New trailers and clips this week: a fiery princess, a man tricked into being St. Nick, an eleven-year-old wizard, lurching zombies, a wall-crawling high schooler, and more.
[Clip: Suitors][UK] (1:28). Scheduled home video release: Nov 1 2012. Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. Stars: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Kevin McKidd, Robbie Coltrane, Craig Ferguson. Directed by: Brenda Chapman and Mark Andrews.
- [Clip: Brawl][UK] (1:11).
Total Recall (2012)
[Trailer for Total Recall][Canada] (2:25). 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.
The Santa Clause (1994)
[Clip: Naughty or Nice] (0:57). Scheduled home video release: Oct 16 2012. An adman takes over for the bearded-and-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve. Stars: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Eric Lloyd, David Krumholtz, Peter Boyle, Larry Brandenburg, Mary Gross, Paige Tamada. Directed by: John Pasquin.
- [Clip: Scott Orders Food] (1:29).
- [Clip: Santa Falls] (1:31).
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
[Clip: Tracy Sings to Scott] (1:27). Scheduled home video release: Oct 16 2012. After eight years as jolly Saint Nick, Scott Calvin has learned that the "Mrs. Clause" requires him to be married by this Christmas or he forfeits his claim to Santa forever. With only a month to make the deadline, Santa has to make some quick moves to find a bride and solve some family trouble that has landed his son on the naughty list. Stars: Tim Allen, Molly Shannon, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd, David Krumholtz, Spencer Breslin, Aisha Tyler, Wendy Crewson, Judge Reinhold. Directed by: Michael Lembeck.
- [Clip: I Gotta Get Married] (1:36).
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Blu-Ray Entire Series Box Set "Wizard's Collection" (2001)
[Featurette: Kid Fun][UK] (1:11). Scheduled home video release: Oct 2 2012. Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Sean Biggerstaff, Maggie Smith, Alan Rickman. Directed by: Chris Columbus.
- [Featurette: Columbus Leaves][UK] (1:26).
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
[Trailer for Hotel Transylvania][Canada] (2:26). 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.
The Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season (2012)
[Featurette: Ink Is Alive] (1:57). Scheduled home video release: Aug 28 2012. When the world is ravaged by a zombie apocalypse, police officer Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and a small group of others struggle to stay alive as 'the dead' stalk them at every turn. Can Rick and the others hold onto their humanity as they fight to live in this terrifying new world? And, amidst dire conditions and personal rivalries, will they ultimately survive one another? Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey DeMunn, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs. Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson, Bill Gierhart, Guy Ferland.
Children of the Hunt (2009)
[Trailer for Children of the Hunt] (1:38). Scheduled home video release: Aug 21 2012. A society hunts humans in the near future for sport. Stars: David Stevens, Paul Shaw, Darren Dalton, Crystal Largen, Alexander Isaiah Thomas, Jacques Shy, Larry Parks. Directed by: Matthew B. Moore.
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
[Trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man][Canada] (2:26). Scheduled theatrical release: Jul 3 2012. A reboot of the Spider-Man story, following Peter Parker as he is developing his super powers in high school. Stars: Andrew Garfield, Irrfan Khan, Campbell Scott, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Martin Sheen, Sally Field.. May Parker. Directed by: Marc Webb.
[Trailer for Antiviral][Canada] (1:51). Scheduled theatrical release: May 19 2012. After becoming infected with the virus that killed superstar Hannah Geist, Syd March must unravel the mystery surrounding her death to save his own life. Stars: Caleb Landry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Malcolm McDowell, Douglas Smith. Directed by: Brandon Cronenberg.
Peter and the Starcatchers (2012)
[Trailer for Peter and the Starcatcher] (1:17). Scheduled theatrical release: Apr 15 2012. An orphan boy named Peter and his pretty, mysterious new friend, Molly, overcome bands of pirates and thieves in their quest to keep a magical secret safe and save the world from evil. Stars: Matthew Saldivar, Adam Chanler-Berat, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Teddy Bergman, Arnie Burton, Matt D'Amico, Kevin Del Aguila, Carson Elrod, Greg Hildreth. Directed by: Roger Rees and Alex Timbers.
Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark (2010)
[Featurette: Opening Night] (3:45). Scheduled theatrical release: Jun 14 2011. Trailer for the Broadway musical. Stars: Reeve Carney, Rebecca Faulkenberry, Robert Cuccioli, Katrina Lenk, Michael Mulheren. Directed by: Julie Taymor, Phillip William McKinley.
Wicked: The Musical (2012)
[Featurette: Wicked - The Musical] (3:22). Scheduled theatrical release: Oct 8 2003. The untold musical story of The Wizard of Oz's Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.. before Dorothy dropped in. Based on the imaginative Gregory Maguire novel, Wicked takes a fantasy journey through the unseen side of Oz, sharing a tale of unexpected friendship and love. Stars: Jackie Burns, Chandra Lee Schwartz, Kyle Dean Massey, Randy Danson, Etai BenShlomo. Directed by: Joe Mantello.