Watch: Family Sequel 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days' First Trailer
Though it might not be quite as popular as the Harry Potter franchise, the feature film adaptations of Jeff Kinney's best-selling graphic novels for kids which started with Diary of Wimpy Kid. Now the Heffley family is back with a third film in the form of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days with our main character Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon) on his summer vacation and hatching a plan to pretend he has a job at a ritzy country club which fails to keep him away from the season's dog days, including embarrassing mishaps at a public pool and a camping trip that goes horribly wrong. It looks like childish fun for the young fans. Watch!
Here's the first trailer for Diary of Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, in high def via Yahoo:
During his summer vacation, "Wimpy Kid" Greg Heffley, the hero of the phenomenally successful book series by Jeff Kinney on which the films are based, hatches a plan to pretend he has a job at a ritzy country club -- which fails to keep him away from the season's dog days, including embarrassing mishaps at a public pool and a camping trip that goes horribly wrong. Zachary Gordon leads the film directed by David Bowers with Steve Zahn, Rachael Harris, Robert Capron and Devon Bostick also starring in the film which 20th Century Fox will be bringing to theaters on August 3rd, 2012 towards the end of summer. Good fun?
Reader Feedback - 12 Comments
Chloe Moretz isn't listed in the casting list for this. She appeared in the original, but wasn't in the sequel and I don't expect her to be in this one either.
Antiaaron on Apr 13, 2012
Your opening sentence doesn't finish?
Hu on Apr 13, 2012
Duh! I guess you have to wait for the movie to come out to see the finish.....
Terryw50 on Apr 14, 2012
Looks darker than the first, are the going for the Nolan crowd? The first film was pretty funny, this looks alright too.
Crapola on Apr 13, 2012
Well the cast is getting a lot older. And the comedy looks alright. And why did they skip the Last Straw.(it was the best book) I think they just through it in Rodrick Rules.
Jackmooney9 on Apr 13, 2012
They didn't skip the "Last Straw", this 3rd movie combines the Diary of a a Wimpy Kid, Tha Last Straw with Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Dog Days. Should be very entertaining, can't wait to see what ride they chose for the "Cranium Shaker".
Melody20 on Apr 14, 2012
wow, somebody hit puberty
Armeetapus16 on Apr 13, 2012
Yea, Zach Gordon is even "Hotter" now!!!!
BrittanyTall on Apr 14, 2012
Loved the first two movies of Diary. This trailer looks great! Probably the best of the 3. It's a John Hughes type story for Middle School. Should be another hit!
Jfischerwork on Apr 14, 2012
I dont know, I think the writing is a bit shallow and somewhat rushed I would guess. The acting is sub par at best, I am well aware I am watching a movie trailer. They didnt suck me in at all. The actual likelyhood of what's going on doesn't seem possible. And the story seems to go nowhere. I think the director could have stepped outside the box on this one and created a drama a little more versatile in that aspect.
Alex Billington on Apr 14, 2012
Why did they skip a book?
imcrazymonkeystudios on Jun 10, 2012
i want it to come out early!!!!!!! the trailer seems nice
alyazia23 on Jun 16, 2012
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