First Trailer for ST. VINCENT with Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy


If you wasn’t that impressed by Melissa McCarthy‘s Tammy, she also has St. Vincent, the upcoming comedy drama co-starring Bill Murray, Chris O’Dowd and Naomi Watts.

Formerly titled St.Vincent de van Nuys, the film tracks the unlikely friendship between 12-year-old boy (newcomer Jaeden Lieberher) and cranky, older war veteran (Murray) who lives next door and introduces him to gambling, hookers, drinking and his prostitute lady friend.

Directed and written by newcomer Theodore Melfi, St. Vincent will be released on October 24, 2014.

Hit the jump to check out the first trailer for the film that has a hint of the unlikely mentoring relationship from 1998’s Rushmore, Murray’s feature that started his current renaissance.

Maggie (McCarthy), a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her 12-year old son, Oliver (Lieberher). Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbor, Vincent (Murray), a retired curmudgeon with a penchant for alcohol and gambling. An odd friendship soon blossoms between the improbable pair. Together with a pregnant stripper named Daka (Watts), Vincent brings Oliver along on all the stops that make up his daily routine – the race track, a strip club, and the local dive bar. Vincent helps Oliver grow to become a man, while Oliver begins to see in Vincent something that no one else is able to: a misunderstood man with a good heart.