Watch: Adorable New International Trailer for 'Mr. Popper's Penguins'
by Alex Billington
April 18, 2011
"Pull yourself together, your house is full of penguins!" Awww look at all the penguins, they're so cute! Fox recently debuted an international trailer via YouTube for Mr. Popper's Penguins and it's just irresistible. No but seriously, this looks great. Jim Carrey stars along with Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Madeline Carroll and Philip Baker Hall. The last trailer we featured for this adaptation was last month and it was only just a teaser, but this one dives into the very wacky storyline that ends with Jim Carrey going so crazy he's turned his house into a snowbank. Yea, I actually really want to see this, it just looks like great summer fun.
Watch the new international trailer for Mr. Popper's Penguins from YouTube:
The original story, written by Richard and Florence Atwater in 1938, has been changed to move Mr. Popper to present-day New York. He sends a "fan letter" to an explorer because he regrets never visiting the North or South poles and eventually ends up receiving six penguins, which he must take care of. At the helm is experienced family-film director Mark Waters, of Mean Girls, Just Like Heaven, Spiderwick Chronicles and Ghosts of Girlfriends Past with a script by Jared Stern (The Princess and the Frog), Sean Anders and John Morris (She's Out of My League). Mr. Popper's Penguins arrives in theaters starting June 17th.
This is one of my all time favorite books, and I read it to my class yearly so I'm going to be one of those high expectations people. However Jim Carrey is also one of my all time favorites so I'll give leeway on the creative liberties if Carrey is the Carrey of old and not the mediocre comedic actor he's been lately. I wonder if he's realized that he's at his best when he's over acting? Anyway, I'm already disappointed they've taken the "Mr. Monopoly" feel away from the main character. I guess there's a reason they've modernized it, but I think Hollywood needs to show a little faith in displaying different time periods every once in awhile. Not every film has to be a cliche' broken family/father does good by being a kid in some weird way...storyline. Really looking forward to this movie!
ImaginaryVisionary on Apr 18, 2011
I'm really disappointed that this looks like Liar Liar with penguins.
Tyler Morgan on Apr 19, 2011
Why is this coming out in June and not at Christmas? I'm so confused.
CisforCinema on Apr 19, 2011
Anonymous on Apr 19, 2011
Love Carla Gugino, very attractive and sexy. She is so gorgeous and sensual. She is really beautiful.
Jack Reigert on Apr 19, 2011
I wish that Jim Carrey would do more serious drama films. His best movies are dramas such as The Truman Show (1998), Man on the Moon (1999), The Majestic (2001), etc. His dramas are much better than than his comedies.
Moses Ashford on Apr 19, 2011
Looked very average. Sick of Jim Carrey's recent weak comedy. Stick with the drama, it suits you better.
Rodion on Apr 19, 2011
Crapola on Apr 19, 2011
Fucking horrible. I thought it was joke.
kneeldown on Apr 19, 2011
Jim Carrey started out his career as a comedian and this is what he does best. How amny of you are old enough to remember his "In Living Colors" skits? Some of the funniest stuff on tv. I think the movie "Me, Myself and Irene" was one of his best. And "The Grinch" was genius! He makes me laugh, and this is always a good thing. We need more comedy in this world. Love Jim Carey. BTW, I wonder why people always get so hatefull or hatefilled when they post things on the Internet? I just don't get it. Lots of negative comments. Very sad.
Kula45 on Apr 20, 2011
Jim Carrey has turned a charming children's story into absolute trash.
dan_dassow on Apr 20, 2011
Oh my god, that looks like utter crap. Another Fox bomb.
Anonymous on Apr 20, 2011
This might be a cute family film because kids like weak jokes and things pooping. The dancing bit gave me a half hearted chuckle. I'm with the person who said Carrey needs to get back to his "In Living Color" roots and leave the corporate comedy behind. Of course I'm sure this pays well, so I doubt we will see another "I love you Phillip Morris" anytime soon.
Eric81375 on Apr 20, 2011
hope its good
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