Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, and Matthew McConaughey star in the Bernie, which has a special screening on March 14 at the South by Southwest film festival before opening nationwide on April 27. The film, which was set in Carthage, was co-written by Richard Linklater and TEXAS MONTHLY‘s Skip Hollandsworth, who wrote the 1998 article the movie is based on, “Midnight in the Garden of East Texas.”

Watch the trailer for the film: