New trailers and clips this week: Young warriors forced to fight, suburban dads forced to confront aliens, an American President forced to deal with zombies, a boy forced to deal with being turned into a werewolf, and lots more.
The Hunger Games (2012)
Trailer for The Hunger Games] (scheduled home video release: Aug 18 2012): The Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight to the death with one another until one survivor remains. Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Willow Shields, Elizabeth Banks, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Stanley Tucci, Liam Hemsworth, Wes Bentley. Directed by: Gary Ross.
The Watch (2012)
Trailer 2 for The Watch] (scheduled theatrical release: Jul 27 2012): Suburban dads who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-to-day family routines find themselves defending the Earth from an alien invasion. Stars: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade, Billy Crudup, Rosemarie DeWitt, Doug Jones, Will Forte. Directed by: Akiva Schaffer.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
Trailer 2 for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter][UK] (scheduled theatrical release: Jun 22 2012): Abraham Lincoln, the 18th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them. Stars: Benjamin Walker, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Dominic Cooper, Alan Tudyk, Anthony Mackie, Rufus Sewell. Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov.
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
Trailer for Seeking a Friend for the End of the World][UK] (scheduled theatrical release: Jun 22 2012): As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan. Stars: Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Connie Britton, Melanie Lynskey, T.J. Miller, Adam Brody. Directed by: Lorene Scafaria.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Featurette: The Island][UK] (scheduled home video release: Jun 5 2012): Young adventurer Sean (Josh Hutcherson) receives a coded distress signal from a mysterious island where no island should exist--a place of strange life forms, mountains of gold, deadly volcanoes, and more than one astonishing secret. Unable to stop him from going, Sean's new stepfather (Dwayne Johnson) joins the quest. Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Vanessa Hudgens. Directed by: Brad Peyton.
Teen Wolf: The Complete Season One (2012)
Featurette Clip: Love Bites] (scheduled home video release: May 22 2012): Always an outsider and often unnoticed, Scott McCall yearns to be recognized in some small way that takes him out of his typical state of high school anonymity. When his best friend Stiles convinces him to go into the woods one night to join a police search for a dead body, Scott encounters a creature in the darkness. Narrowly escaping an attack with a vicious bite in his side, the next day brings strange surprises for Scott at school and his life will never be the same. Stars: Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Tyler Hoechlin, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden, Colton Haynes. Directed by: Various.
- Teen Wolf: The Complete Season One - [Featurette Clip: Following The Pack - Meet The Cast Of Teen Wolf]
Chuck: Season 1-3 (2012)
Trailer for Chuck Seasons 1-3] (scheduled home video release: May 8 2012): A tech geek's journey from unwitting repository of of secret data to the ultimate spy. Stars: Starring: Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strzechowski, Adam Baldwin, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Joshua Gomez, Ryan McPartlin, Sarah Lancaster, Vik Sahay. Directed by: Various.
Metropolis: Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis (1927)
Trailer for Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis][UK] (scheduled home video release: Nov 15 2011): An industrialist rules a 21st-century city where the rich play above and slaves toil below. Silent. Stars: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Froelich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos, Erwin Biswanger, Heinrich George. Directed by: Fritz Lang.