October 28th, 2011
11:17 AM ET
Tom Cruise's "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" arrives in theaters December 21, so it's about time we got a more informative trailer.
The clip builds on the scene set over the summer, which began with "ghost protocol" being initiated following an explosion at the Kremlin. But now we know that's not all: the explosion was a set-up, laying the blame at the feet of Cruise's Ethan Hunt and his team.
Now there are only a few members of his crew left, forced to go rogue in order to complete their mission.
Brad Bird directs the feature, which also stars Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner and Simon Pegg.
The other major trailer that dropped Thursday is the upcoming adaptation of Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax," a 3-D animated imagining of Seuss' story of environmental conservation.
Zac Efron provides the voice of Ted, a boy on the hunt for a Truffula tree in order to impress Ashley (voiced by Taylor Swift). Danny DeVito provides the voice for the Lorax, a creature who watches over and protects the land in danger of being cleaned out to make way for commercial enterprise.
"The Lorax," also starring Ed Helms and Betty White, opens on March 2, 2012.
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