WATCH: Arnold Schwarzenegger Will Be Back As Leading Man In The Last Stand

Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Last Stand Trailer

He was the governor. Next year, he'll be the sheriff.  In The Last Stand, Arnold Schwarzenegger plays the sheriff of a small town on the Mexican border that must  stop a heavily armed drug kingpin and his henchmen after the extreme baddie breaks out of prison and makes a run for Mexico. If you're wondering how an extremely muscular dude with an Austrian accent ends up the sheriff of a podunk North-of-the-Border town, Schwarzenegger's character has a back story:   He's a former Los Angeles cop  who departed the force after a bungled police operation left his partner crippled. (I start to speak with an Austrian accent after I spend more than two weeks in L.A., too.)

In addition to heralding Arnold's return in a major role, The Last Stand will also mark the English-language debut of  South Korean director Kim Jee-Woon (The Good, The Bad, The Weird and I Saw The Devil) and features what looks like a demented Johnny Knoxville playing a cross between Murdock from The A Team and Barney Fife from The Andy Griffith Show.  Check out the trailer below, which contains at least one potential catch phrase — "I'm the Sheriff" — which is practically guaranteed to become a t-shirt.

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