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Watch: Kristen Wiig and Zach Galifianakis are Comedy Gold in First ‘Masterminds’ Trailer

Watch: Kristen Wiig and Zach Galifianakis are Comedy Gold in First 'Masterminds' Trailer


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If you’re a fan of comedy, you’ll probably want to give “Masterminds” a look.

The film comes from Jared Hess, director of the indie sensation “Napoleon Dynamite,” and centers on a group of double-crossers who pull off an impressive heist. Owen Wilson leads a gang of rag-tag criminals who actually manage to steal $17 million in cash. But the film is focused on Dave, played by Zach Galifianakis, the team member who’s been set-up to take the fall.

Co-starring in the film are Kristen Wiig and Jason Sudeikis, among others. In the newly-released debut trailer, Hess appears to have taken full advantage of the bounty of on-screen talent assembled for “Masterminds.” From Wiig’s committed performance as the flirty work crush to Wilson’s hilarious embodiment of the ring leader, this one might be too good — or, at least, too funny — to pass up on.

Watch the full trailer above. “Masterminds” opens nationwide on August 7.

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