Worth Watching - Aug 3: New Trailer for Andrew Fleming's Hamlet 2
by Alex Billington
August 3, 2008
Focus Features has released another trailer for Hamlet 2, due out later this month. I'm not sure whether I'm a fan of this new trailer, but considering we haven't featured a trailer for Hamlet 2 since April when the red band one came out, I think it's worth mentioning. If you're still skeptical about this film, all of the quotes in the trailer are from legitamate sources - most of them loved it, a few hated it, but overall it had a generally positive response at Sundance. In fact, it actually has 100% on Rotten Tomatoes at the moment, which is quite a good sign that this isn't as stupid as the trailer makes it look. This movie is funny as hell and quirky, but one of my favorite comedies this year - so please give it a chance!
Watch the second trailer for Hamlet 2:
For more info on the film, head to the official website: hamlet2.com.
Hamlet 2 is co-written and directed by Andrew Fleming of The Craft, Dick, and Nancy Drew. The screenplay was also penned primarily by Pam Brady of South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut, Team America: World Police, and Hot Rod. Focus Features bought Hamlet 2 after its debuted at the Sundance Film Festival for an estimated $10 million. The film will hit theaters this summer on August 22nd.
Reader Feedback - 16 Comments
Darrin on Aug 3, 2008
I'd heard so much good press about this movie from Sundance, and then I saw the trailer at Comic-Con. Looked freaking stupid. I couldn't believe it. Either the movie is retarded or the trailer for it just really sucks. Vic
ScreenRant.com on Aug 3, 2008
neal on Aug 3, 2008
Ryan on Aug 3, 2008
saw step bros last night which was hilarious, now just have to see pineapple express, tropic thunder then this, damn im goin to be laughin all month
harrison on Aug 3, 2008
ohhhhhhhh man i cant wait to mother fucking see this
Jont on Aug 3, 2008
SPRINGTIME FOR HITLER, anyone?! lol 😉
egyptnation on Aug 3, 2008
I don't know what to think. The humor in the trailers makes it look like they are trying too hard to be funny. Looks pretty stupid to me, but hell, I may be proven wrong
Mr. Pockets on Aug 3, 2008
This trailer is hilarious!
Joshua on Aug 3, 2008
Oh my gosh... I cannot WAIT for this movie. I am gunna LOL SO hard!
Benny N on Aug 3, 2008
Looks stupid, in a good way, reckon it's for DVD viewing, but I don't doubt it'll be funny
Crapola on Aug 4, 2008
This looks like the lamest shit.
DCompose on Aug 4, 2008
The only good line: "I'm suing everybody!" Everything I've seen from this film has struck me as remarkably unfunny. I can't understand what the buzz is about.
kevjohn on Aug 5, 2008
It is a BRILLIANT FILM... This trailer is terrible for the movie.. it is an absolute blast... Saw it back at ShoWest.. give it a chance and right this trailer off as a terrible attempt to bottle a movie into a clean package... they failed. Doesn't do the movie justice
Dusty on Aug 7, 2008
I'm getting sick of Rock Me Sexy Jesus. It's not funny.. HAHA OH JESUS AND SEX HOW HILARIOUS It's a bad sign when you already see t-shirts everywhere with the slogan Rock Me Sexy Jesus and the movie isn't even OUT yet.. that said, I bet there will be some laughs to be had here and I'm just being cautiously pessimistic haha.
tuwhitt on Aug 9, 2008
I'think you should pray because your hit's song realy bad and ugly to hear. forgiveness they are father because they don't know what they are doing
yustinus on Aug 14, 2008
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