05/19/2011 03:37 pm ET Updated Jul 19, 2011

Paul Giamatti In Gary Shteyngart's New Video: Trying Too Hard To Be Borat?

Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story and auteur of one of the funniest book trailers we've ever seen (not a high bar), has just crafted a sequel -- to the trailer, which we're premiering on Vulture. To tout the paperback release of Love Story, he cast another Oscar nominee, Paul Giamatti, to play his roomie (James Franco appeared in the hardcover trailer).

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