Universal Doesn’t Like You Laughing at Their ‘Cowboys & Aliens’

Tuesday, November 30 by

Harry Potter fans are having a strange reaction to the trailer for Cowboys & Aliens. The comical title is causing viewers to break out into laughter, similar to the way that the name M. Night Shyamalan causes audiences to break out into “Awww, what dah fuh’s?!?”

This concerns Universal because the film isn’t a comedy whatsoever. Rather, it’s an awesome mash-up film where cowboys fight for survival against alien invaders. Now they’re scrambling to find the proper way to sell the film. Could a title-change be in order? Either way, the Deadliest Warrior movie is totally screwed. (NY Times)

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  1. November 30, 2010 12:14 pm


    I don’t think they should be too worried about the 8 year olds who are watching Harry Potter

  2. November 30, 2010 12:14 pm


    I really think they just need to change the name. My wife and I think it’s a great concept and will totally go see it when it comes out, based on what we saw in the trailer. The entire theater was dead silent during the trailer…until the title. @Talkinboutyeah: Harry Potter isn’t just for kids, especially with the latest movie. We sat in a packed theater, and there wasn’t a single kid in the audience.

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