J.J. Abrams’ SUPER 8 Set for June 10, 2011; Going up Against FAST FIVE

     October 27, 2010

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J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 has landed a release date of June 10, 2011.  According to Box Office Mojo, that will put the film up against the action flick Fast Five, which is the fifth film in the Fast and Furious franchise and stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and Dwayne Johnson.  Not much is known about Super 8 other than it’s set in 1979 Lillian Heights, Ohio, is supposed to be in the vein of 1980s Amblin Entertainment films, and centers on “three siblings who discover footage of an alien in some Super 8 footage they shot.”  The cast includes Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Ron Eldard, Noah Emmerich, Gabriel Basso, Zach Mills, Riley Griffiths, and AJ Michalka.  Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino (Up) is providing the score, and Steven Spielberg is executive producing. Click here to check out the teaser trailer and click here to see some set photos.

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