A teaser-trailer for Bryan Singer’s (X-Men) 3-D fantasy-adventure Jack the Giant Killer has hit the web. The Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures production is a dark re-imagining of the classic “Jack and the Beanstalk” fable.
Nicholas Hoult (Warm Bodies) plays Jack, the young farmhand who inadvertently opens a gateway to a world of giants eager to take control of the earth. Eleanor Tomlinson (Alice in Wonderland) is the runaway princess he falls for and must rescue from the behemoths.
I’m digging the trailer, but I hope Singer has at least one of the giants whip out his beanstalk to pee on the humans. It would make for an amazing flood sequence—like the opening to Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter.
Just an idea.
Jack the Giant Killer also stars Ewan McGregor as head of the king’s elite guard, Stanley Tucci as the king’s evil advisor, and Bill Nighy and John Kassir as the two-headed giant ruler Fallon. The film arrives in theaters on June 15, 2012.