New ‘The Happytime Murders’ Red-Band Trailer Brandishes Twitter Reactions

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Who needs to promote reviews, when you can just show off Twitter reactions to trailers?

That’s what the new red band trailer for upcoming crude puppet movie The Happytime Murders does, showcasing tweets from people in shock about the craziness that arrived in that first red band trailer.

Melissa McCarthy leads the comedy, playing a human detective who is partnered up with a puppet detective to investigate the brutal murders of the former cast of a beloved classic puppet television show. Yeah, cute Muppets this ain’t.

The Happytime Murders, also starring Maya Rudolph, Joel McHale, and Elizabeth Banks, opens in US cinemas on August 17 and arrives in Australia on August 23. And if you live in Australia, you may want to enter our tix giveaway right HERE.

Official synopsis for The Happytime Murders:

No Sesame. All Street. THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS is a filthy comedy set in the underbelly of Los Angeles where puppets and humans coexist. Two clashing detectives with a shared secret, one human (Melissa McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together again to solve the brutal murders of the former cast of a beloved classic puppet television show.

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