Trailer Round-Up: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Furious 7, and More
Welcome to another Monday Trailer Round-Up. Today’s post is split pretty evenly between this year and next. Today’s headliner, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, is followed by 2014 releases like Starry Eyes and The Better Angels. The other four trailers (for Furious 7, Paddington, Serena, and Ex Machina) are for movies coming out next year.
Enjoy each trailer below!
First up today is the final trailer for the upcoming Hunger Games adaptation The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. The third adaptation will be the second directed by Francis Lawrence and again stars Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, and Woody Harrelson. Check out our final look above before seeing the movie on November 21st.
It’s been quite the week for James Wan’s (The Conjuring) Furious 7. Not only did it get a retooled name but we got more posters and photos before this weekend’s release of the first trailer. I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for the action franchise so I’m excited to see how the seventh movie turns out. It stars Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson when it releases April 3, 2015.
Paddington – which also releases next year – unveiled a new trailer as well. I try to stay away from trailers as much as possible because they tend to give a lot away. Paddington’s newest trailer is very guilty of this so I do warn you a bit. Whether you watch it or not, you should know Paul King’s (Bunny and the Bull) comedy hits theaters January 16, 2015. It stars Hugh Bonneville (ITV’s Downton Abbey) and Ben Whishaw’s (Skyfall) voice.
Back to Jennifer Lawrence we go with a new domestic trailer for Serena. Susanne Bier’s (In a Better World) Depression-age drama stars not only Lawrence but A-lister Bradley Cooper. Despite the cast, the movie has been around for awhile and is finally being released by Magnolia on February 26, 2015. Check it out above!
Up next is The Better Angels, an interesting sounding film chronicling Abraham Lincoln’s childhood. Diane Kruger (Troy), Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty), and Brit Marling (Another Earth) all star in the movie produced by Terrence Malick. A.J. Edwards is credited as director in the movie that releases this weekend on November 7th.
You can also get a look at the upcoming horror film Starry Eyes above. Set to hit Video On Demand next weekend on November 14th, the movie is apparently about a beautiful actress struggling to make it in the business. Starry Eyes stars newcomer Alex Essoe and Amanda Fuller (Freerunner).
Alex Garland’s directorial debut Ex Machina is our final trailer today. The sci-fi thriller stars Domhnall Gleeson (About Time) and Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis). Check out the trailer is you’re interested in the project (which will come out April 10, 2015).
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