From Halo to Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Here Are This Week’s Best Trailers

February 2022 is in full swing, with plenty of major movie premieres and event television to help keep audiences warm throughout the final weeks of winter. Netflix is reimagining a horror classic as its latest original movie while Paramount+ readies the most eagerly anticipated video game adaptation of the year. And superheroes continue to reign supreme worldwide, with the countdown to The Batman's premiere kicking into high gear and Peacemaker approaching its season finale on HBO Max.

Here are all the biggest and best trailers, teasers and promos for the first week of February 2022, promoting everything from big television series returns to the next wave of this year's blockbuster cinema.

The Batman

With The Batman one month away from making its big-screen debut, the gritty superhero movie's promotional campaign is in full swing. The latest TV spot for the film has Bruce Wayne preparing to use fear as the ultimate weapon in combatting the criminal element overtaking Gotham City. Putting this new strategy to the test is the Penguin, with the promo spotlighting the Dark Knight in a high-speed pursuit with the mobster.

Produced, directed and co-written by Matt Reeves, The Batman opens in theaters on March 4.

Blade Runner: Black Lotus

The anime expansion of Blade Runner has come to an end, with the series finale for Blade Runner: Black Lotus following the intrepid replicant Elle venturing into the Tyrell Corporation's headquarters to confront her creator. However, before Elle can learn more about her origins, she must first confront her fellow replicant Water Lily in a heated battle to keep Elle's full memory a secret.

Developed by Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama, Blade Runner: Black Lotus is available to stream on Crunchyroll.

Dance Dance Danseur

George Asakura's popular manga series Dance Dance Danseur is being adapted into an anime series this spring, following protagonist Junpei Murao discovering a deep appreciation for ballet before deciding to become a trained ballet dancer himself. Junpei's lifelong interest in ballet is challenged in the face of changes to his family as a trailer for the anime series shows Junpei dancing at night.

Directed by Munehisa Sakai, Dance Dance Danseur premieres this April and will be available to stream on Crunchyroll.


The Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening's fantasy animated series Disenchantment returns as Bean makes her royal return to Dreamland, only to discover that she may not be as popular a queen as she may have hoped. While past episodes of Disenchantment saw Bean consciously avoiding her regal destiny, she reluctantly assumed the throne to save all of Dreamland from an impending crisis set to take her adventures to the next level.

Created by Matt Groening, Disenchantment Part 4 premieres Feb. 9 on Netflix.

Joe vs. Carole

The infamous feud between the reputed Tiger King Joe Exotic and animal rights activist Carole Baskins is the centerpiece of the upcoming television miniseries Joe vs. Carole. In an extended trailer, Carole meets with federal agents to claim that Joe is attempting to have her killed while the eccentric big cat owner is seen obsessing over taking out his rival, hiring an assassin to do the job for him.

Created by Etan Frankel, Joe vs. Carole premieres March 3 on Peacock.


With Halo Infinite out for Xbox Series X|S and a live-action television show on the way, it's a pretty good time to be a Halo fan. Paramount has unveiled the debut trailer for Halo, with the Spartans as the last line of defense to prevent humanity from being completely annihilated against the Covenant. Showcasing Master Chief in action, the trailer hints the armored warrior will undergo a major change as he interfaces with mysterious extraterrestrial tech.

Developed for television by Kyle Killen and Steven Kane, Halo premieres March 24 on Paramount+.

Killing Eve

The fourth and final season of Killing Eve is coming this month, with Eve and Villanelle set to reunite as Villanelle undergoes therapy and Eve returns to the investigation that changed her life forever. Based on the novel series by Luke Jennings, the fourth season pairs Eve with a new love interest as Villanelle continues to adapt to life after leaving her blood-soaked career as a contract killer behind her.

Killing Eve Season 4 premieres Feb. 27 on BBC America and AMC+.

My Hero Academia

The bestselling manga series My Hero Academia has released its latest volume in Japan, with a motion comic trailer providing a moody look at Kōhei Horikoshi's enormously successful superhero story. As Izuku "Deku" Midoriya embarks on his crimefighting career, he reflects on his past training to become a Pro-Hero at U.A. High School before enduring betrayal and defeat as My Hero Academia progresses towards its epic finale.

Created by Kōhei Horikoshi, the English-translated manga series My Hero Academia is available through Viz Media.


Peacemaker has entered its final stretch of episodes for its inaugural season, and the stakes are rapidly being stacked against the gun-toting antihero and his associates. While Peacemaker's father, the bigoted supervillain White Dragon, emerges from prison seeking revenge on his son, the police close in on Peacemaker's home after learning he was the one responsible for a grisly murder at the start of the series.

Created by James Gunn, Peacemaker releases new episodes Thursdays on HBO Max.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The deranged serial killer Leatherface is coming back with a chainsaw to grind in a new Texas Chainsaw Massacre film. The upcoming slasher movie follows the Halloween route by ignoring all but its original film and bringing back original survivor Sally Hardesty for a long-awaited rematch against the mass murderer. Judging by the latest trailer, Leatherface has not slowed down with age as a new generation of victims faces his wrath.

Directed by David Blue Garcia, Texas Chainsaw Massacre premieres Feb. 18 on Netflix.

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