It has been a busy week in trailers, with the sneak peek of Marvel’s The Punisher setting fan conversation ablaze, and the adventurous Tomb Raider trailer finally dropping.
— If you have had trouble keeping up with what is happening in the world of movies and television this week, check out our list of most noteworthy trailers below:
Top trailers released this week:
1. 1922 – Premieres October 20th on Netflix
Netflix’s adaptation of Stephen King’s novella ‘1922’, tells the story of a man confessing to his wife’s murder. The film is told from the perspective of the unreliable Nebraskan narrator Wilfred James, as he describes how he conspires to kill his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate. However, things start to unravel when he buries her body, finds himself terrorised by rats, and becomes convinced his wife is haunting him.
2. Marvel’s The Punisher – Premieres 2017 (date yet to be announced) on Netflix
Netflix has released a violent trailer for Marvel’s The Punisher that has everyone talking, but they seem to have forgotten to let fans in on one important detail – the release date. The series follows Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), who, after exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York’s criminal underworld. Now known throughout the city as The Punisher, he must discover the truth about injustices that affect more than his family alone.
3. Murder on the Orient Express trailer #2 – Premieres in Cinemas November 10
Based on the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, 20th Century Fox’s Murder on the Orient Express takes you on a lavish European train ride turned murder mystery. The stylish thriller tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone’s a suspect and one man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.
4. Tomb Raider – Premieres in Cinemas March 2018
Warner Bros. Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures have finally released the trailer for Tomb Raider. The film sees the character Lara Croft (made famous through the Square Enix video game franchise) push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared. The Tomb Raider film will tell the origin story of Lara Croft (Oscar winner Alicia Vikander) as she goes on an adventure that makes her a global hero.
5. Isle of Dogs – Premieres in Cinemas March 23, 2018
The trailer for the Wes Anderson directed comedy Isle of Dogs has landed. Set in a dystopian future Japan, the film tells the story of ATARI KOBAYASHI, a 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies across the river in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.
6. Ferdinand – Premieres in Cinemas December 15, 2017
The 20th Century Fox animated film Ferdinand tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can’t judge a bull by its cover. The film stars the voice talents of John Cena, Kate McKinnon, David Tennant, Bobby Cannavale, and Peyton Manning.
7. Happy Death Day – Premieres in Cinemas October 20, 2017
From Blumhouse, the creators of Split and Get out, comes a groundhog day of death. Happy Death Day follows a college student (Jessica Rothe) who relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity. The film is directed by Christopher Landon (Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones).
8. GAGA: Five Foot Two – Now streaming on Netflix
The Netflix documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two follows the life of Lady Gaga like you have never seen it before. Directed by Emmy nominated filmmaker Chris Moukarbel (Banksy Does New York, Me at the Zoo) the film is shot over an eight-month period in the style of cinema verité. The film gives viewers an unfiltered, behind-the-scenes access as Gaga spends time with close friends and family members, records and releases her 2016 album Joanne and, deals with personal struggles.
9. All I see Is You – In US Cinemas 27 October 2017
Starring Blake Lively, the drama/thriller All I See Is You follows a young woman who is haunted by the accident that took her sight years earlier. Living in Bangkok with her husband, James, she undergoes a cutting-edge operation that restores the vision to her right eye. But, now that Gina can see, she realises that her newfound independence makes James feel jealous, threatened and insecure.
10. November Criminals – In Cinemas 8 December 2017
Starring Ansel Elgort and Chloë Grace Moretz, November Criminals follows a high school senior Addison and his friend Digger who attempt to solve the death of a fellow student.
11. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle trailer #2 – In Cinemas Christmas 2017
Following the release of the controversial Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle trailer, Sony Pictures Entertainment has released a second trailer which has gotten a slightly better fan reception. The sequel film follows four teenagers who are sucked into the modern video game version of Jumanji. The teens are thrust into the game’s jungle setting, into the bodies of their avatars, played by Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan.
12. The Flash season four – Tuesday, October 10 on The CW
After sacrificing himself to the speed force prison in order to save his friends, family and the rest of humanity, Barry Allen is back home – but something isn’t quite right. In the brand-new promo for The Flash season 4, Barry Allen returns to Central City…but is he the same Barry that left? Looking a little dead behind the eyes, the usually optimistic hero might need some time to warm up before he is back to his good old’ self. But, something tells me he won’t be having a vacation anytime soon.
13. The Meyerowitz Stories – premieres on Netflix October 13
Starring Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, and Elizabeth Marvel, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) tells the emotional, and comic intergenerational tale of adult siblings contending with the long shadow their strong-willed father (Dustin Hoffman) has cast over their lives.
14. Peter Rabbit – premieres March 2018
The trailer for Peter Rabbit tells the mischievous adventures of the hero who has captivated generations of readers. In the film, Peter’s feud with Mr. McGregor escalates as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover next door.