Warner Bros. Pictures have this week released the teaser trailer for their fast-approaching comedy movie Horrible Bosses 2. Once again starring Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jennifer Aniston, the sequel to 2011's Horrible Bosses will also introduce esteemed thespians such as Jamie Foxx and Christoph Waltz (let the hilariously misplaced Django Unchained references commence!) into its increasingly commendable cast ensemble.
That said, we hope you'll place your trust in us when we throw out the reminder that a solid cast does not a solid sequel make, and nowhere does that paraphrased idiom seem more fitting than here. Here at On-Screen, we've witnessed our fair share of lacklustre, near-humourless teaser trails for comedy flicks in our time (just look at the horrendously clichéd The Inbetweeners 2 teaser for evidence), but to its 'credit', Horrible Bosses 2 just about tops the lot in this regard. Prepare for tired, recycled (largely from the first film) gags aplenty as well as genre tropes in abundance and generally abysmal character portrayals from virtually everyone involved with the project. In other words, do not say that we didn't warn you if and when you click the 'Play' button below...
Horrible Bosses 2 stumbles helplessly into cinemas worldwide this November 26th.