Renée Zellweger hasn’t graced American screens in six years, but she’s set to make a dual return in the coming months: first with “Bridge Jones’s Baby” and then with “Same Kind of Different as Me.” Michael Carney’s drama, in which Zellweger and Greg Kinnear play a married couple, just dropped its first trailer. Watch it below.
“I had another dream last night,” Zellweger says with a southern twang as the trailer opens, all but ensuring that whatever she saw in that dream will soon materialize in her waking life. And it does: Djimon Hounsou as a homeless man whose backstory and insights will surely be life-altering. Based on Ron Hall, Denver Moore and Lynn Vincent’s book of the same name (which carries the brief subtitle “A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together”), the film co-stars Jon Voight, Olivia Holt and Stephanie Leigh Schlund.
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Carney also co-wrote and -produced “Same Kind of Different as Me,” which marks his feature debut. Paramount Pictures will release the film on February 3, 2017.