Director Jon Favreau today Tweeted that the trailer for Cowboys and Aliens will air during the Super Bowl XLV on Fox on February 6th:

"Yes. We're cutting it now. RT @AustinCFilms: superbowl trailer for Cowboys & Aliens?"
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Cowboys and Aliens is based on the Malibu Comics graphic novel that mixes Western and science fiction. Set in 1800s Arizona, a skirmish between cowboys and Apaches is interrupted by the crash landing of a space ship. The alien commander plans to tame the Old West and enslave everyone, but the cowboys and Native Americans turn their six-guns against the alien invaders.