Big game offered the first look at ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story,’ as well as dropping trailers for ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ and ‘Mission: Impossible -- Fallout.’
The Super Bowl is nominally about the championship of the NFL, but it’s also a proven chance for movie fans to get first looks at some of the year’s most anticipated titles.
Nothing was more anticipated than the first look at Lucasfilm’s Solo: A Star Wars Story, which made the biggest splash via a short TV spot during the game that promised the following morning a full trailer, which premiered during Good Morning America.
The TV spot:
And then the full trailer:
And that was followed by the release of four character one-sheets featuring Han Solo, Chewie, Lando Calrissian and Qi’ra:
Solo: A Star Wars Story is due May 25 in theaters and stars Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Paul Bettany. Ron Howard directs.
Keeping it in the Disney family, Marvel Studios debuted a 30-second first look at Avengers: Infinity War.
Avengers: Infinity War is due May 4 in theaters. Anthony and Joe Russo direct the film, which is produced by Kevin Feige. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo and Stan Lee are the executive producers. Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely wrote the screenplay.
Universal Studios kept the dino dream alive with a trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is due in theaters June 22 and stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, along with James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall and Isabella Sermon, while BD Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles. J.A. Bayona directs.
And lastly, all-American icon Tom Cruise is back for a sixth outing with IMF in Paramount Pictures’ Mission: Impossible -- Fallout.
Mission: Impossible -- Fallout is in theaters July 27 and stars Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris, Angela Bassett, Vanessa Kirby, Michelle Monaghan, Alec Baldwin, Wes Bentley and Frederick Schmidt. Christopher McQuarrie directs.
Source: Disney, Universal, Paramount