Weekend Movie Update – August 10, 2012

NC’s Zach Galifianakis challenges Will Ferrell for office and Jeremy Renner gets Bourne again this week, while The Dark Knight rises at The Pioneer.

Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 10, 2012!

Wilksboro, NC native Zach Galifianakis stars with Will Ferrell as two North Carolina politicians competing for office in 'The Campaign'.

Wilksboro, NC native Zach Galifianakis stars with Will Ferrell as two North Carolina politicians competing for office in ‘The Campaign’.

 The year’s most anticipated movie has remained number one at the box office for three straight weeks and now The Dark Knight Rises (rated PG13) opens at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, starting this Friday for a one week run.

Tom Hardy and Christian Bale star in 'The Dark Knight Rises'.

Tom Hardy and Christian Bale star in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’.

The all-star cast includes Christian Bale (The Fighter, American Psycho), Gary Oldman (Bram Stoker’s Dracula), Morgan Freeman (Driving Miss Daisy), Michael Caine (The Prestige), Tom Hardy (Inception), and Anne Hathaway (The Devil Wears Prada).

Anne Hathaway is Catwoman in 'The Dark Knight Rises',

Anne Hathaway is Catwoman in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’,

Showtime at The Pioneer is 8pm nightly.

You can watch the latest theatrical trailer for the sequel to Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008) in the player below!

Leading this week’s new releases, Wilksboro, NC native Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover, Due Date) returns to theaters with Will Ferrell (Elf, Anchorman) as two rival North Carolina poiticians in a heated and hilarious contest for a seat on the U.S. House of Representatives in The Campaign (rated R), opening Friday at KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills.

Zach Galifianakis stars in 'The Campaign.'

The cast for the timely political comedy from director Jay Roach (Meet the Parents, Austin Powers) also includes Dan Aykroyd (Ghostbusters), John Lithgow (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Brian Cox (Manhunter), Jack McBrayer (NBC’s 30 Rock), Dylan McDermott (F/X’s American Horror Story), Sarah Baker (Sweet Home Alabama), and SNL‘s Jason Sudeikis (who is currently shooting We’re the Millers with Jennifer Aniston in Wilmington, NC).

The Campaign

You can check out the official trailer for The Campaign using the player below!

Also new in theaters this week, Jeremy Renner (The Avengers, The Hurt Locker) takes over for Matt Damon (The Bourne Identity) in the fourth entry in the popular Bourne action franchise.

The Bourne Legacy

Also starring Rachel Weisz (The Mummy), Edward Norton (The Incredible Hulk), Scott Glenn (Sucker Punch), and Stacy Keach (Escape from L.A.), The Bourne Legacy (rated PG13) starts this week at KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills and Hatteras Movies 4 in Avon.

Jeremy Renner stars in 'The Bourne Legacy'.

Jeremy Renner stars in ‘The Bourne Legacy’.

You can view the official trailer below!

Finally, the comedy drama Hope Springs (rated PG13), starring Meryl Streep (Out of Africa, The Devil Wears Prada), Tommy Lee Jones (The Fugitive, Captain America), and Steve Carell (The 40 Year Old Virgin), opened yesterday (Wednesday) at KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills.

'Hope Springs' stars Tommy Lee Jones and Meryl Streep.

‘Hope Springs’ stars Tommy Lee Jones and Meryl Streep.

The film is about a middle-aged couple that attends an intense week of counseling to work on their relationship after being married for 30 years.

Steve Carell stars in 'Hope Springs'.

Steve Carell stars in ‘Hope Springs’.

You can check out  trailer for Hope Springs in the player below!

Click on a link for additional listings and showtimes.

KDH Movies 10

Hatteras Movies 4

The Campaign

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