Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Animation 2011 Sneak Preview

'Thor', 'Super 8', 'Transformers 3', 'Captain America', 'Footloose', and more are heading our way later this year.

Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Animation have released a preview of their upcoming 2011 release slate for movies opening between January and December. The upcoming movies include: No Strings Attached, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Rango, Thor, Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom, Super 8, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Captain America: The First Avenger, Footloose, Paranormal Activity 3, Puss in Boots, Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn.

No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached - January 21

In this comedy, Emma (Natalie Portman) and Adam (Ashton Kutcher) are life-long friends who almost ruin everything by having sex one morning. In order to protect their friendship, they make a pact to keep their relationship strictly "no strings attached." "No strings" means no jealousy, no expectations, no fighting, no flowers, no baby voices. It means they can do whatever they want, whenever they want, in whatever public place they want, as long as they don't fall in love. The questions become - Can you have sex without love getting in the way? And can their friendship survive?

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never - February 11

"Justin Bieber: Never Say Never" is the inspiring true story and rare inside look at the rise of Justin Bieber from street performer in the small town of Stratford, Ontario to internet phenomenon to global super star culminating with a dream sold out show at the famed Madison Square Garden in 3-D.

Rango

Rango - March 4

From the director of "Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of The Black Pearl" comes Rango, featuring Johnny Depp in an original animated comedy-adventure that takes moviegoers for a hilarious and heartfelt walk in the Wild West. The story follows the comical, transformative journey of Rango (Johnny Depp), a sheltered chameleon living as an ordinary family pet, while facing a major identity crisis. After all, how high can you aim when your whole purpose in life is to blend in? When Rango accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt - a lawless outpost populated by the desert's most wily and whimsical creatures - the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play his new role to the hilt . . . until, in a blaze of action-packed situations and encounters with outrageous characters, Rango starts to become the hero he once only pretended to be. With a cast that includes Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, and Bill Nighy, Rango is an exciting new twist on the classic Western legend of the outsider who saves a town - and himself in the process.

Thor

Thor - May 6

The epic adventure Thor spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the mystical realm of Asgard. At the center of the story is The Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. As a result, Thor is banished to Earth where he is forced to live among humans. When the most dangerous villain of his world sends its darkest forces to invade Earth, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero.

Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom

Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom - May 26

In "Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom", Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five. But Po's new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. Po must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.

Super 8

Super 8 - June 10

A mysterious, supernatural event from director J.J. Abrams and producer Steven Spielberg.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Transformers: Dark of the Moon - July 1

The Autobots Bumblebee, Ratchet, Ironhide and Sideswipe led by Optimus Prime, are back in action, taking on the evil Decepticons, who are determined to avenge their defeat in 2009's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. In this new movie, the Autobots and Decepticons become involved in a perilous space race between the U.S. and Russia, and once again human Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) has to come to the aid of his robot friends. There's new characters too, including a new villain in the form of Shockwave, a longtime "Transformers" character who rules Cybertron while the Autobots and Decepticons battle it out on Earth.

Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger - July 22

Born during the Great Depression, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) grew up a frail youth in a poor family. Horrified by the newsreel footage of the Nazis in Europe, Rogers was inspired to enlist in the army. However, because of his frailty and sickness, he was rejected. Overhearing the boy's earnest plea, General Chester Phillips offered Rogers the opportunity to take part in a special experiment... Operation: Rebirth. After weeks of tests, Rogers was at last administered the 'Super-Soldier Serum' and bombarded by 'vita-rays.' Steve Rogers emerged from the treatment with a body as perfect as a body can be and still be human. Rogers was then put through an intensive physical and tactical training program. Three months later, he was given his first assignment as Captain America. Armed with his indestructible shield and and battle savvy, Captain America has continued his war against evil both as a sentinel of liberty and leader of the Avengers.

Footloose

Footloose - October 14

Writer/Director Craig Brewer ("Hustle & Flow," " Black Snake Moan ") delivers a new take of the beloved 1984 classic film, " Footloose." Ren MacCormack (played by newcomer Kenny Wormald) is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where he experiences a heavy dose of culture shock. A few years prior, the community was rocked by a tragic accident that killed five teenagers after a night out and Bomont's local councilmen and the beloved Reverend Shaw Moore (Dennis Quaid) responded by implementing ordinances that prohibit loud music and dancing. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister's troubled daughter Ariel (Julianne Hough) in the process.

Paranormal Activity 3 - October 21

The third installment of the popular horror franchise created by producer Oren Peli will once again terrify audiences across the country just in time for Halloween.

Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots - November 4

Way before Puss ever met Shrek, our suave and furry feline hero goes on a swashbuckling ride, as he teams with mastermind Humpty Dumpty and the street-savvy Kitty to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs.

Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol - December 16

" Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol," the new film in the series which has grossed $2 billion dollars worldwide, will feature locations in Dubai, Moscow, Prague and Vancouver. The filmmakers have assembled a talented production team including Academy Award®-winning director of photography ("There Will Be Blood "), production designer ("Good Night, And Good Luck. "), costume designer Michael Kaplan ("Star Trek "), Academy Award®-winning editor Paul Hirsch ("Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope ") and visual effects producer Tom C. Peitzman ("Alice in Wonderland "). Director Brad Bird wrote and directed " The Incredibles," which was nominated for Best Original Screenplay and won the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature. More recently, Brad Bird received both a Golden Globe and his second Oscar for Best Animated Feature with " Ratatouille."

The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn

The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn - December 23

"The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn" is the first in the series of 3D motion capture films based on the iconic character created by Georges Remi, better known to the world by his pen name " Hergé " and is due for release in 2011. The film stars Jamie Bell as Tintin, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure, and Daniel Craig as the nefarious Red Rackham. Jamie Bell and Daniel Craig are joined by an international cast that includes Andy Serkis, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Toby Jones and Mackenzie Crook.

No Strings Attached was released January 21st, 2011 and stars Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline, Cary Elwes, Greta Gerwig, Lake Bell, Olivia Thirlby, Ludacris. The film is directed by Ivan Reitman.

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never was released February 11th, 2011 and stars Justin Bieber, Boys II Men, Miley Cyrus, Sean Kingston, Ludacris, Jaden Smith, Usher Raymond, Diane Dale. The film is directed by Jon M. Chu.

Rango was released March 4th, 2011 and stars Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Ned Beatty, Alfred Molina, Bill Nighy, Stephen Root, Harry Dean Stanton. The film is directed by Gore Verbinski.

Thor was released May 6th, 2011 and stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård, Kat Dennings, Clark Gregg, Idris Elba. The film is directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Kung Fu Panda 2 was released May 26th, 2011 and stars Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen, Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, David Cross, Lucy Liu, James Hong, Gary Oldman. The film is directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson.

Super 8 was released June 10th, 2011 and stars Joel Courtney, Jessica Tuck, Joel McKinnon Miller, Ryan Lee, Zach Mills, Riley Griffiths, Gabriel Basso, Kyle Chandler. The film is directed by J.J. Abrams.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon was released June 29th, 2011 and stars Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Julie White, Kevin Dunn, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Alan Tudyk, John Malkovich. The film is directed by Michael Bay.

Captain America: The First Avenger was released July 22nd, 2011 and stars Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Dominic Cooper, Richard Armitage, Stanley Tucci. The film is directed by Joe Johnston.

Footloose was released October 14th, 2011 and stars Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell, Miles Teller, Ray McKinnon, Patrick Flueger, Kim Dickens. The film is directed by Craig Brewer.

Paranormal Activity 3 was released October 21st, 2011 and stars Katie Featherston, Sprague Grayden, Lauren Bittner, Chloe Csengery, Christopher Nicholas Smith, Jessica Brown, Brian Boland, Dustin Ingram. The film is directed by Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman.

Puss in Boots was released October 28th, 2011 and stars Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton, Amy Sedaris, Constance Marie, Guillermo del Toro, Rich Dietl. The film is directed by Chris Miller.

Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol was released December 21st, 2011 and stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Samuli Edelmann, Ivan Shvedoff. The film is directed by Brad Bird.

The Adventures of Tintin was released December 21st, 2011 and stars Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Jamie Bell, Cary Elwes, Andy Serkis, Nick Frost, Tony Curran, Sebastian Roché. The film is directed by Steven Spielberg.


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Comments (46)

  1. moviegeek

    Well they've got a good year!

    3 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  2. RingWraither

    tintin!

    4 years agoby @ringwraitherFlag

  3. Emmytt

    some i want to see most i dont

    4 years agoby @emmyttFlag

  4. the Narrator

    Well, not really? Lol. But to each their own. Hopefully the full length trailer can change your mind.

    4 years agoby @narratorFlag

  5. TheDude1

    @narrator I never said the title was about the motel chain. Of course I knew it was not going to be a movie based around the Super 8 motel chain. But why not call it 8MM? Or EightMM so people don't get confused with the classic Nicolas Cage movie. Doesn't that sound like a better title?

    4 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  6. the Narrator

    @Dude, lol, @ParkWilliams is right. It refers to the Super 8 mm cameras in the film, because the plot has something to do with a group of kids who think they caught something on their 8mm camera. I think it's a suiting title. Star Wars was called Star Wars... how fascinating. See my point?

    4 years agoby @narratorFlag

  7. Josh

    Nah. I have no reason to hate Bieber. Transformers on the other hand wasted two hours of my life I'll never get back.

    4 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  8. Dan

    Unless you mean in terms of so bad and sh*tty that its laughable in a sick way. Then I agree.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  9. Dan

    I would rather watch a marathon of TF1, TF2, and TF3 then the goddamned Bieber movie. Completely disagree.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  10. Josh

    I guarantee the Bieber movie will be more entertaining than Transformers 3.

    4 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  11. caifa

    well this sucks, what with justin queerer movie lol.

    4 years agoby @caifaFlag

  12. ParkWilliams

    @TheDude1: Super 8 refers to the 8 mm camera featured in the posters, not a motel chain

    4 years agoby @azadorFlag

  13. Dan

    There's one not far from my house.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  14. TheDude1

    Yeah. Carmike movie theaters has a good bit of 99 cent theaters across the United State. I have no idea how many they have though.

    4 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  15. Daveactor7

    @Dude wdf? 99 cent?

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  16. TheDude1

    No most of my friends have no interest in it at all. But lucky near where I live there is a 99 cent movie theater. I will more than likely cave in when it comes there and see it.

    4 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  17. Dan

    All you need is one of your buddies to slap you upside the head and drag your ass to it. Then you'll like it, and wonder to yourself 'why did I not want to see it over the silly title?' :P

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  18. TheDude1

    I can admit it is a weak argument but hell sometimes people have weird reasons to not see a movie. This just happens to be one of those times.

    4 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  19. Dan

    Regardless, I think that is a weak argument to skip what will prob be a pretty damn entertaining movie.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  20. Cartman

    1) Captain America: The First Avenger
    2) The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn
    3) Rango
    4) No matter how much ppl scream and talk lame they are going to watch this movie for sure
    Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    5) Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom

    LAST) Super 8

    4 years agoby @c-a-r-t-m-a-nFlag

  21. TheDude1

    Why do they have ti use Super 8 though? Really come on. I know they could have used a better title than that. Instead they use a motel chain for the title. Makes no sense.

    4 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  22. Dan

    You would skip a movie based on its title? What about TinTin? That movie's subtitle is Secret of the Unicorn. About the gayest, fruitest subtitle I've ever heard, and yet I'm still gonna see it all the same, and be happy I did.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  23. TheDude1

    @narrator I never said Super 8 looks terrible. I said the rest of the movies look bland to terrible. I would put Super 8 under bland. The title has to change. I don't want to see a movie that has a title of a motel chain.

    4 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  24. ed_wood

    I'll be seeing everything except Bieber.

    4 years agoby @ed-woodFlag

  25. Predatorman

    @Narzion
    Go f*ck yourself

    Transformers 3 will rule but captain america will rule big time
    Can't wait soooo many great movies coming out

    4 years agoby @predatormanFlag

  26. ParkWilliams

    I love how the summaries are so detailed up until Super 8, which gets one sentence that tells us pretty much nothing.

    So psyched for TinTin.

    4 years agoby @azadorFlag

  27. the MovieGhost

    Weeeell...

    Rango
    Thor
    Super 8
    Transformers 3
    Captain America

    4 years agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  28. Dan

    1. Super 8
    2. TinTin
    3. Mission Impossible
    4. Captain America
    5. Kung Fu Panda 2

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  29. the Narrator

    @TheDude, Super 8 looks terrible?

    4 years agoby @narratorFlag

  30. CUPID

    @Daveactor7 Same here

    4 years agoby @cupidFlag