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Pain and Gain Trailer: Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson Are Michael Bay’s New Bad Boys

Pain and Gain, which is set for an April 26, 2013 premiere, is Michael Bay’s first non-summer release since Bad Boys, so the Bad Boys–ian feel of this trailer shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. Instead of his usual CGI-fest, there are practical effects and instead of giant alien robots, there are Dwayne Johnson’s giant, alienlike muscles. Those muscles are a big character trait, as the movie tells the true story of Miami bodybuilders who steal from a Tony Shalhoub–size person. Mark Wahlberg stars as the lead bodybuilder, in a role that reveals that he is way shorter than the Rock. Anthony Mackie splits the height difference, rounds out the gang, and gets winked at by Rebel Wilson. Also, Ed Harris is there. It’s a good group of real humans for Michael Bay’s return to real human movies.

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