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WATCH: First Trailer for Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska,' Starring Bruce Dern

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood September 17, 2013 at 1:02PM

The first trailer has arrived for Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," starring Bruce Dern and Will Forte as a father and son who make a trek out to the eponymous state to claim a supposed sweepstakes prize of $1 million. The film, which debuted at Cannes (where Dern won the Best Actor award), generated good buzz at both Telluride and Toronto, with Oscar talk swirling for Dern's performance.
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Bruce Dern in "Nebraska"
Bruce Dern in "Nebraska"

The first trailer has arrived for Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," starring Bruce Dern and Will Forte as a father and son who make a trek out to the eponymous state to claim a supposed sweepstakes prize of $1 million. The film, which debuted at Cannes (where Dern won the Best Actor award), generated good buzz at both Telluride and Toronto, with Oscar talk swirling for Dern's performance.

The black-and-white film, co-starring June Squibb, Stacy Keach and Bob Odenkirk, hits theaters on November 15 via Paramount Vantage.

Watch the trailer below, as well as a clip (with MILD SPOILERS) released during Cannes.

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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.