21 Jump Street hits theaters March 16, and we can tell you that it’s hilarious. Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller knocked it out of the park, and Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum make an excellent comic duo.  In fact, this is the movie that finally shows that Tatum should be a movie star. We’ll have interviews with the writer, directors and co-star Rob Riggle next week, but until then, check out the five minute NSFW trailer.

We can also tell you that this gives you a good sense of the movie, but doesn’t give up too many of its twists and turns. Though it should be noted that Nick Offerman is in mostly a cameo role, so Ron Swanson fans shouldn’t get too excited. It’s here to set up the premise and show some of the trouble the characters get into:

Like I said, we’ll have much more next week, but 21 Jump Street is massively entertaining, and suggests that 2012 is off to a very good start. There are much more laughs to be had from the film, but this promo piece does capture the tone and sense of humor of the film. And if this doesn’t sell you on it, than nothing will.

Did you watch the original series?