Trailer: Tales Of The Black Freighter

Published on February 13th, 2009

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If you have read Watchmen you know about Tales of the Black Freighter. The story-within-the-story. Now we get the trailer for the DVD/ Blu-Ray that is due to hit stores sometime in March.

Tales of the Black Freighter, appears as a comic book read by a young man in New York City. This daring pirate saga chronicles a sailor’s journey home from being marooned.  The turbulent events the sailor endures seem to mirror those in the Watchmen’s world.Tales Of The Black Freighter  features the voices of Gerard Butler (300) and Jared Harris (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) and is directed by Daniel DelPurgatorio and Mike Smith and written by Alex Tse (Watchmen) and Zack Snyder.  Tales of the Black Freighter is produced by Brian McNulty and Karen Mayeda-Vranek.

What do you think of this trailer ? also are you mad that it was taking out of  the film ?

Watchmen starring is Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Patrick Wilson

The official plot summary is A complex, multi-layered mystery adventure, “Watchmen” is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the “Doomsday Clock” – which charts the USA’s tension with the Soviet Union – is permanently set at five minutes to midnight. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up but no less determined masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion – a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers – Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future. Their mission is to watch over humanity…but who is watching the Watchmen?

Simon Daoudi
Simon@comcimpact.com