To put it simple, this week was trailer insanity. While we were able to cover the brand new trailers for Warcraft, The Magnificent Seven, Jason Bourne, and Independence Day: Resurgence, at least four other noteworthy trailers were released that deserve to be talked about. So before we all dissect the new X-Men: Apocalypse trailer that was announced for tomorrow, let’s take a look at this past week in trailers with a few that may have been a bit overshadowed.
They include: the biopic based The Founder, which stories the origin of McDonald’s founder, Ray Croc (played by Michael Keaton); the mystery thriller The Girl on the Train, which is based on the novel of the same name and stars Emily Blunt; Bryan Cranston’s The Infiltrator, which is based on a true story involving Pablo Escobar; and Woody Allen’s romantic dramedy Café Society, which is set in 1930s Hollywood.
After checking out a few trailers you may have missed over the past week, jump in the comments and let us know what your thoughts. Which one was your favorite? Which one was your not-so favorite? Are you looking forward to any now? Sound off below.
Release date: August 5th.
Tells the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.
The Girl on the Train
Release date: October 7th.
In the thriller, Rachel (Emily Blunt), who is devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.
Release date: July 15th.
Based on a true story, Federal agent ROBERT “BOB” MAZUR (Bryan Cranston) goes deep undercover to infiltrate Pablo Escobar’s drug trafficking scene plaguing the nation in 1986 by posing as slick, money-laundering businessman Bob Musella. Teamed with impulsive and streetwise fellow agent EMIR ABREU (John Leguizamo) and rookie agent posing as his fiancé KATHY ERTZ (Diane Kruger), Mazur befriends Escobar’s top lieutenant ROBERTO ALCAINO (Benjamin Bratt). Navigating a vicious criminal network in which the slightest slip-up could cost him his life, Mazur risks it all building a case that leads to indictments of 85 drug lords and the corrupt bankers who cleaned their dirty money, along with the collapse of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, one of the largest money-laundering banks in the world.
Release date: August 12th.
The film tells the story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.