Will Forte of Saturday Night Live fame is probably best known for his character and film “MacGruber” – a mullet-sporting, inept version of MacGyver.
But the comedian takes on a serious role in “Nebraska” – a black and white film from director Alexander Payne about a father-son road trip. Forte is David Grant – a stereo salesman from Montana with a lackluster love life and a rocky relationship with his family.
KUT talked with Forte before the movie’s Texas Premiere at the Austin Film Festival. Listen: MacGruber No More? Will Forte Takes Dramatic Turn in ‘Nebraska’