December 05, 2008 08:26:02 GMT
In a French promotional trailer of 'I Love You Phillip Morris', Jim Carrey's Steven Jay Russell comes to a realization that he is gay after having a near death experience.
An extended promo trailer of "I Love You Phillip Morris" has come out. Posted by Trailers Land, the three minutes more video gives an introduction to the main character, Steven Jay Russell played by Jim Carrey, revealing his life before and after he realizes that he is gay as well as the events leading him to have an affair with cellmate, Phillip Morris.
Based on the real life events of con artist and impostor Russell, the Europacorp drama comedy follows Russell in his efforts to stay together with his gay lover. A married father, Russell lands himself time in Texas' prison for his conman ways. Falling in with his cellmate Morris, Russell escapes from prison four times doing whatever he can like faking his own death only to meet his lover.
Described as "a gay prison romance story" by the titular character's depicter Ewan McGregor, "I Love You Phillip Morris" is directed and penned by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. Apart from Carrey and McGregor, it also features the likes of Leslie Mann and Rodrigo Santoro. It is expected to be released sometime in February 2009.
"I Love You Phillip Morris" French Promo Trailer: