The new Mission: Impossible Movie and 5 more great trailers you may have missed this week

That includes rehearsals for an upcoming MCU movie and a stellar Netflix hit …

Welcome back to JOE’s weekly trailer column.

As always, we’ve compiled the best reviews published in the world of film and television in the past seven days for your reading.

You can check them out below.

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

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For one Tom Cruise sequel is currently in theaters and earnings furious reviews by fans and critics alike, a trailer fell this week for another.

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One is the seventh episode of the acclaimed spy franchise and while plot details are hidden, it will no doubt find IMF agent Ethan Hunt (Cruise) on a mission that is quite difficult.

Although light on information about the plot of the sequel, the above teaser features a number of returning faces for the franchise – including actor Henry Czerny, who was last seen in the first M: I film all the way back in 1996.

It also provides viewers with glimpses of what will surely be amazing action scenes when the film hits theaters in July 2023.

The Gray Man

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Another world-fighting thriller, The Gray Man’s story centers around an experienced CIA mercenary (Ryan Gosling) who accidentally discovers dark agency secrets.

As such, he finds himself a target and is hunted around the world by a psychopathic former colleague (Chris Evans) and international assassins.

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo (Avengers: Endgame) and co-starring Ana de Armas (No Time to Die) and Regé-Jean Page (Bridgerton), The Gray Man will land on Netflix on July 22nd.

Thor: Love and Thunder

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Marvel also released a new trailer this week for Thor: Love and Thunder, the fourth in the Thor series of movies.

The sequel will see Chris Hemsworth’s title character team up with his ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman, whose character now has his own superpowers) to stop Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), a murderer seeking to eliminate all gods.

Apparently it will be more proud of the eccentricity and humor that made Thor: Ragnarok such an outstanding MCU entry, Thor: Love and Thunder coming out in theaters on July 8th.


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This surviving thriller stars Idris Elba as a newly widowed husband who returns to South Africa, where he first met his wife, on a trip with his two teenage daughters.

However, upon visiting a game reserve run by an old family friend and fellow nature biologist (Sharlto Copley of District 9), they find themselves being chased by a wild, man-hunting lion.

Based on the trailer, this should be an incredibly tense clock when it arrives in Irish cinemas on August 26th.


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Moving on to television, we got a trailer this week for the next Star Wars show, which will be released after the recently premiered. Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Andor will serve as a prequel to the 2016 film Rogue One with a focus on the character of Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) during the five years prior to the film’s events.

Co-starring Fiona Shaw and Stellan Skarsgård and consisting of 12 episodes, its first two will premiere at Disney + on August 31st.

Speaking of Disney +, we also got a trailer this week for Willowits new series based on and serving as a sequel to the 80s film of the same name.

A man against Abel

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Finally, we have Man Vs. Bee, a nine-episode Netflix slapstick series starring Mr. Rowan Atkinson. Bean fame as a man tormented by a bee.

Are you curious to see how such a premise will support itself for nine episodes? You can find out on June 24th.

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