Valkyrie Trailer Hits the Web

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If you are headed out to see Lions for Lambs this weekend, you can look forward to seeing the first official trailer for Valkyrie, the latest project for director Brian Singer (Superman Returns, The Usual Suspects) and actor Tom Cruise. Valkyrie is based on the true story of a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler at the height of World War II. Cruise plays Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, the leader of the plot. Also starring alongside Cruise is Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Eddie Izzard and Carice van Houten.

If you are not headed out to see Lions for Lambs this weekend, we’ve got the trailer right here. Take a look below.

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Is it just me or shouldn’t they all be speaking German? At first glance, I am not impressed with this film. After The Usual Suspects and X-Men, Brian Singer was on a short list of directors whose films were a must see for me, but Superman Returns and now this? I just don’t know any more. And my feelings for Tom Cruise, the second coming of Xenu, are well documented on this site. I will give Valkyrie a shot, but know this — I’m not expecting much.

Valkyrie is set for release on June 27, 2008. You can also check out the high definition version of the trailer over at Yahoo Movies.

What do you think? Leave your thoughts on this trailer in the comment area below.