It’s no secret that J.J. Abrams likes secrets, hence the reason why I originally panned frame by frame through the Super Bowl Super 8 trailer. I came across the date September/November/December 19, 1962 (on November 19 Fidel Castro accepts removal of Soviet weapons), while also dwelling on a frame that may or may not have been a reflection of the film’s alien creature.
Well, I decided to revisit the trailer on Apple only to discover that the Super Bowl spot has been replaced!!! The new trailer has the date, the billboard of “Lost” references, and what looks like the monster’s jaw all removed. Did we catch on quicker than they expected? Go watch the new trailer and see if you can’t find any fresh clues. Journey beyond the break to see all of the early freeze-framed stills. Paramount will release on June 10.
The following are still included and I can’t figure out what the hell I’m looking at: