Watch George Clooney Wrangle His Young Daughters in Oscar-y Trailer for The Descendants

Just two days after unveiling the poster for The Descendants, Fox Searchlight has premiered the trailer for Alexander Payne's first theatrical release since Sideways in 2004. Starring George Clooney as an overextended father who takes his two daughters on a trip after his wife is critically injured in a boating accident, the teaser promises father-daughter angst, marital melodrama, and Clooney in a Hawaiian shirt. Dig in ahead.

Awkward! But with that signature Alexander Payne bit of homey charm. The Descendants will arrive in theaters on Dec. 6, right in the thick of Oscar season. Head over to Apple to watch in sparkling HD.


  • HwoodHills says:

    Hopefully Forster's in it a bunch. That guy is amazing.

  • The Winchester says:

    Is Forester playing Clooney's dad?!?
    If so, that is GENIUS casting!

  • j'accuse! says:

    Robert Forster punching young guys in the face is going to become my new secret pleasure. Double that pleasure if I am the young guy getting punched in the face by Robert Forster. Awesome.

  • TN says:

    Good for Shailene Woodley. Getting out of that 7th Heaven/American Teen ghetto.