seven_pounds2Something to cheer you up on a wet and grey winter evening-  the new trailer for Will Smith suicide drama Seven Pounds! OK, so it would have to bust a gut to live up to the scmaltz of previous emo flick The Pursuit Of Happyness, but it does co-star Rosario Dawson and Woody Harrelson, which boosts its appeal no end.

They play two of the seven deserving people selected by Ben (Smith), to receive the spoils of a life he feels he has misspent. It looks like a real tear jerker even from the trailer, as we see Smith’s character learning to embrace life after meeting seriously ill heart patient Emily, played by Dawson.

It’s all about “redemption” and “heart” and “living life to the full”, so some viewers may wish to empty their popcorn buckets early on, in case it all gets too much. Watch the Seven Pounds trailer here.

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