Super 8

(2011)

In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.

EXCLUSIVE: Ron Eldard Talks ‘Super 8’ Blu-ray

Prepare to be swept away by the adventure and mystery of director J.J. Abrams's summer smash Super 8, as it makes its way to Blu-ray and DVD just in time for Thanksgiving this Tuesday, November 22nd.

The film revolves around a group of young teenagers who capture a terrifying secret on their Super 8 camera while making a home movie. Ron Eldard stars as Louis Dainard, a character that serves as a key piece to this mysterious puzzle. In anticipation of the movie's impending home release, we caught up with Ron to learn more about the film, and how much of it still remains a mystery to him.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Super 8’ Blu-ray Featurette

We have an exclusive featurette from Super 8, the summer blockbuster which will be available on Blu-ray and DVD November 22. Director J.J. Abrams hired a magician to keep his young cast entertained between takes, and this bonus feature excerpt shows the illusionist in action. Click on the video below to watch this featurette, which features cast members Joel Courtney and Ryan Lee.

Produced by Amblin, Bad Robot and Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg, the exhilarating story follows a group of friends in a small Ohio town who witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie. When they realize that it was no accident, they set out to find the truth-something more shocking than any of them could have imagined. Combining action, humor and heart, the film features outstanding performances from a fresh young cast including Elle Fanning (Somewhere), Gabriel Basso (The Big C), Zach Mills (Kit Kittredge: An American Girl) and newcomers Joel Courtney, Riley Griffiths and Ryan Lee, along with veteran actors Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights) and Ron Eldard (Blind Justice).

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‘Super 8’ Blu-ray and DVD Debut November 22nd

Called "this year's most thrilling movie" (Richard Corliss, Time), writer/director J.J. Abrams' (Star Trek) breathtaking adventure Super 8 debuts in a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack with Digital Copy November 22, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Produced by Amblin, Bad Robot and Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg, the exhilarating story follows a group of friends in a small Ohio town who witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie. When they realize that it was no accident, they set out to find the truth-something more shocking than any of them could have imagined. Combining action, humor and heart, the film features outstanding performances from a fresh young cast including Elle Fanning (Somewhere), Gabriel Basso (The Big C), Zach Mills (Kit Kittredge: An American Girl) and newcomers Joel Courtney, Riley Griffiths and Ryan Lee, along with veteran actors Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights) and Ron Eldard (Blind Justice).

The Super 8 Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack with Digital Copy includes more than two hours of enthralling special features including eight behind-the-scenes featurettes exploring the origins of the story, the casting, the locations, the music, the impact of 8mm film and more; an in-depth deconstruction of the breathtaking train crash; interviews with cast and crew including J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg; deleted scenes; and commentary by J.J. Abrams, producer Bryan Burk and cinematographer Larry Fong. Super 8 will also be available as a single-disc DVD.

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BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: ‘Super 8’ Earns $37 Million

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‘Super 8’ Earns $1 Million from Thursday Sneak Peeks

Paramount Pictures decided to roll out its summer adventure Super 8 a day early, earning a cool $1 million in select theaters.

The movie, which stars Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, and Joel Courtney, opened in 324 theaters yesterday; screenings which were hosted by the social networking website Twitter.

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BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Can the Mysterious ‘Super 8’ Survive the Weekend?

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‘Super 8’ Story Featurette

Paramount Pictures has unveiled a new featurette for the highly-anticipated summer movie Super 8, which hits theaters across the country on June 10. Click on the video player below to watch director J.J. Abrams discuss the story origin and plot points of this secretive new project.

Super 8 was released June 10th, 2011.

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‘Super 8’ Viral Video Featuring the Monster!

Over the past few months, there have been several grainy, black-and-white viral videos that tie into the upcoming adventure Super 8, which finally hits theaters on June 10. Today, the full, three-minute viral video was released, which features a first glimpse at the monster in director J.J. Abrams' sci-fi thriller. Take a look at this video below, which is made to look like an internal Air Force video from the 1960s.

Super 8 was released June 10th, 2011.

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