There's still another month of 2020 to go, but the latest wave of trailers and promos are already teasing new television series and films slated to premiere in the new year. Leading the charge this past week were major announcements for HBO Max and the future of the DC Extended Universe on the digital platform.
Here are all the biggest and best trailers from the week before Thanksgiving 2020.
Attack on Titan
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The fourth and final season of Attack on Titan premieres next month, bring Eren Yeager and the Scout Regiment together for one epic, final battle against the popular anime series' ravenous behemoths. The final season will be available to stream in the United States through Crunchyroll, and the trailer showcases the defenders mounting their desperate last stand as Titans come raining from the skies.
Based on the manga series of the same name by Hajime Isayama, Attack on Titan Season 4 premieres Dec. 7 and will be available to stream on Crunchyroll and Funimation.
Batman: Soul of the Dragon
The Dark Knight is about to kick it '70s style in the upcoming DC Animated Movie Batman: Soul of the Dragon, with a groovy trailer providing a first look at the R-rated animated film. The clip shows Bruce Wayne reuniting with the martial artists he trained alongside to become Batman as they defend Gotham City from the Kobra cult in the unapologetically throwback setting.
Directed by Sam Liu and executive produced by Bruce Timm, Batman: Soul of the Dragon stars David Giuntoli as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Mark Dacascos as Richard Dragon, Kelly Hu as Lady Shiva, Michael Jai White as Ben Turner/Bronze Tiger, James Hong as O-Sensei and Josh Keaton as Jeffrey Burr. The film arrives Jan. 12, 2021 on digital HD and on Jan. 26 on Blu-ray and 4K UHD.
The Arrowverse is getting a new Batwoman this January as Javicia Leslie's Ryan Wilder takes over for Ruby Rose's Kate Kane to become the latest Gotham Knight. The CW has released a brief teaser trailer for the series' upcoming second season in which Wilder unveils her new costume before declaring it's "time to be powerful" while suiting up and examining her cowl. The teaser was released after Leslie was revealed wearing the costume in a set of official stills last month.
Batwoman stars Javicia Leslie, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Camrus Johnson, Dougray Scott and Nicole Kang. Season 2 premieres Sunday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.
Delayed for years after reportedly being lambasted by test audiences and studio executives, the star-studded science fiction film Chaos Walking is finally slated to get a theatrical release next year. Starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley, the project was initially filmed in 2017 before extensive reshoots were required to improve the quality for studio approval. A first-look trailer introduces a world where men's thoughts are projected before them and all women have disappeared.
Directed by Doug Liman, Chaos Walking stars Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Mads Mikkelsen, Demián Bichir, Cynthia Erivo, Nick Jonas, Kurt Sutter and David Oyelowo. The film arrives in theaters in 2021.
CD Projekt Red has offered a new look at Cyberpunk 2077, which is now set to launch this December after experiencing a new release delay. The full gameplay trailer delves into Night City and its lawless residents as players attempt to navigate the dystopian metropolis' criminal underworld and make a name for themselves.
Developed by CD Projekt Red, Cyberpunk 2077 arrives on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Google Stadia and PC Dec. 10.
Fear the Walking Dead
In its sixth season the main cast of Fear the Walking Dead has been largely divided as they endure the cruel leadership of the fearsome Virginia and her loyal community of survivors, the Pioneers. The resistance against Virginia finally comes to a head in the upcoming midseason finale, with Virginia hunting those who oppose her authority while hordes of walkers menace the survivors.
Airing Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on AMC, Fear the Walking Dead is executive produced by Scott M. Gimple and showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, as well as Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Gale Anne Hurd and Greg Nicotero. The series stars Lennie James, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo and more.
His Dark Materials
His Dark Materials has kicked off its second season by bring Lyra and Will together in another world while elsewhere the sinister Magisterium goes to war with the witches. A new trailer teases all the explosive developments and conflicts coming in the remainder of Season 2, as Magisterium zeppelins prepare to drop their lethal payloads and Lyra learns about the true nature of Dust.
Airing on HBO on Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT, His Dark Materials Season 2 stars Dafne Keen as Lyra, Amir Wilson as Will Parry, Ruth Wilson as Marisa Coulter, Lin-Manuel Miranda as Lee Scoresby and Andrew Scott as John Parry.
The popular video game Minecraft is coming to that galaxy far, far away in its latest DLC expansion, teaming with Lucasfilm to create worlds and characters based on Star Wars. A launch trailer for the DLC recreates classic moments from the original trilogy and The Mandalorian, but players will be able to put their own twist on the iconic franchise.
The Star Wars DLC is currently on sale in Minecraft's marketplace.
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate
Mortal Kombat 11 has launched its latest wave of DLC content, bringing three new fighters into the fray, the most notable being action icon John Rambo. A pair of gameplay trailers shows the former Green Beret battling the Terminator, as each uses their deliriously gory attacks and fatalities. Joining Rambo in the new DLC pack are the monstrous Mileena and the hydrokinetic ninja warrior Rain.
Developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Mortal Kombat 11 is available now for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC and Google Stadia. The Kombat Pack 2 expansion and Ultimate bundle will be released Nov. 17.
Tom & Jerry
The iconic animated duo Tom & Jerry make their way to the real-world in the debut trailer for their upcoming theatrical film, in which they appear to mend fences before their classic feud reignites once more. The trailer reveals the film's premise: Tom is tasked with ridding a luxury hotel in New York City of its rodent problem ahead of an elaborate wedding, only to be thwarted by Jerry, bringing the fan-favorite rivals back together.
Directed by Tim Story, Tom & Jerry stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Rob Delaney, Colin Jost and Ken Jeong. The film arrives in theaters March 5, 2021.
Supernatural has just come to a momentous, emotional end, but Jared Padalecki is sticking with The CW for his next television project, Walker. In a brief promo, Padalecki shows off his new haircut while confirming that the reboot of Walker, Texas Ranger will premiere this January, and expresses his desire to share his take on the iconic lawman with audiences.
Walker stars Jared Padalecki, Lindsey Morgan, Keegan Allen, Mitch Pileggi, Molly Hagan and Coby Bell. The series premieres Jan. 21, 2021 on The CW.
BBC America's upcoming adaptation of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novel series The Watch has released a pair of promos spotlighting the crime-fighting duo Constable Carrot and Corporal Angua. The City Watch officers reveal their fantasy origins -- Carrot was raised by mythical dwarves and Angua transforms into a werewolf -- and keep the streets of Ankh-Morpork safe from an evil plot to revive an ancient dragon.
The Watch is executive produced by BBC Studios' Hilary Salmon (Luther) and Phil Collinson (Doctor Who). The series, which will run for eight episodes, is written by Simon Allen (Das Boot). It stars Richard Dormer, Anna Chancellor, Lara Rossi, Ingrid Oliver, James Fleet, Marama Corlett, Sam Adewunmi, Jo Eaton-Kent, Adam Hugill, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Ruth Madeley, Bianca Simone and Ingrid Oliver. The Watch will premiere on Jan. 3, 2021.
Wonder Woman 1984
After months of delays and speculation, WarnerMedia confirmed Wonder Woman 1984 will finally be released simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max on Christmas Day. A new trailer confirms the revised release strategy while teasing the villainous Cheetah and '80s hijinks between Diana Prince and Steve Trevor.
Directed and co-written by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman 1984 stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal and Natasha Rothwell. The film arrives in theaters and HBO Max on Dec. 25, while debuting theatrically in international markets starting on Dec. 16. The film will be available for a month on HBO Max in the U.S. included at no additional cost.
Zack Snyder's Justice League
One of the most buzzed about titles coming exclusively to HBO Max is the long-heralded iteration of filmmaker Zack Snyder's Justice League. A black-and-white trailer featuring snippets of new footage from Snyder's cut has been unveiled. Snyder later revealed that his version of the 2017 DCEU film will contain more than two hours of brand-new footage not seen in the theatrical release.
Justice League stars Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as The Flash, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Ciarán Hinds as Steppenwolf, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon. Zack Snyder's Justice League will premiere exclusively on HBO Max in 2021.