We’ve got one more trailer to squeeze in before Christmas, and I think it’s one a lot of people have been waiting to see: Kevin Smith’s latest comedy Cop Out (formerly known as A Couple of Dicks)! This is the first time Kevin Smith has directed from someone else’s script, and lucky for him, the script by Robb Cullen and Mark Cullen was on the 2008 Black List of best unproduced screenplays. He also has a pretty awesome cast in Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan and Seann William Scott. So does it look like Cop Out is going to be one of the best comedies of 2009? Well… uh, I’m not so sure about that.
I have to be honest, the trailer didn’t really do much for me. I thought the intro was kind of clever, but other than that, there wasn’t really much here that made me laugh. I do think Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan will make a great comedic team, but it just feels like they didn’t have any memorable lines or scenes to showcase the movie. One weird thing is that Kevin Smith’s name is not even mentioned save for a brief flash of credits at the end of the trailer. I guess they must think that his association with the film could actually hurt the marketing campaign. Anyway, I am still cautiously optimistic, but this trailer gets a big “meh” from me. What do you think of it? Cop Out hits theatres on February 6th; watch the trailer below or head over to Apple.com for the HD treatment.