New trailers and clips this week: An alien creature wants to phone home, a corporate-brand saturated future breeds discontent, two batches of cute animated animals, and one man's fight against the zombie hordes.
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial: [Blu-Ray + Digital Copy] (1982)
[Trailer for E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial cloned] (0:51). Scheduled home video release: Oct 1 2012. A meek and alienated little boy finds a stranded extraterrestrial. He has to find the courage to defy the authorities to help the alien return to its home planet. Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton, K.C. Martel, C. Thomas Howell, Erika Eleniak. Directed by: Steven Spielberg.
- [Trailer for E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial][UK] (0:53).
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
[Interview: Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) - Kristen Stewart Interview] (3:00). Scheduled home video release: Oct 1 2012. In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Sam Claflin. Directed by: Rupert Sanders.
[Trailer for Branded] (2:30). Scheduled theatrical release: Sep 7 2012. Set in a dystopian future where corporate brands have created a disillusioned population, one man's effort to unlock the truth behind the conspiracy will lead to an epic battle with hidden forces that control the world. Stars: Max von Sydow, Ed Stoppard, Leelee Sobieski, Jeffrey Tambor. Directed by: Jamie Bradshaw and Aleksandr Dulerayn.
The Jungle Bunch (2012)
[Clip: The Animals Get Ready To Defend] (1:50). Scheduled home video release: Aug 28 2012. The Jungle Bunch is the exciting tale of Maurice, a penguin who was raised in the jungle and thinks he's a tiger! When two penguins from his Antarctic homeland come in search of "The Great Tiger Warrior" to defend their colony from an invading herd of walruses, Maurice assembles a misfit team of jungle friends to save the day! Stars: John Lithgow, Donald Leary, Stan Hanks, Chris Smith, John White, Dre Gordon, Erin Fitzgerlad, Richard Smallberries Jr. Directed by: David Alaux, Eric Tosti.
- [Clip: Maurice Shows His Stripes] (0:30).
The Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season (2012)
[Trailer for The Walking Dead: The Complete Season Two] (1:02). Scheduled home video release: Aug 28 2012. Police officer Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies. Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey DeMunn, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus. Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson.
The Hunger Games (2012)
[Trailer for The Hunger Games][United Kingdom][pre] (2:31). 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.
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
[Featurette: Jubilee Dance][UK] (1:17). Scheduled theatrical release: Jul 13 2012. Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world. Stars: Ray Romano, Karen Disher, Queen Latifah, John Leguizamo. Directed by: Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier.
- [Trailer 3 for Ice Age: Continental Drift][UK] (1:01).
[Trailer for Lock-Out] (2:22). Scheduled home video release: Jul 1 2012. A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates. Stars: Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare, Vincent Regan, Lennie James. Directed by: James Mather, Stephen St. Leger.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
[Trailer 3 for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter] (2:20). 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.
Power Rangers: Samurai: Volume One, Volume Two (2012)
[Trailer for Power Rangers: Samurai] (1:01). Scheduled home video release: Jun 19 2012. A new generation of Power Rangers must master the mystical and ancient Samurai Symbols of Power which give them control over the elements of Fire, Water, Sky, Forest, and Earth. Under the guidance of their all-knowing mentor and the aid of their devoted animal Zords, they battle the dark forces of the Netherworld and a mysterious Warrior bent on destruction. Stars: Alex Heartman, Erika Fong, Hector David Jr., Najee De-Tiege, Brittany Anne Pirtle, Rene Naufahu, Jeff Szusterman. Directed by: Akihiro Noguchi.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
[Featurette: Bumble Bee][UK] (2:08). 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.
[Clip: Legos][UK] (1:13). 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.
- [Clip: Finally Good At Something][UK] (1:07).