Trailers of the Week: A Friend of the Family, Strange World, and More

Plus, a new musical film based on Whitney Houston

Here are some trailers that caught our attention this week…

A Friend of the Family

Trailer Agency: Create

This is a drama miniseries based on the life events of actress Jan Broberg, who's famous for being kidnapped as a child by a family friend. The trailer reveals a friendship gone wrong in the '70s that impacts a family for a lifetime. A Friend of the Family will be streaming Oct. 6.

Mr. Harrigan's Phone

Trailer Park Group

Mr. Harrigan's Phone is a horror film based on Stephen King's novella of the same name. The trailer shows legend Donald Sutherland and Jaeden Martell (It, Knives Out, Defending Jacob) bringing to life another of King's captivating mysteries. Mr. Harrigan's Phone will be streaming Oct. 5. 

I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Sony Pictures Entertainment 
Trailer Agency: TRANSIT

I Wanna Dance With Somebody is a musical film based on American pop icon Whitney Houston. The trailer highlights Houston's incredible life story intertwined with her hit songs that inspired millions to dance with somebody. The film will be in theaters on Dec. 21. 


20th Century Studios/Hulu
Trailer Agency: Wild Card Creative Group

Rosaline is a comedy film based on Rebecca Serle's novel When You Were Mine, which is based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The trailer shows a comedic version told by Romeo's ex-girlfriend, played by rising star Kaitlyn Dever (Unbelievable, Dopesick, Booksmart). Rosaline will be streaming Oct. 14. 

Strange World 

Walt Disney Animation Studios 
Trailer Agency: Aspect

Strange World is Disney's 61st animated film! The trailer reveals an impressive cast, including Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid, Jaboukie Young-White, Gabrielle Union and Lucy Liu embarking on a science-fiction action-adventure. Strange World will be in theaters Nov. 23. 

Olivia M. Miller
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