Directed by Ondi Timoner, the doc follows the multi-hyphenate (comedian/actor/author/activist/rabble-rouser) into the second coming of his career, activism.
On the first day of rehearsal for the film, The Tempest, director Julie Taymor’s retelling of Shakespeare’s play (where the gender of the main character, Prospero, was changed from male to female), she asked Russell Brand to talk about his character, Trinculo.
Russell Brand shot to fame in the U.S. in 2008 as the rocker Aldous Snow, starring with Jason Segel, in the hit comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall, produced by Judd Apatow.
Trailer #2: ‘Rock of Ages’ starring Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Paul Giamatti, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Ackerman, Alec Baldwin, Tom Cruise
In theaters: June 15th, 2012
Comedian Russell Brand is taking on a new challenge, expanding on his resume that will now include stage actor.