‘Tomorrowland’ Trailer: Let George Clooney Take You to a Secret Place
While Mr. Clooney appears for a brief moment in the nearly two-minute trailer, unveiled Thursday, his voice towers over the gorgeous landscape of a place “where you could actually change the world.”
Britt Robertson) and her journey to a place somewhere in time and space (Tomorrowland). Clooney’s character, Frank, has been long exiled from this place.
“Age will make you a little more cynical, a little more of a curmudgeon. Something happened to him,” screenwriter Damon Lindelof told Entertainment Weekly. “So how did this young idealistic kid become someone who is world-weary and borderline antagonistic about the future? He’s a very grumpy Obi-Wan Kenobi character—minus the beard.”
Expectations are high for the picture, thanks to a couple of other big names. In addition to Lindelof (Star Trek Into Darkness, Lost, The Leftovers), the film has Brad Bird (The Incredibles, The Iron Giant, Ratatouille) for a director, producer and screenwriter.
Tomorrowland opens in theaters on May 22, 2015. Watch the first trailer, above.