A Shotgun-Packin’ Tyler Perry vs. a Crazed Matthew Fox in First Alex Cross Trailer

Tyler Perry in Alex Cross (2012) Movie Image

Following up on the first poster for “Alex Cross” released earlier today, comes the debut trailer for Summit’s reboot of the character Alex Cross, originally played by Morgan Freeman in two earlier films. Tyler Perry is, obviously, a younger version of the same character, though the tone of this trailer suggests a more action-oriented movie. Not a surprise given Rob Cohen is the man calling the shots here. He’s never been one for subtlety, that Rob. Then again, watching Matthew Fox flexing like a crazed gym rat might be the highlight of “Alex Cross”. It certainly isn’t watching Tyler Perry acting like a tough guy. Unless, of course, you’re one of his legion of fans. I hear there’s a lot of them out there.

After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.

Also starring Jean Reno, Edward Burns, Rachel Nichols, Giancarlo Esposito, John C. McGinley, Carmen Ejogo, Chad Lindberg, and Cicely Tyson.

Crossing that bridge when we get to it October 19, 2012.

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