Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman Revealed
The Inside Story Of Sideshow Collectibles
Guardians Of The Galaxy Review
Nick Frost:
My Movie Life

The World's End star's pick of the flicks
Subscribe: 6 Issues For £15!
Subscribe today and save 37% off the cover price!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
New Trailer For Al Pacino's Salomé
With Jessica Chastain in the really Wilde show
Exclusive: Peter Capaldi On Doctor Who
Plus Empire debuts new Time Lord photoshoot
Paul Greengrass Introduces Agent Storm
Al-Qaeda thriller for Captain Phillips team
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
21 February 2014
Marvel Draws Up Dr Strange Directors Shortlist
Indie, international and Pixar names in the mix
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Quartet (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Anna Karenina (2012)
Empire Star Rating
Brave (2012)
Empire Star Rating
Brave (2012)
Empire Star Rating
The Merry Gentlemen (2009)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Brave Poster Online
Pixar gets mythic...

23 June 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Entertainment Weekly

submit to reddit

When US audiences head to cinemas this weekend to see Pixar’s latest offering, Cars 2, they’ll also be treated to the first look at the teaser trailer for the company’s fairytale adventure, Brave, which will make its own trip to theatres in about a year. Chances are the teaser will hit the ‘net around the same time, but the poster is already here, and you can view it below.

To see the image full-size at Entertainment Weekly, click on the image above.

Entertainment Weekly got the scoop on the image, which features the central character, Scottish princess Merida (voiced by Kelly Macdonald) and some imposing stone structures lurking in the mist. “We can’t say what happens there, but they were inspired by an actual location in Scotland that we visited multiple times during our research,” Brave’s producer Katherine Sarafian tells the magazine. “It was a very powerful setting for the kind of things we want to have happen in the story.”

That plot involves the headstrong Merida jeopardising her father (Billy Connolly)’s kingdom with her impetuous actions, and realising that she’ll have to sort out the resulting chaos.

Look for Brave to dig into some deeper and darker themes than even Pixar normally explores, too. Though considering how dark some of Toy Story 3 got, that’s saying something...

Oh, and talking of that teaser trailer? Empire got a look at it a few days ago and can attest that while it only contains a flavour of the movie, the visual style in particular is painterly and utterly captivating. We’ll have the footage for you just as soon as it hits the web.


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

Watchmen Writer Gets Crow Screenplay
Alex Tse bringing Eric Draven back life
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

I went to see cars 2 this weekend and didnt catch the teaser... More

Posted by Lenndd at 17:19 on 27 June 2011 | Report This Post

The Celts Arrive
After the success of 'The Secret of Kells' its great to see that pixar are cashing in on Celtic mythology and legends... After all the stories from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of man, Cornwall and Brittany have inspired the likes of The Lord of The Rings to 2000AD's Sláine... Celtic legends are as in depth as any Greek or Roman tale More

Posted by Greagoir at 13:32 on 23 June 2011 | Report This Post

Sounds a bit more like a Studio Ghibli movie. Not that that's necessarily a bad thing. More

Posted by rattlehead57 at 09:57 on 23 June 2011 | Report This Post

The Bear and the Bow!
Look amazing already! Cant wait for this, still prefer the original title though. More

Posted by Moronifighter at 09:47 on 23 June 2011 | Report This Post

Even the poster looks beautiful. Pixar may have upped their game yet again - can't wait! More

Posted by dctuck at 08:03 on 23 June 2011 | Report This Post

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire's The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Covers Are Here
Bard The Bowman or Smaug The Magnificent?

A Pocket Guide To Game Of Thrones’ New Cast Members
Know your Doran Martell from your Nym Sand

Directors Special: Peter Hyams Goes Film-By-Film
The veteran director on Timecop, Outland, 2010, Enemies Closer and more

Explore The Massive Avengers: Age Of Ultron Comic-Con Banner
Use our interactive gadget to zoom in on Hulk, Iron Man, The Vision and co. in action

The 10 Biggest Stories Of Comic-Con 2014
The shocks to emerge from this year's geek-fest. Avengers! Max! Mann!

Models Inc.: The Inside Story Of Sideshow Collectibles
How the likes of Batman, Superman and Luke Skywalker become collectible figures

The Empire Podcast #121: Brett Ratner Talks Hercules On This Week's Show
Plus The Purge: Anarchy producer Jason Blum pops in to talk horror

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time Subscribers' Cover

Subscribe today and get the cover and 3 issues for only £10!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)