Once again, Hollywood's pattern reveals itself with each new trailer leading to another like a big ol' connect-the-dots picture ... and yes, the new trailer for The Mist is included after the jump.
Horton Hears a Who
My first thought was that this must be another concert/documentary flick like the Stones' film Shine a Light, but I guess if that were the case this would be Horton Hears THE Who. The beloved creation of Theodore Geisel, better known to the world at large as Dr. Seuss, gets a big CGI feature adaptation with Jim Carrey voicing Horton, an elephant who discovers a tiny civilization living in a dust speck, and Steve Carell as the Mayor of Who-ville. The story was previously adapted by master animator Chuck Jones for a 1970 TV special, and Seuss's Horton Hatches the Egg was adapted in 1942 and then again in 1992. This new version looks like a lot of fun, and even if you find that a little of Jim Carrey's manic behavior goes a long way, he's perfect for an animated character. Here's Erik's take on the trailer.
Speaking of digital animation ...
Veggie Tales - The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything
Being far older than the target demographic, judging the merits of kids' movies is tricky for me. I've watched a few episodes of the Veggie Tales TV shows with my nephews and since we were all laughing there must be something to recommend. The series uses humor to convey moral themes using animated anthropomorphic vegetable characters. The trailer starts off with a Pirates of the Caribbean flavor before we see turnips saying "Arrrrr!" It's pretty cute and obviously for younger kids. If your little buccaneers like the series or the previous film Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie, then this should work for them.