The real-life Marjorie and Bernie
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Richard Linklater's planned next feature starring Jack Black is called Bernie, and apparently the Bernie in question is Bernie Tiede, a 39-year-old Carthage ex-undertaker who admitted to the 1996 killing of wealthy widow Marjorie Nugent. Here's Texas Monthly's take on the crime.
Linklater is appaently looking at a fall shoot.
The story was also the subject of a TV drama that aired on the USA Network in 2006.