Sony Pictures 2010 Sneak Preview

‘Legion’, ‘The Bounty Hunter’, ‘Salt’ and much more...
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Sony Pictures 2010 Sneak Preview

Sony PIctures has released a sneak peak at their upcoming slate of 2010 releases. The films include Legion, Dear John, The Bounty Hunter, Death At A Funeral, Takers, The Karate Kid, Grown Ups, Salt, The Other Guys, Eat Pray Love, Priest, Born To Be A Star, The Roomate, The Social Network, Burlesque, and The Green Hornet.

Legion

Legion - January 22nd

In the supernatural action thriller Legion, an out-of-the-way diner becomes the unlikely battleground for the survival of the human race.

When God loses faith in Mankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope lies in a group of strangers trapped in a desert diner and the Archangel Michael (Paul Bettany).

Dear John

Dear John - February 5th

Directed by Lasse Hallström and based on the novel by best-selling author Nicholas Sparks, Dear John tells the story of John Tyree (Channing Tatum), a young soldier home on leave, and Savannah Curtis (Amanda Seyfried), the idealistic college student he falls in love with during her spring vacation. Over the next seven tumultuous years, the couple is separated by John's increasingly dangerous deployments. While meeting only sporadically, they stay in touch by sending a continuous stream of love letters overseas-correspondence that eventually triggers fateful consequences.

The Bounty Hunter

The Bounty Hunter - March 19th

A bounty hunter (Gerard Butler) learns that his next target is his ex-wife (Jennifer Aniston), a reporter working on a murder cover-up. Soon after their reunion, the always-at-odds duo find themselves on a run-for-their-lives adventure to Las Vegas.

Death At A Funeral

Death At A Funeral - April 16th

Directed by Neil LaBute, Death At A Funeral is a hilarious day in the life of an American family come together to put a beloved husband and father to rest. As mourners gather at the family home, shocking revelations, festering resentments, ugly threats, blackmail and a misdirected corpse unleash lethal and riotous mayhem.

Takers

Takers - May 14th

Takers takes you into the world of a notorious group of criminals (Idris Elba, Paul Walker, T.I., Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen and Michael Ealy) who continue to baffle police by pulling off perfectly executed bank robberies. They are in and out like clockwork, leaving no evidence behind and laying low between heists. But when they attempt to pull off one last job with more money at stake than ever before, the crew may find their plans interrupted by a hardened detective (Matt Dillon) who is hell-bent on solving the case.

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid - June 11th

In Columbia Pictures' The Karate Kid, 12-year-old Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) could've been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's (Taraji P. Henson) latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying-and the feeling is mutual-but cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make an enemy of the class bully, Cheng. In the land of kung fu, Dre knows only a little karate, and Cheng puts "the karate kid" on the floor with ease. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han (Jackie Chan), who is secretly a master of kung fu. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.

Grown Ups

Grown Ups - June 25th

Grown Ups, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, Rob Schneider, and David Spade, is a comedy about five friends and former teammates who reunite years later to honor the passing of their childhood basketball coach. With their wives (Salma Hayek, Maria Bello, Maya Rudolph) and kids in tow, they spend the Fourth of July holiday weekend together at the lake house where they celebrated their championship years earlier. Picking up where they left off, they discover why growing older doesn't mean growing up.

Salt

Salt - July 23rd

Angelina Jolie stars in Salt, a contemporary action thriller from Columbia Pictures. As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt (Jolie) swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who Is Salt?"

The Other Guys

The Other Guys - August 6th

Set in New York City, The Other Guys follows Detective Allen Gamble (Will Ferrell), a forensic accountant who's more interested in paperwork than hitting the streets, and Detective Terry Hoitz (Mark Wahlberg), a tough guy who has been stuck with Allen as his partner ever since an unfortunate run-in with Derek Jeter. Allen and Terry idolize the city's top cops, Danson and Highsmith (Dwayne Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson), but when an opportunity arises for The Other Guys to step up, things don't quite go as planned.

Eat Pray Love

Eat Pray Love - August 13th

Liz Gilbert (Julia Roberts) had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having a husband, a house, a successful career yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused, and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced and at a crossroads, Gilbert steps out of her comfort zone, risking everything to change her life, embarking on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery. In her travels, she discovers the true pleasure of nourishment by eating in Italy; the power of prayer in India, and, finally and unexpectedly, the inner peace and balance of true love in Bali.

Priest

Priest - August 20th

Priest is set in a world ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampires. Paul Bettany is Priest, a legendary warrior priest during the last Vampire War, who now lives in obscurity among the other human inhabitants in walled-in dystopian cities controlled by the Church. But when his 18-year-old niece is abducted by a murderous pack of vampires in the desolate wastelands outside, Priest breaks his sacred vows and ventures out to find her and seek vengeance upon those responsible, especially their brutal leader (Karl Urban). Priest is joined on his crusade by his niece's boyfriend, Hicks (Cam Gigandet), a local outpost sheriff, and Priestess (Maggie Q), a member of his former legion of vampire-killers who has otherworldly fighting skills.

Born To Be A Star - September 3rd

A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.

The Roomate

The Roomate - September 17th

A psychological thriller about a deranged college freshman (Leighton Meester) who becomes obsessed with her new roommate (Minka Kelly).

The Social Network - October 15th

A story about the founders of the social-networking website, Facebook.

Burlesque - November 24th

Ali (Christina Aguilera) is a small-town girl with a big voice who escapes hardship and an uncertain future to follow her dreams to LA. After stumbling upon The Burlesque Lounge, a majestic but ailing theater that is home to an inspired musical revue, Ali lands a job as a cocktail waitress from Tess (Cher), the club's proprietor and headliner. Burlesque's outrageous costumes and bold choreography enrapture the young ingenue, who vows to perform there one day. Soon enough, Ali builds a friendship with a featured dancer (Julianne Hough), finds an enemy in a troubled, jealous performer (Kristen Bell), and garners the affection of Jack (Cam Gigandet), a bartender and fellow musician. With the help of a sharp-witted stage manager (Stanley Tucci) and gender-bending host (Alan Cumming), Ali makes her way from the bar to the stage. Her spectacular voice restores The Burlesque Lounge to its former glory, though not before a charismatic entrepreneur (Eric Dane) arrives with an enticing proposal...

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet - December 22nd

A classic character of film, television, radio, and comic books returns to the big screen in Columbia Pictures' feature film The Green Hornet, starring Seth Rogen as the vigilante crime-fighter. The film will be directed by Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) from a screenplay written by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg (Superbad), based upon The Green Hornet radio series created by George W. Trendle, and produced by Neal H. Moritz (The Fast and the Furious). The film is slated for release summer 2010.

Legion was released January 22nd, 2010.

Dear John was released February 5th, 2010.

The Bounty Hunter was released March 19th, 2010.

Death at a Funeral was released April 16th, 2010.

Takers was released August 27th, 2010.

The Karate Kid was released June 11th, 2010.

Grown Ups was released June 25th, 2010.

Salt was released July 23rd, 2010.

The Other Guys was released August 6th, 2010.

The Other Guys was released August 6th, 2010.

Priest was released May 13th, 2011.

Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star was released September 9th, 2011.

The Roommate was released February 1st, 2011.

The Social Network was released October 1st, 2010.

Burlesque was released November 24th, 2010.

The Green Hornet was released January 14th, 2011.

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  • comicbookfan • 5 years ago

    The Grown-Ups is full of an all-star cast of elite comedians, so that should be funny as hell. Also, I, too, express the same sentiments as my friend Vampire2000. Burlesque should be a good movie. I can't wait to see Aguilera's acting debut.

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    • insertusernamehere • 5 years ago

      Looks to be a lame year for Sony. There's not one movie on this list I'm anticipating.

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      • vampire2000 • 5 years ago

        I'm really looking forward to "Burlesque." Should be very good.

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        • shinjiikari1984 • 5 years ago

          not a great year so far

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          • ed-wood • 5 years ago

            I'll see most of them but there are a couple that look like complete crap.

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            • soylentgreen • 5 years ago

              Everything sounds like sh*t except for "The Green Hornet". That has some potential.

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              • taat • 5 years ago

                Most of the movies look good but not as strong a line-up as last year.

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                • chad-vital • 5 years ago

                  Other Guys, Grown Ups, ftw. The Bounty Hunter sounds like Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

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                  • zanyzap • 5 years ago

                    The Green Hornet and The Other Guys are a must-see in my book. I'll probably catch Grown Ups for Sandler, not for the notion that it will be a good movie.

                    Dear John is a definite date-movie, not because I'm a sweet, loving gentlemen, but because I have a soft spot, call it a guilty pleasure, for cheesy romantic-dramas. Hey, I'm honest {...and straight. Shut up!} ;)

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                    • 2movieguys • 5 years ago

                      Death at a Funeral is a 2007 British black comedy film directed by Frank Oz.

                      In 2009, a Bollywood remake of the film, entitled Daddy Cool, was released starring Sunil Shetty, Aashish Chaudhary and Rajpal Yadav.

                      HOW MANY MORE ...!??!?!

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                      • 2movieguys • 5 years ago

                        "Salt" looks interesting!!

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                        • 2movieguys • 5 years ago

                          Legion ...most Yes!!

                          "Death At A Funeral" ...skip it another stupid ass remake.....I saw the trailer in a room full of people and not 1 person ...NOT ONE PERSON LAUGHED!!!

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                          • srb • 5 years ago

                            Legion, Death At A Funeral, Takers looks OK. The Bounty Hunter Other Guys looks like Mr. & Mrs. Smith and The Man respectively. The Karate Kid and Salt should be good.

                            Please notice that the Green Hornet just has the logo, NOT a still from the movie itself as the other movies have. Now WHY is that? Because the hideous slob Seth Rogen has completely miscast himself as the lead and he does NOT look good whether he is in or out of costume! Sony's Green Hornet will be a beat by Disney's TRON LEGACY!!!

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                            • narrator • 5 years ago

                              Lol Punisher.

                              Agreed Diaigma this is a pretty sh*tty list, however, Green Hornet and The Other Guys interests me.

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                              • cerealkiller • 5 years ago

                                I like how it says at the bottom that Green Hornet is slated for a summer release but just above it, it says DECEMBER 22nd. Just thought that was kinda funny.

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                                • ejk1 • 5 years ago

                                  This lineup is pretty sad. Paul Bettany is playing an angel in one movie, and a priest in another. Then we have remakes of The Karate Kid and Single White Female, another lame buddy-cop movie, and another Sandler suckfest. To top it off, we get an out of shape Green Hornet, Christina Aguilera in a movie that sounds like a cross between Glitter, Honey, and Coyote Ugly(all of which suck, by the way), and finally a movie about Facebook(because we really need one). The only movie here worth anything to me is Salt, but that's only because I saw a trailer for it already and Jolie looked really good and kicked a lot of ass in it.

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                                  • dexterhaven • 5 years ago

                                    Looking forward to The Bounty Hunter. Aniston and Butler look like they will rock!

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                                    • timmy • 5 years ago

                                      Legion is the only one i think worth a watch

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                                      • cripple • 5 years ago

                                        This is a pretty crap lineup. I am only interested in Green Hornet, The other guys, and maybe legion and priest.

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                                        • diaigma • 5 years ago

                                          This is the worst 2010 studio lineup yet. None of these would interest me :P

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