In the past seven days, the UK got a new Prime Minister, the Masterchefs staged a walk-out, and a trailer featuring a trippy Jason Derulo-cat hybrid broke the internet. Grab yourself some popcorn and crank up the speakers for our weekly round-up of the best trailers to hit the web this week.
Based on the trailer, Tom Hooper’s star-studded adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical could be the next stage in movie-making history, or it could be the cinematic equivalent of a dodgy Snapchat filter. All we know is, Jason Derulo and Ian McKellen are finally getting to share the big screen.
Completing Asif Kapadia’s triptych of portraits of world-leading talents which began in 2010 with Senna and continued in 2015 with the Oscar-winning Amy, Diego Maradona was constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage from the iconic footballer’s personal archive. The documentary explores the duality of Diego the man and Maradona the god, and the darkness that enveloped the Argentine superstar as he shot to fame.
This action-thriller from Ang Lee stars Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin who is suddenly targeted by a mysterious young operative who can seemingly predict his every move. Gemini Man uses groundbreaking technology to enable Smith to play both the 50-year old Brogan and the 23-year-old agent pursuing him.
Zombieland 2: Doubletap
After the events of Zombieland, Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family. Starring Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, and Jesse Eisenberg, this crowd-pleasing post-apocalyptic romp promises laughs, thrills, and plenty of guns.
Angel Has Fallen
Gerard Butler is in full alpha-male mode as Secret Service agent Mike Banning, who finds himself framed for an assassination attempt on the President, played by former-God Morgan Freeman. This action-packed sequel to Olympus Has Fallen and London Has Fallen promises plenty of juicy drama, and enough explosions to satisfy all your blockbuster needs.
Rarely does a trailer promise so much yet reveal so little. All we know is that this stunning-looking movie stars Brad Pitt as Astronaut Roy McBride, who travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of humans on Earth. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.