Deleted Scenes: Jack Black is 'Bernie'
By DAVID WEINER
August 21, 2012
Based on a true story, Black plays the title character, a small-town funeral director and church choir director who is beloved by the citizens, young and old, and befriends local wealthy curmudgeon Marjorie Nugent (played by Shirley MacLaine). When Marjorie mysteriously disappears from public view, Bernie goes to great lengths to keep up appearances that she's still alive -- but soon faces charges of murder...