Watch Fox's Theatrical Terra Nova Trailer (VIDEO)

When you head to your local cineplex this weekend to see X-Men: First Class for the first time or Fast Five for the thirteenth time (you should really reconsider your taste in movies), you may also get a peek at one of this fall's highest-profile TV shows. Fox is unspooling a theatrical trailer for Terra Nova, a.k.a. Jurassic Park 4: This Time It's Back in Time, which will probably run just as the tallest guy in the theater sits down in front of you.

There's a bit of new footage in the trailer (watch it below), plus some tried-and-true effects to spruce it up for movie-going audiences; looking at it from a distance, there's no way to tell the show apart from a summer blockbuster.



USA Network is also showing trailers for some of its programs in movie theaters this summer, in what appears to be a growing trend of promoting the small screen on the big screen. I'm all for this, because let's face it: TV is on the up-and-up and gaining on its big-budget counterpart. The medium absolutely deserves film-quality trailers in movie theaters.


Do you want to see more TV trailers when you sit down with your over-buttered and overpriced popcorn? Or would you prefer to keep the small screen and the big screen separate?


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Looks good to me, I am In...
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Movies are just horrible to me now...(except for animation movies...I have liked a couple from 2010-2011) A year or two ago I used to look for movies...now I just look for quality TV. Anyways...Terra Nova does look good and it looks like something Fox would spend $ to adverise (which seems like they are already doing/going to do) It better be a quality show (writing, likeable characters, good acting, etc)
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This show looks like the next Lost.... yeah I went there!! Think about though: a group of people on an island, having to make due, starting their own society, cut off from the "mainland." Now substitute dinosaurs for a smoke monster, and the parallel is complete! Ok that's mostly tongue in cheek, but the similarities are there. As an aside, Alcatraz also has a very Lost vibe (by no coincidence). Which raises the question, how long will people wait for answers on that show before we get impatient? Not 5 seasons, I'll tell you that much....
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Really looking forward to the show, hoping it'll be good. But I wouldn't mind having tv trailers in movie previews, if its something good to watch, I want to know about it.
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@Arch_Angel88

The rainbow bridge comes from Norse Mythology. Sorry you couldn't accept the movie for what it is, fantasy. I mean even Nolan's Batman movies are fantasy. No billionaire C.E.O. can dress-up as a bat at night and fight crime, yet all you kids talk about how realistic it is... LMFAO
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yep terra nova is looking good so it will get 1 season then dissapear like all the other good shows
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@dylers PRIMEVAL was canceled then resurrected Series 4 finished airing earlier this year and Series 5 is currently airing on different channels throughout the world. TORCHWOOD returns on July 8/9 depending what country you are in.
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They already show commercials in the theater, so why not TV trailers. On a side note, I just watched Thor, and I'm wondering if anybody else thinks that was the most ridiculous Superhero movie ever made. I mean a rainbow bridge, really? How could anybody possibly take this movie seriously.
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Well Since the shows Heroes,Surface,Invasion,Threshold,Torchwood..Primevil...Just Disappeared(?),Eureka,Moonlighting,The Sarah Conner Chronicals,The Cape,No Ordinary Family,..hm $et the last Apocolyptic show before THE EVENT, The Event,...ALL Gone too soon...ALL Well written well acted shows with great Character building and human drama ALL shows we as viewers vested ourselves in just taken away....because of an antiquated way of tracking viewership...oh also "V",Lost,4400...I could go on...but you get the point SURFACE,INVASION, HEROES,PRIMEVAL all just disappeared with hellacious cliffhangers..WE ALL want to see end properly!...The change in society as a whole is reason enough to monitor HOW well a show does there are DVR's & TIVO's that I'm sure as mine were,...loaded with weekly shows that were just axed for NO good reason then the guy in the suit behind a DESK somewhere forgts that peoples lives have changed from the old method of TV watching I'm lucky to watch my shows at midnight let alone to be able to watch them in PRIMETIME slots...Me and my family are still settling down come 10 pm...but we watched those shows whenever we had time to do so...Does any of the changes in Ppl's lives get taken into account when the suits are talkin about AXING our shows?...why can't we let these shows wrap up properly with an ending befitting the loyalty of the fans they did have?...thanks but no thanx on vesting any time into NEW Failed shows because somehow they'll be endangered then GONE...So why bother?..I SEE that in a lot of blogs & message boards DOES anybody SEE these?..Why do we WANT to watch a show of any kind at this point?
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If I remember, I will check it out. It may or may not hold my interest. It looks like a typical drama set with the trappings of science fiction. That can work but my interest is always more in the science fiction driving the drama than the soap opera. Most contemporary science fiction is too light on the fantasy and too heavy on the melodrama.
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Use an american proxy if you want to watch that video
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Use an american proxy if you want to watch that video
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Terra nova is going to be a great series.can wait.
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firetoon12 how are they ripping Steven Spielberg's movies when he's the guy behind the show?
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Another enjoyable trailer for this show, Just wish they'd replace "COMING THIS FALL"with an actual date, Those of you who can't watch because you aren't in America the solution is simple really simple.
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WTF??? You don't want people in NZ to see it ??? "THE VIDEO YOU ARE TRYING TO WATCH CANNOT BE VIEWED FROM YOUR CURRENT COUNTRY OR LOCATION."
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It looks cool but I'm afraid I'll like it and it will get cancelled. If it doesn't get a lot of ratings it's gone because it's so expensive!
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How about posting links to videos that can be viewed outside of the center of the universe?
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I like how Spielberg is producing 3 different shows; Terra Nova, Falling Skies and The River. I figure one of them has to take and hopefully Spielberg at least knows that television is a different media than movies and maybe can break away from how boring premieres have been this season. Boardwalk Empire, The Borgias and the Killing have all been huge failures in trying to make television as classy as film, though not because of the shows but the producers who forget that television is 40 minute movies that come together with 12 other 40 minute movies to make an entire story,
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Meh, Concept sounds boring but I'll give it a chance
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awesome
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Stephen Speilberg is producing this tv show. This looks really good.
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I'll give it a shot but I just don't think it will hold my attention, hopefully I'm wrong.
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the biggest rip off ever. Hollywood needs to stop ripping steven speilbergs movies and Michael bay
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This show is going to have to have huge ratings to justify its budget and sadly we all know the only network shows getting good ratings are reality based.
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