New Haywire trailer sells it
The new trailer for Haywire really does a great job of selling the film by delivering the big names in the cast, hints at some great action, and letting Gina Carano rule every scene she's in by really getting into the thick of the action.
What I particularly like about the action we're seeing in the trailer is that we are seeing it. I didn't feel like I was watching a female Bourne, and quite rightly so, here we're getting to see the action as it happens.
My problem with Bourne is that the camera was zoomed into a section of the action, the section we needed to see like a hand around the wrist of the man wielding the knife, and then we were treated to a fast blocked fight, that's where they would film the wrist being grabbed as one scene, then the knife being dropped as the next scene, then the counter move as the next, and so on, putting it all together in the editing room.
That makes for a scene you can't follow, is far too fast, and just goes by in a blur. So it's refreshing to see the action, and with a lead like Gina Carano who can actually fight you end up with a great deal of authenticity and the ability to pull back the camera and film the entire fight within minimal cuts and zooms.
I think this trailer looks great, and then there's the cast of Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, Michael Douglas, Mathieu Kassovitz, Antonio Banderas, Bill Paxton and Channing Tatum, you can't really feel like this is going to be a bad film. Oh, and of course let's not forget Steven Soderbergh directing.
The film follows Carano's black operations character that is betrayed by the people who run her. She turns on them trying to get to the top and find out why she was betrayed and by whom.
Here's the new Haywire trailer: