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Watch: Trailer For 'Real Steel' Is The Transformers Boxing Movie You've Been Waiting For

by Kevin Jagernauth
December 9, 2010 5:31 AM
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Updated: New Photos Released

So, not going to get enough of robots beating the ever-loving shit out of each other in next summer's "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"? If the answer is no, then get ready to cream your pants because the first trailer for the Hugh Jackman-led "Real Steel" arrived and it provides lots of CGI metallic objects going smashy-smashy everywhere.

The film is a boxing drama set in the near-future where 2,000-pound robots that look like humans do battle. But more specifically, the film is also about a father-son (Dakota Goyo playing the kid) team training an unusual robot to win a boxing championship after Jackman's fall from glory as an actual human boxer. The film also stars Anthony Mackie, Evangeline Lilly, Kevin Durand, Hope Davis, James Rebhorn and our new collective crush, Olga Fonda.

Directed by Shawn Levy (who we assume is making some kind of quantum leap having previously helmed "Date Night" and "Pink Panther") the $80 million pic will hit theaters on October 7, 2011. Check it out after the jump.

New photos just arrived via Dreamworks.

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More: Films, Actors, Real Steel, Hugh Jackman

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  • Lily | December 9, 2010 11:41 AMReply

    Unbelievable. This looks even worse that Transformers.

  • scrnwrtr17 | December 9, 2010 8:11 AMReply

    yet another wave of low rent crap expelled from hollywood's ass...

  • starway2001 | December 9, 2010 7:06 AMReply

    "The Playlist. Masters of Snark. Hates Everything. Massive Man-crush on Aranofsky."

  • BradZuhl | December 9, 2010 6:52 AMReply

    Atrocious! What is Hugh Jackman thinking when he chooses projects like this?

  • CJG53 | December 9, 2010 6:05 AMReply

    What they couldn't buy the rights to the name ROCK 'EM SOCK 'EM ROBOTS? How un-Hollywood of them...

  • BuntyHoven | December 9, 2010 5:51 AMReply

    "Steel Gets Real". Is that the shittest tagline since "Titans Will Clash"?

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