Put away your images of MacGruber, because in the brand new trailer for Alexander Payne's gorgeous-looking Nebraska, Saturday Night Live star Will Forte demands to be taken seriously. But Forte doesn't seem too much out of his element in what looks to be a poignant, but absurdist tale of an elderly man who believes he won a million dollars (Bruce Dern) and his family, including his son played by Forte, who takes him to Nebraska to collect a prize that may not even exist. Following its debut at Cannes, Dern won the best actor prize, so look for this one to be right in the middle (or Midwest) of Oscar buzz.
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