July 1st, 2010
12:22 PM ET

Trailer Park: 'Rango' and 'Paranormal Activity 2'

Good news for Johnny Depp fans, the a-list superstar has lent his voice to a new children's movie that just might be fun for the whole family. The movie is called "Rango" and tells the tale of a chameleon with a big personality and even bigger identity crisis. The unlikely protagonist soon finds himself in uncharted waters; saving a town in dire need of a hero. Gore Verbinski, who directed all three of Depp's "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, also directs this film. "Rango" isn't in theaters until next March, but you can catch the trailer now!


June 23rd, 2010
10:35 AM ET

Trailer Park: “The Smurfs,” “Middle Men,” and “Ramona and Beezus”

Every now and then an upcoming movie will release a trailer so far in advance of the film’s release, it becomes extremely clear that there really wasn’t much of a finished product to pull from.

That's the case for the much hyped live action version of the hit cartoon series, “The Smurfs.”  The film is not due out in theaters until the middle of 2011, so really, can you expect much more than a little tease?  I have to admit, though, I was a huge fan of the animated TV show, and seeing even a glimpse of the little blue crew caused all sorts of nostalgic feelings to rush back.  Does this teaser trailer do anything for you?

A movie with a much closer release date is “Middle Men,”which is set to hit the big screen on August 6.


June 15th, 2010
05:32 PM ET

Trailer Park: Disney gets 'Tangled' and 'McPhee' returns

If you like animated features and movies about hair – the planets are about to align for you!

Walt Disney Pictures’ 50th full-length animated feature, "Tangled", is headed to the big screen this November. “Chuck's” Zachary Levi lends his voice to the kingdom’s most wanted — and most charming — bandit Flynn Rider.

While hiding out in a tower after his latest heist, Flynn bumps into Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, a feisty teen with 70 feet of golden hair who’s looking for her ticket out of the tower where she’s been locked away for years. The unlikely duo set off into a hilarious, hair-raising escapade filled with adventure, humor and hair — lots and lots of hair.


June 7th, 2010
04:31 PM ET

Trailer Park: Harrison Ford's 'Morning Glory'

Harrison Ford’s new comedy, “Morning Glory,” comes with a bevy of Hollywood heavyweights, both in front of and behind the camera.

The tale of a failing morning news program is directed by “Notting Hill’s” Roger Michell, produced by “Star Trek’s” J.J. Abrams and is written by Aline Brosh McKenna, who also wrote “The Devil Wears Prada.”

As for the famous faces sharing the big screen with Ford, Rachel McAdams plays an eager TV news producer trying to pull her morning ratings out of the dumpster, while Patrick Wilson star's as McAdams' love interest. Oscar winner Diane Keaton plays Ford’s polar opposite co-anchor. “Morning Glory” opens in theaters nationwide this November.


May 31st, 2010
09:06 AM ET

Trailer Park: Michael Cera's makeover, 'Megamind' and ferocious felines

Now that TV favorites like “Lost” and “American Idol” have either found their way to boob tube heaven or are hibernating for the summer, more and more entertainment buffs like myself will be headed to the cool crisp air of their local movie house to chill out and escape in front of a bigger screen. And, with all those summer movies comes a whole new roster of movie trailers!

If you’ve always wanted to see actor Michael Cera transform from awkward, impish and easily intimidated in to a total action hero, his next film, “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” might be just the comedy for you.

In order to date the girl who has piqued his romantic interest, Scott (Cera) must defeat her seven evil ex-boyfriends. Scott’s new foes range from infamous skateboarders to vegan rock stars. The movie also stars a bevy of hot young talent including Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Alison Pill, Brandon Routh, Jason Schwartzman and recent Academy Award nominee, Anna Kendrick. The movie opens August 13.


May 24th, 2010
09:30 AM ET

Trailer Park: Zac Efron, Betty White and Helen Mirren

For the most part, Zac Efron hasn't strayed from musicals and comedies, but the young actor is stepping outside of the box with his next film.

Fans of the “High School Musical” star will soon see Efron’s serious side in the new drama, “Charlie St. Cloud.”

Efron plays the film’s title character, who appears to have it all: great friends, family and an all-around amazing life. But when tragedy strikes, everything changes and Charlie's forced to see life in a whole new way. Oscar-winner Kim Bassinger plays Efron’s mom in the film, due to arrive in theaters on July 30.


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