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 Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
Must-Have Movie Collectibles
Bid on some classic memorabilia
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Sam Mendes Talks Spectre
Skyfall's director on why he returned to the Bond franchise
Rosamund Pike Joins The Deep Blue Good-By
Starring with Christian Bale
New Trailer For Noah Baumbach's While We're Young
Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts try hipster replacement therapy
Avengers: Age Of Ultron Character Posters Fly In
Update: Here comes Hulk!
First Trailer For The Lady In The Van
Alan Bennett has a visitor
World First Look At Dave Bautista's Mr. Hinx In Spectre
And Lea Seydoux's Dr. Swann will see you now...
New Synopsis And Cast Revealed For Creed
The full thrust of Rocky VII
Exclusive: Four New Fantastic Four Stills Arrive
Teller! Mara! Bell! Jordan! Mole Man!
Ang Lee Finds His Billy Lynn
Newcomer Joe Alwyn takes the Long Halftime Walk
New Writer For Tomb Raider Reboot
Evan Daugherty gets the gig
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
New Trailer For Noah Baumbach's While We're Young
Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts try hipster replacement therapy
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Skeleton Twins (2014)
Empire Star Rating
How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Trailer For The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
Ben Stiller goes epic

30 July 2013  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  |  Source: 20th Century Fox

submit to reddit

The Empire peepers have glimpsed a fair few minutes of Ben Stiller's The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty and what we've seen so far looks terrific - just head to our in-depth piece on the topic over here for details. The movie's new trailer, freshly online-ified, gives no reason to suspect that won't be the case. Smell it with your eyes, right here.
 


Based on James Thurber's short story, The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, it's the story of a man, Mitty (Stiller), who's prone to daydreaming. Not just ordinary daydreaming, mind you - forget those flights of fancy that might take you to the Dog & Duck for a mid-afternoon pint, for Mitty's peregrinations take him to the windswept corners of the Earth to tackle tempests, grand adventure and deadly spy business. Still, each to their own.

The trailer - and that Of Monsters And Men track is probably no coincidence considering the film's Icelandic locations - gives a first look at Sean Penn, Kristen Wiig and Adam Scott, Stiller's support, and a flavour of the film's soaring tone. The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty is a long-time Stiller passion project that will grasp for the epic or die trying.
 
“It’s not like I’m trying to prove anything, or force something down people’s throats,” Stiller explains in the latest issue of Empire. “I’m just trying to do different things, to make the kind of movie I’m interested in making. The kind of movie I’d like to go and see.” We're already on board for the ride.

The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty is out on December 26.


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

Comic-Con 2013: Guardians Of The Galaxy And Captain America Interviews
'So you're beating up his fist with your face?'
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

Your Comments

Fair dues, i was expecting this to be a modernisation of a classic very much in the Mr Deeds vein. I am pleasantly surprised. More

Posted by dunkah at 12:03 on 31 July 2013 | Report This Post

What trailer???
Can't even watch the trailer as every time I click to watch it it says Fox have blocked it on copyright grounds!!! More

Posted by dannyfletch at 20:41 on 30 July 2013 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire's New Spectre Issue Covers
First look at Bond 24 in Empire's April issue

Vote For The Jameson Empire Awards 2015!
Your mission is clear...

The Oscars: Who Won What?
The winners, the losers, the dresses, the suits...

The Empire Podcast Oscars 2015 Special
The team's take on the 87th Academy Awards

Sleeping Beauties: The Story Behind 12 Of Cinema's Unlikeliest Hits
They came, they saw, they surprisingly conquered

Writer / Director Dan Gilroy Reveals 8 Nightcrawler Secrets
On Jake Gyllenhaal's hand-slicing mirror smash and more...

Robert Downey Jr. On Age Of Ultron
Tomorrow: Mark Ruffalo talks Bruce Banner...

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

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 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month 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)