New Wanted trailer in HD
There's a new trailer online for Wanted, the film version of the heavily adapted comic book series by Mark Millar which stars James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman and is directed by the Russian Watch trilogy director, Timur Bekmambetov.
I was hoping that this trailer would give us more on the story and less of the cool effects scenes, but you know what, it's given us both.
There's a bit more action in that the scenes that we've already caught glimpses of are extended a little more, and the characters have more explanatory dialogue in this trailer. There's a little more concentration on the characters and their relationship, although the focus is still on the stylised action.
I'm beginning to have a little doubt about this film. I was concerned about the radical changes from the original comic series, but then these things happen and the transition to film often calls for it, and to be fair, we can often end up with a better film.
Saying that, there's a clear focus on a few set effects pieces throughout the trailer and on the concept of who these hit-people are, and I'm just starting to wonder if we're going to actually get more, and indeed enough, on the character and plot side.