As promised, I give you the first trailer for Universal Pictures’ The Wolfman, which stars Benicio del Toro as the transforming beast that arrives in theaters February 12, 2010. I really hope there’s a solid story here, because this trailer gives it ALL away. We see Del Toro get attacked, we see him transform (multiple times) and then we see the Wolf Man pouncing from roof to roof and howl at the moon… couldn’t they leave something to the imagination? Beyond the intense over use of digital backgrounds the trailer does look somewhat cool, what do you guys think? Check out a bunch of new stills and then read on to see us what YOU think of the hairy monster’s return.
Lawrence Talbot is a haunted nobleman lured back to his family estate after his brother vanishes. Reunited with his estranged father, Talbot sets out to find his brother…and discovers a horrifying destiny for himself.
Lawrence Talbot’s childhood ended the night his mother died. After he left the sleepy Victorian hamlet of Blackmoor, he spent decades recovering and trying to forget. But when his brother’s fiancée, Gwen Conliffe, tracks him down to help find her missing love, Talbot returns home to join the search. He learns that something with brute strength and insatiable bloodlust has been killing the villagers, and that a suspicious Scotland Yard inspector named Aberline has come to investigate.
As he pieces together the gory puzzle, he hears of an ancient curse that turns the afflicted into werewolves when the moon is full. Now, if he has any chance at ending the slaughter and protecting the woman he has grown to love, Talbot must destroy the vicious creature in the woods surrounding Blackmoor. But as he hunts for the nightmarish beast, a simple man with a tortured past will uncover a primal side to himself…one he never imagined existed.
Joe Johnston (“Jurassic Park III”) directs “The Wolfman,” and six-time Oscar-winning special effects artist Rick Baker brings his design and makeup talents to transform Del Toro into the fearsome title character.
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