A second trailer for Robert Rodriguez' new PG family adventure Shorts is out and about in web world, complete with a (pretty intense) introduction from the Rodriguez family.
Rodriguez said he wanted to make a movie for his kids before embarking on Sin City 2 (apparently Planet Terror didn't do the trick) and Shorts certainly seems to have the kind of Spy Kids-style technicolored imagination to keep youngsters happy. The movie sees Black Falls resident 11 year-old Toe Thompson empowered when a mysterious 'rainbow rock' falls from the sky and makes all his wishes come true.
Along with the trailer, Warner Bros. has also released a new Shorts poster which has enough going on to excite even the most world-weary tween, including giant hornets, flying saucers, some little green men, a pterodactyl, a giant robot that seems to have wandered off the set of Transformers 2, and a kid called Toe. Eat your heart out Ed Wood.
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Shorts is out on August 14 across the UK.