New trailers and clips this week: A pile of animated films in store involving the Boogieman, Dracula, and zombies, plus Colin Farrell redoes classic Schwarzenegger and superpowers among responsible adults and reckless teenagers.
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Trailer for Rise of the Guardians][France][French subtitles] (scheduled theatrical release: Nov 21 2012): When the Boogieman launches an assault on Earth, several mythic beings team up to stop him. Stars: Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher, Jude Law. Directed by: Peter Ramsey.
- Rise of the Guardians - [Trailer for Rise of the Guardians]
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Trailer for Hotel Transylvania][France] (scheduled theatrical release: Sep 28 2012): Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter. Stars: Adam Sandler, Miley Cyrus, Andy Samberg, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Cee-Lo Green, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Koechner. Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky.
Trailer for ParaNorman][UK] (scheduled theatrical release: Aug 17 2012): A small town comes under siege by zombies. Who can it call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman (Smit-McPhee), who is able to speak with the dead. Animated. Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Casey Affleck, Tempestt Bledsoe, Jeff Garlin, John Goodman, Bernard Hill, Leslie Mann, Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Directed by: Sam Fell and Chris Butler.
Total Recall (2012)
Trailer for Total Recall][France] (scheduled theatrical release: Aug 3 2012): As the nation states Euromerica and New Shanghai vie for supremacy, a factory worker (Farrell) begins to suspect that he's a spy, though he is unaware which side of the fight he's on. Stars: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Bryan Cranston, Jessica Biel, Bill Nighy, John Cho, Ethan Hawke. Directed by: Len Wiseman.
- Total Recall - [Trailer for Total Recall][UK]
- Total Recall - [Trailer for Total Recall]
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Featurette: The Minotaur][UK] (scheduled home video release: Aug 1 2012): Perseus embarks on a treacherous quest into the underworld to rescue Zeus, who has been targeted for capture by his traitorous son, Ares, and his brother, Hades. Stars: Liam Neeson, Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes, Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Danny Huston. Directed by: Jonathan Liebesman.
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Clip: Take Back Your Kingdom][UK] (scheduled home video release: Jul 1 2012): An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright. Stars: Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane, Robert Emms, Sean Bean. Directed by: Tarsem Singh.
Trailer for Chronicle] (scheduled home video release: May 15 2012): Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides. Stars: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly, Ashley Hinshaw. Directed by: Josh Trank.
The Avengers (2012)
TV Spot: Team] (scheduled theatrical release: May 4 2012): The S.H.I.E.L.D. agency brings together a team of superhumans to help save the Earth from annihilation by extraterrestrial invaders. Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Robert Downey Jr. Directed by: Joss Whedon.
- The Avengers - [TV Spot: Head Count]
Alien Opponent (2010)
Trailer for Alien Opponent] (scheduled home video release: Apr 3 2012): The owner of a small-town junkyard offers a cash reward to whomever can kill her uninvited, space-suited alien guest when its spacecraft crash-lands into her barn. Every wacko within 100 miles turns out, and before long, the junkyard is transformed into a war zone of man vs. man vs. machine vs. alien vs. God only knows what. Stars: Jeremy London, Roddy Piper, Adrienne LaValley, Jessica Alexandra Green, Ashley Bates. Directed by: Colin Theys.
Space Dogs (2010)
Trailer for Space Dogs] (scheduled home video release: Apr 3 2012): Schoolbooks say that Belka and Strelka were first space dogs. But the dogs say that people dissemble a lot. Stars: Chloe Grace Moretz. Directed by: Inna Evlannikova and Svyatoslav Ushakov.
Bomb Squad (2011)
Trailer for Bomb Squad] (scheduled theatrical release: Feb 25 2011): A group of siblings discover they have inherited Super-Powers from their imprisoned father. Questioning their fathers allegiance, they fight all odds to stay away from an evil Military General, who is bent on capturing them. Stars: Craig Beeman, Andrew Chamberlin, Bob Diven, Joe Duerksen, David Edwards. Directed by: Nick Chamberlin.