The fall movie season is finally upon us, which means we’ll be given a generous helping of new movie trailers as the Award season approaches. The movies making the most noise in the trailer circuit this week display a mix of everything from unapologetic action to smaller, historical dramas poised for Oscar success.
Here’a a list of five movie trailers making waves this week.
I, Frankenstein — Trailer #1 (Lionsgate)
The first trailer for Lionsgate’s (NYSE:LGF) action-thriller I, Frankenstein was the most-watched trailer last week, according to The Hollywood Reporter’s “Trailer Report,” with over 2 million views last week. From the producers of the popular Underworld franchise, I, Frankenstein tells the story of Frankenstein’s monster who becomes embroiled in a battle between immortal clans in an ancient city. The film stars Aaron Eckhart and Bill Nighy.
Set to be released on January 24, 2014, I, Frankenstein looks to emulate the success of Lionsgate’s popular and relatively successful Underworld franchise, which has so far totaled $458 million worldwide through the series’ four films beginning with 2003′s Underworld. The film is based on an unpublished graphic novel and original screenplay by Kevin Grevioux, the creator and screenwriter of the Underworld franchise, and looks to feature the same style of fantasy-action seen in his popular vampire series.