Well, whadaya know? Just mere minutes after my post announcing the official release date of the film, and that I’d be keeping an eye out for the trailer, which was set to debut this evening, the trailer drops on Yahoo Movies, and it’s embedded below.

The George Lucas-produced Tuskegee Airmen actioner, Red Tails, directed by Anthony Hemingway, written by John Ridley, with a cast that includes cast includes: Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Nate Parker, David Oyelowo, Tristan Wilds, Method Man, Lee Tergesen, Ne-Yo, Elijah Kelley, Andre Royo and Jesse Williams.

Terence Blanchard is scoring the film.

This morning, Movieline reported that Lucasfilm finally confirmed the film’s exact release date at January 20th 2012. So it’s an official date then!

Without further ado… here’s your first look at Red Tails: