Animation Wednesday: Second Full Length Planet 51 Trailer
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs opens today and that means all the other studios (mainly Sony Pictures) are putting out there new trailers for their upcoming animated movies. First up we have the second full length trailer for Planet 51 on Yahoo. Featuring the voice talents of Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman, and John Cleese. The story is a complete spin on the normal sci-fi tale in that an astronaut lands on a planet and discovers a new civilization, except to them, he is the alien. This looks quirky and fun, like any other animated movie. Nice touch with The Killer's "Spaceman", too.
Watch the theatrical trailer for Planet 51:
You can also watch the Planet 51 trailer in High Definition on Yahoo
The inhabitants of Planet 51 live in fear of alien invasion. Their paranoia is realized when an astronaut arrives from Earth. Befriended by a young resident, he has to avoid capture and recover his spaceship.
Planet 51 is co-directed by first-time filmmakers Jorge Blanco, Javier Abad, and Marcos Martínez of Ilion Animation based out of Madrid, Spain. The screenplay was written by Joe Stillman, of Shrek and Shrek 2 in addition to episodes of "Beavis and Butt-Head" and "King of the Hill" previously. Sony Pictures is landing Planet 51 in theaters everywhere on November 20th this upcoming Thanksgiving. Will you be seeing it?
Reader Feedback - 28 Comments
I dont find a difference between the second trailer and the 1st one.
Jack on Jul 1, 2009
Looks cute. Might give it a try. I love the 'dog'.
Barb on Jul 1, 2009
cute trailer. I'll pass. though I still want to see that other alien animation movie from earlier this year... that looked more interesting.
dave13 on Jul 1, 2009
Terra. thats what its called.
dave13 on Jul 1, 2009
I already saw monsters and aliens.. it sucked.
Jay on Jul 1, 2009
Yeah looks funny but going to pass this one...................
SHANEDAV on Jul 1, 2009
ii was in the room when they came up with this movie... the conversation went like this "we got to write a new family movie... any thoughts?" "well lets write an alien movie" "ok but it cant be like ET or all those other family alien movies... so how do we change it up?" "well lets make all the people aliens, and the alien a person?" "fucking!.... THAT'S BRILLIANT TED!"
DoomCanoe on Jul 1, 2009
Is it that you love Justin Long or is he actually in the movie twice?
thetylerw on Jul 1, 2009
this makes me cringe less than the teaser trailer, but still... not a chance.
-Peter- on Jul 1, 2009
Looks a lot better than the first trailer indicated.
Timothy on Jul 1, 2009
So...yeah. I love Netflix.
w00t!!! on Jul 1, 2009
Is that an error over at imdb where it says Dwayne Johnson's the main character? Because I'm trying my darndest to imagine and it doesn't sound like him
Jaf on Jul 1, 2009
"Hello.. I'm a Mac."
nem on Jul 2, 2009
This animation flicks looks good too! Awesome!
Rickmeister on Jul 2, 2009
The animation looks really good and at first I thought Pixar is behind it, but it turns out it's a new animation company Ilion Animation Studio. Good to see others do excellent work too.
Claudiu on Jul 2, 2009
Definitely does not sound like "The Rock". Still looks good. I was kind of hoping and liked the idea of the mumbling alien (the human) being a faceless astronaut. Now here he is showing his face.
Allen L. on Jul 2, 2009
Looks very funny. This could be the Rock's best movie. It really doesn't sound like him though. Wait, he could be acting. That would be a first.
Moviegimp on Jul 2, 2009
ummmm... surprised that I am interested in the film... but I am now... oddddddd
Dusty on Jul 2, 2009
Haha, awesome =p
Robbie on Jul 2, 2009
i'm waiting for the dvdrip
fucku on Jul 2, 2009
These jokes are stuck in 1969.
Henry Jones Sr. on Jul 2, 2009
WOW, "Spaceman" was so fitting! I'm excited...
giraffic on Jul 2, 2009
@17 I was hoping the main character would keep the space helmet on as well. It would be more comical to have him mumbling (or at least make him sound like a Stormtrooper) and playing more on the physical comedy.
Tether on Jul 3, 2009
16# i does not look close to pixars animation
jhon on Jul 3, 2009
Why is Dwayne Johnson playing a white guy? Isn't he black or something?
d on Jul 3, 2009
This looks pretty decent, my kids will definitely want to see it.
las vegas golf vacations on Jul 14, 2009
In response to d, it is kind of ironic that Dwayne Johnson is playing a white character when he's a brown skinned Hawaiian-Samoan. But I guess it doesn't matter, the kids won't notice or care.
shayloure on Nov 5, 2009
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