Clip Mania: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, and More
After a delay last week (due to the extended weekend), I’ve put together quite the star-studded Clip Mania. Upcoming movies we should all be excited about, including The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, The Wolf of Wall Street, American Hustle, August: Osage County, and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, all (except The Wolf of Wall Street) have multiple new clips. Also, next year’s Kickstarter-based Veronica Mars movie released its first clip.
In case you (somehow) forgot, Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is coming up. It releases in just over a week on December 13th. The sequel to last year’s An Unexpected Journey returns Legolas (Orlando Bloom), who can be seen above. Two new clips are available for the movie that returns Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, and many more.
Two new clips also came online for Adam McKay’s Anchorman sequel. Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, and David Koechner are among the returners in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Set to release on December 18th (just a short time after The Hobbit), it’d be in your best interest to watch the new scenes.
A week after Anchorman 2 will be Martin Scorsese’s (Hugo) The Wolf of Wall Street. The above clip stars Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio. Matthew McConaughey (Magic Mike) is also starring in the film based on Jordan Belfort’s memoir. It’ll hit theaters on December 25th.
For my money, though, I’m most excited for American Hustle. I’ve featured the two newest clips for David O. Russell’s (Silver Linings Playbook) drama starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper above. Spectacularly, the great cast doesn’t stop there because Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale, and Amy Adams also play huge parts in the movie. It’ll hit theaters at the same time as The Hobbit (December 13th) with a nationwide expansion planned for December 20th.
Shifting back to Christmas, Tracy Letts’ play-turned-movie August: Osage County is releasing. Three clips – that show off Meryl Streep, Ewan McGregor, Julia Roberts, and Benedict Cumberbatch – are now available. John Wells directs the movie that has stiff competition on December 25th.
One of August: Osage County’s foes will be The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. I’m also very enamored with this movie, which is directed and stars Ben Stiller. When it hits theaters on December 25th, we can see him, Adam Scott (NBC’s Parks and Recreation) and Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids). Check out the two newest clips above.
Our escape from 2013 comes with next year’s Veronica Mars movie. Creator Rob Thomas will direct the movie that’ll star Kristen Bell and James Franco (as a cameo). Take a gander at the first clip above. You’ve got some time, though, because it won’t release in theaters until March 14, 2014.
Thanks and have a fantastic weekend!
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