‘Hunger Games’ Star Josh Hutcherson Goes ‘Epic’ — TRAILER

EpicIf film has taught us anything, it’s that shrinking is a very real danger to the human population — especially in the locale of enchanted forests. The latest victim of this growing pandemic is Amanda Seyfried, who will happen upon the macroscopic beings comprising a magical woodland community in the upcoming animated film Epic, which has just released its first trailer. In Fern Gully fashion, human Seyfried looks to find a new home amongst the likes of hummingbird-riding warriors (The Hunger Games hero Josh Hutcherson included) and comic relief invertebrates (Aziz Ansari). Their world is more whimsical than anything she could have ever imagined, and there’s surely a lesson to be learned in the process.

From The Incredible Shrinking Man through Honey I Shrunk the Kids, people sporadically becoming smaller has proven to be a relatively fail safe deliverer of cinematic entertainment. How does Epic look to live up to its predecessors?

The movie also stars Beyoncé, Colin Farrell, Jason Sudeikis, Pitbull, and Steven Tyler.

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Staff editor Michael Arbeiter’s natural state of being can best be described as “mild panic attack.” His earliest memories of growing up in Queens, New York, involve nighttime conversations with a voice from his bedroom wall (the jury’s still out on what that was all about) and a love for classic television that spawned from the very first time he was allowed to watch “The Munsters.” Attending college at SUNY Binghamton, a 20-year-old Michael learned two things: that he could center his future on this love for TV and movies, and that dragons never actually existed — he was kind of late in the game on that one.

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