New ‘Trucker’ trailer

Posted by · 9:43 am · September 2nd, 2009

The buzz, manufactured or not, is swirling around Michelle Monaghan’s performance in “Trucker.”  There is plenty of room in the lead actress category, so maybe there’s a play here, I don’t know.  Here’s the new trailer:




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  • 1 9-02-2009 at 10:14 am

    Mr. F said...

    It is just a trailer but the glimpses of her performance here do not seem award worthy, but who knows.

  • 2 9-02-2009 at 11:11 am

    Robert Hamer said...

    I just can’t get over the fact that Michelle Monaghan does not for a SECOND look like a trucker. Maybe if she had put on a few pounds or did some Monster-style makeup it could’ve worked, but right now I don’t see her being a major contender.

  • 3 9-02-2009 at 11:47 am

    Bing147 said...

    Robert, that’s silly. Not all female truck drivers are fat or ugly. I’ve been on the road a lot (my dad is a truck driver) and I’ve met plenty of attractive female truck drivers.

  • 4 9-02-2009 at 12:38 pm

    Mike_M said...

    Hmm, trailer doesn’t do ANYTHING for me at all.

    Good thing they have accolades in there or else I would skip right over it.

  • 5 9-02-2009 at 1:44 pm

    Johansson said...

    What’s the song in the end of the trailer?

  • 6 9-02-2009 at 4:05 pm

    Matthew said...

    Trailer was awful, performances look pretty brutal from that. Though Nathan Fillion always makes me happy.

  • 7 9-02-2009 at 4:51 pm

    The InSneider said...

    I’m confused… is there plenty of room in the Best Actress race? Or didn’t you recently write that it’s actually a pretty crowded field. I know you think Streep is in it but I see it as a pretty clear 3-woman race with Mulligan, Swank and Sidibe, with one of the newcomers likely to win.

  • 8 9-02-2009 at 6:56 pm

    Joel said...

    Well, I thought the trailer was impressive, but Bennett looks better than Monaghan to me.

  • 9 9-03-2009 at 1:28 pm

    Shades said...

    @Johansson: The song is “I’ve Got A Secret” by Fred Neil.

    I like the trailer, interested thanks to Monaghan and Fillion. Still, it seems like an Oscar bait remake of Over The Top.

  • 10 9-12-2009 at 3:18 pm

    Kat said...

    What’s the name of the song in the beginning of the trailer?