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Jon Hamm is entering into Irwin M. Fletcher’s sneakers for Miramax’s new movie “Confess, Fletch.” The actor, 51, revives the titular character — which was created by creator Gregory Mcdonald and was first portrayed by Chevy Chase in 1985’s “Fletch” — in the trailer for the film launched on Aug. 26. The footage reveals Hamm as a former investigative reporter dwelling in Europe who’s employed to unravel a homicide case and determine who stole a number of million {dollars} value of artwork from a rely’s villa in Italy.

The movie additionally serves as a “Mad Men” reunion between John Slattery and Hamm. “Come on, Fletch. Aren’t you bored? I want you for a story,” Slattery’s character tells Fletch in the trailer.

According to the film’s synopsis, the tables are turned on Fletch when he turns into the prime suspect in the case. To show his innocence, Fletch should discover the perpetrator in a lengthy record of suspects, “from the eccentric artwork seller and a lacking playboy to a loopy neighbor and Fletch’s Italian girlfriend.”

When the undertaking was first introduced in 2020, Hamm instructed The Hollywood Reporter that he respects Chase’s portrayal of the character and he has no intentions of imitating him. “The character in the e book’s a lot totally different than Chevy’s portrayal, and so when Bill Block at Miramax got here to me and stated, ‘You know, we personal this and we expect you would be a good match,’ I agreed, however I do not need to imitate Chevy,” Hamm stated. “I’m not in that and I do not assume anyone else could be. We have already got that model, so possibly there’s a option to get a model that is extra true to life for the e book, extra mental and a little extra dwell in its sensibility.”

“Confess, Fletch” is directed by Greg Mottola and additionally stars Roy Wood Jr., Annie Mumolo, Ayden Mayeri, Lorenza Izzo, Kyle MacLachlan, and Marcia Gay Harden.

“Confess, Fletch” Trailer

“Confess, Fletch” Release Date

“Confess, Fletch” hits theaters and streaming on Sept. 16.

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