February 2021 is off to a tremendous start, with a bevy of new trailers for upcoming and ongoing TV shows, movies and video games. Among others, this week saw trailers for The CW's Batwoman, Mass Effect: Legendary Edition and The Nevers.
Here are all the other biggest trailers, teasers and promos from the first week of February 2021.
As Batwoman Season 2 continues, the new Caped Crusader Ryan Wilder takes on an especially twisted figure roaming through Gotham City and targeting neglected children. After learning from a young boy that children are going missing, Batwoman tracks down the child killer while Sophie Moore and Alice find themselves at odds over how to keep Gotham safe without Kate Kane.
Airing Sundays at 8 pm ET/PT on The CW, Batwoman stars Javicia Leslie as Ryan Wilder, Rachel Skarsten as Alice, Meagan Tandy as Sophie Moore, Camrus Johnson as Luke Fox, Dougray Scott as Jacob Kane and Nicole Kang as Mary Hamilton-Kane.
The third season of Charmed has explored a world where all of magic itself is in the middle of its death throes after The Faction sought to greedily harvest raw magic for itself. The death of magic appears to progressing faster than the Charmed Ones anticipated in the season's latest promo, with the group realizing a great sacrifice is needed if magic hopes to live on.
Charmed stars Sarah Jeffery, Madeleine Mantock, Melonie Diaz, Rupert Evans, Valerie Cruz, Ser’Darius Blain and Ellen Tamaki. New episodes of Charmed air on The CW on Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Coming 2 America
Over thirty years since the release of the original comedy classic, Coming 2 America arrives on Amazon Prime Video next month. The upcoming film's latest trailer has King Akeem and his longtime confidante and best friend Semmi return to New York City in search for Akeem's newly revealed heir. And while the two stars reprise their multiple fan-favorite roles from the 1988 film, the sequel is slated to be a bit more family-friendly with a lighter rating from the MPAA.
Directed by Craig Brewer, Coming 2 America stars Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, KiKi Layne, Shari Headley, Wesley Snipes, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Teyana Taylor, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Paul Bates, Nomzamo Mbatha and Bella Murphy. The film arrives on Amazon Prime Video March 5.
Action movie star Bruce Willis has a new sci-fi movie in Cosmic Sin coming, fresh off the heels of last year's science fiction thriller Breach. For the upcoming film, Willis portrays a retired military general who returns to active duty and team-up with a new generation of soldiers as humanity faces a relentless empire of extraterrestrial invaders.
Directed by Edward Drake, Cosmic Sin stars Bruce Willis, Adelaide Kane, Frank Grillo, Luke Wilson, Lochlyn Munro and C.J. Perry. The film arrives in theaters, Digital HD and video on demand March 12.
The cult favorite horror film Cube is being remade in Japan, executive produced by the original 1997 movie's filmmaker Vincenzo Natali. As with its original inspiration, the new horror movie follows a group of strangers trapped in a strange, cube-like structure loaded with deadly traps. As the group is gruesomely picked off, they must learn how to outwit their captor to survive and escape.
Directed by Yasuhiko Shimizu and executive produced by Vincenzo Natali, Cube stars Suda Masaki, Okada Masaki, Tashiro Hikaru, Saito Takumi, Yoshida Kotaro and Anne. The film is scheduled to hit theaters in Japan on Oct. 22.
The Flash Season 6 ended on an abrupt cliffhanger due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic halting production. Season 7 looks to pick up right where viewers last saw Barry Allen and the rest of Team Flash, with the Scarlet Speedster charging headfirst into MirrorVerse to rescue his kidnapped wife Iris. And while Barry is running a steadily decreasing fraction of his full speed due to the death of the Speed Force, he will stop at nothing to reunite with his wife.
The Flash stars Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Jesse L. Martin, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes and Tom Cavanagh. Season 7 debuts Tuesday, March 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.
Godzilla Singular Point
As Godzilla vs. Kong prepares to bring the eponymous titans into a hard-hitting brawl on the big screen, Godzilla is getting a new anime series on Netflix this April: Godzilla Singular Point. While the latest teaser trailer keeps Godzilla on the periphery, another fan-favorite hero is introduced, with Jet Jaguar joining the fray as humanity's robotic defender.
Directed by Atsushi Takahashi and written by Toh Enjoe, Godzilla Singular Point will premiere in April 2021.
Justice Society: World War II
The next DC Animated Movie is coming this spring and taking things back to the Golden Age. Justice Society: World War II features the first generation of DC superheroes, who form the titular team at the behest of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to combat the growing evil of the Third Reich. And as the classic heroes charge into battle, they are joined by a surprise familiar from the future: Barry Allen.
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and directed by Jeff Wamester, Justice Society: World War II stars Stana Katic as Wonder Woman, Matt Bomer as The Flash, Elysia Rotaru as Black Canary, Chris Diamantopoulos as Steve Trevor, Omid Abtahi as Hawkman, Matthew Mercer as Hourman, Armen Taylor as Jay Garrick, Liam McIntyre as Aquaman, Ashleigh LaThrop as Iris West, Geoffrey Arend as Charles Halstead/Advisor, Keith Ferguson as Dr. Fate and Darin De Paul as Roosevelt. The film is due to be released in spring 2021.
Marvel's Behind the Mask
Disney+ is getting a new in-depth documentary on the history of Marvel Comics: Marvel's Behind the Mask. From interviews with comic historians to writers and artists, the legacy of the Marvel Universe's numerous superheroes is shown in full in the feature-length documentary.
Marvel's Behind the Mask is directed by Michael Jacobs and produced by Marvel New Media, Chris Gary and Ryan Simon. The film debuts on Disney+ on Feb. 12.
Mass Effect: Legendary Edition
One of the most beloved video game franchises launched in the past fifteen years is BioWare's Mass Effect trilogy, with the first game debuting on the Xbox 360 in November 2007. Nearly a full decade since the release of 2012's Mass Effect 3, the sci-fi action-RPG is getting a definitive remaster. The Legendary Edition comes following confirmation that a new Mass Effect title is in development by the video game publisher.
Developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts, Mass Effect: Legendary Edition goes on sale May 14 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
One of the biggest series premieres coming to HBO in 2021 is Joss Whedon's supernatural period piece series The Nevers. Set in a vision of Victorian London with several women gaining paranormal abilities, the gifted women decide to band together to defend those dismissed and discarded by society. While Whedon himself departed the series this past November, the series is set to continue on without its creator when it premieres this April.
Created by Joss Whedon, The Nevers stars Laura Donnelly, Olivia Williams, James Norton, Tom Riley, Ann Skelly, Ben Chaplin, Pip Torrens, Zackary Momoh, Amy Manson, Nick Frost, Rochelle Neil, Eleanor Tomlinson and Denis O’Hare. The series premieres on HBO this April.
Pacific Rim: The Black
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Three years since the last Pacific Rim film, the kaiju-busting franchise returns as a CG-anime series next month in Pacific Rim: The Black. Set between the events of the original 2013 film and 2018's Pacific Rim: Uprising, The Black has two siblings co-pilot a towering Jaeger together to defend coastal cities from a new wave of kaiju surfacing around the world.
Pacific Rim: The Black premieres on Netflix on March 4.
One of the 1980's biggest sitcom stars was Punky Brewster and, 30 years later, the precocious girl is all grown up and a single mother herself. A trailer for Peacock's revival series has Punky venture back out into the dating scene while caring for her three children after her recent divorce. And as Punky falls back on some of her old antics, she discovers that her signature quirkiness has not fallen far from the tree through her kids.
Written and executive produced by Steve and Jim Armogida, Punky Brewster stars Soleil Moon Frye, Freddie Prinze Jr., Lauren Lindsey Donzis, Quinn Copeland, Oliver De Los Santos, Noah Cottrell and Cherie Johnson. The series premieres Feb. 25 on Peacock.
The much-anticipated seven-year time jump has finally come to Riverdale, launching Archie Andrews and his friends into young adult life. With Archie now a war veteran, Jughead Jones a published writer and Betty Cooper working for the FBI, the old gang has a lot to catch up over when they reconvene back in their hometown years later.
Riverdale stars K.J. Apa as Archie Andrews, Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper, Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge, Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones, Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom, Casey Cott as Kevin Keller, Mark Consuelos as Hiram Lodge, Charles Melton as Reggie Mantle, Vanessa Morgan as Toni Topaz, Mädchen Amick as Alice Cooper and Erinn Westbrook as Tabitha Tate. New episodes air Wednesdays at 8pm ET/PT on The CW.
Shudder is one of the premier digital platforms for horror content. This month, the streaming service will release a new original horror movie, Shook. The upcoming film has a social media star targeted by a vile online campaign that subjects her to a brutal gauntlet of tests as she struggles to survive and discover why exactly she is being tormented.
Written and directed by Jennifer Harrington, Shook stars Daisye Tutor, Emily Goss, Nicola Posener, Octavius J. Johnson, Stephanie Simbari, Grant Rosenmeyer and Genelle Seldon. The film premieres Feb. 18 on Shudder.
Total War: Warhammer III
Four years after the popular Total War: Warhammer II released, the popular Games Workshop franchise is getting a new installment in the titular real-time strategy video game series. Slated for a 2021 release, Total War: Warhammer III's announcement trailer teases fantasy monsters and giant armies fighting each other as the fate of the Realm of Chaos comes under fire.
Developed by Creative Assembly and published by Sega, Total War: Warhammer III is expected to be released for PC sometime in 2021.
As WandaVision hits its halfway point, Wanda Maximoff is revealed to be the apparent instigator behind the sitcom reality she and Vision have found themselves in. A new trailer for the series, as it moves further through television history, has Vision try to escape the bizarre domestic situation he has been revived into while the couple's mysterious neighbor, Agnes, begins to appear more prominently.
Written by Jac Schaeffer and directed by Matt Shakman, WandaVision stars Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch, Paul Bettany as Vision, Randall Park as Agent Jimmy Woo, Kat Dennings as Darcy Lewis, Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau and Kathryn Hahn as Agnes. New episodes air Fridays on Disney+.