PARAMOUNT PICTURES Full Steam Ahead For It’s 100th Year
After having recently celebrated it’s 100th Anniversary, Paramount Pictures offers some exciting things for fans to look forward to. The upcoming slate of films has something for everyone – from families (Rise of The Guardians) to artistic types (Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D) and action junkies (G.I. Joe: Retaliation). And don’t forget the planned $700 million facelift for the only major studio actually located in Hollywood…stay tuned!!
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PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4 – OCTOBER 19, 2012
Fans of “PARANORMAL ACTIVITY” are being empowered to bring the movie to their city first. Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc., will debut the fourth installment in the popular horror franchise exclusively in 25 cities around the world by encouraging fans to vote to see it first with a new “Want It” application on Facebook.
The 25 cities that receive the most votes will win a free screening of the eagerly awaited film before it hits theaters October 19, 2012.
Facebook’s 955 million global fans can vote for an advance screening in their city by clicking on the “Want It” button on the film’s fan page at www.Facebook.com/
“PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4” is directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman.
FUN SIZE – OCTOBER 26, 2012
Jaimie Trueblood.(Left to right) Victoria Justice as Wren, Osric Chau (in back seat) as Peng, Thomas Mann as Roosevelt, Patrick de Ledebur as Mike Puglio in FUN SIZE from Paramount Pictures.
FUN SIZE is a funny and outrageous family ensemble comedy that all takes place on one Halloween night. A young girl’s popularity is in jeopardy when she is forced to track down her kid brother instead of going to THE party of the year. Yet her kid brother shows her what popularity is all about — and her rush to find her brother with her nerd neighbor shows her that popularity might not be exactly what she really wants.
The film also features Jane Levy, Johnny Knoxville, Chelsea Handler, Thomas Mann and Ana Gasteyer.
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FLIGHT – NOVEMBER 2, 2012
In this action-packed mystery thriller, Academy Award winner, Denzel Washington stars as Whip Whitaker, a seasoned airline pilot, who miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on that plane?
FLIGHT is directed by Academy Award winner Robert Zemeckis and stars Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Don Cheadle and Melissa Leo.
The project marks first ever teaming of Washington and Zemeckis, while also marking a return to live-action for the director, who previously helmed such hits as “Castaway,” “Forest Gump,” “Back To The Future,” and the live-action & animated classic “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”. From Paramount Pictures, FLIGHT also features John Goodman, Don Cheadle and Melissa Leo. Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald will produce under the Parkes/MacDonald production banner along with Zemeckis, Steve Starkey, and Jack Rapke under their ImageMovers banner.
FLIGHT will land in theaters November 2, 2012.
RISE OF THE GUARDIANS – NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Jack Frost (Chris Pine), North (Alec Baldwin), Sandman, Tooth (Isla Fisher) and Bunnymund (Hugh Jackman) – the Big Four band together to defeat Pitch (Jude Law) in DreamWorks Animation’s RISE OF THE GUARDIANS.
RISE OF THE GUARDIANS is an epic adventure that tells the story of a group of heroes – each with extraordinary abilities. When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Get to know The Easter Bunny, Pitch, The Sandman, The Tooth Fairy, Jack Frost and Santa Claus on November 21st.
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JACK REACHER – DECEMBER 2012
From The New York Times bestselling author Lee Child comes one of the most compelling heroes to step from novel to screen – ex-military investigator Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise). When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: “Get Jack Reacher!” So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher against an unexpected enemy, with a skill for violence and a secret to keep.
Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions Present A Tom Cruise Production
Executive Producers are Jake Myers, Ken Kamins, Kevin Messick, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Paul Schwake. Produced by Tom Cruise, Don Granger, Paula Wagner, Gary Levinsohn and written for the screen and Directed by Christopher McQuarrie, JACK REACHER stars Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog, David Oyelowo and Robert Duvall.
The film will be in theaters December 21, 2012.
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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: WORLDS AWAY 3D – DECEMBER 21, 2012
From the big top to the big screen, visionary filmmaker James Cameron and director Andrew Adamson (Shrek, Narnia) invite you and your family on an all new 3D adventure: Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away. A young couple who is separated, must journey through the astonishing and dreamlike worlds of Cirque du Soleil to find each other, as audiences experience the immersive 3D technology that will allow them to leap, soar, swim, and dance with the performers. This Holiday Season, Cirque du Soleil brings their world to your city!
The executive producers are James Cameron, Jacques Méthé, Cary Granat, Ed Jones. The 3D executive producer is Vincent Pace. The film is produced by Martin Bolduc, Andrew Adamson, Aron Warner and written and directed by Andrew Adamson.
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: WORLDS AWAY 3D will be in theaters December 21, 2012.
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HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS (3D) – JAN 2013
Gemma Arterton plays Gretel and Jeremy Renner plays Hansel in HANSEL & GRETEL WITCH HUNTERS 3D, from Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures.
Also featuring Famke Janssen and Peter Stormare, HANSEL & GRETEL WITCH HUNTERS 3D will be in theaters on January 11th, 2013.
G.I. JOE: RETALIATION – Mar 29, 2013
A follow-up to the 2009 release of G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA, which grossed over $300 million worldwide, Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions present, in association with HASBRO, a di Bonaventura Pictures production: G.I. JOE: RETALIATION.
In this sequel, the G.I. JOE team is not only fighting their mortal enemy COBRA; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. The film stars D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee, Adrianne Palicki, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce, Ray Stevenson, Channing Tatum with Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson. G.I. JOE: RETALIATION is directed by Jon M. Chu; produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brian Goldner and written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick, based on Hasbro’s G.I. JOE® characters.
The executive producers are Stephen Sommers, Herbert W. Gains and
Erik Howsam. The director of photography is Stephen Windon. The production designer is Andrew Menzies and the editors are Roger Barton and Jim May. The costume designer is Louise Mingenbach.
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ANCHORMAN SEQUEL – 2013
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Will Ferrell, Steve Carell and Paul Rudd
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NOAH – March, 2014
Academy-Award winner Russell Crowe as Noah from Academy-Award nominated director Darren Aronofsky’s NOAH. Based on the Biblical account of Noah’s journey, NOAH also stars Academy-Award winner Sir Anthony Hopkins (Methuselah) and Academy-Award winner Jennifer Connelly (Naameh). The film will be released worldwide in March, 2014.
NOAH is a close adaptation of the Biblical story of Noah’s Ark. In a world ravaged by human sin, Noah is given a divine mission: to build an Ark to save creation from the coming flood. The screenplay was written by Aronofsky and Ari Handel and revised by Academy Award®-nominated screenwriter John Logan (GLADIATOR, HUGO).