Weekend Movie Update – June 14, 2013: Superman Begins
A new era of action movies begins this week, as Superman soars back into theaters in the highly anticipated Man of Steel, while an all-star comedy cast takes on The End with a smile, and The Pioneer goes Into Darkness.
Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 14, 2013!
The must-see movie event of the year is the return of the greatest of all superheroes in Man of Steel (rated PG13), directed by Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen) and executive produced by Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight trilogy), premiering tomorrow night (Thursday) at 11:59pm at R/C KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills and opening everywhere on Friday.
The epic film stars Henry Cavill (Immortals) as the new Superman, Russell Crowe (Gladiator, Robin Hood) as Jor-El, Kevin Costner (Field of Dreams, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves) as Jonathan Kent, Diane Lane (Nights in Rodanthe) as Martha Kent, Amy Adams (Enchanted) as Lois Lane, Laurence Fishbourne (The Matrix) as Perry White, and Michael Shannon (The Runaways) as General Zod.
Kick starting a new cinematic universe based on that of the DC comics charcters that will eventually include The Justice League, you can watch the latest official theatrical trailer for Man of Steel in the player below, and be sure to look for our review next week!
Superman will have to battle the apocalypse at the box office, as this week’s other big new release is the horror comedy This is the End (rated R), about the end of the world as seen through the eyes of various Hollywood stars playing not-so-flattering versions of themselves, opening today at R/C KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills.
The film was co-written and co-directed by Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg (the team behind Superbad and Pineapple Express) and stars Rogan (Knocked Up, Pineapple Express), as well as James Franco (Oz The Great and Powerful), Jonah Hill (21 Jump Street), Danny McBride (Eastbound and Down), Craig Robinson (The Office), Jay Baruchel (Tropic Thunder), and Emma Watson (the Harry Potter films).
You can check out the latest trailer for This is the End using the player below!
Before bringing the Skywalker saga back to the big screen in Star Wars Episode VII, director J.J. Abrams (Lost, Super 8) has some unfinished business in the Star Trek galaxy, taking the crew of the starship Enterprise Into Darkness, opening at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, starting this Friday for a one week run.
The cast of the 2009 original are all back for the sequel, including Chris Pine (This Means War) as Capt. Kirk, Zachary Quinto (American Horror Story) as Spock, and Zoe Saldana (Avatar, Guardians of the Galaxy) as Uhura.
Showtime at The Pioneer is 8pm nightly.
Disney’s The Muppets (rated PG; also starring Man of Steel‘s Amy Adams) is also playing this Friday night, June 14, at Movies on the Sound at the Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head. Gates open at 7pm.
Click on the link below for additional listings and showtimes.