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The Big Screen: Will Forte Talks ‘Nebraska’

by Stephen Becker 21 Nov 2013 8:30 AM

The former Saturday Night Live cast member tells us he lucked out in landing a part in Alexander Payne’s latest.


Will Forte is best known for his eight seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. He now stars in Nebraska, director Alexander Payne’s new film about a delusional older man who’s determined to claim a million-dollar prize. (Maybe you caught it at the recent Lone Star Film Festival in Fort Worth?) Forte joined us to talk about the film that should be a major player come awards season.

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