Warner Bros. Pictures Fall-Holiday 2010 Sneak Preview

‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part 1’, ‘Yogi Bear’, ‘Legend of the Guardians’, ‘Due Date’ and more round out Warner Bros. end-of-year slate.

Warner Bros. Pictures has just released an advanced preview of their upcoming 2010 Fall-Holiday movie release slate, which includes such highly anticipated films as The Town, Legend of The Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, Life as We Know It, Hereafter, Due Date, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, and Yogi Bear.

The Town

The Town - September 17

There are over 300 bank robberies in Boston every year. And most of the professionals live in a one-square-mile neighborhood called Charlestown. One of them is Doug MacRay, but he is not cut from the same cloth as his fellow thieves. Unlike them, Doug had a chance at success, a chance to escape following in his father's criminal footsteps. Instead, he became the leader of a crew of ruthless bank robbers, who pride themselves on taking what they want and getting out clean. The only family Doug has are his partners in crime, especially Jem, who, despite his dangerous, hair-trigger temper, is the closest thing Doug ever had to a brother. However, everything changed on the gang's last job when Jem briefly took a hostage: bank manager Claire Keesey. When they discover Claire lives in Charlestown, Jem gets nervous and wants to check out what she might have seen. Knowing what Jem is capable of, Doug takes charge. He seeks out Claire, who has no idea that their encounter is not by chance or that this charming stranger is one of the men who terrorized her only days before. As his relationship with Claire deepens into a passionate romance, Doug wants out of this life and the town. But with the Feds closing in and Jem questioning his loyalty, Doug realizes that getting out will not be easy and, worse, may put Claire in the line of fire. Any choices he once had have boiled down to one: betray his friends or lose the woman he loves. The Town is a dramatic thriller about robbers and cops, friendship and betrayal, love and hope, and escaping a past that has no future.

Legend of The Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

Legend of The Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole - September 24

Acclaimed filmmaker Zack Snyder makes his animation debut with the fantasy family adventure based on the beloved The Guardians of Ga'Hoole books by Kathryn Lasky. The film follows Soren, a young owl enthralled by his father's epic stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, a mythic band of winged warriors who had fought a great battle to save all of owlkind from the evil Pure Ones. While Soren dreams of someday joining his heroes, his older brother, Kludd, scoffs at the notion, and yearns to hunt, fly and steal his father's favor from his younger sibling. But Kludd's jealousy has terrible consequences--causing both owlets to fall from their treetop home and right into the talons of the Pure Ones. Now it is up to Soren to make a daring escape with the help of other brave young owls. Together they soar across the sea and through the mist to find the Great Tree, home of the legendary Guardians of Ga'Hoole--Soren's only hope of defeating the Pure Ones and saving the owl kingdoms.

Life as We Know It

Life as We Know It - October 8

Holly Berenson (Katherine Heigl) is an up-and-coming caterer and Eric Messer (Josh Duhamel) is a promising network sports director. After a disastrous first date, the only thing they have in common is their dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter, Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in the world, Holly and Messer are forced to put their differences aside. Juggling career ambitions and competing social calendars, they'll have to find some common ground while living under one roof.


Hereafter - October 22

Hereafter tells the story of three people who are haunted by mortality in different ways. Matt Damon stars as George, a blue-collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie (Cécile De France), a French journalist, has a near-death experience that shakes her reality. And when Marcus (Frankie McLaren/George McLaren), a London schoolboy, loses the person closest to him, he desperately needs answers. Each on a path in search of the truth, their lives will intersect, forever changed by what they believe might--or must--exist in the hereafter.

Due Date

Due Date - November 5

Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.) is an expectant first-time father whose wife's due date is a mere five days away. As Peter hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta to be at her side for the birth, his best intentions go completely awry when a chance encounter with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis) forces Peter to hitch a ride with Ethan--on what turns out to be a cross-country road trip that will ultimately destroy several cars, numerous friendships and Peter's last nerve.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I - November 19

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final adventure in the Harry Potter film series, is a much-anticipated motion picture event to be told in two full-length parts. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Meanwhile, the wizarding world has become a dangerous place for all enemies of the Dark Lord. The long-feared war has begun and Voldemort's Death Eaters seize control of the Ministry of Magic and even Hogwarts, terrorizing and arresting anyone who might oppose them. But the one prize they still seek is the one most valuable to Voldemort: Harry Potter. The Chosen One has become the hunted one as the Death Eaters search for Harry with orders to bring him to Voldemort...alive. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him. But as he searches for clues, he uncovers an old and almost forgotten tale--the legend of the Deathly Hallows. And if the legend turns out to be true, it could give Voldemort the ultimate power he seeks. Little does Harry know that his future has already been decided by his past when, on that fateful day, he became "the Boy Who Lived." No longer just a boy, Harry Potter is drawing ever closer to the task for which he has been preparing since the day he first stepped into Hogwarts: the ultimate battle with Voldemort.

Yogi Bear

Yogi Bear - December 17

Everyone's favorite pic-a-nic basket-stealing bear comes to the big screen in Yogi Bear. Jellystone Park has been losing business, so greedy Mayor Brown decides to shut it down and sell the land. That means families will no longer be able to experience the natural beauty of the outdoors -- and, even worse, Yogi and Boo Boo will be tossed out of the only home they've ever known. Faced with his biggest challenge ever, Yogi must prove that he really is "smarter than the average bear" as he and Boo Boo join forces with their old nemesis Ranger Smith to find a way to save Jellystone Park from closing forever.

The Town was released September 17th, 2010 and stars Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Blake Lively, Slaine, Owen Burke, Titus Welliver. The film is directed by Ben Affleck.

Legend of The Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole was released September 24th, 2010 and stars Emily Barclay, Abbie Cornish, Essie Davis, Adrienne DeFaria, Joel Edgerton, Deborra-Lee Furness, Sacha Horler, Bill Hunter. The film is directed by Zack Snyder.

Life as We Know It was released October 8th, 2010 and stars Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel, Josh Lucas, Alexis Clagett, Brynn Clagett, Brooke Clagett, Hayes MacArthur, Christina Hendricks. The film is directed by Greg Berlanti.

Hereafter was released October 22nd, 2010 and stars Cécile De France, Thierry Neuvic, Cyndi Mayo Davis, Lisa Griffiths, Jessica Griffiths, Ferguson Reid, Derek Sakakura, Jay Mohr. The film is directed by Clint Eastwood.

Due Date was released November 5th, 2010 and stars Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Jamie Foxx, Juliette Lewis, Michelle Monaghan, Alan Arkin, Matt Walsh, RZA. The film is directed by Todd Phillips.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 was released November 19th, 2010 and stars Bill Nighy, Emma Watson, Richard Griffiths, Harry Melling, Daniel Radcliffe, Julie Walters, Bonnie Wright, Rupert Grint. The film is directed by David Yates.

Yogi Bear was released December 17th, 2010 and stars Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Anna Faris, Tom Cavanagh, T.J. Miller, Nathan Corddry, Andrew Daly, Josh Robert Thompson. The film is directed by Eric Brevig.

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  1. Spongebob_Boxofficepants

    The owls of ga'hoole,HP7,Yogi Bear are my top faves
    Why does most people don't like LOTG:The owls its good because its directed by Zack Snyder who created mixed-reviewed comic book adaptations but fan fave films like 300 & watchmen!
    Plus The owls is kinda like Cloudy w/ a chance of meatballs its based on a book but expected to be a bomb or failure but turned out to be awesome!

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  2. Daveactor7

    @Cell dude Legend of the guardians will be horrible. And the town is a definite must see

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  3. RojoDiablo

    Looking forward to all of these except maybe Life as we know it and Yogi Bear.

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  4. T.Clark

    Why did you bother posting the release dates, Cell?

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  5. CelluloidDreams

    Not sure on: The Town - September 17!?

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  6. CelluloidDreams

    NO TO:

    Yogi Bear - December 17
    Due Date - November 5
    Life as We Know It - October 8

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  7. CelluloidDreams

    YES TO:

    Legend of The Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole - September 24
    Hereafter - October 22
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I - November 19

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  8. ed_wood

    All of them look good except for Yogi and Heigl, I can't stand her in anything.

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  9. Narzion

    Legend of The Guardians for me

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  10. Dan

    Potter, Town, Due Date.

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  11. Summit10

    Harry Potter is first on my list. Hereafter and The Town has a nice plot. keep them coming WB :)

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  12. JaysonB190

    Hereafter sounds pretty interesting

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  13. Remy72883

    harry potter looking forward to,the town might go and see, and hereafter not interested in the others

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  14. K-Man

    Harry Potter is going to be absolutely amazing!

    I have very high hopes for The Town and Hereafter, as both have great directors and interesting subject matter.

    The Guardians *could* be good but it could also very well be an absolute disaster.

    The other three films are going to be downright terrible! By the way, that is so incredibly weak on Katherine Heigl's part to make Life as we Know It!!! Its basically Knocked Up all over again except the kid isn't theirs.

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  15. ejk1

    @Daveactor7, It's an animated film. It would be a bad sign if they didn't hype its visuals.

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  16. moviegeek

    You are interesting :p That's all I can say.

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  17. Daveactor7

    It doesnt look like avatar but it praises its visuals more then its story just like avatar did

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  18. moviegeek

    How does it look like Avatar??

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  19. Daveactor7

    @Ironfist I was thinking the exact same thing. Legend of the guardians is avatar all over again

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  20. Solar XI

    Due Date, Harry Potter and The Town are the only interesting flicks to catch. Hereater is a maybe.

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  21. moviegeek

    My ranking of these movies:

    1. Legend of the Guardians - Me and Diaigma are, I think, the only two pumped to see this. (though he may not put it at the top of his list...) I think this looks amazing!

    2. Due Date - Todd Phillips, Zach G, Robert Downey, YES!

    3. Harry Potter Part 1 - I'm psyched for this, but it doesn't look as interesting as I know part 2 will be.

    4. Hereafter - The fact that Clint Eastwood is directing this has sold me, but I need a trailer.

    5. The Town - Interesting, yes. Intriguing, yes. DVD, yes.

    6. Life as We Know It - It doesn't look bad, but it certainly doesn't look above average.

    7. Yogi Bear - WHYYY?!

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  22. Moviedude21

    HP7 parts 1 & 2 . . . Can't wait.

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  23. T.Clark

    Yogi Bear looks terrible, and I haven't even heard of Hereafter or Life As We Know It until now. All the others look promising.

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  24. ejk1

    Potter of course is the most anticipated. I'm also looking forward to The Town. Due Date sounds awfully similar to Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.

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