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Here's the Trailer for 'Are You Here', from the Creator of 'Mad Men' and Starring Zach Galifianakis and Amy Poehler

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner wrote and directed his first movie this past year, and it's finally hitting theaters this summer. Called Are You Here, it stars Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, and Amy Poehler, which sounds like a slam-dunk on paper but the early reviews from Are You Here's film festival premiere have been pretty rough on the movie. Are You Here is set for a theatrical and VOD release on August 22nd.

Galifianakis, Wilson, and Poehler Are Practically Gonna Be on Mad Men

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner has cast Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson to star in his upcoming dramedy film You Are Here, and Amy Poehler is potentially on board too. The movie's about a weatherman who's "forced to get his own life in order" when his best friend does the same, and while not set in a 60s advertising agency, it will likely inspire many hazy midday imaginings of Amy Poehler and Owen Wilson in gorgeous outfits making snappy remarks about how little they care for civil rights. I mean, Zach Galifianakis is already even Draping in this photo. Talk about MEANT TO BE.

Mad Men's Creator Is Working on a Stoner Comedy with Jack Black

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner is making his first movie! I'm sure it'll be an intense, dramatic period piece, right? Um, no. He's cast Jack Black and Matt Dillon as a couple of "thirtysomething slacker potheads" in the movie, which is called You Are Here. Said potheads are forced to grow up a little when one of them loses a father, then inherits his general store, country home, and millions of dollars worth of Amish farmland, which undoubtedly makes for all sorts of humorous culture clashing. Things become even more comically complicated when both of them start to fall in love with their father’s “younger bohemian” widow.

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