New trailers and clips this week: Two fairy-tale siblings, two fuzzy monsters, some vampires and werewolves, a reformed video-game bruiser, and more.
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
[Trailer for Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters][UK] (2:10). Scheduled theatrical release: Jan 11 2013. In this dark spin on the fairy tale, siblings Hansel and Gretel are a formidable team of bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. Stars: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen. Directed by: Tommy Wirkola.
Monsters Inc.: 3D Rerelease (2001)
[Trailer for Monsters Inc.] (1:23). Scheduled theatrical release: Dec 19 2012. Monsters generate their city's power by scaring children, but they are terribly afraid themselves of being contaminated by children, so when one enters Monstropolis, top scarer Sulley finds his world disrupted. Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, James Coburn, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Tilly, John Ratzenberger, Frank Oz, Bonnie Hunt, Jeff Pidgeon. Directed by: David Silverman, Peter Docter, Lee Unkrich.
- [Trailer for Monsters Inc.][Canada] (1:17).
- [Trailer for Monsters Inc.][Canada] (1:17). "
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
[Trailer 2 for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2][UK] (2:09). Scheduled theatrical release: Nov 16 2012. After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi. Stars: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Dakota Fanning Ashley Greene Jackson Rathbone. Directed by: Bill Condon."
- [Trailer 2 for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2] (2:16).
Arthur Christmas (2011)
[Trailer for Arthur Christmas][Canadian] (2:24). Scheduled home video release: Nov 6 2012. Arthur Christmas reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child's question: 'So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?' The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. Stars: James McAvoy, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Laurie, Imelda Staunton. Directed by: Sarah Smith.
The Bay (2012)
[Trailer for The Bay][Canadian] (2:26). Scheduled home video release: Nov 2 2012. Chaos breaks out in a small Maryland town after an ecological disaster occurs. Stars: Nansi Aluka, Christopher Denham, Stephen Kunken, Frank Deal, Kether Donohue, Kristen Connolly, Will Rogers. Directed by: Barry Levinson.
- [Trailer for The Bay] (2:29).
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
[Trailer 2 for Wreck-It-Ralph] (2:31). Scheduled theatrical release: Nov 2 2012. A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. Stars: John C. Reilly, Jane Lynch, Jack McBrayer, Sarah Silverman, Ed O'Neill, Rachael Harris, Stefanie Scott, Mindy Kaling. Directed by: Rich Moore.
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
[Trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man][Canadian] (2:24). Scheduled home video release: Nov 1 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.
Ruby Sparks (2012)
[Trailer for Ruby Sparks] (2:17). Scheduled home video release: Oct 30 2012. A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence. Stars: Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Chris Messina, Elliott Gould, Antonio Banderas, Annette Bening, Steve Coogan. Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris.
Cloud Atlas (2012)
[Trailer 2 for Cloud Atlas][UK] (2:24). Scheduled home video release: Oct 26 2012. An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. Stars: Tom Hanks, Hugo Weaving, Susan Sarandon, Halle Berry, Jim Sturgess, Hugh Grant, Keith David, Ben Whishaw, Jim Broadbent, James D'Arcy, Gotz Otto, Zhu Zhu. Directed by: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski.
- [Trailer for Cloud Atlas] (2:30).
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
[Trailer for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter] (2:06). Scheduled home video release: Oct 23 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.
[Trailer for Prometheus] (2:31). Scheduled home video release: Oct 11 2012. A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. Stars: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Ben Foster, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce, Lance Henriksen. Directed by: Ridley Scott.
The Mystical Laws (2012)
[Trailer for The Mystical Laws] (0:42). Scheduled theatrical release: Oct 6 2012. Happy Science CEO and founder, Master Ryuho Okawa, original creator and producer of the movies- The Final Judgement and The Mystical Laws. A story predicting the immediate future of mankind and the fight of Truth. Stars: Ayumi Fujimura, Banjo Ginga, Daisuke Hirakawa, Ken'yu Horiuchi, Miki Ito, Takehito Koyasu, Shinichiro Miki, Rin Mizuhara, Hiroshi Tsuchida, Hiroshi Yanaka, Satsuki Yukino, Ryoka Yuzuki. Directed by: Isamu Imakake.
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)
[Trailer for Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning] (1:33). Scheduled theatrical release: Oct 4 2012. While John tries to piece his reality back together, things get more complicated when he is pursued by a relentless UniSol named Magnus (Andrei Arlovski). Meanwhile, Deveraux and surviving Unisol Andrew Scott (Dolph Lundgren) are preparing to battle anarchy and build a new order ruled by Unisols without government oversight. They are weeding out the weak and constantly testing their strongest warriors in brutal, life-and-death combat. Luc has emerged operating the Unisol Church of Eventualism, taking in wayward Unisols whom the government has been secretly operating as remote-controlled sleeper agents. His mission is to liberate these Unisols from the implanted memories and the lies the government has inserted in them. Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Scott Adkins, Kristopher Van Varenberg, James Rawlings, David Jensen, Austin Naulty, Mariah Bonner. Directed by: John Hyams.
Men in Black III (2012)
[Trailer for Men In Black III][Canadian] (2:24). Scheduled home video release: Oct 1 2012. Agent J time-jumps back to the 1960s, where an alien with its sights on the younger version of Agent K poses a threat to the future of the MIB organization -- and humankind's very existence. Stars: Will Smith (Agent J), Alice Eve (Young Agent Oh), Josh Brolin (Young Agent K), Emma Thompson (Oh), Tommy Lee Jones (Agent K), Bill Hader (Andy Warhol), Michael Stuhlbarg (Griffin). Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012)
[Trailer for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1] (1:02). Scheduled home video release: Sep 25 2012. Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era? Stars: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, Wade Williams, Michael McKean. Directed by: Jay Oliva.
[TV Spot: Judgement] (0:31). Scheduled theatrical release: Sep 21 2012. In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO. Stars: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey. Directed by: Pete Travis.
Terra Nova: The Complete Series (2012)
[TV Spot: Look For It_15] (0:16). Scheduled home video release: Sep 11 2012. It is the year 2149, and humanity is in the final throes of extinction. Those fortunate enough to escape are allowed to travel back in time 85 million years to an outpost known as Terra Nova. For the Shannon family, it's a chance to reunite and start over. But once there, they face giant, carnivorous dinosaurs, and mysterious forces conspire to destroy the entire experiment - and everyone involved in it! Stars: Jason O'Mara, Stephen Lang, Shelley Conn, Landon Liboiron, Naomi Scott, Alan Mansour, Allison Miller, Christine Adams. Directed by: Jon Cassar and others.
- [TV Spot: Look For It_30] (0:31).