Four years after his Buffalo reporter had audiences doubling over, Carell returns to the role, playing the next one anointed by God to accomplish a complicated and hilarious mission in Shadyac's latest comedy: Evan Almighty.
MORGAN FREEMAN (Million Dollar Baby, Bruce Almighty) -- bringing his unique brand of sly comedy and quiet wisdom -- also returns to the franchise as God, coming to intercede in the life of the Baxters with a command for the husband and father that will shake the very foundation upon which Evan stands.
Newly elected to Congress, Evan has left Buffalo behind to shepherd his wife, Joan (LAUREN GRAHAM, television's Gilmore Girls, Bad Santa), and three sons -- Dylan (JOHNNY SIMMONS, My Ambition), Jordan (GRAHAM PHILLIPS, The Ten Commandments: The Musical) and Ryan (JIMMY BENNETT, Firewall) -- to the suburban town of Huntsville, Virginia, where they will begin the next chapter of their lives.
As the Baxters become ensconced in their enormous home nestled within the pristine hills of northern Virginia, Evan prepares for his first day on the job as the freshman congressman from New York. The casually spiritual politico offers a prayer to God to "change the world." Little does he know that The Man upstairs already has big plans for him.
Cast: Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham, John Goodman, Wanda Sykes, John Michael Higgins, Jonah Hill, Jimmy Bennett, Graham Phillips, Johnny Simmons, Meagen Fay
Directed by Tom Shadyac
Movie in Engliss with subtitles in Latvian and Russian.
Universal Pictures International