New trailers and clips this week: A video-game villain who wants to be a hero, Jekyll and Hyde to the extreme, a town that's bound to the storybooks, a talking yam that pimps SUVs, and more.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
[Trailer for Wreck-It Ralph] (2:31). Scheduled theatrical release: Nov 2 2012. The bad-guy character in a classic game who longs to be a hero brings trouble to his entire arcade after sneaking into a new first-person shooter game and unleashing a deadly enemy. Stars: John C. Reilly, Jane Lynch, Jack McBrayer, Sarah Silverman. Directed by: Rich Moore.
The Awakened (2009)
[Trailer for The Awakened] (1:15). Scheduled theatrical release: Oct 1 2012. A modern day Jekyll and Hyde who knows no bounds. Stars: Christian Slater, Julianne Michelle. Directed by: Arno Malarone.
Once Upon a Time: The Complete First Season (2012)
[ABC Once Upon a Time Trailer #1A][pre] (0:59). Scheduled home video release: Aug 28 2012. On her 28th birthday, Emma Swan meets Henry, the son she gave up for adoption 10 years ago. Henry believes Emma is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming, prophesied to break a powerful curse. Unconvinced, Emma returns Henry to Storybrooke, where she encounters the enigmatic Mr. Gold and clashes with mayor Regina Mills -- the boy's adoptive mother -- who Henry insists is none other than the Evil Queen. Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Robert Carlyle, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, Raphael Sbarge, Jared Gilmore, Meghan Ory, Beverley Elliott, Jamie Dornan. Directed by: Various.
The Lorax (2012)
[TV Spot: Announcement - Mini Movie] (0:36). Scheduled home video release: Aug 7 2012. A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. Stars: Zac Efron, Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Taylor Swift, Betty White. Directed by: Chris Renaud. "
Superman vs. The Elite (2012)
[TV Spot: No Mercy] (1:12). Scheduled home video release: Jul 24 2012. The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt. Stars: George Newbern, Pauley Perrette, Robin Atkin Downes, David Kaufman. Directed by: Michael Chang."
Animals United (2010)
[Trailer for Animals United] (1:59). Scheduled home video release: Jun 5 2012. A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. Stars: James Corden, Stephen Fry, Jim Broadbent, Vanessa Redgrave, Andy Serkis. Directed by: Reinhard Klooss and Holger Tappe.
John Carter (2012)
[Featurette: Second Screen Sizzle][post] (1:01). Scheduled home video release: Jun 5 2012. Civil War vet John Carter is transplanted to Mars, where he discovers a lush, wildly diverse planet. Stars: Bryan Cranston, Ciarán Hinds, James Purefoy, Taylor Kitsch, Mark Strong, Willem Dafoe, Daryl Sabara. Directed by: Andrew Stanton.
- [TV Spot: I'm On Mars :30][post] (0:31).