Trailer Roundup: SUPER BOWL LII

With the Super Bowl happening this weekend audiences are guaranteed a look at some of the bigger movies coming out this year, but sans the potential first glimpse at Solo: A Star Wars Story most of what will be glimpsed Sunday night will all be footage that has been seen before. As Forbes writer Scott Mendelson pointed out last year, the appearance of a new Star Wars movie every December has more or less turned the Super Bowl into a rerun exercise when it comes to movie trailers (of course, if we do get a Solo trailer Sunday and Lucasfilm sticks with that May release date next year may be a little different). It's an interesting trend to consider and one that likely won't be going away anytime soon, but the Super Bowl is still the biggest television event of the year drawing between 110 and 115 million people each year. Taken on those terms and considering the current price tag for thirty seconds of airtime is a record high $5 million it makes sense why studios still want to buy up the spots available as many of them mark the first time those who haven't been to the theater since The Last Jedi will see anything from the upcoming 2018 slate that they might be surprised by or excited to see. Per usual, Warner Bros. will likely sit the event out so there will be no new or first looks at Ready Player One, Ocean's 8, Fantastic Beasts 2, or Aquaman, but Disney always plays the field with several of their upcoming releases as we'll no doubt get a few spots for this year's Marvel Cnematic Universe offerings in Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and Ant-Man and the Wasp (the full trailer of which ca be viewed below) as well as likely spots for A Wrinkle in Time and possibly Incredibles 2. Universal will no doubt take the opportunity to earn their Jurassic World sequel some strong word of mouth while Paramount has apparently purchased two slots during the game one of which will most definitely be used to debut our first look at Mission: Impossible - Fallout, the sixth installment in the Tom Cruise action franchise. That second slot might have originally been for the latest Cloverfield film, but with Netflix now in talks to acquire what was once titled God Particle (and may still be? who knows), will we still get our first look at what mega-producer J.J. Abrams and director Julius Onah have up their sleeves? Time will tell, but one thing is for sure in that Amazon Prime will have a spot for their new Jack Ryan series starring John Krasinski as the streaming giant has already released it as can be seen after the jump. Keep checking back as I will continue to update this post with all of the movie trailers that debut before or during the big game.

Avengers: Infinity War

The Cloverfield Paradox

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

A Quiet Place


Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Red Sparrow

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

Westworld: Season 2

Castle Rock

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