Must Watch: Badass Trailer for Woody Harrelson's Defendor!

September 2, 2009

Defendor Trailer

A few weeks ago we brought you the first photos from an indie comedy called Defendor starring Woody Harrelson as a wanna-be superhero. The film is premiering at the Toronto Film Festival later this month, and we weren't expecting to see anything from it until after then, but thanks to Twitch we've got the first trailer and holy crap does this look so unbelievably awesome! I was already expecting it to look good, but not this good. Everything about this looks great, the style, the Batman-like feeling, the humor, Woody Harrelson and Kat Dennings, everything! I can't wait to this up in Toronto. Drop what you're doing and watch this!

Watch the first trailer for Defendor:

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Reality intersects with delusion in the mind of Arthur Poppington, a regular man who adopts a superhero persona known as Defendor, and combs the streets at night in search of his arch-enemy, Captain Industry.

Defendor is both written and directed by Canadian actor-turned-filmmaker Peter Stebbings, who is making his directorial debut with this film. This will be premiering at the Toronto Film Festival this month where it will be looking for a distributor. It's my guess that this will be picked up pretty quickly, as it looks like it'll play well at the fest and could be easy to market to audiences that are currently infatuated with superheroes.

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  • Robbie
    Wonderful!! 'I'm not a joke!' Great line =D
  • E from Denver
    Kinda reminds me of that movie "Special".
  • Xerxex
    first Special then Paper Man now Defendor...moning up aren't we.
  • #2 and #3 are right, awful lot of deja vu there... I'll see it though, seeing as Defendor got shot, stabbed and beaten, and still seems to be around :-) Anyhoo, it'll hold us over until Kick-Ass 😀
  • dan
    no it reminds me of Blankman starring Damon Wayans
  • swisschez
    hopefully Defendor will be better than Special, because Special was very disappointing. but from the trailer and the short clip, I have a lot of optimism for Defendor.
  • UMMM... hmmm .. well... that looks like a nice sit down movie after getting REALLY hammered at some sports bar over dinner... then should give me a good laugh I guess
  • Fuelbot
    I love the marbles.
  • beavis4play
    looks like "special". and that's ok. i thought "special" was a good movie.
  • Blue Silver
    Hey! It's Galaxia from Adam Sandler's "Anger Management". LOL. :)
  • Caleb
    this looks amazing!
  • Sancho
    that chick is hot from nick and norah
  • Any time i see Elias Koteas i just think of Casey Jones in teenage mutant ninja turtles. This looks real good though, plus for some reason Kat Dennings keeps getting hotter,movie by movie. Even if she's playing a junkie.
  • Roberto Dinamite
  • That Awesome Norwegian Guy
    Looks awesome!
  • PinkSushi
    pause at 1:18 i swear thats Leonardo Di Caprio , that due with long blond hair. lol like wtf LOL
  • This might be crazy enough to work...and how can go go wrong with Elias Koteas??
  • S
    For some reason I get the feeling from this trailer the movie is going to end up being like "Observe and Report" where the trailer made it look like a goofy movie but the actual product is a lot darker.
  • E from Denver
    @ 16 I can't even pause that fast!!
  • Alfredo
    Agree with you #18. I got the same vibe towards the end of the trailer.
  • Sean
    Looks more sad than funny. :(
  • viral
    its like lars and the real girl - just instead of the doll he's a superhero, and instead of ryan gosling its harrelson... and instead of it being good its going to be garbage.. pity i like woody harrelson....
  • Rachel Replicant
    its exactly like star wars, except instead of star wars its Defendor I liked SPECIAL a lot, this looks like someone took that premise and gave it a bigger budget? or could be something original and unique in its take of the vigilante hero.. either way, looks like fun!
  • esophus
    I liked this movie better when it was called BLANKMAN.
  • Bri
    While this looks fun and all I really wish Mark Hamill's Black Pearl got made instead. The BP comic aint so great...but the screenplay was killer...
  • Johoney
    @ 14 :) I've watched that, "PLEASE GOD NOT THE LIME JUICE" scene like 25 times and it just keeps getting funnier!
  • Defeatedfrog
    Hey, #13, I thought I was the only one...LOL!
  • neonblue120
    @ number 7 yeah really very smashed and it maybe bearable
  • Deutoplasm
    What about Blank Man....reminds me of that shit.
  • The Dude
    Hey dudes, listen to yerselves's a movie, if you have doubts about it don't go to the theater and watch it man...instead like watch it later on dvd or tv dudes. I'm a fan of Harrelson so I'm sure it is worth seeing, at least one time man. alright dudes chill out man yer not the ones with piss on yer rugs




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