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Trailer Watch: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 full trailer

A full trailer for the sequel to Chris Miller and Phil Lord’s awesomely unfaithful adaptation of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is online. Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn take over as directors, working from a script by John Francis Daley (yes, Sam Weir from Freaks and Geeks) and Jonathan M. Goldstein (The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Horrible Bosses).

The unimaginatively titled Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 doesn’t quite have the same zing that Miller and Lord brought to the first Cloudy, or Clone High, or even 21 Jump Street — but I’ll take it.

Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Andy Samberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Benjamin Bratt, Terry Crews (taking over for Mr. T), Will Forte, and Kristen Schaal provide the voices for the September 27, 2013, release.

Trailer Watch: Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg in Celeste & Jesse Forever

Via iTunes comes the trailer for a film I hadn’t heard of until today, Celeste & Jesse Forever. Here’s the synopsis:

Celeste (Rashida Jones) and Jesse (Andy Samberg) met in high school, married young and are growing apart. Now thirty, Celeste is the driven owner of her own media consulting firm, Jesse is once again unemployed and in no particular rush to do anything with his life. Celeste is convinced that divorcing Jesse is the right thing to do — she is on her way up, he is on his way nowhere, and if they do it now instead of later, they can remain supportive friends. Jesse passively accepts this transition into friendship, even though he is still in love with her. As the reality of their separation sets in, Celeste slowly and painfully realizes she has been cavalier about their relationship, and her decision, which once seemed mature and progressive, now seems impulsive and selfish. But her timing with Jesse is less than fortuitous. While navigating the turbulent changes in their lives and in their hearts, these two learn that in order to truly love someone, you may have to let them go. The film is a humorous and honest examination of a broken heart and the long, hard road it takes to heal it.

Shot and acted with far more seriousness (and craft) than I expect from the stars, Celeste & Jesse Forever already looks like a smart, bittersweet examination of relationships — and yet no less funny for it. (It probably has a happy ending anyway, but I won’t complain about that if it’s well-earned.)

The film hits theaters in the States on August 3rd.