The first teaser for David Ayer’s new Netflix movie Bright only gave glimpses of the film’s weird fantasy-ish setting, but this full trailer revealed at Comic-Con dives into the weirdness headfirst. According to The Hollywood Reporter, star Will Smith joked during the film’s panel that it was fun to “to be an African-American police officer who found someone to be racist against,” and that angle is really emphasized in the beginning of the trailer. It opens with Smith beating a fairy thing with a broom, indicating that he has some prejudices against the fantasy folk that the humans share this world with, but his racism becomes a bit more overt when he realizes he’s stuck with an orc parter (played by Joel Edgerton under what look like very uncomfortable prosthetics).
Luckily, a threat involving an actual magic wand and warring factions of fantasy people become a much bigger deal than Smith’s pro-human biases, and he puts aside his issues to (probably) try and save Los Angeles.
Bright will premiere on Netflix on December 22.