Paul's role: Mr. Rooney, a lawyer. "Sigourney Weaver and I play lawyers who bust Jack Black and Mos Def."1
Synopsis of film: Jerry (Jack Black) is a junkyard worker who attempts to sabotage a power plant he suspects of causing his headaches. But he inadvertently causes his brain to become magnetized, leading to the unintentional destruction of all the movies in his friend's (Mos Def) store. In order to keep the store's one loyal customer, an elderly lady with a tenuous grasp on reality, the pair re-create a long line of films including The Lion King, Rush Hour, Ghostbusters, When We Were Kings, Back to the Future, Driving Miss Daisy, and Robocop , putting themselves and their townspeople into it. They become the biggest stars in their neighborhood.
Links:For more information on the project, check out this site.
Trailer: The trailer for Be Kind Rewind, has finally been released and Paul is featured! He plays a lawyer (Mr. Rooney) who tries to block the copies of famous films two store clerks are making (Jack Black and Mos Def). He can be seen about 1:45 in. Watch a high def version, the embedded version below or download the High Def version. (right click>save as 170mb mov)