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'Bernie' Poster: Jack Black as a Beloved Accused Murderer in a True-life Tale

EW - In 1997, Bernie Tiede, one of the most beloved citizens of the small Texas town of Carthage, was arrested for the murder of 81-year-old widow Marjorie Nugent. Bernie had befriended Marjorie at her husband’s funeral, and quickly became her companion and business manager. But when Marjorie disappeared, it was months before anyone figured something was up.

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alycakes3400d ago

I have not heard of this one yet...guess I'll have to keep my eyes open.

Blink_443400d ago

this is also my first time hearing about this, if it has jack black i must see it!

JL3399d ago

I've heard of this, but never had much interest. Jack Black can be real hit or miss for me. And typically I don't think he can carry a movie well, rather he works best as a supporting character.

Then again, Richard Linklater is directing, so that could be a saving grave. I'll be curious to see what kind of reaction it gets as SXSW.