Welcome to Trailer Theater, a new, weekly column covering the best trailers and promotional videos of the past week in one, easy to discover place. It’s hard to sift through all of the new titles coming our way, so each week I’ll be sharing trailers from the more promising television shows and films on the horizon, as well as the occasional video game or book preview as well.
Coming soon to a TV or streaming device near you…
Twin Peaks – A teaser for the upcoming return of David Lynch’s masterwork featuring some familiar settings any Peaks fan can identify. Twin Peaks premieres May 21st on Showtime.
Marvel’s The Defenders – Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist come together in the first full trailer for Marvel’s The Defenders. The first season comes to Netflix on August 18th.
Okja – In this faux-promotional video, Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton), CEO of the Mirando Corporation, has a message for the world ahead of the release of Bong Joon-ho’s (Snowpiercer) newest take on the Kaiju genre. Okja hits Netflix on June 28th. In case you missed the original teaser for Okja, click here to check it out.
Coming soon to a movie theater near you…
The Dark Tower – We finally get a trailer for the very long-awaited film adaptation of Stephen king’s beloved series. The Dark Tower hits theaters on August 4th.
Alien: Covenant – An official prologue short to the upcoming release of Alien: Covenant, revealing what happened to Dr. Elizabeth Shaw and the synthetic David directly following the ending of Prometheus. Alien: Covenant is due to hit theaters on May 19th.
Kingsman; The Golden Circle – The pitch-perfect inclusion of Sinatra’s ‘My Way’ over this trailer is perfect.
It Comes At Night – The first full trailer for A24’s terrifying new thriller.
Can an injured Hal defend an interstellar hospital against an invasion from the Negative World?
To save the multiverse, can the heroes save Superman from Apokalips—and outrun the Darkest Night?