New trailers and clips this week: A strange world created by dance, a resort for vampires, the power of the sun, a dark knight, and more.
Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away (2012)
[Trailer for Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away] (1:36). Scheduled theatrical release: Dec 21 2012. An original story featuring performances by Cirque du Soleil. Stars: Erica Linz (Mia), Igor Zaripov (The Aerialist), Matt Gillanders (Fire Breather), Jason Berrent, Dallas Barnett (Boss), Sophia Elisabeth (Amy), Lutz Halbhubner (Ringmaster), Caroline Lauzon (Bateau flyer). Directed by: Andrew Adamson.
Total Recall (2012)
[Trailer 3 for Total Recall][France] (2:19). Scheduled home video release: Nov 1 2012. As the nation states Euromerica and New Shanghai vie for supremacy, a factory worker 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, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, John Cho, Bill Nighy. Directed by: Len Wiseman.
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
[Trailer 3 for Hotel Transylvania][France] (2:21). 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.
[Clip: Capture][UK][English subtitles] (1:50). Scheduled home video release: Aug 21 2012. In the not too distant future, people struggle to survive their greatest enemy, the sun. Stars: Hannah Herzsprung, Stipe Erceg, Angela Winkler, Michael Kranz, Lars Eidinger. Directed by: Tim Fehlbaum.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
[Trailer 3 for The Dark Knight Rises][UK] (2:14). Scheduled theatrical release: Jul 20 2012. It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act. But everything will change with the arrival of a cunning cat burglar with a mysterious agenda. Far more dangerous, however, is the emergence of Bane, a masked terrorist whose ruthless plans for Gotham drive Bruce out of his self-imposed exile. But even if he dons the cape and cowl again, Batman may be no match for Bane. Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine. Directed by: Christopher Nolan.
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
[Trailer for Wrath of the Titans] (1:56). Scheduled home video release: Jun 26 2012. Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world. Stars: Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson, Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Edgar Ramirez, Toby Kebbell. Directed by: Jonathan Liebesman.
Iron Sky (2012)
[Trailer for Iron Sky] (2:01). Scheduled theatrical release: Mar 10 2012. The Nazis set up a secret base on the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018. Stars: Christopher Kirby, Julia Dietze, Udo Kier, Stephanie Paul, Peta Sergeant, Kym Jackson. Directed by: Timo Vuorensola.
[Trailer for Jabberwock] (1:12). Scheduled theatrical release: Sep 10 2011. The brave knight Francis returns to his homeland to call his older brother. Soon resume friendship with his former love. The romantic idyll, however, interfere with the emergence of a powerful beast - half dragon, half-insect, which begins to terrorize his family around the village. After unsuccessful attempts to defeat the monster, knight, as predicted, make a sword, which has extraordinary properties. Equipped with a magic weapon decides to get rid of the surrounding towns terrible predators. Stars: Tahmoh Penikett (Francis), Michael Worth (Alec), Kacey Barnfield (Anabel), Raffaello Degruttola (Cid), Ian Virgo (Michael), Steven Waddington (John), Hristo Mitzkov (Stephen), Violeta Markovska (Jocelyn), Richard Riddell (Simon), Hugh Ross (Reginald), Stanimir Stamatov (Gerard),. Directed by: Steven R. Monroe.
[Trailer for Sacrifice] (1:57). Scheduled home video release: Feb 25 2011. Woven into the story are the impact of the choices we make, be they 500 years ago or today. the story follows the discovery of a potential weapon of mass destruction in southern Arizona, and the pursuit of answers by a young couple and the military. What they find is a threat that is (literally and figuratively) larger than all of them as they set loose a giant monster, which subsequently seeks to destroy civilization as we know it. Stars: Brent Heffron, Shanda Lee Munson, Heather Liebenow, Noel Allison. Directed by: Bob Nelson.
Planet of Snail (2011)
[Trailer for Planet of Snail][English subtitles] (2:29). Scheduled theatrical release: 2011. Young-Chan comes from planet of snail where deaf blind people live slow and quiet lives. When Young-Chan came to Earth, nobody understood his language and he was desperate. Then an angel walked into his life. Soon-Ho knows how it is to be lonely and soon becomes an inseparable part of his life. Young-Chan also discovers an amazing world under his fingers as he learned to read books with braille. Hopes began to grow and he dreams of writing a book. Stars: 0. Directed by: Yi Seung-jun.