A Russian trailer for the animated family film Hotel Transylvania has gone online. Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky (Samurai Jack), the story centers on Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) trying to throw a party for his daughter Mavis’ 118th birthday, but his plans go haywire when a human (Andy Samberg) comes to the hotel and develops a crush on Mavis. The trailer is in Russian but the visuals are charming (particularly the use of silhouettes), and the movie could be a bit of lighthearted fun. However, I seriously doubt that Sandler will sound like his Russian voice actor counterpart.
Hit the jump to check out the trailer. The movie also features the voices of David Spade (Griffin the Invisible Man), Steve Buscemi (Wayne the Werewolf), Kevin James (Frankenstein), Molly Shannon (Wanda the Werewolf), and Cee Lo Green (Murray the Mummy). Hotel Transylvania opens in 3D on September 21st. [Update: We've been asked by the studio to remove the trailer. We'll have an official trailer up for you once it's released].
I couldn’t spot any new footage in the German trailer for The Avengers, but there’s definitely some new stuff in a Russian trailer that just went online. For example, there’s a brief dialogue exchange between Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and Loki (Tom Hiddleston), but it’s dubbed in Russian. However, I believe it’s the exchange Tommy saw in English at D23 earlier this year. According to Tommy, Loki says, “He has an army,” and Stark replies, “We have a Hulk.” There’s also some brief shots of Captain America (Chris Evans) jumping out of a plane and Loki dealing some damage to our fine planet and its citizens.
Hit the jump to check out the Russian trailer. The film also stars Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, and Samuel L. Jackson. The Avengers opens in 3D on May 4, 2012.
How good is this Russian trailer for X-Men: First Class? I didn’t understand a word of it and yet I now want to see the movie even more. There’s plenty of new footage in this trailer, and it looks like the story is more centered on Magneto (Michael Fassbender) than it is on Professor X (James McAvoy). I have absolutely no problem with that. And yet, I can’t help but feel that once again we’re being set up for a letdown. It’s a feeling that has nothing to do with the quality of trailers or the footage we’ve seen so far. It’s a feeling that comes from the one-two punch of X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
Hit the jump to check out the trailer. X-Men: First Class also stars January Jones, Rose Byrne, Oliver Platt, and Kevin Bacon. It opens June 3rd.