Two highly-anticipated crime dramas and 4 more big trailers you might have missed this week 3 months ago

Two highly-anticipated crime dramas and 4 more big trailers you might have missed this week

New shows are on the way from the creators of Heat and The Wire.

Welcome back once again to JOE's trailer column, your weekly round-up of the biggest teasers in the world of film and TV.


Now earlier in the week, we covered the release of the Derry Girls Season 3 trailer in a separate article, which you can find here.

However, it was not the only major teaser to drop in the past seven days and we've compiled some of the other imporant ones for your perusal below.

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish


Clip via Universal Pictures Ireland

Starting off with movies, arguably the biggest film trailer to drop this week was for Antonio Banderas' return to voicing anthropomorphic cat Puss in Boots.

Having first appeared in Shrek 2 before getting his own spin-off animation flick in 2011, this sequel to the latter sees Puss having used up eight of his nine lives.

Wanting them back, the cat embarks on his grandest quest yet.


Based on the very funny trailer, this looks like an animation both adults and kids can enjoy when it comes out in Ireland on 21 October.

The Cellar

Clip via WildCard Distribution


Irish filmmaker Brendan Muldowney (Pilgrimage) writes and directs this horror about a mother whose daughter mysteriously vanishes in the cellar of their new house.

Discovering that an ancient, powerful entity is controlling the home, the mum must face it or risk losing her family's souls forever.

Starring Elisha Cuthbert (House of Wax) and Eoin Macken (Till Death), The Cellar opens in Irish cinemas next week on 25 March.

Tokyo Vice


Clip via HBO Max

Moving onto TV, we finally got a trailer for Tokyo Vice, the long-awaited series executive produced and partly directed by Michael Mann (Heat, Miami Vice).

Based on the 2009 memoir of the same, the show follows an American journalist (Ansel Elgort) in the late '90s who relocates to Tokyo where, taken under the wing of a veteran detective in the vice squad (Ken Watanabe), he starts to explore the dangerous world of the Japanese yakuza.

Tokyo Vice will premiere in the US on 7 April so you can expect an Irish release sometime after.

We Own This City

Clip via HBO

Another HBO crime drama, this one is co-created by David Simon of The Wire fame and sees him returning to the streets of Baltimore.

Based on the nonfiction book of the same name, the miniseries details the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department's Gun Trace Task Force and the corruption surrounding it.

Featuring amongst its ensemble cast Jamie Hector (The Wire), Jon Bernthal (The Punisher) and Wunmi Mosaku (Loki), We Own This City also does not have an Irish release date yet but it premieres in the States on 25 April.

Speaking of HBO, the network unveiled a number of other big trailers this week including for the return of shows Barry and The Flight Attendant, as well as its upcoming series adaptation of the novel The Time Traveler's Wife.

Ms. Marvel

Clip via Marvel Entertainment

One of many upcoming MCU shows, Ms. Marvel will focus on 16-year-old Pakistani-American high school student and lover of all things superhero Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) as she discovers she has powers of her own.

With the character of Ms. Marvel set to appear in next year's Captain Marvel sequel, this should be essential viewing for Marvel Cinematic Universe obsessives.

Comprising of six episodes, the show debuts on 8 June on Disney+.

The Pentaverate

Clip via Netflix

Last but not least, this upcoming Netflix comedy series is created by and stars Mike Myers of Austin Powers and Wayne's World fame.

The show will follow one unlikely Canadian journalist who finds himself embroiled in a mission to uncover the truth about a secret society that has been influencing world events for centuries.

Featuring Myers playing not one, not two, but eight different characters, The Pentaverate premieres on 5 May.