Universal-based ImageMovers banner produce alongside the director. It is executive produced by Jackie Levine, as well as Jeff Malmberg, who directed the riveting 2010 documentary upon which this film is based.