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Matthew McConaughey Is "The Lincoln Lawyer," Here's the Trailer



    It looks like Matthew McConaughey is confronted in "The Lincoln Lawyer" by the old "greasy lawyer meets a human too despicable for even him to defend" conundrum. What to do?

    Based on crime writer Michael Connelly's novel of the same name, the film stars McConaughey as Mickey Haller, a morally ambiguous barrister driven around Los Angeles in a Lincoln Town Car by a former client working of his legal fees.


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    John C. Reilly and Marisa Tomei star in the delightfully awkward clip from their upcoming film, about a man who finds himself in competition with his new girlfriend's son, played by Jonah Hill.

    As luck would have it, he lands for a client the wealthy real estate developer Louis Ross Roulet (Ryan Phillippe), who's been accused of attacking a beautiful young woman. Did he or didn't he? If you're McConaughey, who cares? You're dating Marisa Tomei in this movie, and I think it's pretty obvious what the answer is.

    "The Lincoln Lawyer" opens March 18, 2011.