Snow White & the Huntsman. Due for release June 1st. Directed by Rupert Sanders, starring Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Stewart, Ian McShane, Nick Frost, Ray Winstone, Bob Hoskins & Sam Claflin. Plot Summary: putting a twist on the original story, the Huntsman who takes Snow White into the forest to kill her, at the command of the Queen, becomes her protector and mentor, teaches her to fight and sets her on a path to overthrow the Queen. I like fairytale adaptions. I don’t like Kristen Stewart, the Twilight films and all the emotionless lip-biting. Given the chance to stretch her wings a bit, will she shine or not? Doesn’t matter, much like the Twilight films there’s a strong enough cast to carry her through.
Prometheus. Due for release June 8th. Directed by Ridley Scott, starring Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce & Rafe Spall. Plot Summary: this is one of the films I am seriously excited about as Ridley Scott ends the teasing and gives us a long awaited prequel to the Alien series with no sign of a Predator in sight! On Earth a team of explorers discover clues to our origins, which leads them into space and a journey into the darker corners of the universe where they fight a battle that will impact mankind’s very future. Fan boys and girls rejoice, our wait is over, and with Ridley Scott behind the helm expectations are high.
Star Trek 2. Was due for release June 2012. Sadly it looks like we won’t get to see this film until May 2013 as Paramount surprised everyone by putting G.I. Joe 2 into the release frame for June 2012 instead. Directed by J. J. Abrams, starring the original cast from the 2009 remake along with rumours of Benicio del Toro and Alice Eve being courted to join. Rumours as to why we have to wait an extra year abound, but with filming not starting until January 2013, most of the accusing fingers are pointing at the fact that the film is going to get the exhaustive 3D treatment, script rewrites now on the 3rd draft in order to meet budget constraints, negotiations with Benicio del Toro to play a/the villain and location upsets.