Perhaps even more interesting to fans was the tease for a Palico, who looks like a version of the Meowscular Chef from Monster Hunter: World.In response, fans of the Monster Hunter franchise have taken to social media to commend the look and tone of the new trailer, which appears to be closer in style to Capcom's bestselling video game series of the same name. Some users directly compared the new trailer with the previously-released US trailer that received criticism for focusing on the American military characters in the movie.
WHY DOES THE CHINESE TRAILER FOR THE MONSTER HUNTER MOVIE LOOK A BILLION TIMES BETTER THAN THE US ONE?Seriously, can whoever okayed that trailer and use that one instead.
— Arc (@ArcticDragoon) November 19, 2020
Wow the Chinese trailer for the Monster Hunter Movie actually look like Monster Hunter and not some Godzilla wannabe.— Maxa' (@Maxa_postrophe) November 18, 2020
It looks better than the first trailers at least. Appart from the few seconds of military shit in the beginning the rest was not that bad and looked like a monster hunter movie— Don Momo (@AmauryGatelier) November 19, 2020
You can check out that less-loved first trailer below:The monsters in the trailer include some classic fan-favourites, some creepy critters, and one purrfect new addition in the form of the Palico chef, who served as a surprise ending to the preview. After watching it right the way through, social media users highlighted the cinematic adaptation of the cat-like comrade as a faithful adaptation of the source material.
Live action Palico from the new Monster Hunter Trailer pic.twitter.com/LliUJGoV9b— Cart Games (@CartridgeGames) November 19, 2020
Saw some frames of the monster hunter movie trailer and uh the chef's looking kinda good huh— HYDR8 | Luma (@LumaRivals) November 18, 2020
Milla Jovovich stars alongside Tony Jaa, Diego Boneta, Ron Perlman and T.I. Harris in the Monster Hunter movie, which is slated to hit theaters in the UK on December 4 and in the US on December 30 after having been previously postponed to April 2021. Before the monsters are unleashed, check out IGN's hunt down of 12 interesting details about the live-action feature.
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