Trailers: Irresistible, Mr. Jones, Vivarium, Pretoria

Trailers Irresistible Mr Jones Vivarium Pretoria

Focus Features has premiered the first trailer for former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart’s newest directorial effort “Irresistible” which opens May 29th.

Steve Carell plays a Democrat political consultant who helps a retired ex-Marine colonel (Chris Cooper) run for mayor in a small Wisconsin town.

Rose Byrne plays Carell’s cutthroat Republican counterpart who campaigns on behalf of the local mayor. Topher Grace, Natasha Lyonne, Mackenzie Davis, CJ Wilson and Will Sasso co-star in the film which Plan B Entertainment is producing.

Mr. Jones
Samuel Goldwyn Films has released the official U.S. trailer for Agnieszka Holland’s docudrama thriller “Mr. Jones” starring James Norton, Vanessa Kirby and Peter Sarsgaard.

Set on the eve of WWII, an ambitious young journalist named Gareth Jones (Norton) travels to Moscow to uncover the truth behind the propaganda, but then gets a tip that could expose an international conspiracy, one that could cost him and his informant their lives. Jones’ work would inspire George Orwell’s “Animal Farm”.

Saban Films has released the official trailer for the Lorcan Finnegan-helmed sci-fi feature “Vivarium” starring Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg. The film will open in select theaters on March 27th.

The pair play a young couple in search of a starter home, who follow a mysterious estate agent and get trapped in a strange housing development. Jonathan Aris, Danielle Ryan, Senan Jennings, and Eanna Hardwicke co-star.

Escape from Pretoria
Arclight Films has released the trailer for “Escape from Pretoria,” the Francis Annan-directed film adaptation of the true story novel by Tim Jenkin. The film opens in cinemas March 6th.

Daniel Radcliffe and Daniel Webber play two white South Africans who, along with other prisoners, hatched a plot to break out of Pretoria Central Prison in 1979 after being imprisoned during the apartheid era in South Africa.