Owen Wilson portrays Bob Ross in the first still from his film Paint, about a fictional TV painter.
Owen Wilson channels Bob Ross, the late painter, in the first still of the film Paint.
Actor at 54, plays a fictional TV painter in the comedy. He bears an undeniable resemblance with Bob, who died July 4, 1995 at 52.
According to a plot summary, the film is about Carl Nargle, who hosts Vermont’s top-rated painting show for almost three decades.
Film still: Owen Wilson channeled late painter Bob Ross in the first still from the upcoming film Paint
However, the station hires a new artist to revive it and Carl begins to doubt his abilities as a painter.
Brit McAdams directed Paint, his feature film directorial debut.
Also in the film are Wendi McLendon–Covey and Ciara Renee. Newcomer Lucy Freyer also appears.
Paint will be released on April 28th in theaters with distribution by IFC Films.
Television painter: Bob Ross is shown here in 1991 in his studio.
Owen will also star in the Haunted Mansion supernatural horror comedy, which is based on The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland that opened in 1969.
Haunted Mansion also features Rosario Dawson and Tiffany Haddish as well as LaKeith Stanfield, Winona Ryder (Dan Levy), Jared Leto, Danny DeVito and Jamie Lee Curtis.
After 2003’s The Haunted Mansion, which starred Eddie Murphy (61), it is the second film to be based upon the attraction.
Busy guy: Owen, shown in August in New York City, also has a starring role in the upcoming supernatural horror comedy Haunted Mansion adapted from The Haunted Mansion theme park ride that first opened at Disneyland in 1969
Owen will also reprise his role of Mobius M. Mobius in season 2 of Loki, which will be available on Disney+.
Season 2 of Loki is set to debut in mid-2023.
Andrew, 58 and Luke, 51 are brothers who were born in Dallas.
Marvel star: The Dallas native who was photographed in London in June will also reprise his role in season two of Loki, which is available on Disney+ streaming.