UPDATED ONE MORE TIME: Warner Bros. continues to toss new pics from their 2006 slate our way and now we have one new pic from The Fountain, one more pic from Firewall and two new stills from ATL!
UPDATED AGAIN: The first pic from Happy Feet has just been added!
UPDATED: Pics for The Ant Bully have just been added!
Well, it is getting to be that time of year and after this I expect other studios to quickly follow suit as Warner Bros. has officially released several new images from their 2006 slate and these are some films you are sure to be interested in from Superman Returns to The Fountain. So sit back and strap yourself in as the Warner Bros. 2006 Picture Preview begins.
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(February 10, 2006)
Jack Stanfield (Harrison Ford) works for the Seattle-based Landrock Pacific Bank. He has built his career and reputation on designing the most effective anti-theft computer systems in the industry, protecting the bankâ€™s financial holdings from the constant threat of increasingly sophisticated internet hackers with his complex network of tracers, access codes and firewalls.
Bill Cox (Paul Bettany) has been studying Jack and his family for many months; monitoring their online activity, listening to their calls and learning their daily routines with an arsenal of digital and video recorders and parabolic microphones that tap into the most personal of information. He knows the names of their childrenâ€™s friends, their medical histories, and the I.D. code for the security station that guards their neighborhood.
Having spent the better part of a year methodically infiltrating every aspect of Jackâ€™s identity, Cox is now ready to make good on his investment.
DEEP SEA 3-D
(March 3, 2006)
A new underwater adventure from the filmmakers behind the successful IMAX 3D film Into the Deep, transports audiences deep below the ocean surface to swim alongside some of the most exotic creatures on the planet, from the bizarre rainbow nudibranch to the giant pacific octupus. Though the magic of IMAX and IMAX 3D, moviegoers will be introduced to a cast of characters, as they depend on one another for survival admist their unique personalities, to witness their humorous, threatening and sometimes peculiar behavior.
V FOR VENDETTA
(November 4, 2006)
In the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, a man cloaked in mystery ignites a revolution and finds an unlikely ally in a seemingly mild-mannered young woman.
THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD
Brad Pitt stars as the famed gunslinger Jesse James in the period oateroater. Ford (Casey Affleck) is a youth who joined the James gang and went from idolizing to resenting the man known as the fastest gun in the West. He figured on making his rep by gunning down James but shot his mentor in the back, stamping himself the most famous coward around.
THE LAKE HOUSE
(June 16, 2006)
A lonely doctor (Sandra Bullock) who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its newest resident, a frustrated architect (Keanu Reeves). When they discover that theyâ€™re actually living two years apart, they must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before itâ€™s too late.
LADY IN THE WATER
(July 21, 2006)
In Lady in the Water, a story originally conceived by writer-director M. Night Shyamalan for his children, a modest building manager named Cleveland Heep (Paul Giamatti) rescues a mysterious young woman (Bryce Dallas Howard) from danger and discovers she is actually a narf, a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the treacherous journey from our world back to hers. Cleveland and his fellow tenants start to realize that they are also characters in this bedtime story. As Cleveland falls deeper and deeper in love with the woman, he works together with the tenants to protect his new fragile friend from the deadly creatures that reside in this fable and are determined to prevent her from returning home.
(April 7, 2006)
In Lucky You, a professional poker player (Eric Bana) gets a lesson in life from a struggling singer (Drew Barrymore) as he collides with his estranged father (Robert Duvall) at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
The Departed is set in South Boston, where the state police force is waging war on organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Costello (Jack Nicholson). While Billy is quickly gaining Costelloâ€™s confidence, Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon), a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the gangsters and the police that thereâ€™s a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy â€“ and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.
THE ANT BULLY
(August 4, 2006)
The Ant Bully tells a witty and heartwarming story about a 10-year-old boy who embarks on a remarkable journey. New in town, friendless and tormented by a neighborhood bully, young Lucas Nickle has been taking out his frustration on the innocent ant hill in his yard. But one day the ants retaliate. Using a magic potion, they shrink Lucas down to ant size and sentence him to live like an ant in their colony. In this strange new world Lucas will learn important lessons about friendship, get a whole new perspective on life and ultimately find the courage to stand up for himself.
(November 17, 2006)
Happy Feet is a comedy adventure set in the land of the Emperor Penguins in the heart of Antarctica. These penguins sing, each needing their own special song to attract a soul mate. Unfortunately, our hero Mumble (Elijah Wood), son of Memphis (Hugh Jackman) and Norma Jean (Nicole Kidman), is the worst singer in the world… but he can tap dance something fierce!
(March 31, 2006)
ATL tells the story of four teens coming of age in a working class Atlanta neighborhood where hip-hop music and roller skating rule. As the group prepares for life after high school, challenges on and off the rink bring about turning points in each of their lives. The film is loosely based on Dallas Austin and Tionne Watkinsâ€™ experiences growing up in Atlanta and hanging out at a local skating rink called Jellybeans.
The Fountain is an odyssey about one manâ€™s thousand-year struggle to save the woman he loves. His epic journey begins in 16th century Spain, where conquistador Tomas Creo (Hugh Jackman) commences his search for the Tree of Life, the legendary entity believed to grant eternal life to those who drink of its sap. As modern-day scientist Tommy Creo, he desperately struggles to find a cure for the cancer that is killing his beloved wife Isabel (Rachel Weisz). Traveling through deep space as a 26th century astronaut, Tom begins to grasp the mysteries of life that have consumed him for more than a century.
WE HOPE TO HAVE NEW PICS SOON FOR THE FOLLOWING FILMS
(June 30, 2006)
Following a mysterious absence of several years, the Man of Steel comes back to Earth in the epic action-adventure Superman Returns, a soaring new chapter in the saga of one of the worldâ€™s most beloved superheroes. While an old enemy plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman faces the heartbreaking realization that the woman he loves, Lois Lane, has moved on with her life. Or has she? Supermanâ€™s bittersweet return challenges him to bridge the distance between them while finding a place in a society that has learned to survive without him. In an attempt to protect the world he loves from cataclysmic destruction, Superman embarks on an epic journey of redemption that takes him from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer space.
(March 3, 2006)
16 Blocksollows Jack Mosley (Bruce Willis), an aging cop assigned the mundane task of escorting a fast-talking, wise-cracking young witness (Mos Def) to the courthouse — sixteen city blocks away — and the action-packed thrill ride that takes place in those “sixteen blocks.”
(May 12, 2006)
When a rogue wave capsizes a luxury cruise ship in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, a small group of survivors find themselves unlikely allies in a battle for their lives. As the unstable vessel rapidly floods with water, they face unimaginable odds and life-altering decisions in their desperate fight to the surface.
(August 11, 2006)
The Visiting tells the story of a mysterious epidemic that alters the behavior of human beings. When a Washington D.C. psychiatrist (Nicole Kidman) discovers the epidemic’s origins are extraterrestrial, she must fight to protect her son, who may hold the key to stopping an imminent invasion.
A supernatural tale centering on a myth debunker (Hilary Swank) who travels to a small, religious town in Texas to investigate occurrences that appear to be the 10 Biblical plagues.