"WELL YOU BETTER GO CATCH IT.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
We've already covered the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2012/02/avengers-super-bowl-trailer-extended-spoilers-lokis-army">Avengers Super Bowl trailer</a>, but there were a few sci-fi trailers of note from last night's game we haven't mentioned yet.
Back in 2008, Will Smith <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2008/12/i-give-this-a-dismissive-hand-cock">said</a> at the premiere of Seven Pounds that "there were a lot of unexplored characters in the Hancock universe that would be ripe for a sequel and confirmed that we’ll definitely see the rumored Hancock 2 in a few years.
You might remember how last summer, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/08/just-how-insane-is-battleship-anyway">we all saw the trailer to "Battleship" and we all laughed</a>.
Battleship (BASED ON THE CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED BOARD GAME.
After the jump, it's the first trailer for Universal's Battleship, which is loosely based on the board game and reportedly cost $200 million to make.
Paramount's attempt to get another Dune adaptation off the ground has failed, as their requirement to greenlight production by now hasn't been met.
Ahhhh, "Dune", the classic novel turned into the most embarrassing movie of David Lynch's career, and a middling Sci-Fi Channel miniseries, back before they changed their name to the Polish Venereal Disease Channel.
</a>(Rihanna prepares for another game of 'Smell the Glove') I was browsing my favorite internet website <a href="http://rihannaphotos.org/displayimage.php?album=2930&pos=27" target="_blank">RihannaDaily</a> this morning when I came across these first pictures of Rihanna on the set of Peter Berg's <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/11/actual-premise-battleships-vs-aliens" target="_blank">Battleship</a>.
(The part of Llama Worm will be played by <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/Dramallama.jpg">Drama Llama</a>) I haven't read Dune, the best-selling sci-fi novel, or seen the infamous, 1984 David Lynch flop based on it.
(Fun for the whole family while the women do the dishes) In the new Hollywood, where projects get greenlit based on corporate partnerships and licensing opportunities, the fun part is watching people try to tell a story where the jumping off point is a board game, and the goal is a story so meaningless it couldn't possibly offend anyone.
(Battleship: Fun for the whole male family while the women do the dishes.
Paramount is working on an adaptation of the 2006 documentary Cocaine Cowboys (trailer above) with Peter Berg attached to direct and Mark Wahlberg to star.
Peter Berg (Hancock, The Kingdom) is set to direct Hercules: The Thracian Wars, based on Steve Moore's five-issue comic book of the same name, which came out in May.
The New York Times recently did a <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/04/movies/moviesspecial/04ciep.html?_r=2&ref=movies&oref=slogin&oref=slogin" target="_blank">big article</a> on Hancock, and suddenly it sounds a lot more interesting.
A <a href="http://www.dvd-forum.at/1105/news_kino.htm" target="_blank">German site</a> has a new batch of pics from Will Smith's latest, the Peter Berg-directed Hancock (trailer after the jump).
Peter Berg will direct the second film adaptation of Dune (<a href="http://filmdrunk.com/post.phtml?pk=1056" target="_blank">David Lynch</a> did the first back in ’84) for Paramount.