Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
The 100 Greatest Video Games
Robin Williams: The Big Interview
Kevin Feige:
My Movie Life

The Marvel supremo's pick of the flicks
Want To Be An Empire Journalist?
Find out how here
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Colin Farrell And Vince Vaughn Confirmed For True Detective
Justin Lin also set to direct the first two episodes
Vin Diesel Shares New Fast & Furious 7 Images
Via Facebook. Where else?
Phil Lord And Chris Miller Consider The Rosie Project
Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber adapting the graphic novel
New Trailer For Studio Ghibli's Princess Kaguya
And it's quite lovely...
Exclusive: Two Brand New Taken 3 Images
Prepare yourself for yet more Mills and boom
Aaron Paul Joins The 9th Life Of Louis Drax
He's on for the supernatural thriller
Neil Burger Finds All The Old Knives
Directing the spy thriller
Damien Chazelle In Talks For First Man
Whiplash director takes one small step towards Neil Armstrong biopic
Empire's Interstellar Cover Has Arrived
Feast your eyes on our November issue
New Trailer For Kingsman: The Secret Service
Mankind is a virus. And Samuel L. Jackson is the cure
George Sluizer 1932 - 2014
The Vanishing director dies aged 82
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
22 September 2014
Bryan Singer Confirmed For X-Men: Apocalypse
He's locked in his director's deal
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
X-Men: Apocalypse
19 May 2016
American Pastoral
31 December 2015
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
27 February 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Pride (2014)
Empire Star Rating
God’s Pocket
Empire Star Rating
Hercules (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014)
Empire Star Rating
X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Jack The Giant Killer Trailer Is Here
Something giant is coming...

16 December 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Exclusive

submit to reddit

The parade of re-invented fairytales making their way to the screen shows no sign of stopping and now Bryan Singer’s take on Jack And The Beanstalk, Jack The Giant Killer is stomping its way towards our cinemas. And thanks to the gang at Warners, you can take an exclusive first look at the trailer below.

 

In this version of the story, Jack (Nicholas Hoult) is still a humble farm lad, and comes into possession of those ever-potent magic beans. Despite a Gremlins-style admonition to never let them get wet, that’s exactly what happens and soon a massive beanstalk has sprouted up, taking Jack’s home and Princess Isabelle (Eleanor Tomlinson) with it. So Jack is forced to go on a mission to rescue her. Which would be difficult enough, but there are some giant problems lurking around.

You see, the kingdom Jack lives in has been in an uneasy peace with their giant neighbours, but this latest incident sparks off a conflict...

From the looks of this first trailer, Jack will come loaded with spectacle and drama, plus a fair smattering of comedy. Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Warwick Davis, Ian McShane, Bill Nighy, Ewan Bremner and Eddie Marsan are also in the cast and the film itself is out on June 15.


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

Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Posters
Fanged fiends beware!
Denzel Washington Could Be The Equalizer
Update: He's in!

Your Comments

RE:
Shame I saw it straight after seeing The Hobbit trailer. POOR BASTARDS! More

Posted by Wild about Wilder at 09:44 on 21 December 2011 | Report This Post

Troll! Well, reminded me a little bit of Trollhunter. More

Posted by Schnorbitz at 20:18 on 18 December 2011 | Report This Post

Is it just me but i was expecting a remake of Jack the Giant Killer not Jack and the Beanstalk. I remember watching the original when i was a kid and it was very Sinbad/Harryhausen-like (In a good way). The story however was very good and just like Clash of the Titans, it was crying out for a remake. More

Posted by mpc1969 at 14:48 on 18 December 2011 | Report This Post

Trailer Not Impressive
Chalk me up as another person not quite wowed by this trailer. It truly is generic and suffers from the "insert film title / theme into dorky tagline" sin. Also abuses slo-mo for no discernible reason. Why do we need to see the princess remove a cape in slo-mo? Was that meant to be sexy? Are we supposed to be impressed by her neon green gown? What gives? Might watch this on DVD for Nighy. More

Posted by HighwayJoe at 16:44 on 16 December 2011 | Report This Post

Oh dear...
Did he turn down First Class for this? Looks like some kind of Jack Black farse. More

Posted by pete_traynor at 13:12 on 16 December 2011 | Report This Post

Oh, but the film...looks like it could be fun. Generic trailer though. More

Posted by evildave69 at 11:43 on 16 December 2011 | Report This Post

I'll stick up for him if no one else will. Have you not seen A Single Man? He was great in that. More

Posted by evildave69 at 11:41 on 16 December 2011 | Report This Post

Nicholas Hoult
I think even the beanstalk will be less wooden than Nicholas Hoult in this...... More

Posted by bobsbitchtits at 09:34 on 16 December 2011 | Report This Post

Love Hoult, first chance to really shine on the silver screen since About A Boy (everything else is supporting roles). Love Singer too- even Superman Returns, a beautiful and thoughtful film if a little light on the action. Someone give Routh another big lead by the way- he's great. Anyway, this looks fun. Hard to believe though that this is from the man behind The Usual Suspects... Generic trailer or just generic cinema? More

Posted by sweetladybrick at 09:08 on 16 December 2011 | Report This Post

Damn!
I was there, right up until the final frame - 3D!!!!! More

Posted by danclay77 at 07:01 on 16 December 2011 | Report This Post

Oh God not Nicholas "I can't act for beans" Hoult (no pun intended). Shall be steering clear of this! More

Posted by J_BUltimatum at 01:41 on 16 December 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 Interstellar Newsstand Cover Has Arrived
Plus a full preview of what you'll find inside our brand new issue

The Future Of Film: British Film Will Thrive (If Tax Breaks Allow)
Or how Harry Potter saved the British film industry, and could again

The Making Of The Lost Pilot: An Oral History
The cast and crew look back at the epic season opener…

Empire's Gone Girl Review
Our official verdict on David Fincher's adaptation of the best-selling novel

The Future Of Film: The Streaming Services Will Be Major Studios
(Or how Hollywood will have to start worrying about Netflix)

The Empire Podcast #129: Liam Neeson Interview
Plus Max Irons, Sam Claflin, Douglas Booth, Holliday Grainger and Jessica Brown Findlay drop by to talk The Riot Club

The Future Of Film: We'll Be Watching Films In Virtual Reality
Immerse cinema aims to become the must-have experience for the filmgoers of the future

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 6 Issues Of Empire For Only £15!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

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  |  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)