Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly light up the first trailer for comedy biopic Stan & Ollie
A first trailer for Stan & Ollie, the new biopic of iconic comedy duo Laurel and Hardy, has debuted online. Click below to watch it:
Steve Coogan plays Stan Laurel, with John C. Reilly playing Oliver Hardy.
Struggling to get a new movie made, the biopic follows the pair as they embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland.
Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule and increasing tensions between the pair, they were able to bring it together for what would become their triumphant farewell tour.
Shirley Henderson, Nina Arianda, Danny Huston, Rufus Jones and Susy Kane are among the supporting cast.
Filth director Jon S. Baird is in charge, working from a script from Jeff Pope, who previously worked with Coogan on Philomena.
Stan & Ollie will be released into UK cinemas on January 11th in 2019.