‘Fletch’ revival with Jon Hamm debuts trailer

The “Mad Men” actor stars in director Greg Mottola’s comedy based mostly on the Gregory Mcdonald ebook of the identical title. The film additionally stars Hamm’s “Mad Men” co-star John Slattery, Ayden Mayeri, Lorenza Izzo, Roy Wooden Jr., Annie Mumolo, Kyle MacLachlan and Marcia Homosexual Harden.

Within the trailer, Fletch himself is a suspect in a homicide case in Europe.

“I was an investigative reporter,” Hamm says within the teaser. “It’s an occupation that’s been cheapened by the digital age — like, president.”

Hamm advised The Hollywood Reporter in 2020 that he has no plans on copying Chase’s model of the function, saying, “No one can touch Chevy’s portrayal of that character.”

He continued: “The character in the book’s a lot different than Chevy’s portrayal, and so when Bill Block at Miramax came to me and said, ‘You know, we own this and we think you’d be a good fit,’ I agreed, but I don’t want to imitate Chevy. I’m not interested in that and I don’t think anybody else would be.”

“Confess, Fletch” is out Sept. 16. theatrically and on-demand.