“Mother Nature just pissed her pantsuit!” That’s one of the lines from the red band trailer for Ben Stiller’s comedy “Tropic Thunder”. You know, the movie where Robert Downey Jr., fresh from playing heroic comic book hero in “Iron Man”, covers himself in black paint to play a white man who puts on black paint to play a black man in the movie? Um, wait, that doesn’t really make sense. Oh, whatever, check out the teaser trailer for the movie yourself below.
Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.
Starring Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jay Baruchel, Justin Theroux, and directed by Ben Stiller.
Thunder strikes August 15, 2008.
Some screen shots from the trailer: