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New trailer for The Crazies

The latest trailer for Romero remake The Crazies has hit the net.

Directed by Breck Eisner, the man behind Sahara , the film sees a sheriff having a very bad day as the inhabitants of his small, idyllic town start to go all kinds of mental.

Timothy Olyphant stars as the put-upon lawman.

So good in TV's Deadwood (where he also plays a small-town sheriff), Olyphant has never really broken out on the big screen, despite supporting roles in big hits like Scream 2 and Die Hard 4 .

Hitman may have irrevocably ruined his chances for megastardom though.

This trailer certainly shows a little more restraint than the previous, explosion-heavy one, but we still need a bit of convincing.

That said, The Crazies is one of Romero's lesser-known movies, so perhaps it is ripe for a remake.

Check out the new trailer below:

You can judge the remake for yourself when it is released on 26th February.

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