Despite finishing atop the weekend box office, the sci-fi sequel Star Trek Into Darkness [TREK2] vastly underperformed with an estimated $70.6 million weekend and $84.1 million since opening on Thursday. That barely topped 2009's Star Trek which had a $75.2 million weekend and $79.2 million in its first four days. Despite the goodwill to J.J. Abrams' [JABRA] reboot, the audience for the sci-fi franchise did not expand as many had expected four years later. The fanbase remained older men...Read more »
Magnet Releasing has revealed the official trailer for the sci-fi film Europa Report [EUROP] on Apple iTunes, where it will debut on VOD June 27th before hitting theaters on August 2nd.
EUROPA REPORT follows a contemporary mission to Jupiter's moon Europa to investigate the possible existence of alien life within our solar system. When unmanned probes suggest that a hidden ocean could exist underneath Europa's icy surface and may contain single-celled life, Europa Ventures, a privately...Read more »
Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions has released the domestic trailer for the action drama Redemption [HUMNB], known as Hummingbird in the U.K.. Jason Statham [JSTAT] stars as an ex-Special Forces soldier who avoids a military court martial and hides in the London criminal underworld by assuming the identity of another man. Redemption opens in limited release on June 28th.
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Four years after the rebooted Star Trek resurrected the sci-fi franchise, Paramount and director J.J. Abrams [JABRA] finally delivers the sequel Star Trek Into Darkness [TREK2]. Chris Pine [CPINE] returns as Captain Kirk along with the rest of the new cast of starship Enterprise to take on a new/old villain played by Benedict Cumberbatch [BCUMB]. 2009’s Star Trek successfully expanded the audience beyond the hardcore Trekkies, and the anticipation has been building steadily for four long...Read more »
CBS Films has dropped the teaser trailer for the comedy Last Vegas [LASTV], aka The Hangover: Senior Edition. Michael Douglas [MDOUG], Robert De Niro [RDENI], Morgan Freeman [MFREE] and Kevin Kline [KKLIN] play four old friends who visit Sin City for one of their bachelor party, apparently sponsored by Red Bull. Last Vegas hits theaters on November 1st.
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Warner Bros. has unleashed the full, theatrical trailer for the sci-fi actioner Pacific Rim [PACRM], which is not that different from the previous Conventiion trailer. The apocalypse gets cancelled on July 12th.
When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers...Read more »
Walt Disney has launched an extended promo trailer for the animated Planes [PLANE] set above the world of Cars, but not made by Pixar. The majestic trailer is set completely to instrumental music, with no dialogue or jokes to "ruin" the scenary. Planes lands in theaters on August 9th.
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Universal has released the first, full trailer for the sci-fi action sequel Riddick [RIDC2]. Vin Diesel [VDIES] reprises his role from 2000's Pitch Black and 2004's The Chronicles of Riddick. Karl Urban [KURBA] returns from the sequel joined by Jordi Molla, Katee Sackhoff and Dave Bautista. Directed by David Twohy [DTWOH], Riddick opens in theaters on September 6th.
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The infamous Riddick has been left for dead on a sun-scorched planet that appears to be lifeless. Soon, however, he finds...
An international teaser has debuted for Blue Sky Studios' animated sequel Rio 2 [RIO2] on The Sun. After enjoying a perfect domesticated life in the Brazilian city, Blu and Jewel decide to take their kids into the Amazon jungle in order to teach them to live like real birds. Rio 2 arrives in theaters on April 11th.
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Universal has revealed the first trailers for the British romantic comedy About Time [ABTIM] has appeared online. Domhnall Gleeson [DGLEE] stars as a man who's male side of the family can instantly travel back in time to the moment of their choosing. He uses his unique gift to pursue the perfect relationship with a woman, played by Rachel McAdams [RMCAD]. However, his over-reliance on having second chances create a butterfly effect in a time where she no longer knows him. Premiering in...Read more »