IndieWire: Richard Linklater’s “Bernie” To Open Los Angeles Film Festival

The world premiere of Richard Linklater’s “Bernie” will kick off the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 16, it was announced today. Written by Skip Hollandsworth and Linklater, the film stars Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey. Black plays Bernie, the beloved mortician in a small Texas town. The film is available for distribution in the United States/Canada, with Graham Taylor of WME and John Sloss of Cinetic Media handling domestic sales and Hyde Park International handling international sales.

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