The first official trailer for “Gangster Squad,” the 1940s cops-versus-gangsters flick from “Zombieland” director Ruben Fleischer, has arrived online… and I’m a bit whelmed. Feels like “L.A. Confidential Part 2,” now with more Ryan Gosling and less Guy Pearce — which isn’t the worst thing in the world, minus the “less Guy Pearce” part. To me, it just feels a little too by the numbers.
But you be the judge for yourself: check out the trailer over here, and click below for five key scenes from the new “Gangster Squad” trailer.