New Movies Opening in Theaters in May

by on May 1, 2013

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New Movies This Week fr Brusimm

The month of May is the start of the summer movie season. And it’s starting out with quite the bang as May highlights some highly anticipated new movies opening in theaters:

Iron Man 3
Star Trek Into Darkness
Fast & Furious 6
The Hangover 3

And after the movie listings for the month of May, I’ve got a production status update or two on other movie projects in the pipe!  (The numbers in [#.#] are IMDb user ratings, x out of 10, when/where applicable.)


New Movies in Theaters on Friday, May 3, 2013

Iron Man 3

poster for Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3 PG-13
Runtime: 130 min
Cast: Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Ben Kingsley

When Tony Stark’s world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution, as Tony must rely on ingenuity and instinct to protect those he loves from a powerful enemy.



New Movies in Theaters on Friday, May 10, 2013

The Great Gatsby

poster for The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby (2013) PG-13
Runtime: 143 min
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher

Movie adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel, which is about “A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.”

poster for Peeples

Peeples PG-13
Cast: Craig Robinson, Kerry Washington, David Alan Grier, S. Epatha Merkerson

A man becomes entangled in a web of white lies and comic dysfunction with his girlfriend’s family as “Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace’s hand in marriage.”


New Movies on Friday, May 17, 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness
The English Teacher

poster for Star Trek Into Darkness

Star Trek Into Darkness PG-13
Runtime: 132 min
Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Benedict Cumberbatch

An act of terrorism sends Kirk on a mission to capture a powerfully destructive force.

poster for The English Teacher

The English Teacher NR
Runtime: 93 min
Cast: Julianne Moore, Greg Kinnear, Michael Angarano, Nathan Lane

An English teacher steps outside of her comfort zone in order to help a former student realize his dreams of being a play write.


Movies Opening on Friday, May 24th, 2013

Fast & Furious 6
The Hangover Part III
Before Midnight

poster Fast & Furious 6

Fast & Furious 6
Runtime: 145 min
Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez

Hobbs offers Dom and his crew a full pardon if they help him nab a team of mercenary drivers. BUT, Hobbs has strings attached, meaning that in exchange for clear records, they must put an end to their schemes, no matter how personal the cost.

poster for The Hangover Part 3

The Hangover Part III R
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong

This time, there’s no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.

movie poster for Epic

Epic PG
Cast: Beyoncé Knowles, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried

A teenager is magically transported to a secret universe, in a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world — and ours.

poster for Before Midnight

Before Midnight R
Runtime: 108 min
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy

We meet Celine and Jesse nine years after their last rendezvous.


New Movies Opening on Friday, May 31

After Earth
Now You See Me
The East
The Kings of Summer

poster for After Earth

After Earth PG-13
Cast: Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Zoe Kravitz, Sophie Okonedo

A crash landing leaves Kitai Raige and his father Cypher stranded on Earth, 1,000 years after events forced humanity’s escape. With Cypher injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help.

(Side note:  It’s a bit funny, how the marketing machine from the distributor, Columbia Pictures, is quietly trying to avoid splaying out the name of the writer/director of After Earth…   M. Night Shyamalan.  Hey, maybe he’s recovered from this slump of his.  We’ll see.)

Now You See Me poster

Now You See Me PG-13
Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Mélanie Laurent

NOW YOU SEE ME pits an elite FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse against “The Four Horsemen”, a super-team of the world’s greatest illusionists.

The East movie poster

The East PG-13
Runtime: 116 min
Cast: Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell

A contract worker hired to infiltrate an anarchist group starts to fall for its leader.


poster for The Kings of Summer

The Kings of Summer R
Runtime: 93 min
Cast: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moisés Arias, Nick Offerman

Three teenage friends spend their summer in the woods living off the land.

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Production Status of Upcoming Movies

Movies in Development
· The Avengers 2
· Fifty Shades of Grey
· The Expendables 3
· Avatar 2
· Justice League,
Along with Prometheus 2, Terminator 5 and more.

Movies in Pre-production
· Star Wars: Episode VII
· Untitled Transformers Sequel
· Guardians of the Galaxy
· Jurassic Park IV
· Interstellar,
Resident Evil 6, Fast & Furious 7, Ant-Man…

Movies presently Filming
· The Amazing Spider-Man 2
· X-Men: Days of Future Past
· Captain America: The Winter Soldier
· 300: Rise of an Empire
· Divergent,
Ninja Turtles, Godzilla…

Movies in Post-production
· Thor: The Dark World
· The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
· Fast & Furious 6 (They’re cutting it close!!!)
· The Wolverine
· The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,
The Lone Ranger, Elysium, Ender’s Game, Red 2…


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