Videos and Trailers
“Our latest swede is here, PACIFIC RIM. Giant robots versus giant monsters, what more can you ask for?!” Following their sweded trailers for ‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘The Avengers’ and ‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ the awesome folks over at Dumb Drum have put together this super low budget, shot-for-shot remake of the ‘Pacific Rim’ trailer. Additionally, I’ve also posted the side-by-side comparison video of the original trailer and the sweded version.
Set for a July 12th 2D and 3D release, ’Pacific Rim’ is set in 2025, the 12th year of a war against giant malevolent alien creatures who reside in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. To combat its annihilation, the planet must band together and use highly advanced weapons technology to eradicate the growing threat. Undoubtedly one of my most anticipated movies of 2013, ‘Pacific Rim’ boasts a stellar cast of Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Robert Kazinsky, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Willem Dafoe, Ron Perlman and Max Martini. Guillermo del Toro directs. The official synopsis for ‘Pacific Rim’ can be read below the videos.
Following the featurettes focusing on Channing Tatum’s Duke, Adrianne Palicki’s Lady Jaye, D.J. Cotrona’s Flint, Bruce Willis’ General Joe Colton and Byung-Hun Lee’s Storm Shadow, Paramount Pictures has debuted these three behind-the-scenes featurettes for ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation,’ focusing on Ray Park’s Snake Eyes, Robert Baker’s Cobra Commander and Ray Stevenson’s Firefly. Released on March 27th, the film is directed by Jon Chu (Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Step Up 2: The Streets).
A follow-up to the 2009 release ‘G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra,’ which grossed more than $300 million worldwide, Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro and di Bonaventura Pictures, presents G.I. Joe: Retaliation. In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy, Cobra, they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. The film stars D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee, Adrianne Palicki, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce, RZA, Ray Stevenson, Channing Tatum with Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson. Directed by Jon M. Chu, and produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brian Goldner, written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick based on Hasbro’s G.I. Joe® characters, the film is scheduled to be released on March 29, 2013.
Dimension Films set loose this new poster and trailer for ‘Scary Movie 5.’ Starring Ashley Tisdale, Erica Ash, Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen, Simon Rex, Molly Shannon, Terry Crews, Marisa Saks, Heather Locklear, Jasmine Guy, Angie Stone, Kate Walsh, Angela “Big Ang” Raiola, Snoop Dogg, Sherée Whitfield, Mike Tyson, Audrina Patridge, Kendra Wilkinson and Katt Williams, the spoof comedy arrives in cinemas on April 12th.
In Scary Movie 5, happily married couple Dan and Jody begin to notice some bizarre activity once they bring their newborn baby Aiden home from the hospital. But when the chaos expands into Jody’s job as a ballet dancer and Dan’s career as an Ape researcher, they realize they’re family is being stalked by a nefarious demon. Together, with the advice of certified experts and the aid of numerous cameras, they must figure out how to get rid of it before it’s too late.
Walt Disney Pictures has unveiled this new international trailer for their upcoming action-adventure film, ‘The Lone Ranger.’ A first-rate cast has been assembled for ‘The Lone Ranger,’ with Armie Hammer (The Social Network) taking on the role of the titular character, Johnny Depp playing Tonto, and the likes of Ruth Wilson, William Fichtner, Helena Bonham Carter, James Badge Dale, Barry Pepper, Tom Wilkinson and James Frain co-starring. The film, which takes place in 1869, is directed by Gore Verbinski for Walt Disney Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films. ‘The Lone Ranger’ marks Verbrinski and Depp’s fifth collaboration after the first trio of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movies and the Oscar-winning ‘Rango.’
The film is described as “a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought tolife through new eyes. Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice—taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.” ‘The Lone Ranger’ has been pencilled in for a July 3rd release in the US and a August 9th release in the UK. Check out the production notes and official synopsis for ‘The Lone Ranger’ below the trailer.
FilmDistrict has unleashed, via iTunes Movie Trailers, this new behind-the-scenes featurette for Antoine Fuqua’s (Training Day, Shooter) ‘Olympus Has Fallen.’ Pencilled in for a March 22nd bow in the US and a April 19th release in the UK, the action-thriller stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Dylan McDermott, Ashley Judd, Melissa Leo, and Rick Yune. The synopsis for the film can be read below.
When the White House (Secret Service Code: “Olympus”) is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning’s inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President, and avert an even bigger disaster.
With the release of the film on the horizon, Yahoo! Movies has premiered this new behind-the-scenes featurette for writer/director Joseph Kosinski’s (Tron: Legacy) ‘Oblivion.’ Starring Tom Cruise, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Morgan Freeman, Mellissa Leo and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, ‘Oblivion’ is based on Kosinski’s own Radical Publishing comic book series. The film takes place in an apocalyptic future where most of the population live in clouds above an earth surface that has been rendered uninhabitable. ‘Oblivion’ is pencilled in for a April 12th release date.
Tom Cruise stars in Oblivion, an original and groundbreaking cinematic event from the director of TRON: Legacy and the producer of Rise of the Planet of the Apes. On a spectacular future Earth that has evolved beyond recognition, one man’s confrontation with the past will lead him on a journey of redemption and discovery as he battles to save mankind.