HBO has released the first teaser trailer for its upcoming movie Clear History, which stars Larry David, Jon Hamm, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, Amy Ryan, Eva Mendes, and a bunch of other famous people, and is being executive produced by David and director Greg Mottola (Superbad, Adventureland). Larry David looks super-weird. Here’s the description of the movie:
After losing a fortune due to a petty argument with his boss, Nathan Flomm (David), a former marketing executive at a start-up electric car company, is publicly humiliated for walking away from his 10% of a company now worth billions.
Ten years later with his marriage over and reputation ruined, Nathan has changed his identity and lives a simple life on a small island off the coast of Massachusetts under the new name of Rolly DaVore. But when his former boss shows up to renovate his summer mansion, Nathan vows to seek his revenge and drive his nemesis off the island. [Variety]
I’m a firm believer in giving successful people with proven track records the benefit of the doubt, and the people I listed in the first paragraph definitely fall into that category. Could this end up being a flaming pile of doo-doo that people I like and respect stick their shovels in and fling at my face for two straight hours? Well, yeah. That’s always a possibility. But based on nothing but the credits, summary, and a 30 second clip of Larry David looking like a hippie while driving around in a convertible, I see no reason why I shouldn’t be on board at this point.
Please do not fling flaming poop at my face.