Universal Pictures has debuted the theatrical trailer for the upcoming fantasy-thriller Wanted based on the graphic novel series by Mark Millar, starring Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, and Common.
View the trailer here below or the high definition versions at Yahoo! Movies.
Check out the official synopsis as well as 27 images from the film here after the jump.
Wanted hits theaters on June 27, 2008 (changed from March 28, 2008).
Based upon Mark Millar’s explosive graphic novel series and helmed by stunning visualist director Timur Bekmambetovâ€”creator of the most successful Russian film franchise in history, the Night Watch seriesâ€”Wanted tells the tale of one apathetic nobody’s transformation into an unparalleled enforcer of justice. In 2008, the world will be introduced to a hero for a new generation: Wesley Gibson.
25-year-old Wes (James McAvoy) was the most disaffected, cube-dwelling drone the planet had ever known. His boss chewed him out hourly, his girlfriend ignored him routinely and his life plodded on interminably. Everyone was certain this disengaged slacker would amount to nothing. There was little else for Wes to do but wile away the days and die in his slow, clock-punching rut.
Until he met a woman named Fox (Angelina Jolie).
After his estranged father is murdered, the deadly sexy Fox recruits Wes into the Fraternity, a secret society that trains Wes to avenge his dad’s death by unlocking his dormant powers. As she teaches him how to develop lightning-quick reflexes and phenomenal agility, Wes discovers this team lives by an ancient, unbreakable code: carry out the death orders given by fate itself.
With wickedly brilliant tutorsâ€”including the Fraternity’s enigmatic leader, Sloan (Morgan Freeman)â€”Wes grows to enjoy all the strength he ever wanted. But, slowly, he begins to realize there is more to his dangerous associates than meets the eye. And as he wavers between newfound heroism and vengeance, Wes will come to learn what no one could ever teach him: he alone controls his destiny.
Cast: James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Terence Stamp, Thomas Kretschmann, Common, and Angelina Jolie
Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov
Screenplay by: Michael Brandt & Derek Haas and Chris Morgan
Story by: Michael Brandt & Derek Haas
Based on the Series of Comic Book by: Mark Millar and J.G. Jones
Music by: Danny Elfman
Co-producers: Mark Millar, J.G. Jones and Chris Carlisle