Best of the Week Video: Mel Gibson Returns to Action-Comedy, 'Dark Knight' LEGOs and Ron Burgundy

A busy week in trailer land. Before you scroll down to check out this week's videos, check out the trailers for House at the End of the Street, People Like Us and Citizen Gangster. Also, Santa, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy get re-imagined and team up to fight the Boogeyman in the new Rise of the Guardians trailer. Meanwhile, Adam Sandler voices Dracula in Hotel Transylvania and the Total Recall reboot teases a new trailer hitting the Web on Sunday.

Two movies get wide releases this weekend. Check out Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer in Mirror Mirror interviews and Sam Worthington and Liam Neeson in our Wrath of the Titans interviews below.

Mirror Mirror Cast Interviews:


Wrath of the Titans Cast Interviews:


Board games aren't the only thing getting a movie adaptation. The book series Would You Rather gets an indie horror-thriller treatment starring Brittany Snow. NOTE: Heads up on a couple of F-bombs  around the 1:30 mark.


Writer Rodrigo Cortes drew overall praise for last year's Buried, which found Ryan Reynolds literally trapped inside a coffin for an entire movie. Cortes returns with Emergo/Apartment 143, which is shot in the vein of Paranormal Activity and is directed by first-timer Carles Torrens.


Eduardo Sanchez returns to the genre that made him famous. You might recognize his name as one of the creators of The Blair Witch Project, the found-footage horror film that has inspired countless films since its 1999 release. Lovely Molly centers on a troubled young woman and an evil power that exists inside of her.


Taylor Kitsch, Rihanna and director Peter Berg talk about how awesome Battleship is in this new featurette.


Jenna Fischer is caught in a love triangle with Chris Messina and a long-haired Topher Grace in The Giant Mechanical Man. The film co-stars Malin Akerman and Bob Odenkirk and will premiere at Tribeca next month.


A new trailer for the stop-motion horror comedy ParaNorman features tons of new gags and footage.



Alberto Rodriguez (7 Virgins, After) writes and directs the gritty action-drama Unito 7, which tells the story of a group of police officers tasked with the tough assignment of removing the most dangerous drug trafficking networks out of their city.


A trio of magazine employees head out to interview a man who places a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel. Directed by Colin Trevorrow (Blood Brothers) and starring Aubrey Plaza, Safety Not Guaranteed hits theaters June 8.


In The Samaritan, Samuel L. Jackson stars as a retired con-man who tries to put his life back together after spending 25 years in prison. A proposition from his dead partner's son entices him back into the crime world and soon, he finds himself in the middle of a con.


Mel Gibson returns to the action-comedy genre in Get the Gringo. A new UK trailer hit the Web earlier this week under the British title, How I Spent My Summer Vacation. U.S. audiences can see Gringo when it hits theaters May 16.


A full-length international trailer for Sacha Baron Cohen's The Dictator arrived earlier this week and features a lot more footage than what we've previously seen. The Dictator will arrive in theaters May 16.



John Woo has been absent from the action genre for a while now. He takes a producing credit on Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale, which centers on the Japanese occupation of Taiwan in the 1930s and culminates in 300 Taiwanese warriors fighting against 3,000 Japanese troops.


The NC-17 rated Elles stars Academy Award-winning actress Juliette Binoche and Anais Demoustier and centers on Binoche's character Anne investigating young female students turning to prostitution in order to pay for their university tuition. Brief bit of nudity included.


If you saw The Hunger Games, then you no doubt caught this teaser trailer for Breaking Dawn – Part II. Take a look below and get ready as the final Twilight movie hits theaters November 16.


There hasn't been much in the form of clips or trailers since the big IMAX footage reveal a few months back for The Dark Knight Rises. What are Batman fans to do? How about re-create the latest trailer all in LEGOs?


Finally, since it was no doubt one of the highlights of the week, here's the Anchorman 2 announcement by Will Ferrell's flute-totin' Ron Burgundy on Conan.


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