By Dave Campbell | July 20, 2009
Based on the book by Houston Chronicle crime reporter Steve McVicker and directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, I Love You Phillip Morris follows the story of the married, church organ playing, Texas policeman with mommy issues, Steve Russell (Jim Carrey), who leaves his wife (Leslie Mann) to be his true, flamboyantly gay self. Steve moves to Miami, finds a boyfriend (Rodrigo Santoro) and begins living the high life, but soon turns to cons and fraud to keep his new elaborate lifestyle. Steve ends up in the state penitentiary where he meets the love of his life, a sensitive fellow inmate named Phillip Morris (Ewan McGregor). A relentless quest ensues as Russell attempts escape after escape and executes con after con, going to any lengths to be with Phillip.
I Love You Phillip Morris hits theaters on February 12, 2010.
Enjoy the trailer below: