Five movies to kick off the season of summer blockbusters

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The summer blockbuster saga has already begun, and it's not quite May yet. Summer isn't even officially under way until Friday, June 21, but that won't stop movie studios from releasing their big movies from now until then. Here are a few trailers to get you through May!

Iron Man 3

Release date: Friday, May 3, 2013

Starring: Robert Downey, Jr.; Gwyneth Paltrow; Don Cheadle

Short summary: In the third "Iron Man" film, Tony Stark fights to keep the love of his life, Pepper Potts, protected as he fights against an enemy who wants Iron Man dead.

The Great Gatsby

Release date: Friday, May 10, 2013

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio; Carey Mulligan; Tobey Maguire

Short summary: Based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, "The Great Gatsby" follows the lives of the elite in 1920s Long Island.

Star Trek: Into Darkness

Release date: Friday, May 17, 2013

Starring: Chris Pine; Zachary Quinto; Zoe Saldana; Simon Pegg

Short summary: The crew of the Enterprise is called home, but faces an unstoppable force from within their own organization.

Fast and Furious 6

Release date: Friday, May 24, 2013

Starring: Vin Diesel; Paul Walker; Dwayne Johnson; Michelle Rodriguez

Short summary: A federal agent Luke Hobbs is on the trail of Dominic and Brian as they try to pull off a high-octane heist in Europe.

After Earth

Release date: Friday, May 30, 2013

Starring: Will Smith; Jayden Smith

Short summary: Following a crash landing, a father-son duo explore a planet that was evacuated by humans due to catastrophic events.

Any summer movies you're excited to see?

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April Yang
April Yang said...

Fast and Furious 6 - my favorite movie!

May 3, 2013 at 9:43 AM