Must Watch: First Trailer for Coen Bros' New Comedy 'Hail, Caesar!'

October 9, 2015
Source: YouTube

Hail, Caesar! Trailer

"Who are We? The future." Universal has unveiled an outstanding first full-length trailer for the new Coen Brothers movie, written & directed by Joel & Ethan, hitting theaters early next February right in the thick of the awards season hoopla next year. Hail, Caesar! is an original comedy set in the 1950's following a Hollywood fixer trying to keep the stars' in line. George Clooney plays actor Baird Whitlock, along with Josh Brolin, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand and Jonah Hill. Helluva cast. This looks absolutely fabulous, way more wild and amusing than I was expecting for the Coens, but maybe I shouldn't be so surprised after all. I'm so there. Take a look.

Here's the first official trailer for the Coen Brothers' Hail, Caesar!, direct from Universal's YouTube:

Hail, Caesar! Poster

This new comedy from Joel & Ethan Coen is about a Hollywood fixer in the 1950s working to keep the studio's stars in line. Hail, Caesar! is both written and directed by iconic American filmmakers Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, of the films Inside Llewyn Davis, True Grit, A Serious Man, Burn After Reading, No Country for Old Men, O Brother Where Art Thou?, The Big Lebowski, Fargo, Barton Fink and Miller's Crossing. previously. "I wouldn't actually call it a 'musical comedy' — there are movies within the movie, and those movies might have comedic music, but the movie we’re making is actually not comical," composer Carter Burwell said earlier this year about the film. It has not premiered at any festivals yet. Universal will release the Coen Bros' Hail, Caesar! in limited theaters starting on February 5th, 2016 next year. You in?

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Reader Feedback - 26 Comments


Yeah...I wont be seeing that in the theatre

Trey on Oct 9, 2015


A small glimpse of irony and sarcasm from Coen Brothers? Yes, please ...

shiboleth on Oct 9, 2015


Looks just silly and not funny

DavideCoppola on Oct 9, 2015


9 times out of 10 their films are great, but always look terrible from the trailers.

eurogibbon on Oct 9, 2015


I'm in! Reminds me of the hudsucker proxy!

Xerxexx on Oct 9, 2015


These are the brothers you are looking for!!!~ Another stunner from the Brothers Coen.

DAVIDPD on Oct 9, 2015



Carpola on Oct 9, 2015


They should give an Oscar for that expression on Clooney's face in that very last shot... Hilariously brilliant :p

Jeroen on Oct 9, 2015


Looks great and what a fantastic cast. Except for Jonah Hill of course.

Charles Knowlton on Oct 9, 2015



Nielsen700 on Oct 9, 2015


Fucking dig this! Love them Coens. And how dare they not give Sir Clancy Brown billing! Ball-washin' bastids!

grimjob on Oct 9, 2015


Meh. Just more pompous, self-aggrandizing awards bait. Force Awakens of GTFO!

evilED on Oct 9, 2015


It comes out in February

Xerxexx on Oct 10, 2015


With a limited release in December to qualify...

Akirakorn on Oct 14, 2015


I suddenly have an urge to watch Barton Fink.

fazha on Oct 9, 2015


Looks like another fun movie about the making of movies, but I doubt this will rank among the best. Some of the actors feel out of place, mainly Scarlett Johansson and Jonah Hill, but Josh Brolin and George Clooney seem to be amazing in the film, so hopefully it's something incredible.

thejon93rd on Oct 10, 2015


Only one that felt out of place was Channing Tatum for me. One of Johansson earliest roles was in the Coen's The Man Who Wasn't There, and Jonah Hill proved himself with Wolf of Wall Street imo. And if this movie is better than Burn After Reading, or is as fun as O Brother Where Art Thou, or comes anywhere near Hudsucker Proxy, who cares if it ranks among their best?

Terry Craig on Oct 14, 2015


Michael: Yeppers. Jan: What did I tell you about "yeppers?" Michael: I don't... remember. Jan: I told you not to say it. Do you remember that? Michael: Yeesh... My post has nothing to do with the movie.

Quanah on Oct 10, 2015


Wait... no super heroes? I'm in.

naundob on Oct 11, 2015


pretentious and douchy? Yeah...sounds like you

SmarterThanThisIdiot on Oct 20, 2015


Jonah Hill's scene was pretty funny, Clooney looks miscast tho. Looks great overall, can't wait to see it!

Armitall on Oct 12, 2015


Yup, I'm in, even thought it's a Coen brothers "comedy"...

Michael Kingscott on Oct 12, 2015


Looks great! Really, really great!

shane willett on Oct 12, 2015


I'm already in line for this and the next ten movies the Coens do.

Jonathan on Oct 12, 2015


In. All in. But where the hell is John Goodman? Good to see Peter Jason still going strong. Great character actor.

tommyturner on Oct 13, 2015


I've said this before, and I'll say it again: Tilda Swinton scares me.

tommyturner on Oct 13, 2015

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