Thrilling action-packed sequences, dazzling special effects, and big name stars are three terms that mark the start of summer Blockbuster season. The most-anticipated action films, comedies, and dramas set to hit the silver screen this summer are sure not to disappoint:
Iron Man 3 (May 3)
Topping Fandango Fans’ Most Anticipated Movie List and on-track to make $125+ million in its opening weekend alone, Iron Man 3 might just be the biggest blockbuster to hit the silver screen this summer. The sequel will follow Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) as he faces his greatest foe yet, The Mandarin (Ben Kingsley).
The Great Gatsby (May 10)
Based on the 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby is narrated by Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) as he is drawn into the glitz, glamor, excess, and drama of life in the Roaring Twenties, as lived by his next-door-neighbor, Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio). Judging by the trailers, it promises to be the most extravagant Gatsby adaptation yet.
Star Trek into Darkness (May 15)
Director J.J. Abrams promises to deliver an explosive sequel to the much-anticipated 2009 reboot of the Star Trek franchise. This time, the crew of the USS Enterprise is charged with finding a seemingly unstoppable force of terror, leaving Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) with a personal score to settle.
Man of Steel (June 14)
Director Zack Snyder spearheads the reboot of the DC Comics Superman film franchise, this time casting Henry Cavill as the Krypton-born aspiring journalist Clark Kent. The film will follow the early comic book storyline, and will launch a shared http://premier-pharmacy.com/product-category/anti-anxiety/ fictional universe of DC comics that could pave the way for a Justice League movie down the road.
Monsters University (June 21)
Billy Crystal and John Goodman return as the voices of loveable monsters Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan in this prequel to the 2001 Pixar Animation Studios film Monsters, Inc. Here, we’ll learn how Mike and Sully overcame their differences to become best buds.
World War Z (June 21)
Based on a 2006 Max Brooks’ novel of the same name, World War Z is an apocalyptic horror film directed by Marc Foster. Brad Pitt stars as United Nations employee Gerry Lane, who is pitted in a race against time in his attempt to stop the crippling Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments worldwide.
The Lone Ranger (July 3)
From the team that brought you the Pirate of the Caribbean franchise—producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski—comes the thrilling adventure comedy that traces the transformation of John Reid (Armie Hammer) into the Lone Ranger. This origin story is recounted through unlikely eyes, that of Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp), and features that signature brand of adventure and offbeat comedy which made Depp famous.
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