Steve Carell Finds Solace in New ‘Welcome to Marwen’ Trailer

Universal's True-Life-Inspired Drama

Universal has released the second trailer for Welcome to Marwen, the new Robert Zemeckis movie starring Steve Carell as a man who discovers how art can restore the human spirit.

Carell plays a real guy Mark Hogancamp who is attacked by a group of Nazis, putting him in a coma for nine days, and as a form of PTSD therapy he decides to build a scale model of a Belgian town during World War II where dolls become heroes.

The screenplay is written by Zemeckis and Caroline Thompson. Welcome to Marwen opens in theaters on December 21st and stars the aforementioned Carell, alongside Leslie Mann, Merritt Wever, Eiza González, Gwendolyn Christie, Janelle Monáe, Leslie Zemeckis, Diane Kruger, and Neil Jackson.

Check out the better second trailer below.

Universal's True-Life-Inspired Drama

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp (Carell) and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation—a testament to the most powerful women he knows—through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

In a bold, wondrous and timely film from this revolutionary pioneer of contemporary cinema, Welcome to Marwen shows that when your only weapon is your imagination…you’ll find courage in the most unexpected place.

Universal's True-Life-Inspired Drama