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Owen Wilson Channels Bob Ross in First Look at Paint

IFC Films shared the first look for its upcoming film Paint on Thursday, teasing Owen Wilson taking on the role of a painter that looks very familiar to an iconic one we all know.

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Paint stars Owen Wilson, Michaela Watkins, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ciara Renee, Lusia Strus, Stephen Root, and Lucy Freyer. Written and directed by Brit McAdams, the film focuses on Wilson’s Carl Nargle, a public television painter.

Check out the first look, which sees Wilson portraying a character very similar to that of legendary artist Bob Ross, below:

Owen Wilson Channels Bob Ross in First Look at Paint

“In Paint, Owen Wilson portrays Carl Nargle, Vermont’s #1 public television painter who is convinced he has it all: a signature perm, custom van, and fans hanging on his every stroke… until a younger, better artist steals everything (and everyone) Carl loves,” reads the official synopsis for the upcoming film.

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Paint is currently slated to release in theaters on April 28, 2023.


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