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Trailer Watch: Lake Bell Tries to Break Into Movie-Trailer Voiceovers in Feminist Comedy 'In a World'

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood June 13, 2013 at 12:07PM

Check out the first trailer for Lake Bell's directorial debut, "In a World," which follows a vocal coach (Bell) trying to break into the male-dominated realm of movie-trailer voiceovers. The film, which won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at Sundance and has upcoming screenings at the Los Angeles Film Festival, is peppered with a cast of funny actors and comedians alike, including Fred Melamed ("A Serious Man") Ken Marino ("Burning Love"), Rob Corddry ("Hot Tub Time Machine"), Nick Offerman ("Parks and Recreation") and Tig Notaro ("The Sarah Silverman Program").
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Lake Bell in "In a World..."
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Check out the first trailer for Lake Bell's directorial debut, "In a World," which follows a vocal coach (Bell) trying to break into the male-dominated realm of movie-trailer voiceovers. The film, which won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at Sundance and has upcoming screenings at the Los Angeles Film Festival, is peppered with a cast of funny actors and comedians alike, including Fred Melamed ("A Serious Man") Ken Marino ("Burning Love"), Rob Corddry ("Hot Tub Time Machine"), Nick Offerman ("Parks and Recreation") and Tig Notaro ("The Sarah Silverman Program").

Our review of the film out of LAFF is here. The comedy hits theaters on August 9 via Roadside Attractions.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.