Trailers: Tombstones, Book, Kill, What, Annie

By Garth Franklin Thursday May 29th 2014 03:30PM

It has been a busy day for trailers with a bunch of new ones having hit over the past 24 hours.

For starters there's the first trailer for "A Walk Among the Tombstones," the Liam Neeson-led adaptation of Lawrence Block's bestselling 'Matt Scudder' series of mystery novels. Neeson plays a P.I. helping a heroin trafficker (Dan Stevens) hunt down the men who brutally murdered his wife. It opens September 19th.

Next up is the first trailer for Fox's "The Book of Life," the new Guillermo del Toro-produced animated film set around the Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations. Channing Tatum, Diego Luna and Zoe Saldana lend their voices to the project which opens around Halloween.

Then there's the first trailer for "What If," the new romantic comedy starring Daniel Radcliffe, Adam Driver, Mackenzie Davis, Zoe Kazan and Rafe Spall. It opens in August.

Next is the true story journalism drama "Kill the Messenger". Jeremy Renner stars as Gary Webb who stumbled onto a story which leads to allegations that the CIA was complicit in cocaine smuggling and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua.

After that comes the full trailer for Will Gluck's new adaptation of the famed musical "Annie" starring Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Rose Byrne and Quvenzhane Wallis. It's scheduled to open December 19th.

Then there's a trailer for Relativity's found footage sci-fi family film about a group of friends investigating a series of bizarre text messages which leads to them discovering friendly robotic aliens.

Finally there's the final U.S. trailer for Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi epic "Snowpiercer" set in an ice age future when the survivors engage in class warfare onboard a train powered by a perpetual-motion engine.