Marketing on the film has been quiet so far, with only a few leaked images getting out, but finally some footage has arrived at The Film Stage, in the form of what seems to be some kind of Taiwanese Comic-Con spot (or something) for the picture. And while brief, what there is of it has not exactly made us feel that much more optimistic about the project; Wiseman has swapped the bonkers Mars setting for something left over from unused concept drawings from "Minority Report," and traded Verhoeven's sure hand for CGI-aided camera moves.
Still, the film's got a strong cast, with Farrell (certainly a better actor than Schwarzenegger) joined by Jessica Biel, the director's missus Kate Beckinsale, Bryan Cranston (as villain Cohaagen), Bill Nighy, Ethan Hawke, Bokeem Woodbine and a crazy wigged John Cho, and the script got a polish from "Zodiac" writer James Vanderbilt, so hopefully there's reason for optimism. We're sure a full trailer will be along sooner rather than later, and "Total Recall" will arrive on August 3rd. Watch the clip below.