Today’s Weekly Trailer Roundup debuts some great upcoming movies plus teasers for TV shows releasing early next year.
Tarzan: This new, CGI version of the classic story has the character going up against an evil corporation determined to exploit the jungle he grew up in.
Watch previous film incarnations of the Lord of the Apes here: Tarzan, Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
Repentance: Anthony Mackie plays a therapist and takes on Forest Whitaker as a client.
This Weekly Trailer Roundup has something for everyone. For family audiences, the latest Muppets movie. For teens, the vampire comedy, Vampire Academy. For action fans, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s latest shoot-em-up, Sabotage. Watch these and more in the blog post below.
Muppets: Most Wanted: “It’s not easy being mean.” International mystery, mistaken identities and a whole lot of great Muppet-goodness await in this first trailer of this anticipated sequel.
Hi ho, more Muppet movies to watch right here: The Muppets, The Great Muppet Caper
Gimme Shelter: Vanessa Hudgens trades her squeaky clean image for the role of a pregnant teen who runs away from her drug addict mother to try and find a better life.
Get more starring Hudgens on the Video Unlimited service: Sucker Punch, Spring Breakers
Sabotage: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s team of elite DEA agents falls apart when the bust of a huge drug cartel exposes what may be a traitor within the ranks.
Get more of Ahhhnold in these movies: The Expendables 2, The Last Stand
Vampire Academy: This genre-blending story of a boarding school for vampires and their human protectors is a must-see for fans of the creatures of the night.
Raze: This twisted horror movie portrays dozens of women trapped and forced to fight not just for their lives but for their families as well.
Big screen versions of young adult books, Sunday School stories and true events are all represented in this week’s Trailer Roundup along with more trailers for some great movies.
Divergent: The young adult adaptation gets a second, more explanatory trailer as it shows a future society that’s heavily segregated.
Other popular adaptations of young adult fiction to the big screen: Twilight, The Hunger Games, The Mortal Instruments
Noah: Director Darren Aronofsky takes on an epic of, quite frankly, Biblical proportions in this story of a big boat and a great flood.
More amazing films directed by Darren Aronofsky: Black Swan, The Wrestler
Michael Keaton wants to put robotic peacekeepers on the streets of America, Colin Farrell wants to piece together his love-torn past, and everyone’s favorite Time Lord faces his destiny, all in this week’s Trailer Roundup!
RoboCop: Samuel L. Jackson sells us on robotic peacekeepers in this new trailer for the RoboCop reboot.
Watch more action remakes here: Total Recall (2012), Predators (2010)
Winter’s Tale: Colin Farrell is a love-struck burglar who finds himself thrust far into the future, but with no memory and no idea who he is.
This week sees second – or even third – trailers released for movies like The Wolf of Wall Street and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. But it’s not all repeat performances as Labor Day, the new drama starring Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet, gets a premiere spot.
Labor Day: This looks like a big departure for director Jason Reitman, who suddenly turns seriously dramatic after a number of lighter, funnier movies.
Enjoy more from director Reitman in these movies: Juno, Young Adult
The LEGO Movie: This second trailer features more of the plot and shows more of Emmet, the mild-mannered LEGO guy who will save the world, with some help from Batman and a host of other characters.
This week’s Trailer Roundup has a decidedly super focus, with the first trailers for the latest entries in both the Captain America and X-Men movie series. In addition we get our first look at the big-screen version of the Wayback Machine and a charming romantic drama.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier: There’s intrigue and action in spades in this first trailer. Love the first look at The Falcon in action and we want to know what Robert Redford’s character is up to.
Get more of the Star-Spangled Avenger in these movies: Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers
X-Men: Days of Future Past: After it was teased on Instagram, the first trailer shows the film as an epic character piece, with lots of talk about preventing future wars, convincing past selves and more.
Some great trailers popped up this week, including spots for another movie featuring Liam Neeson kicking terrorist butt, another movie from acclaimed writer/director Wes Anderson and, because we’re moving into Fall, some movies that will have you jumping out of your seat.
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues: This second trailer for the return of Ron, Brick, Brian and Champ brings even more laughs and sets up where the News Team is years after the original.
See where it all began and explore more from Will Ferrell here: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Non-Stop: Liam Neeson has a particular set of skills, including stopping someone from killing passengers on an international flight.
Watch Neeson kick butt in these other action dramas: Taken, The A-Team
That Awkward Moment: Three roommates navigate the perils of relationships and friendship with what looks to be pretty funny results.
Watch more movies about the awkwardness of dating: No Strings Attached, She’s Out of My League
The Starving Games: The team behind the Scary Movie franchise and other spoofs takes on Hunger Games and gets shots in on The Avengers, Lord of the Rings and more.
Get more movie parody silliness here: Meet the Spartans, Scary Movie
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit: Chris Pine leaves the captain’s chair to become a younger version of the late Tom Clancy’s favorite protagonist, going up against the villain played by director Kenneth Branagh.
Explore more adventures of Jack Ryan in these movies: The Hunt For Red October, The Sum of All Fears
I, Frankenstein: Adam, the monster Frankenstein created, still walks the Earth and he looks a lot like Aaron Eckhart in this slick new trailer.
There’s more supernatural action to be found here: Underworld, Van Helsing
Need For Speed: Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul makes the jump to the big-screen in this anticipated video game adaptation.
Check out these other fast paced racing films: The Fast and the Furious, Fast Five, Driven
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: We hear but still don’t quite see the titular dragon in this new trailer for Part 2 The Hobbit series.
Other J.R.R Tolkien books adapted to film: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey