With the competition line-up announced for Sundance 2012, it means a ton of first looks are coming your way. First up (above) is Safety Not Guaranteed, from Colin Trevorrow and starring Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake Johnson and Karen Soni. The film follows “a trio of magazine employees investigate a classified ad seeking a partner for time travel. One employee develops feelings for the paranoid but compelling loner and seeks to discover what he’s really up to.”
And below we have the first photos for a dramatic film starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!. We showed the teaser for their film Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie today, and now we have two new images from The Comedy. Directed by Rick Alverson, the synopsis is below. It will certainly be interesting to see this duo get serious.
Indifferent even to the prospects of inheriting his father’s estate, Swanson whiles away his days with a group of aging Brooklyn hipsters, engaging in small acts of recreational cruelty and pacified boredom.
Sundance 2012 kicks off on January 19th. Follow our complete coverage from the fest here.
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