Irresistible Trailer: Steve Carell Gets Political in New Jon Stewart Comedy

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Focus Features has unveiled the first trailer for Irresistible. This is the latest from director Jon Stewart, best known as the former host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show. This serves as Stewart's follow-up to his 2014 movie Rosewater. While his latest effort also looks to be politically charged, it manages to mix in humor with the political commentary, which is very on-brand for him. It certainly doesn't hurt matters that he's brought Steve Carell and Rose Byrne for what looks to be a topical look at modern politics.

The trailer sees Steve Carell as a political strategist who is trying to help position the Democratic party for a win. We see that he intends to use a former military general from Wisconsin as a way to win over rural voters by having him run for mayor. The Republicans take notice and it becomes a chess match, filled with commentary on modern politics,
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