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Must Watch: Awesome Teaser Trailer for Greg Mottola's 'Paul'!

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October 18, 2010
Source: MSN

Paul Teaser Trailer

Is everyone finally ready to meet "Paul"? Universal has just debuted the first UK teaser trailer on MSN (via Pegg's Twitter) for Greg Mottola's Paul, the sci-fi comedy re-teaming of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. You may have heard about descriptions from Comic-Con, but now you get to actually see what Seth Rogen as a pot smoking little green alien looks like. This wacky sci-fi action(!) comedy is about these two British comic book geeks who, after a road trip to Comic-Con, come across this extraterrestrial who escaped from Area 51. This looks totally frickin' awesome, like maybe one of the best action-comedies of next year. Check this out!

Watch the first UK teaser trailer for Greg Mottola's Paul (via Vlicious):

Two British comic book geeks (Frost & Pegg) traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51.

Paul is directed by filmmaker Greg Mottola, of The Daytrippers, episodes of "Undeclared", Superbad and Adventureland previously. The screenplay was written by the two co-stars, Nick Frost and Simon Pegg, of "Spaced" and Shaun of the Dead fame. Apparently they rebuilt most of the Comic-Con showfloor out in New Mexico to shoot some of the big convention scenes in this. Universal is bringing Paul to theaters everywhere on March 18th early next year. Stay tuned for more updates and visit the official website: whatispaul.com.

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Reader Feedback - 37 Comments

1

this has a fantastic cast and looks AWESOME!........i'm IN.

beavis on Oct 18, 2010

2

Oh hell yes, at least we can always rely on comedy to bring us fresh new non remade material.

LINKFX on Oct 18, 2010

3

This looks like a poorer version of Mac & Me. Awful. Just Awful.

Iknowall on Oct 18, 2010

4

@3 Not questioning your opinion which is your own but... how is this the "poorer" version? o_o

LW on Oct 18, 2010

5

Watchin' it.

that one guy on Oct 18, 2010

6

#3 - what the heck are you talking about? like #4 says - everyone is entitled to an opinion, but i don't understand how you thought that was "just awful"??

beavis on Oct 18, 2010

7

Looks like Roger from American Dad. Can't wait to see this. Amazing!

Manuel on Oct 18, 2010

8

This looks fucking terrible... it's a trailer for a comedy but with more rapid fire edits than a Jet Li film and one lone, pathetic joke at the end. The plot seems non-existant. All we get are the cast names. What are they hiding? It looks like hokey kids shit.

Dave on Oct 18, 2010

9

It's a teaser trailer.

Chris on Oct 18, 2010

10

I think it looks stupid. But it's a teaser, so I'll wait till I see more.

peter T'Sas on Oct 18, 2010

11

Looks fantastic. Bring it on....

Nithin on Oct 18, 2010

12

~sigh~ Some people seem to enjoy leaving random negative posts on blogs. Whatever floats your boat, I guess... These are the same guys that, together, brought us "Shawn of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz. Based on that, this is worth a shot (at least).

The Credenza Kid on Oct 18, 2010

13

@12.....I agree. Comparing it to "Mac & Me"!? Give me a fucking break. It's more like "Men in Black". And it's going to be good at the very least.

Film Fan on Oct 18, 2010

14

Hey, why doesn't Jane Lynch get any credit in the trailer. She's HUGE now!

Film Fan on Oct 18, 2010

15

I don't really think this teaser shows a whole lot of the movie, so I would be wrong to judge it just by 1 min of material. My gut feeling tells me it'll be awesome though...

Nat on Oct 18, 2010

16

They teased seeing Sigourney Weaver's breasts. Hopefully they don't disappoint

Dylan on Oct 18, 2010

17

I saw the panel for this at Comic-Con and this doesn't do it justice. The movie is FOUL. I'm actually surprised they got away with showing what they showed at a "family" event. Rest assured that nothing short of a red band is going to give you a real idea of what this movie will be like. It looks like it will be hilarious.

Groov on Oct 18, 2010

18

@7 Yeah, that's the vibe I got. Live action Roger... hmmm. It'll probably be damn funny but I'd liked to have seen a more interesting (adventurous?) design.

Chris on Oct 18, 2010

19

This looks fucking awesome!!!

Sean on Oct 18, 2010

20

This teaser is dumb! I'll wait for a proper trailer

Ricardo on Oct 18, 2010

21

Haha looks funny.

ZzFDKzZ on Oct 18, 2010

22

haters its a teaser, nothing more. It looks awesome! Seth Rogen's voice is perfect for this role. Glad to see Frost and Pegg back together, and Bateman is always a plus, Wiig is looking great! and Weaver just makes it awesome.

Xerxex on Oct 18, 2010

23

his voice doesnt go with the alien -________- but looks refreshing not too bad

drcherd on Oct 18, 2010

24

You had me at pot smoking alien....and that last line in the trailer.

Cody w on Oct 18, 2010

25

Looks fun! We haven't had a comic pairing like these two in a long time! I'd pay to see this big time!

jah p on Oct 18, 2010

26

I am waiting for this movie from long time ... But the truth be said : I didn't like this teaser trailer .. !!!! But in the end I believe that Simon Pegg and Nick Frost will not let us down ! ... 😉

shero on Oct 18, 2010

27

WOW... this is actually the first movie starring seth rogen that I'm ACTUALLY looking foward to.

asgfsfds on Oct 18, 2010

28

They showed about a 5 minute clip at the con back in july and i can tell you that it was hilarious and that this doesn't give away much at all because they don't even remotely reveal the plot.

floppytall on Oct 18, 2010

29

Lol. What? This is... What just happened? I am so seeing this.

Lar on Oct 18, 2010

30

Not sure if Seth Rogen is cut out for voice work. Simon and Frost look like they were shoe-horned into this. Not jelling with me at all. IMO. Eat it if my opionion offends anyone.

Scared S-less!!! on Oct 18, 2010

31

Have to get over Seth Rogen's voice. I can take him as that Spiderwick goblin thing and that Blob in Monsters vs. Aliens...cuz those designs look like he sounds like....a big fat monster. The use of his voice in Toy Story 3 was good, because it was ironic. A skinny alien? Eh, maybe just the pot-smoking part fits, but "Paul" looks more like he would sound like Steve Buscemi or Joey Pants.

Friend of Paul on Oct 18, 2010

32

Amen #27, not a Rogen fan myself. I love Pegg and Frost especially when they're together. Great chemistry. They always make me laugh.

arjones on Oct 18, 2010

33

Seth Rogan is doing too many voice overs. It's getting old

Dan W on Oct 18, 2010

34

I like Pegg, Frost and Rogen so ahm in, teaser was a little weird, but don't care.

Crapola on Oct 18, 2010

35

Loving the recent trend of Prodigy songs in trailers!

Tom on Oct 19, 2010

36

That looks pretty bad

gshauger on Oct 19, 2010

37

@3 Hey, I remember thoroughly enjoying Mac & Me. When I was 5.

DuirMan on Oct 19, 2010

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