2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY First New Trailer in 40 Years

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY First New Trailer in 40 Years

After almost 50 years a new trailer is released for the 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, This one is a digitally restored edition of Stanley Kubrick‘s classic sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey is set to premiere in the UK on November 28th at the British Film Institute’s “Sci-Fi: Days of Fears and Wonder” season. In anticipation of the event, a new official trailer has been released that was commissioned by the BFI and Warner Bros. This is the first new trailer for the movie that has been released in forty years

The trailer was cut together by Ignition Creative London, and as you’ll see it uses Hal as the central figure to create an intense and eerie experience. A statement was released by Jan Harlan, Kubrick’s executive producer who described this as “the best trailer for this film I have ever seen! To use Hal’s voice is brilliant.”

2001: A Space Odyssey stars Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood will take part in a panel discussion at the BFI Southbank in London on Nov. 28. Other films in the sci-fi season, which kicks off Tuesday, include titles such as Barbarella, Brazil, A Clockwork Orange and 1984, while a series of complementary events will run alongside.