Movie trailers: Summer preview

Can't wait for the summer movie season to start? You've read all about them on Examiner.com, now take a look at some of the trailers.

Shrek The Third

Release date: May 18th, 2007
Director: Raman Hui, Chris Miller
Writer: Peter Seaman, Jeffrey Price
Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Rupert Everett, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Justin Timberlake, Eric Idle, John Krasinski, Cheri Oteri, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amy Sedaris, Ian McShane
Studio: DreamWorks Animation
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Official site: ShrekTheThird.com
Rating: PG for some crude humor, suggestive content and swashbuckling action

(Movie info from MovieWeb.com) 

 

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Release date: May 25th, 2007
Director: Gore Verbinski
Writer: Terry Rossio, Ted Elliott
Starring: Johnny Depp,Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Stellan Skarsgård, Jack Davenport, Kevin R. McNally, Lee Arenberg, Mackenzie Crook, Andy Beckwith, Reggie Lee, Chow Yun-Fat
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Official site: disney.go.com  
Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of action/adventure violence and some frightening images  

(Movie info from MovieWeb.com)

The Simpsons Movie

Release date: July 27th, 2007
Director: David Silverman
Writer: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Mike Scully, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, George Meyer, David Mirkin, Mike Reiss, Matt Selman, John Swartzwelder, Jon Vitti
Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Pamela Hayden, Tress MacNeille, Albert Brooks, Minnie Driver, Erin Brockovich
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Official site: Not Available
Rating: NONE

(Movie info from MovieWeb.com)

 

Hairspray

Release date: July 20th, 2007
Director: Adam Shankman
Writer: Leslie Dixon
Starring: John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Queen Latifah, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Brittany Snow, Nicole Blonsky, Zac Efron, Allison Janney
Studio: New Line Cinema
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Official site: hairspraymovie.com
PG for language, some suggestive content and momentary teen smoking

(Movie info from MovieWeb.com)

 

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Release date: July 13th, 2007 (conventional theaters and IMAX)
Director: David Yates
Writer Michael Goldenberg
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Imelda Staunton, George Harris, Helena Bonham Carter, Natalia Tena, Kathryn Hunter, Evanna Lynch, Gary Oldman, Harry Melling, Richard Griffiths, Fiona Shaw, Sian Thomas, Jason Boyd, Richard Macklin, Charles Hughes, Susie Shinner, Auror Dawlish, Nick Shim, Ralph Fiennes, Apple Brook, James Walters, James Utechin, Alec Hopkins, Jason Piper
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Official site: harrypotterorderofthephoenix.com
Rating:
NONE

(Movie info from MovieWeb.com)

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Release date: June 15th, 2007
Director: Tim Story
Writer: Mark Frost
Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon, Kerry Washington, Andre Braugher, Gonzalo Menendez, Laurence Fishburne
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Official site: fantasticfourmovie.com
Rating: NONE

(Movie info from MovieWeb.com)

No Reservations

Release date: July 27th, 2007
Director: Scott Hicks
Writer: Sandra Nettelbeck
Starring: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Aaron Eckhart, Abigail Breslin, Patricia Clarkson, Jenny Wade, Lily Rabe
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Official site: noreservationsmovie.com
Rated: PG for some sensualityand language

(Movie info from MovieWeb.com)

 

Rescue Dawn

Release date: July 4th, 2007
Director: Werner Herzog
Writer: Werner Herzog
Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Marshall Bell, François Chau, Jeremy Davies, Craig Gellis, GQ, Zach Grenier, Pat Healy, Toby Huss, Bonnie Z. Hutchinson, Evan Jones, Abhijati 'Meuk' Jusakul, Mr. Tony B. King, Mr. Richard Manning, Mr. Garrett D. Melich, Mr. Kriangsak Ming-olo, Mr. Yuttana Muenwaja, Teerawat Mulvilai, Somkuan 'Kuan' Siroon, Mr. Chorn Solyda, Mr. Saichia Wongwiroj
Studio: MGM
Genre: Action, Drama
Official site: gibraltarfilms.com
Rating: NONE

(Movie info from MovieWeb.com)

Transformers

Release date: July 4th, 2007
Director: Michael Bay
Writer: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman
Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Jon Voight, Bernie Mac, Tyrese Gibson, Rachael Taylor, Amaury Nolasco, Kevin Dunn, Ronnie Sperling
Studio: DreamWorks Pictures (Paramount)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Official site: transformersmovie.com
Rating: NONE

(Movie info from MovieWeb.com)

1408

Release date: July 13th, 2007
Director: Mikael Håfström
Writer: Matt Greenberg, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski
Starring: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack
Studio: Dimension Films (The Weinstein Company)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Official website: Not Available
Rating: NONE

(Movie info from MovieWeb.com)

I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

Release sate: July 20th, 2007
Director: Dennis Dugan
Writer: Lew Gallo, Barry Fanaro, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
Starring: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Jessica Biel, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Dan Aykroyd
Studio: Universal Pictures
Genre: Comedy
Official site: chuckandlarry.com
Rating: NONE

(Movie info from MovieWeb.com)

 

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