Thursday, January 1, 2009

Upcoming Sci-Fi Movies In 2009

A while back i posted a list of new upcoming movies for 2009 including some sci-fi movies i think will be good.

Now, I am a huge sci-fi movies fan for those of you that don't know it already, so I did a new list for upcoming sci-fi movies of 2009. Hope you like it :)

Terminator Salvation

terminatortease Release Date: 22 May 2009 (USA)
Starring: Christian Bale, Anton Yelchin, Sam Worthington, Bryce Dallas Howard, Moon Bloodgood, Common, Jadagrace, Roland Kickinger
Director: McG
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After Skynet has destroyed much of humanity in a nuclear holocaust, a group of survivors led by John Connor (Bale) struggles to keep the machines from finishing the job.

Star Trek XI

trekxi U.S. Opening date: May 9th, 2009
Starring: Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy, Anton Yelchin, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Chris Pine, Eric Bana, Bruce Greenwood
Director: J.J. Abrams

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A chronicle of the early days of James T. Kirk and his fellow USS Enterprise crew members.


watchmenphoto Release Date: 6 March 2009 (USA)
Starring: Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Jackie Earle Haley, Matthew Goode, Stephen McHattie
Director: Zack Snyder
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When an ex-superhero is murdered, a vigilante named Rorshach begins an investigation into the murder, which begins to lead to a much more terrifying conclusion.


knowing Release Date: 20 March 2009 (USA)
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Ben Mendelsohn, Chandler Canterbury, Adrienne Pickering, Terry Camilleri, Nadia Townsend, Liam Hemsworth
Director: Alex Proyas
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A teacher (Cage) opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son’s elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions — some that have already occurred and others that are about to — that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.



U.S. Opening date: April 3, 2009

Justin Chatwin, Emmy Rossum, James Marsters, Yun-Fat Chow, Jamie Chung, Joon Park, Randall Duk Kim, Eriko Tamura
Director: James Wong
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A young boy named Goku seeks out upon his grandfather’s dying request to find the great Master Roshi and gather all seven Dragon Balls (of which he has one) in order to prevent Piccolo from succeeding in his desire to use the Dragon Balls to take over the world.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine


U.S. Opening Date: May 1, 2009

Director: Gavin Hood
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds

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Wolverine lives a mutant life, seeks revenge against Victor Creed (who will later become Sabertooth) for the death of his girlfriend, and ultimately ends up going through the mutant Weapon X program.

The film, which begins production in November for a 2009 release, will be produced by Lauren Shuler-Donner, Jackman and his Seed Productions partner John Palermo.

Using several resources that include the Marvel Comics lore, along with the more recent Weapon X graphic novels by Frank Miller, Wolverine mixes action with an origin story about how Logan emerged from a barbaric experiment as an indestructible mutant with retractable razor-sharp claws.

Transformers 2: Revenge Of The Fallen

transformers2bw0 U.S. Opening Date, June 26, 2009

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, John Turturro
Director: Michael Bay

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Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg will return as director and executive producer for Transformers 2, while Paramount has announced a June 26, 2009 release date— even if production will be interrupted by the June 2008 strike in Hollywood. Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox and Peter Cullen are signed on to return. Scott Farrar will return as visual effects supervisor, and anticipates moodier use of lighting as well as deeper roles for the Decepticons.

Before Transformers was released, Bay expressed interest in an aircraft carrier character, while producer Tom DeSanto was interested in the Dinobots, Constructicons, and Soundwave.

X-Men Origins: Magneto

magneto_poster U.S. Opening Date: to be announced

Director: David S. Goyer

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A look at the early life of Eric Lensherr and his friendship with Charles Xavier, and how the one-time allies became mortal enemies.


avatar-poster U.S. Opening Date: 22 May 2009

Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Peter Mensah, Laz Alonso, Wes Studi, Stephen Lang

Directed by: James Cameron

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Avatar is the story of a wounded ex-marine, thrust unwillingly into an effort to settle and exploit an exotic planet rich in bio-diversity, who eventually crosses over to lead the indigenous race in a battle for survival.


Push U.S. Opening Date: February 6 2009

Camilla Belle, Dakota Fanning, Chris Evans, Djimon Hounsou, Maggie Siff

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

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The action packed sci-fi thriller involves a group of young American ex-pats with telekinetic and clairvoyant abilities, hiding from a clandestine U.S. government agency. They must utilize their different talents and band together for a final job enabling them to escape the agency forever.


earth-vs-moon-movie-121x128 US Opening Date: 2009

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Sam Rockwell

Directed by: Duncan Jones

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Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter while stranded on the moon for a three-year period.


2012 US Opening Date: July 10, 2009

Starring: John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

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With the Mayan calendar ending in 2012, a large group of people must deal with natural disasters such as volcanic eruptions, typhoons and glaciers.


surrogates-cover US Opening Date: September 25, 2009

Starring: Bruce Willis, James Francis Ginty

Directed by: Jonathan Mostow

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Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop (Willis) is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others’ surrogates


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