Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
Win Premiere Tickets
To see Mission: Impossible in Vienna.
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Five Minutes Of M:I-5 To Screen Before Terminator Genisys
Catch the opening of Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation early
New Trailer For Zach Galifianakis' Masterminds
‘That bullet just grazed my biscuits…’
Justin Lin Confirms Star Trek Beyond's Title
And tweets a first pic
Paul Feig Offers A Look At The New Ghostbusters Uniforms
What you gonna wear?
Guardians Of The Galaxy Sequel Is Called Vol. 2
Kevin Feige lets slip, James Gunn confirms
Matt Gerald Joins Nicolaj Coster-Waldau In Shot Caller Cast
Daredevil's Melvin gets some action
Daniel Radcliffe Recruited For Surreal Indie Swiss Army Man
Paul Dano and Mary Elizabeth Winstead are also aboard
Guillermo Del Toro Reportedly Departs DC's Dark Universe
As Sandman and other Vertigo titles switch to New Line
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Teresa Palmer Joins James Wan's Lights Out
The Warm Bodies actress on for new Wan-produced horror
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Sex Tape (2014)
Empire Star Rating
X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014)
Empire Star Rating
In A World... (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

First Warm Bodies Trailer Is Here
Braaains... But also, heart.

08 November 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Entertainment Tonight

submit to reddit

Zombies continue to be big business, with The Walking Dead a smash on TV and the shambling corpse creatures across all sorts of media. Isaac Marion’s novel Warm Bodies looked to do something a little different with the genre, blending the conflicted love of Twilight with the flesh-craving menace. Now the first trailer for Jonathan Levine’s adaptation has arrived, and you can watch it above.

Distilling the novel’s gently-humorous tone, Warm Bodies the film promises a lot less of the dewy romance angle of the vampire tales and a lot more laughs. And that’s not just because Rob Corddry is playing one of the zomboids.

Our hero, though, is R (Nicholas Hoult), who is trying the cling to the last vestiges of his humanity. Though he lives in a disused 747 and joins his undead comrades on missions into the nearby city to hunt for food (and feast on the living), he’s having issues about it.

Then he meets Julie (Teresa Palmer), the spirited daughter of General Grigo (John Malkovich). While her dad is the commander of a human survival settlement who wants all zombies shot on sight, Julie sees something different in R. And on his part, R definitely falls for her. But there are also the Boneys – the skeletal, horrific, next-stage ghouls – to be dealt with.

We have a lot of faith in Levine after The Wackness and 50/50 and we’re looking forward to this one, especially given the humourous treatment of the story. Warm Bodies stumbles in on February 8.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Second Oz The Great & Powerful Poster
Fly, my pretties!
Arrested Development S4 Extended?
Update: More episodes will be shot!

Your Comments

Looks like a lot of fun, hope it works. More

Posted by Whistler at 19:11 on 09 November 2012 | Report This Post

Shaping up nicely....
I bought and read the book and fell in love with it immediately so, along with WWZ, i've been awaiting this trailer with huge excitement. Please to say i havent been dissapointed. It looks excellent. More

Posted by willy2fly at 09:27 on 09 November 2012 | Report This Post

Intriguing...
This certainly looks like something a little different. Will be interesting to see if they can balance the tone effectively between the horror/comedy/romance elements clearly present in the story, but if they can, this could actually provide something with a bit extra to the genre. Definitely interested after seeing this trailer anyway. More

Posted by axeman at 08:04 on 09 November 2012 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
100 Greatest Movie Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains exclusively revealed!

Bonfire Of The Vanities: When Personal Projects Go Wrong
15 hubristic horrors that went straight to movie jail

Podcast 167: Emily Mortimer, Robert Sheehan, Corin Hardy
It's the live Edinburgh special round 2!

The 15 Most Exciting Games Of E3
The greatest games currently winging their way towards a console near you

Distribution Denied! 25 Films You Can't Get On DVD
The movies that have never seen the transfer to digital disc

Hollywood Jackanory: Stars Reading Things Out Of Context
From Ian McKellen vs. One Direction to Hugh Jackman vs. baking innuendos

Before And After: How 10 Books Changed On Their Way To Becoming Movies
...And how their authors reacted

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)