Opening this weekend is Will Ferrell’s Spanish language comedy Casa de mi Padre. The film centers on Ferrell as Armando Alvarez, a Mexican rancher who must save his family’s farm while simultaneously fending off the drug lord, Onza, played by Gael Garcia Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries) and winning the hand of the lovely Sonia, played by Genesis Rodriguez (Man on a Ledge). As Dave said, to sum it up in just a few words: passion, adventure, intrigue, betrayal, sex, danger, romance, guns, cigarettes, special effects and slaps. The film also stars Diego Luna, Efren Ramirez and Nick Offerman. For more on the film, here’s fourteen clips and a fifteen-minute making of featurette.
Recently, I got to speak with Nick Offerman. As a huge fan of his work on Parks and Recreation (he plays Ron Swanson), I decided to use the beginning of the interview to talk about Duke Silver, and how often fans offer him steak, hamburgers and bacon. Of course we also talked about how he got involved in Casa de mi Padre, improv, and his work in 21 Jump Street and Smashed. Hit the jump to read or watch.