The first trailer (and official poster) for Sam Raimi's Poltergeist reboot is here!

UPDATE: The international trailer, with even more footage, has been released!

Yesterday we had the first creepy pics from the upcoming Poltergeist reboot, and today it’s the trailer that finally hits the Internet. From the looks of it, you’ll see that the new movie seems to stick pretty close to the 1982 original directed by Tobe Hooper and co-written by Steven Spielberg, with a few changes here and there. Sticking close to the classic horror movie was something extremely important to producer Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan.

The new film boasts a cast that includes Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris, Rosemarie DeWitt, Saxon Sharbino, Jane Adams and Kennedi Clements as Madison, the little girl who gets abducted by vengeful spirits.

The trailer shows off some pretty impressive special effects (ah, the wonders of CGI) and also features that creepy clown toy that scared the bejeezus out of us in the original movie. Have a look for yourselves:

What do you guys think? Do you feel that the Poltergeist reboot will live up to the original? The movie will be out in theaters on July 24.

(via Bloody Disgusting)

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