Movie, TV, and Video Game Trailers -- September 2015

Another month, another flood of trailers have been released to build some hype for upcoming movies, television shows, and video games.  Here's a round-up:



Affliction
(Video Game)
Players of this open-world action-narrative game have to solve a mystery set in a small 1950s town.



American Horror Story: Hotel
(TV, FX)
The hit horror anthology TV show continues, this time with vampires in a hotel, starring Lady Gaga.



Ash vs. Evil Dead
(TV, Starz)
Bruce Campbell returns as the reluctant hero as Sam Raimi's campy Evil Dead franchise goes to the small screen.



Black Mass
(Release Date: September 18, 2015)
Johnny Depp transforms himself into violent criminal Whitey Bulger who became an FBI informant to take down the Boston mafia.



Captain America: Civil War
(Release Date: May 6, 2016)
The Marvel Cinematic Universe continues, but this time there is trouble in superhero land as Steve Rogers and Tony Stark have a philosophical split, causing the other Avengers to choose sides.



Creed
(Release Date: November 25, 2015)
Sylvester Stallone returns as Rocky Balboa in a tale focusing on the son of Apollo Creed.




The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
(TV, Comedy Central)
Jon Stewart is gone, but the news show spoof continues with a new comedian in the anchor chair.



The Danish Girl
(Release Date: November 27, 2015)
Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne plays transgender pioneer Lili Elbe.



The Expanse
(TV, Syfy)
The Syfy channel brings us another ambitious science fiction epic.




Gears of War
(Video Game)
The ultimate edition of this popular video game is coming, with more action-packed battles against the Locust Horde.



Gotham -- Season 2
(TV, FOX)
The Batman prequel series, centered on Jim Gordon before he became the police commissioner, will bring some more Gotham City villains into the spotlight this season.



Hardcore
(Independent Film, 2015, Russia)
This Russian science-fiction film is told from the perspective of a resurrected cyborg trying to save his wife. It stars Sharlto Copley and Haley Bennett.



The Hateful Eight
(Release Date January 8, 2016)
Director Quentin Tarantino brings us another Western, this time starring Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Channing Tatum, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, and Bruce Dern, among others.



He Named Me Malala
(Release Date: October 2, 2016)
This documentary tells the story of the young Pakistani school girl who was attacked by the Taliban for speaking out about girls' education and her eventual speech to the United Nations and winning the Nobel Prize.



Knock Knock
(Release Date: October 9, 2016)
Keanu Reeves is a devoted husband and father who's home alone when two stranded young women show up at his door, leading to a dangerous game of cat and mouse.



Krampus
(Release Date: December 4, 2015)
It was only a matter of time before someone made a movie about the anti-Santy Claus, as a boy accidentally summons the Christmas demon to his family's house, just in time for the holiday.



Kung Fu Panda 3
(January 29, 2016)
The animated adventures of Po continue, with the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, Bryan Cranston, Kate Hudson, and J.K. Simmons.



Into the Badlands
(TV, AMC)
In this television series, a mighty warrior and a young boy search for enlightenment in a ruthless territory controlled by feudal barons.



The Jungle Book
(Release Date: April 15, 2016)
If you loved the Disney cartoon, will you also love this live action version of the Rudyard Kipling classic?



Let Me Make You a Martyr
(Independent Film, 2015)
Marilyn Manson stars in this flick about two adopted siblings who plan to kill their abusive father.



Lookinglass
(TV, FOX)
This upcoming sci-fi series was originally titled The Frankenstein Code (which I liked better). It's about a police officer who's brought back to life.



Macbeth
(Release Date: December 4, 2015)
This adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy, starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, looks fantastic.



The Martian
(Release Date: October 2, 2015)
One of my favorite science fiction books this year is brought to life on the big screen, starring the perfectly cast Matt Damon.



Momentum
(Release Date: October 16, 2015)
A thief, a murder, and a master assassin are all elements of this action thriller.



The Returned (a.k.a. Les Revenants) -- Season 2
(TV, Sundance Channel)
The first season of this French series was terrific. (Forget the American remake.) Now, the gripping story continues of a town where deceased loved ones start reappearing.



Rock the Kasbah
(Release Date: October 23, 2015)
Barry Levinson directs this comedy about a down-on-his-luck music manager who discovers a girl with an amazing singing voice in Afghanistan and takes her to compete in a televised music competition show in Kabul. It stars Bill Murray, Zooey Deschanel, Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, and Scott Caan.



Room
(Release Date: October 16, 2015)
A young boy knows nothing about the world except for the single room in which he was born and raised.



Star Wars: The Force Awakens (TV Spot)
(Release Date: December 18, 2015)
Here's a slightly expanded trailer for one of the most anticipated movies in recent memory.



Until Dawn
(Video Game)
Hayden Panettiere lends her voice to this video game about a serial killer hunting a group of teenagers staying at a log cabin on the anniversary of the disappearance of two of their friends.



Victor Frankenstein
(Release Date: November 25, 2015)
Daniel Radcliffe is Igor and James McAvoy is Victor Von Frankenstein in this retelling of the familiar horror tale.



The Walking Dead -- Season 6
(TV, AMC)
The zombie apocalypse continues.



The Witch
(Independent Film, 2016)
Set in the 1630s, a family in New England faces witchcraft, black magic, and possession.

Did any of them succeed in grabbing your attention and sparking your interest?

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