34 Trailers: Hangover 2, Natalie Portman, Justin Timberlake + Films by Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hanks, Woody Allen and more

Family ties come to a head at a wedding in the comedic film, Jumping the Broom. It features a mostly African-American cast including Paula Patton (Precious), Angela Bassett (How Stella Got Her Groove Back), and Loretta Devine (Grey’s Anatomy). Julie Bowen (Modern Family) adds some milk to the mix. Expected U.S. release date: May 6, 2011

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night offers the same look as Sin City with a more sarcastic overall tone like Ocean’s 11. In the film, Brandon Routh (Superman) is a detective who’s out to capture monsters. Expected U.S. release date: April 29, 2011

Up next is the second trailer for Last Night, a drama about infidelity. A married couple, Sam Worthington (Clash of the Titans) and Keira Knightley (Atonement), both find themselves with someone else for a night. Will they or won’t they cheat? Expected U.S. release date: May 6, 2011 (limited)

If you’ve always wanted to see a puny Chris Evans (Fantastic Four) , here’s your chance. Captain America, one of many based on Marvel comics, has bragging rights to Evans, Hugo Weaving (The Matrix), Stanley Tucci (The Devil Wears Prada), Dominic Cooper (Mamma Mia), and Oscar-nominee Tommy Lee Jones. Expected U.S. release date: July 22, 2011

One of my favorite books as a child was Mr. Popper’s Penguins. I don’t remember much about it; I just remember that I liked it. (Hee.) I guess that’s a good enough reason as any to watch the movie adaptation starring Jim Carrey (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective). Not to mention the oh-so-cute penguins! Expected U.S. release date: June 17, 2011

Life is so kind that it has granted us, not one, but two trailers for 50 Cent movies. One is Things Fall Apart, which tries to pass itself off as an inspirational movie about a football player. The trailer isn’t very successful in doing so. Ray Liotta (Heartbreakers) co-stars. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

The other 50 Cent film is called, Set Up. Somehow, Ryan Philippe (Cruel Intentions) and Bruce Willis (Die Hard) got sucked into this one. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Yay for more movies with hot thang, Taylor Kitsch! The Bang Bang Club tells the story of photo journalists capturing the conflict in South Africa. Kitsch (Friday Night Lights) and Philippe play the photographers while Malin Akerman (Watchmen) is their editor. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

The selling point for the drama, Sympathy for Delicious, is that it’s Mark Ruffalo’s directorial debut. The project also attracted Orlando Bloom (Elizabethtown), Juliette Lewis (Whip It), and Laura Linney (The Big C). Even Ruffalo (The Kids are Alright) shows off his acting chops, in case we’d forgotten how talented he is. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

It’s too bad that Cinema Verite won’t be shown in theaters. After all, it sounds pretty interesting. (It’s a movie made for HBO.) Verite is about a married couple, Diane Lane (Unfaithful) and Tim Robbins (Shawshank Redemption), who agree to be filmed for reality TV in the ’70s. Only, unlike today, they were seen as crazy for wanting to do that at the time. James Gandolfini (The Sopranos) plays the show’s executive producer. Expected U.S. release date: April 23, 2011

You a fan of J.J. Abrams (Lost)? His next project is the thriller, Super 8, with actors Eric Chandler (Friday Night Lights) and Elle Fanning (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button). Expected U.S. release date: June 10, 2011

While there are some who believe the world will end in 2012, others think it will come earlier—on 11-11-11. That’s the premise of this horror movie with no celeb to speak of. Expected U.S. release date: Nov. 10, 2011

Fresh off her Oscar, Natalie Portman (Black Swan) will be flexing her comedic muscle in Your Highness. Set in medieval times, she’s joined by James Franco (127 Hours), Danny McBride (Pineapple Express), and Zooey Deschanel (500 Days of Summer). Expected U.S. release date: April 8, 2011

Previously, there have been two trailers for Hop, none of which make me want to see the animated picture. This third trailer is the one they should have been using from the start. It would at least make me want to watch it if I were a kid since it shows more of the adventure aspect (Hello, easter egg factory!) and less of the slapstick comedy that even children could care less about. Stars: Russell Brand (Forgetting Sarah Marshall), James Marsden (Enchanted), and Kaley Cuoco (Big Bang Theory). Expected U.S. release date: April 1, 2011

Brand (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) is also Arthur, a spoiled rich kid who has to learn to be independent. He gets a little help from his nanny, Helen Mirren (The Queen). Jennifer Garner (13 Going on 30) is in on the fun, too. You can view the second trailer below. Expected U.S. release date: April 8, 2011

Check out Bag of Hammers, an indie comedy about immature grown-ups, one of them being Jason Ritter (The Event). He shares the screen with Rebecca Hall (The Town). Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Hall has another film coming out called, Everything Must Go, and it looks like it’s the better of the two. Her co-star is Will Ferrell and the Oscar-nominated Laura Dern. IMO, Ferrell should totally go for more roles like this one, which is in the same vein as his past work, Stranger Than Fiction. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

The comedy, Bridesmaids, walks down the aisle with a second trailer. Its cast includes Saturday Night Live alums, Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig. Expected U.S. release date: May 13, 2011

Not that I care, but for those of you that do, I give you Cars 2. Expected U.S. release date: June 24, 2011

Cat Run tries to be a crime caper, but if the video’s any indicator, it’s a flop. Maybe this is to Paz Vega (Spanglish) as Woman on Top was to Penelope Cruz. Someday Vega will have her Oscar nomination and a Javier Bardem. Expected U.S. release date: April 1, 2011

Bad Teacher has Cameron Diaz (There’s Something About Mary), Justin Timberlake (The Social Network), and Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) in its lineup. Diaz stars as the bad teacher who’s looking to seduce her new and rich counterpart, Timberlake. Meanwhile, Segel, the P.E. instructor, pines for her. Below are the green and red band trailers. Expected U.S. release date: June 24, 2011

Imagine you’re a soldier on a special mission. You are transported to inhabit another man’s body multiple times to figure out how the train you’re in was bombed. Imagine no further with trailer no. 2 of the Source Code. Jake Gyllenhaal (Jarhead), Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air), and Michelle Monaghan (Eagle Eye) headline the movie. Expected U.S. release date: April 1, 2011

Fast Five sells itself as the last Fast and the Furious movie. We can only hope. Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, and Jordana Brewster reunite with new additions like rapper Ludacris and Dwayne Johnson (The Scorpion King). Expected U.S. release date: April 29, 2011

Kung Fu Panda 2 is coming! Jack Black (Nacho Libre), Angelina Jolie (Mr. and Mrs. Smith), and Jackie Chan (Rush Hour) are all back for the sequel. Expected U.S. release date: May 26, 2011

Puss In Boots is—you guessed it—the spin-off to Shrek. Antonio Banderas (The Mask of Zorro) lends his voice along with Amy Sedaris (Maid in Manhattan) and Billy Bob Thornton (Bad Santa). Expected U.S. release date: Nov. 4, 2011

Four words: The Hangover Part 2. Catch two trailer versions below. Expected U.S. release date: May 26, 2011

The Three Musketeers is a good story. You’ve got the action, the hero, D’Artagnan (Logan Lerman from Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief), and the camaraderie (one of the musketeers is played by Matthew Macfayden from Pride and Prejudice). Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil) directs and Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds) and Milla Jovovich (The Fifth Element) co-star. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 14, 2011


Based on Sara Gruen’s best-selling novel, Water for Elephants is about the ongoings of a circus and its performers, namely Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line), Robert Pattinson (Twilight), and Waltz (Inglourious Basterds). Expected U.S. release date: April 22, 2011

Here’s a another peek at Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. This trailer is much better than the first. It shows more of the story so we understand that the mermaids won’t be just a passing scene. The sea creatures will also be interpreted in Jerry Bruckheimer action style, which looks awesome. Johnny Depp (The Tourist) and Penelope Cruz (Blow) star. Bonus: Cruz talks about Depp’s notorious prank on Jimmy Kimmel. Expected U.S. release date: May 20, 2011

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Inception) is Hesher, nothing but a bum before he strikes a friendship with a young boy. Portman (Black Swan) is along for the ride in the promising drama with a 7-star rating on IMDb.com. (Skip to 0:14.) Expected U.S. release date: April 2011

Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) turns on the charm in co-star, Tom Hanks’ directorial feature, Larry Crowne. In it, Hanks goes back to college with Roberts as the professor he falls for. Is there nothing he can’t do? Apparently not. Hanks also co-wrote the film with Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding). Expected U.S. release date: July 1, 2011

Taken from the pages of Emily Giffin’s best-seller, Something Borrowed follows best friends Ginnifer Goodwin (He’s Just Not That Into You) and Kate Hudson (How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days). Things get fuzzy when Hudson gets engaged to Goodwin’s crush. Who knew the second trailer would be better than the first? Expected U.S. release date: May 6, 2011

You can feel the Woody Allen and Paris right from the beginning of Midnight in Paris trailer. The star-studded cast includes Owen Wilson (Darjeeling Limited), Rachel McAdams (The Notebook), Kathy Bates (About Schmidt), Michael Sheen (Underworld) as well as Oscar winners Adrien Brody and Marion Cotillard. Expected U.S. release date: May 11, 2011


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