The trailer for Tim Burton’s big screen musical thriller adaptation Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street hits theaters this weekend (supposedly attached to The Heartbreak Kid), but why buy a ticket when you can see it online for free right now.
I’ve never been a big fan of musicals, but I’ve been following Sweeney Todd with much interest. And it looks like Tim Burton has made something special. The musical sequence shown in the trailer with Johnny Depp in the streets is unlike anything I have ever seen before. What do you guys think?
Check out the trailer after the jump.
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You can also watch the new trailer in High Definition on Yahoo! Movies.
Official Plot Synopsis: JOHNNY DEPP and Tim Burton join forces again in a big-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning musical thriller “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” DEPP stars in the title role as a man unjustly sent to prison who vows revenge, not only for that cruel punishment, but for the devastating consequences of what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to reopen his barber shop, Sweeney Todd becomes the Demon Barber of Fleet Street who “shaved the faces of gentlemen who never thereafter were heard of again.” Joining Depp is HELENA BONHAM CARTER as Mrs. Lovett, Sweeney’s amorous accomplice, who creates diabolical meat pies. The cast also includes ALAN RICKMAN, who portrays the evil Judge Turpin, who sends Sweeney to prison, TIMOTHY SPALL as the Judge’s wicked associate Beadle Bamford and SACHA BARON COHEN as a rival barber, the flamboyant Signor Adolfo Pirelli.
The film stars Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Jamie Campbell Bower, Jayne Wisener and Sacha Baron Cohen. Sweeney Todd will hit theaters on December 21st 2007.