December 2008 Upcoming Movie Productions
These are the projected new film releases for the holiday season 2008. As the weeks get closer to the movie release, the film companies also release more production notes, movie trailers and video clips.
The Star Trek movie release date has been changed from December to May 2009.
Harry Potter movie moved to July 2009.
Grand Torino opens nationwide on January 9, 2009
Friday, Dec. 5
Frost/Nixon- the movie about the President (L to R) Disgraced former president Richard Nixon (FRANK LANGELLA) faces off against jet-setting TV personality David Frost (MICHAEL SHEEN) in a new drama from Oscar®-winning director Ron Howard.
Friday, Dec. 12
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) reinvention of its 1951 classic. Keanu Reeves portrays Klaatu, an alien whose arrival on our planet triggers a global upheaval. Fox
“MILK.” In 1977, Harvey Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay man to be voted into major public office in America. His victory was not just a victory for gay rights; he forged coalitions across the political spectrum. From senior citizens to union workers, Harvey Milk changed the very nature of what it means to be a fighter for human rights and became, before his untimely death in 1978, a hero for all Americans. Academy Award winner Sean Penn stars as Harvey Milk under the direction of Academy Award nominee Gus Van Sant in MILK, filmed on location in San Francisco from an original screenplay by Dustin Lance Black, and produced by Academy Award winners Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen.
Seven Pounds. Sony Pictures.
Friday, December 19
Tales of Despereaux animated adventure. Robbie Coltrane, Frances Conroy, Tony Hale, Ciaran Hinds, Dustin Hoffman, Kevin Kline, Christopher Lloyd, William H. Macy, Stanley Tucci, Tracey Ullman, Emma Watson and Sigourney Weaver. Universal Studios.
|Revolutionary Road. Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Michael Shannon, Kathryn Hahn, David Harbour and Kathy Bates. ased on the celebrated novel by Richard Yates.
|Yes Man Comedy film stars Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Darby, John Michael Higgins, Danny Masterson, Terence Stamp. Warner Bros. Pictures.
Thursday, Dec. 25- Christmas Day
Bedtime Stories. In this adventure comedy starring Adam Sandler as Skeeter Bronson, a hotel handyman whose life is changed forever when the bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to mysteriously come true. Walt Disney.
Fame (2008) Buena Vista.
Frost/Nixon, Universal Pictures
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros.
Valkyrie. Tom Cruise stars in the suspense film, VALKYRIE, based on the true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg (CRUISE) and the daring and ingenious plot to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known. A proud military man, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg is a loyal officer who serves his country all the while hoping that someone will find a way to stop Hitler before Europe and Germany are destroyed. MGM United Artists. Rated PG.
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