As you may have noticed from the new disclaimer appearing on all advertising for Noah, there has been much talk about the difficulty of selling it to the hardcore religious folks who don’t want to see any deviation whatsoever from scripture, even if that would mean the movie ends up being 30 minutes long. (Hardcore Muslims, who believe no prophet should be depicted by any actor onscreen ever, have been pretty well written off.)
So the new trailer goes out of its way to be sensiti…Wait, no. No it doesn’t. It’s introduced by Emma Watson striking hip-hop poses and screwing up her lines. And we all know how well Emma Watson’s prior movies have gone over with conservative Christians.
It feels like they’re honestly just saying, “Fuck it.” But the new trailer is pretty decent.