A new trailer for The Sorcerer’s Apprentice has Youtubed its way online. Despite only lasting 1 minute and 2 seconds it contains a lot of new footage, including new special effects shots and scenes featuring the film’s villain Maxim, played by Alfred Molina. We also see more of Teresa Palmer who plays Jay Baruchel’s lady friend in the film.
For me Nicolas Cage redeemed himself from all of his past duds with Kick-Ass, and I am now once again a Cage fan.
At the moment I’m not sure how The Sorcerer’s Apprentice will fare at the box office, as it could go either way. Opening the same day as Christopher Nolan’s Inception certainly won’t help Cage to kick-start a potential new franchise, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer recently said the box office battle “is going to be interesting”. Inception will be going after a more mature crowd, so Disney may aim their marketing towards the younger demographic.
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice will be released on July 16th and is directed by Jon Turteltaub (National Treasure and its sequel).