40+ Trailers: Hugh Dancy, Julia Roberts, Gerard Butler, Jennifer Garner, Chris Evans, Chloe Moretz and more

The Rum Diary—two words: Johnny Depp. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 28, 2011

Hysteria might catch most people’s attention because it’s a comedy about the invention of the vibrator. However, the appeal for me is that it’s got two of my fave actors: Hugh Dancy and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Martha Marcy May Marlene, an indie film, has two more trailers out. It’s got Dancy and a breakout star, Elizabeth Olsen. Yup, she’s Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s sister. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 21, 2011

Margaret is a drama which, as far as I can tell, only has a great cast going for it. The credits include Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo, Allison Janney, Matthew Broderick, Kieran Culkin, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jean Reno, and Olivia Thirlby. Expected U.S. release date: Sept. 30, 2011

Janie Jones chronicles the relationship between a rock star father (Alessandro Nivola) and his daughter, Abigail Breslin. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Ryan Gosling and Willem Dafoe play estranged father and son in the family drama, Fireflies in the Garden. The story moves in two timelines: before and after a tragedy. Julia Roberts and Carrie-Anne Moss co-star. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 14, 2011

Melancholia‘s latest trailer shows off more cast members. Aside from Kirsten Dunst, there’s Kiether Sutherland and Alexander Skarsgard.  Expected U.S. release date: Nov. 11, 2011

You can expect more weirdness in the second trailer of The Skin I Live in. Oscar winner Pedro Almodovar directs, so there might be more to the Antonio Banderas starrer. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 14, 2011

Next up is Tyrannosaur, a UK film about a woman trying to get out of an abusive relationship. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy looks like it will be one of those smart thrillers. Here’s the international trailer starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, and Tom Hardy. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 9, 2011

In this spy movie, Page Eight, Bill Nighy launches into an investigation after Michael Gambon’s death. Rachel Weisz co-stars as a mysterious stranger. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Michelle Yeoh brings activist Aung San Suu Kyi to life in The Lady. David Thewlis (Harry Potter) plays her love interest. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

What if Butch Cassidy is alive? That’s the premise of the Western, Blackthorn. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 7, 2011

It’s happened. Hollywood’s run out of plots for thrillers. After witnessing a murder, Milla Jovovich is afflicted with “face blindness,” which means she can’t recognize Faces in the Crowd, including the perpetrator. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

If you hate spoilers, maybe you should skip The Double trailer. For some inexplicable reason, it reveals a plot twist (and probably the only one). Stars Richard Gere, Stephen Moyer, and Topher Grace. Expected U.S. release date: Sept. 23, 2011

Nicolas Cage is back in the sequel, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. To me, what’s exciting is Idris Elba (The Big C, Thor) is in it!  Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 17, 2012

In another thriller from director Joel Schumacher, Trespass revolves around a couple (Cage and Nicole Kidman) under home invasion from Cam Gigandet. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 14, 2011

Abduction finds Taylor Lautner and Lily Collins on the run after Lautner find his picture on a missing children website. Jason Isaacs, Maria Bello, Sigourney Weaver, and Alfred Molina bring acting gravitas to the John Singleton action flick. Expected U.S. release date: Sept. 23, 2011

It appears that Kate Beckinsale will spend Underworld Awakening looking for Scott Speedman—though I hope there’s more to the new installment aside from Michael Ealy. Expected U.S. release date: Jan. 20, 2012

Henry Cavill and Freida Pinto battles it out with the titans in the 300-style action-packed, Immortals. Expected U.S. release date: Nov. 11, 2011

Pinto is also the main love interest in the drama, Trishna. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

You’d think a movie about parents who meet to talk about their kids who got in a fight wouldn’t be interesting. But, Carnage is directed by Oscar winner Roman Polanski, and it stars Christoph Waltz, Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, and John C. Reilly. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 16, 2011

We Need to Talk About Kevin is based on the acclaimed book by Lionel Shriver. Reilly and Tilda Swinton have to cope with the aftermath of their son’s killing spree. As expected, the film’s being released just in time for awards consideration. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 2, 2011

For a documentary on gamers and such, check out Beyond the Game. If you ask me, they could have at least made a more interesting trailer. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

In Machine Gun Preacher, Gerarld Butler plays a criminal who turns his life around and starts helping children in Sudan. Michelle Monaghan joins him. Best of all, it’s a true story. Expected U.S. release date: Sept. 23, 2011

Another year, another Shakespeare adaptation with Coriolanus starring Butler, Ralph Fiennes, and Jessica Chastain. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 2, 2011

As another Shakespearesque film, Anonymous poses the question if The Bard really wrote all those plays. Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, and Jamie Campbell Bower are all a part of this thrilling tale. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 28, 2011

Al Pacino adds writer and director to his resume with Wilde Salome, an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s play. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, and Jack Black kick things off their bucket list in The Big Year. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 14, 2011

Kevin Spacey steps in the role of Father of Invention who tries to rebuild his life. Camilla Belle and Virginia Madsen are also in this dramedy. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 14, 2011

Swinging with the Finkels looks like a below average romantic comedy. Mandy Moore is one-half of a married couple who wants to sleep with other people. Expected U.S. release date: Aug. 26, 2011

An unfaithful wife is struck with amnesia, giving her dysfunctional family a second chance in the wacky comedy, The Family Tree. You can see Dermot Mulroney, Christina Hendricks, Rachel Leigh Cook, Selma Blair, and Jane Seymour in the green and red band trailers below. Expected U.S. release date: 2011

I still don’t think I’ll pay to see Footloose in the theaters, but the second trailer is a much more energized look at the remake. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 14, 2011

Are you ready for A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas? Expected U.S. release date: Nov. 4, 2011

50/50 teams up funny men, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen, as JGL deals with cancer. Oscar nominee Anna Kendrick acts as his shrink in this second trailer. Expected U.S. release date: Sept. 30, 2011

Tanner Hall, an indie set in an all-girls boarding school, is taking advantage of its star, Rooney Mara’s newfound success. Expected U.S. release date: already in theaters

A haunted house, haunted woman, and Daniel Radcliffe make up the movie, The Woman in Black. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 3, 2012

Set during a war, The Day follows five survivors, including Shannyn Sossamon, Dominic Monaghan, and Shawn Ashmore. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Chris Evans is a drug addict and lawyer who takes on a major corporation in the drama, Puncture. Expected U.S. release date: Sept. 23, 2011

The Texas Killing Fields looks like a promising crime drama as Sam Worthington and Jeffrey Dean Morgan set out to solve several murders. Chloe Moretz co-stars. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 7, 2011

In The Sitter, Jonah Hill babysits a couple of kids for a night when things get out of hand. The red and green band sneak peeks are actually funny. Bonus: Sam Rockwell is in the comedy, too. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 9, 2011

Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton are a married couple who can’t have children. Out of nowhere, a little boy appears on their doorstep in the Disney movie, The Odd Life of Timothy Green. Expected U.S. release date: Aug. 15, 2012

Like Crazy is a romantic movie centered on a relationship doomed by long distance and expired visas. Anton Yelchin and Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence star in this festival breakout hit. Expected U.S. release date: Oct. 28, 2011

I guess Chris Evans actually likes being in romantic comedies. Even after Captain America, he’s partnering up with Anna Faris in What’s Your Number? Super bonus: It’s really a great cast of guys: Chris Pratt, Anthony Mackie, Zachary Quinto, Joel McHale, Dave Annable, and Andy Samberg. Expected U.S. release date: Sept. 30, 2011

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