Studios are finally getting it in gear after the slump of the June 30 expiration of the SAG contract, and according to Variety, are preparing to put 40 or more films into production between spring and summer. Here is what has been compiled:


Ruben Fleischer-directed Zombieland

Phillip Noyce-helmed Edwin A. Salt with Angelina Jolie

Stephen Chow-directed The Green Hornet with Seth Rogen


Tim Burton-directed Alice in Wonderland

Tron sequel

Robert Zemeckis-produced motion-capture film Mars Needs Moms

Jon Turteltaub-directed The Sorcerer's Apprentice with Nicolas Cage;

Walt Becker- helmed Wild Hogs 2


James Cameron-directed Avatar

Shawn Levy-helmed Date Night, with Steve Carell and Tina Fey

The A-Team


Chris Columbus-directed Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

John Carney-directed Town House

Alvin and the Chipmunks 2

Tom Bezucha-directed Orbit

Rick Famuyiwa-helmed Family Wedding


Drew Goddard-directed Cabin in the Woods

Kevin Tancharoen-helmed Fame

The Matarese Circle, which David Cronenberg is negotiating to direct Denzel Washington

Darren Aronofsky-helmed RoboCop

MARVEL (Paramount distributing)

Jon Favreau-directed Iron Man 2 with Robert Downey Jr.

Kenneth Branagh-helmed Thor


John Madden-directed The Debt with Helen Mirren

Man on the Train

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark



Sex and the City 2

Wesley Strick-directed A Nightmare on Elm Street

Len Wiseman-helmed Gears of War


Kenny Ortega-directed Footloose with Zac Efron

M. Night Shyamalan-helmed The Last Airbender

Morning Glory

Beverly Hills Cop IV

Us & Them


Edgar Wright-directed Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, starring Michael Cera

Untitled Nancy Meyers Project comedy with Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin

Peter Billingsley-directed Couples Retreat with Vince Vaughn

Gore Verbinski-helmed Bioshock

Nicholas Stoller-directed Get Him to the Greek

Ridley Scott-helmed Nottingham with Russell Crowe


Clint Eastwood-directed The Human Factor with Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon

Mark Neveldine/Brian Taylor- helmed Jonah Hex

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the David Yates-directed final, two-part installment in the franchise, which begins production in February;

Alcon-financed The Book of Eli, the Hughes brothers-directed Denzel Washington starrer

Louis Leterrier-helmed Clash of the Titans

Zack Snyder-directed Suckerpunch.