If in 2011 the record was beaten at the film category sequel, worrying that the number 27, in 2012′s sequel and prequel will dominate the box office. Many of the films are eagerly awaited by fans, but will be met with skepticism by critics, while others enjoy the support of both parties. Here’s the top of blockbusters that will be released this year.
Sam Worthington came back in the role of Perseus in this sequel of “Clash of the Titans”, was forced to intervene in the fierce battle between gods and titans. Zeus (Liam Neeson), Hades (Ralph Fiennes) and Poseidon (Danny Huston) is facing Kronos, father dark abyss of Tartarus, and can not depend on the worship of mortals to regain strength.
One of the few original films that will be successful, “Brave” presents the adventures through which Merida (Kelly McDonald), a princess of Scottish origin, in the moment that defies the tradition and is trying to build her own destiny. As we are used by Pixar productions, the film will certainly have a strong moral side and provide life lessons, both for children and adults.
The eighth of the series “American Pie” will present original characters in the context of meeting the high school. Thus, we benefit from the presence of Jason Biggs (Jim Levenstein), Sean William Scott (Steve Stifler), and the reinterpretation of events 13 years ago. The nostalgic will get the specific U.S. humor on April 6.
07. The Hunger Games
Based on the works of the same name by Suzanne Collins, the film presents a post-apocalyptic scenario, where people from lower classes are forced to participate in each year, in a race for survival for entertainment leaders. This time, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), volunteered for this tribute and uses her knowledge about nature and its ability to withstand handling game.
06. Madagascar 3
Summer will begin with the third story of wild animals that delighted an international audience. Last time, Alex, Gloria, Marty and Melman were in Africa, surrounded by monkeys and penguins haughty megalomania, but now want to return to New York. Aided by other characters, they manage to leave the continent, but do not reach at wanted destination.
Another still is expected to be one of the summer’s hits, “Continental Drift” will bring back Manny, Sid, Diego and Ellie, but will benefit from the voices of Jennifer Lopez and Nicki Minaj. Were not given a lot of information about the film, but if the current poster is any indication, Scrat will be again in the spotlight. Fans have to wait until July 13th to watch the new adventures of the most unusual ever herd.
Andrew Garfield takes the place as teenager hero Tobey Maguire, Spider-Man. This screening has as villain Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans), and will provide an overview of the history of Peter Parker and his father. The first film in the series is directed by Marc Webb and a lot of changes in the team, will be interesting to watch if “The Amazing Spider-Man” will be comparable with the previous screenings.
03. The Avengers
The film which brings together some of the most popular superheroes of the Marvel universe, will definitely be one of the winners at the box office this year. Based on special effects and the presence of characters like Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and Black Widow, and a budget of 220 million dollars.
A prequel to the trilogy “Lord of the Rings”, the film presents the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, accompanied by characters such as Gandalf the Grey and Gollum, but also by a team of warriors Dwarfs. Adding huge arachnids, dragons and orcs, the epic journey to reconquer realm Erebor will have premiere on December 14, 2012.
Last screening of the series, directed by Christopher Nolan, promises to exceed the record set by “The Dark Knight,” four years ago. Introducing two of the most notorious villains in the Batman universe, Catwoman and Bane, the film makers have provided a challenge, both physical and mental, for the famous Bruce Wayne. Events take place at eight years after the death of Harvey Dent, the Gotham City, which is shaken by the violence of a new crime, which has incredible strength and intellectual resources to match.