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Masterminds Official Trailer and Photos Show Zach Galifianakis Discovering the True Meaning of Adventure

Zach Galifianakis is discovering the true meaning of adventure that’s far beyond his wildest dreams in the new official trailer and images from his upcoming action crime film, ‘Masterminds.’ The clip and photos from the comedy were released by Relativity Studios, which is set to distribute the movie in theaters on September 30.

‘Masterminds’ is the latest comedy from director Jared Hess, who also helmed the 2004 critically acclaimed and box office smash, ‘Napoleon Dynamite.’ The upcoming film was written by Chris Bowman, Hubbel Palmer and Emily Spivey. In addition to Galifianakis, ‘Masterminds’ also stars Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, Ken Marino, Jason Sudeikis, Devin Ratray, Jon Daly, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones.

Relativity Studios has released the following synopsis for ‘Masterminds’:

Along with a group of half-brained criminals led by Steve Chambers (Owen Wilson) and an absurdly faulted heist plan, David manages the impossible and makes off with $17 million in cash…only problem is he foolishly hands the money over to this wild group of double crossers and has been set up to take the fall. With the bandits blowing the millions on lavish and ridiculous luxuries, they leave behind a glaring trail of evidence. Now on the lam and in over his head, David must dodge the authorities, evade a hilarious hit man, Mike McKinney (Jason Sudeikis), and try to turn the tables on the ones he trusted most.

To learn more about ‘Masterminds,’ visit the comedy’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Watch the new official trailer for, and check out the latest images from, the action crime film below.

Zach Galifianakis stars in Relativity Media’s upcoming release, ‘Masterminds.’
Credit: Glen Wilson
Copyright: © 2014 Armored Car Productions, LLC

Zach Galifianakis. Owen Wilson and Kristen Wiig star in Relativity Media’s upcoming release, ‘Masterminds.’
Credit: Glen Wilson
Copyright: © 2014 Armored Car Productions, LLC

Jason Sudeikis stars in Relativity Media’s upcoming release, ‘Masterminds.’
Copyright: © 2014 Armored Car Productions, LLC

Written by: Karen Benardello

Karen Benardello: As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.