Given the seemingly endless influx of sequels, remakes, reboots and reimaginings, the prospect of an original blockbuster is quite thrilling. While recent attempts (Jupiter Ascending, Chappie) have been patchy, Brad Bird’s latest adventure, Tomorrowland, looks set to buck the trend.
We’ve already been treated to a deviously mysterious teaser, which offered a glimpse of the universe that was being created. Now a full-length trailer has supplied us with a deeper look at what to expect.
The film follows a wayward teen, played by Britt Robertson, who finds herself in the possession of a magical pin that can transport her to a fantastical other world. Her search for details leads her to George Clooney’s boy genius turned resentful older man, and Hugh Laurie, who appears to be evil.
The second trailer offers more snapshots of the futuristic Tomorrowland, which shares the same name as a themed area of Disneyland. It also contain some recognisable rides, including Space Mountain, so we wouldn’t put it past Disney to subsequently reveal stronger links between the park and the film.
Interestingly, the title appears to have been tweaked for international audiences. While it’s being promoted as Tomorrowland in the US, the latest UK trailer has it down as Tomorrowland: A World Beyond. Meanwhile, due to a naming conflict with a music festival, it will be called TomorrowWorld in some European countries.