Steve Carell’s Movie Is An ‘Irresistible’ Mix Of Politics & Humanity

Steve Carell stars as Gary Zimmer in IRRESISTIBLE, a Focus Features release.
Credit: Daniel McFadden / Focus Features

In his new movie Irresistible, Steve Carell plays a Democratic strategist who runs a campaign for a retired Marine colonel running for mayor in a right-leaning Wisconsin town. The film, written and directed by former The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, is certainly a timely one in this presidential election year. While politics may drive the story, Carell says it steers clear of any partisanship, and it’s really just a story about people, not politics. (Click on the media bar below to hear Steve Carell)

Irresistible will be available for streaming rentals starting Friday on most digital and cable platforms.

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