Owen Wilson portrays Bob Ross in the first image of the upcoming film Paint about the fictional television painter
Owen Wilson has channeled the late painter Bob Ross in the first frame of the upcoming Paint movie.
The 54-year-old actor plays a fictional television painter in the comedy who bears an uncanny resemblance to Bob, who died on July 4, 1995, aged 52.
The film centers on Carl Nargle, who hosted Vermont’s largest painting exhibit for nearly three decades, according to a plot summary.
Film photo: Owen Wilson channeled the late painter Bob Ross in the first image of the upcoming Paint film
The station, however, hires a new painter to revitalize the canal and Carl begins to doubt his painting skills.
Paint was written and directed by Brit McAdams, who made his feature directorial debut with the film.
The film also stars Michaela Watkins, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ciara Renee, Lusia Strus and newcomer Lucy Freyer.
Paint is set to hit theaters on April 28 with distribution by IFC Films.
TV Painter: TV painting instructor Bob Ross is shown in 1991 in his home studio
Owen also has a starring role in the upcoming supernatural horror comedy Haunted Mansion adapted from The Haunted Mansion theme park ride that opened at Disneyland in 1969.
Haunted Mansion also stars Rosario Dawson, LaKeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Winona Ryder, Dan Levy, Jared Leto, Danny DeVito, and Jamie Lee Curtis.
It is the second film based on the theme park attraction after the 2003 film The Haunted Mansion starring 61-year-old Eddie Murphy.
Busy man: Owen, which premiered in August in New York, also has a starring role in the upcoming supernatural horror comedy Haunted Mansion adapted from The Haunted Mansion theme park ride which opened at Disneyland in 1969
Owen will also reprise his role as Mobius Mr. Mobius for the second season of Loki on the Disney+ streaming service.
The second season of Loki is set to air in mid-2023.
The Dallas native has brothers Andrew, 58, and Luke, 51, who are also actors.
Marvel star: The Dallas native, premiering in June in London, will also reprise his role as Mobius Mr. Mobius for season two of Loki on the Disney+ streaming service