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Watch: Johnny Depp Does Slapstick in New ‘Mortdecai’ Trailer

Lionsgate has released a new trailer for Johnny Depp’s “Mortdecai,” replete with Peters Sellers-style slapstick, a fake mustache and upper-crust accent.

The plot calls for Mortdecai to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain the code to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold. “We must come up with a fiendishly clever plan,” he tells his manservant, played by a gruff Paul Bettany.

“We grab the painting when no one’s looking,” Bettany suggests.

The clip also features Olivia Munn portraying “a well-known nymphomaniac,” and Ewan McGregor and Gwyneth Paltrow affecting their poshest English accents. Tally ho!

“Mortdecai” opens Jan. 23.

 

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