Movie News: 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Synopsis, 'Twilight''s Kellan Lutz as Assassin; Explosive 'Baytown Outlaws' Trailer

Movie News: 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Synopsis, 'Twilight''s Kellan Lutz as Assassin; Explosive 'Baytown Outlaws' Trailer

Nov 27, 2012

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Star Trek: The first snyopsis for Star Trek Into Darkness is out, revealing the team's mission to take down a "one-man weapon of mass destruction." Still no word on who that villain is, but he'll be played by Benedict Cumberbatch. Snyopsis below ...

In summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes Star Trek Into Darkness. When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis.
 
With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.”
 
Kellan Lutz: The man who arm-wrestled Kristen Stewart in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 has earned himself a starring role as a covert assassin in indie thriller Tatua. Kellan Lutz played Emmett Cullen in the romantic vampire series; in the new film, his character has a rare blood type that allows him to be tattooed with a special type of ink -- and then pull the tattooes off his skin and use them as weapons. [Deadline]

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: A new Japanese poster for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ups the film’s coolness factor, featuring lovely drawings of key characters from the movie, with Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins the indusputable star. The movie opens wide in theaters on December 14. [Total Film]

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Silver Linings Playbook: Last week, Bradley Cooper and Chris Tucker filmed an interview on behalf of comedy-drama Silver Linings Playbook that was scheduled to be shown on The Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special on the NFL Network, but the NFL nixed the interview “because the movie included content related to gambling on NFL games.” (Robert De Niro plays a part-time bookie.) Harvey Weinstein, who heads distributor the Weinstein Co. and is spearheading the film's campaign for awards consideration, was not happy, describing the NFL’s decision as “nothing short of censorship.” [EW.com]

The Baytown Outlaws Trailer: Tattooed bad boys, broken windows, smashed houses, bullets aplenty, a kidnapped child and Billy Bob Thornton all mix together in the explosive first trailer for The Baytown Outlaws, an indie film that also stars Eva Longoria. The movie is due out next year. [Yahoo! Movies]
 

 

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