Matthew Weiner Has a Movie Coming Out. It’s Not Exactly Mad Men.

June 5, 2014 7:47 PM

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Matthew Weiner Has a Movie Coming Out. It’s Not Exactly Mad Men.

While Mad Men fans have to wait until next year for the show’s final half-season, showrunner Matthew Weiner’s giving us something to chew on this summer. The trailer for Weiner’s silver screen debut, Are You Here, is a far cry from Mad Men’s highly stylized drama. And after a lukewarm reception at the Toronto International Film Festival, it’s unclear whether the director’s first stab at film will come anywhere close to the success he’s enjoyed in television.

But could watching two hours of Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Amy Poehler gallivant onscreen together really be so terrible? The film revolves around the fallout from a will that leaves his father’s entire estate to Ben (Galifianakis) and nothing to his sister Terri (Poehler). Ben calls on his...

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