In a fall of highly-anticipated features, one has to feel a bit bad for the remake Red Dawn. Already delayed to MGM’s financial struggles, the film has received a tepid response after its Fantastic Fest debut and now Dan Bradley‘s debut is trudging into theaters this Thanksgiving alongside some of the major heavyweights. Perhaps it will be a case of solid alternate programming, but it’s not looking too promising for the film.
And with a trailer being billed as “patriotic,” the marketing team surely isn’t raising hopes. For what should be a fun, dumb time, FilmDistrict is selling it as something more with this new look. Will it work? Check out the new trailer below, along with a featurette and new poster for the film starring Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson, Adrianne Palicki, Isabel Lucas, Connor Cruise and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
Red Dawn opens on November 21st, 2012.
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