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Trump Slammed Film, Universal Shelved It. It's About to Debut

New marketing campaign for 'The Hunt' launched ahead of March release

(Newser) - The Hunt has a release date. The controversial film in which a group of liberal elites hunt conservatives for sport hits theaters March 13, with not a single scene changed since Universal Pictures opted to shelve the film in the wake of mass shootings last year, per the New York ... More »

Cats Has Arrived and People Are ... Confused

They're human but ... not?

(Newser) - People were upset when Sonic the Hedgehog got teeth —so perhaps the makers of the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Cats should've seen this coming. A collective hiss seemed to emerge from Twitter as the first trailer for Cats dropped Thursday, featuring appearances by Jennifer Hudson, Taylor... More »

Sonic the Hedgehog to Get Redesign After Trailer Backfires

People want to know why character suddenly has teeth and 'shapely' legs

(Newser) - The film based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game is due out in November, and the moviemakers hoped the trailer released Tuesday would generate some early buzz—and it did, but not in the way they anticipated. Instead, the Guardian reports on the "considerable derision" the nearly three-minute... More »

Toy Story 4 Trailer Is Out

The old gang is back, along with a new addition

(Newser) - If you've been on the edge of your seat for the last five years , sit back: the trailer for Toy Story 4 has arrived. It confirms your favorite characters—Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz (Tim Allen), Jessie (Joan Cusack), Rex (Wallace Shawn), Bo Peep (Annie Potts)—are back for more.... More »

Your 'New Best Friend' Is an Old One in Horror Film Reboot

Chucky is headed back to the big screen this summer in 'Child's Play'; get a taste with this trailer

(Newser) - Whether you missed Child's Play the first time around (and/or any of its six sequels) or you're a Chucky superfan, a reboot of the 1988 film is on its way to movie theaters this summer—and a new trailer promises the creepy thrills you're hoping for. The... More »

Margot Robbie First Thought Tonya Harding Script Was Fiction

Her voice is an 'eerie imitation' of Tonya Harding's

(Newser) - The first teaser trailer for Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya is out—and critics are very impressed with what they've seen of Margot Robbie's performance as the disgraced figure skater. The movie follows Harding's life from her early days skating to the aftermath of the infamous 1994... More »

Internet Goes Nuts for 1st Look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi

But fans will have to wait until December to see the movie

(Newser) - Rolling Stone calls it "thrilling." While io9 goes with "glorious." But Deadspin may have summed it up best: "HELL YEAH SPACE BATTLE HELL YEAH WOO." That's right, a new Star Wars trailer dropped Friday. Audiences at Stars Wars Celebration Orlando got the... More »

5 Movie Trailers to Watch for During Super Bowl

Including 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and maybe even 'Star Wars'

(Newser) - We already know we're going to see Melissa McCarthy save the world and Budweiser upset some anti-immigration viewers , but commercial breaks during Sunday's Super Bowl will also give us brand-new looks at a bunch of Hollywood movies. Here are five films the Independent reports may debut new trailers... More »

Watch Out, Replicants, Blade Runner Trailer Is Here

Get ready for the much-anticipated Harrison Ford-Ryan Gosling matchup

(Newser) - People (and/or replicants) are buzzing online about one of the most anticipated movies of 2017. The trailer for Blade Runner 2049 was released Monday, and per USA Today , the 1:45 clip "hits all the right notes." Denis Villeneuve, director of 2016's hit Arrival, is the director... More »

Most Disliked Movie Trailer on YouTube: Ghostbusters

It's No. 23 on the list

(Newser) - Upon the release of the first full trailer for the all-female Ghostbusters reboot, io9 wrote that "everything looks perfect." Apparently not everyone agreed. In YouTube's most recent update of its "Most Disliked Videos" list , the Ghostbusters trailer took the 23rd slot, making it the most disliked... More »

Month-Long Film Gets a 7-Hour Trailer

It shows a continuous shot of a beach in Sweden

(Newser) - Swedish artist Anders Weberg says he has made 300 films, but his final "moving image" project, experimental film Ambiancé, promises to be his longest. The running time: 720 hours, or 30 days. As befitting a movie of that length, Weberg has just released a second promotional video for the... More »

Star Wars Trailer Airs, Awakens Chaos on Ticket Sites

Everyone's vying for tickets for December opening of JJ Abrams' film

(Newser) - The new Star Wars trailer debuted at halftime during ESPN's Monday Night Football, and immediately became a force to be reckoned with both on social media and ticket sites that crashed during presales for its Dec. 18 opening. Fandango and Movie Tickets both had issues after offering tickets even... More »

Star Wars Trailer Is a 'Glorious' 88-Second Tease

The Internet is naturally going nuts over 'The Force Awakens' clip

(Newser) - "There's been an awakening. Have you felt it?" That's the ominous-sounding question posed by the newly released trailer for the much-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens , the JJ Abrams-directed film set for release in December 2015, Wired reports. The clip—which blasts the familiar Star Wars theme... More »

Michelle Obama Stars in 'Funny or Die' Video

'Snackpocalypse' is fake horror movie trailer about junk food

(Newser) - No, “Snackpocalypse” is not a real movie—though it sure looks like one. The mock trailer features Chloe Grace Moretz in a world where junk food has turned people into zombies, Politico reports. It's the latest in Michelle Obama's campaign to get US schools to offer fruits... More »

It's Here: 50 Shades of Grey Trailer

Oh, and it's kinda NSFW

(Newser) - It's the moment we've all (OK, at least some of us) been waiting for—the premiere of the steamy trailer for 50 Shades of Grey, which will hit theaters just in time for Valentine's Day next year, Forbes reports. A slightly more family-friendly version of the trailer... More »

This 72-Minute 'Teaser' Is for a Month-Long Movie

The actual trailer, due in 2 years, is expected to run 7 hours and 20 minutes

(Newser) - Here's a dream come true for couch potatoes: You're not going to have to stop watching this movie for an entire month when it is ultimately released. Ambiancé, by Swedish director Anders Weberg, will be a full 720-hour film to be screened only once, starting on New Year'... More »

Voice You've Heard in Movie Trailers Is Gone

Hal Douglas, one of the 'in a world' guys, is dead at 89

(Newser) - You know the voice even if the name isn't familiar. Voice-over artist Hal Douglas, who added drama to countless movie trailers and TV promos, is dead at age 89 of pancreatic cancer, reports the Guardian . The New York Times notes that Douglas was one of three legends in the... More »

Trailer Arrives for Spielberg's Lincoln

Daniel Day-Lewis looks to be in usual form

(Newser) - One of the year's biggest movies is expected to be Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, with Daniel Day-Lewis in the title role. The movie is out November 9, and it looks like a winner to Mashable based on the newly released trailer. "We could do without the overly stirring... More »

Hobbit Trailer Has Arrived

Long-awaited trailer reveals much about An Unexpected Journey

(Newser) - An early Christmas gift for Lord of the Rings fans: The first official trailer for the first part of Peter Jackson's two-part adaptation of The Hobbit has been released, reports Wired . An Unexpected Journey, one of 2012's most hotly anticipated releases, stars Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and... More »

Incessant Hype Changes How We Watch Movies

We're more interested in next year's films than current ones: Darren Franich

(Newser) - Feeling a little underwhelmed by the summer movie season? Darren Franich at Entertainment Weekly has a theory. "It’s not that the movies are necessarily worse than they were 10 years ago," he writes. "It’s just that very few of the movies were even half as... More »

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