Fox Searchlight has kindly put up a somewhat freakish website for Dr Ronald Chevalier, one of the main characters in Napoleon Dynamite helmer Jared Hess’ latest, Gentlemen Broncos.
Flight Of The Conchords/Eagle Vs Shark’s Jermaine Clement plays Chevalier, who comes off as the warped crossbreed between an Austin Powers character and Scientology creator L Ron Hubbard, in the film.
He’s a cheesy sci-fi author who sponsors a retreat attended by a high-school scribe and fan (Michael Angaro). Trouble is, the young writer discovers that Chevalier, starved for ideas, has ripped his story off.
The latest video posted to Chevalier’s site , which you can see below, finds him expounding on music as one of his influences, and how “to inspire myself, I turn to myself…”
Just the videos alone make us want to see the film right now – Clement’s performance is in the fine tradition of Matthew Holness’ Garth Marenghi.
The movie itself doesn’t have a release date yet (it’s still being edited) but it also stars Sam Rockwell and Jennifer Coolidge and should be out next year.
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