dramatic comedy A Man Called Ottotitled in the Latin American market as a grumpy neighbor from Columbia Pictures from Sony Pictures, released a promotional clip with a look at one of the scenes starring the Oscar winner Tom Hanks like Otto Anderson, and the Mexican Mariana Trevino like Marisol.
The scene in question is a driving lesson that Hanks’ character gives Treviño’s character. You find it at the end of the note.
Meanwhile we tell you that the film is already in theaters around the world.
This is the film adaptation of the bestseller A Man Called Ove by Swedish author Fredrik Backman, who already had an adaptation in 2015, although this marks the first in English.
The new version centers on Otto Anderson (Hanks) a widower who prefers a solitary life, and makes his discontent known to those around him, from his neighbors to delivery men. That is until a young family moves in next door, and Otto meets his equal in the resourceful and pregnant Marisol (Treviño), leading to an unlikely friendship that will turn his world upside down.
The film is directed by Marc Forster (Christopher Robin, Finding Neverland), with a script adapted by David Magee (Life of Pi, Finding Neverland).
Hanks leads the cast made up of trevino (Crows Club, The House of Flowers), Manuel Garcia-Rulfo (The Lincoln Lawyer, Assassin: Day of the Soldier), Rachel Keller (Tokyo Vice, Dirty John), y Cameron Britton (The Umbrella Academy, Mindhunter).
“Based on the comic and heartwarming #1 New York Times bestseller, “A Man Called Otto” tells the story of Otto Anderson (Hanks), a grumpy widower out of his depth. When a lively young family moves in next door, they find their match in the resourceful and heavily pregnant Marisol (Treviño), leading to an unlikely friendship that will turn their world upside down. Experience a funny and moving story about how some families come from the most unexpected places.”
The 2015 Swedish adaptation, written and directed by Hannes Holm, earned two Oscar nominations for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Hair and Makeup.
Hanks, Rita Wilson, Fredrik Wikström Nicastro and Gary Goetzman are the producers. Foster, Magee, Renée Wolfe, Louise Rosner, Michael Porseryd, Tim King, Sudie Smyth, Steven Shareshian, Celia Costas, Neda Backman, and Tor Jonasson serve as executive producers.
In an interview with People Magazine, Hanks previously commented:
[La película es] “about community and family. The way you treat your own neighbors, the way people can come together at any moment of crisis happens over and over again. Every time there’s a tornado, or a flood, or something that hits a very particular community, everyone comes out and helps.”