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After Earth

If you didn’t get to see The Hobbit this weekend in theaters you may have missed the release of the first trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s new sci-fi movie, After Earth, starring Will Smith and Jaden Smith.

We first discussed After Earth here at borg.com earlier this year when we reviewed the comic book prequel from Dynamite Comics leading up to the film.  The first trailer seems pretty bleak–not as exciting and interesting as the book we reviewed.  But like many first trailers and teasers, the first look is often holding back a lot, to be released bit by bit as we get closer to the full release, so we’ll reserve judgment until we see a lot more.  Will Smith alone will likely get people into theaters for this one.

Here is the first trailer released for After Earth:

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Review by C.J. Bunce

After Earth is soon to be a major motion picture directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Will Smith as General Cypher Raige, leader of a future society of humans on the planet Nova Prime, forging a new human colony world nearly a thousand years after Earth is nearly destroyed by environmental catastrophes.  Smith’s son Jaden will star as Cypher’s 13-year old son Kitai.   The film also stars Zoe Kravitz, daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet, as well as the young actress Isabelle Fuhrman (Clove in The Hunger Games).

Coming next Wednesday is a tie-in one-shot comic book from Dynamite Comics, titled After Earth: Innocence. 

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