WATCH: Matt Lucas and Billy Crystal In ‘Small Apartments’ Trailer

Matt Lucas in ‘Small Apartments’

Let’s be honest, it’s unlikely that the movie Small Apartments – starring Little Britain’s Matt Lucas, who is clearly making a little hay off the back of his unsettling appearance in Bridesmaids – will be giving the producers of The Hobbit sleepless nights in the box office stakes.

Not that this is the only unit of success for a movie, especially a comedy. Jonas Akerlund (who for people like myself will always be the guy that made the video for “Smack My Bitch Up” by the Prodigy) directs this strange tale of a shy man with an alpine horn fetish, who accidentally kills his landlord.

As you can see, it co-stars Billy Crystal, Johnny Knoxville, Rebel Wilson, the BAFTA newcomer-nominated Juno Temple, James Marsden, James Caan and Dolph Lundgren, and, judging purely on the “is he OK?” gag alone, looks like it’d be worth a squizz.

Small Apartments opens in (some) US cinemas on February 8.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 13 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Music.

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