Disse filmene gleder vi oss til

2012 ser ut til å bli et spennende filmår. Her har vi plukket ut de filmene vi gleder oss mest til.

The Iron Lady

Django Unchained (Tarantino og Leo diCaprio)

Prometheus

The Avengers

Hobbiten

The Dark Knight Rises

Snow White and the Huntsman

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

Mirror Mirror

Skyfall

 

1. “The Iron Lady,” with Meryl Streep in a biopic of British leader Margaret Thatcher. (Jan. 13)

2. “Coriolanus,” with Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler and Vanessa Redgrave in a modern-dress drama based on the Shakespeare play about a traitorous Roman general whose toxic actions could cause the downfall of Rome. (Jan. 20)

3. “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” with Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock in an adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer’s novel about a 9-year-old boy who searches for a lock that matches a key left behind by his father, who died in the Sept. 11 attacks. (Jan. 20)

4. “The Grey,” with Liam Neeson in a tale about a plane that crashes in a remote area where the survivors must defend themselves against wolves. (Jan. 27)

5. “W.E.,” with Abbie Cornish and James D’Arcy in a romantic drama about King Edward VIII and his relationship with Wallis Sampson, an American divorcée. Madonna directed. (Feb. 3)

6. “This Means War,” with Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy in an action comedy romance about two CIA operatives who employ their espionage skills in a battle for the affections of the same woman. McG (“Charlie’s Angels”) directed. (Feb. 17)

7. “Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds,” with Tyler Perry, Gabrielle Union and Thandie Newton in a comedy drama about a rich man who’s about to walk down the aisle and suddenly takes interest in a single mother. Perry also wrote and directed. (Feb. 24)

8. “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax,” with the voices of Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Betty White, Ed Helms and Danny DeVito in this computer-animated picture about a 12-year-old boy who must discover the story of the grumpy Lorax in order to impress the girl of his dreams. Chris Renaud (“Despicable Me”) and animator Kyle Balda (“Toy Story 2”) co-directed. (March 2)

9. “John Carter,” with Taylor Kitsch and Bryan Cranston in a mega-budget adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs 1912 fantasy adventure about a Civil War veteran who ends up on Mars, battles giant barbarians and rescues a princess. This Walt Disney Pictures production is the first live-action film from Pixar. (It will also be available in 3-D.) Andrew Stanton (“Finding Nemo”) directed. (March 9)

10. “21 Jump Street,” with Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill in this TV show adaptation that has two young-looking officers going undercover in a high school and discovering that a synthetic drug is being distributed. Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who previously teamed on “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs,” co-directed. (March 16)

11. “The Hunger Games,” with Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson in an adaptation of the first volume of Suzanne Collins’ wildly popular futuristic book series about a teen girl and guy selected from 12 districts to fight to the death. Gary Ross (“Seabiscuit”) directed. (March 23)

12. “The Cold Light of Day,” with Bruce Willis, Sigourney Weaver and Henry Cavill in an old-school conspiracy thriller about a teenage American who investigates what happened to his parents, who disappeared in Spain while on vacation. Mabrouk El Mechri (“JCVD”) directed. (April 6)

13. “The Three Stooges,” with Chris Diamantopoulos, Sean Hayes and Will Sasso as Moe, Larry and Curly, respectively, in Bobby and Peter Farrelly’s biography of the hugely popular slapstick comedians. (April 13)

14. “Bullet to the Head,” with Sylvester Stallone and Christian Slater in director Walter Hill’s thriller about a cop and a hit man who team to destroy a common enemy responsible for the deaths of their partners. (April 13)

15. “The Lucky One,” with Zac Efron and Taylor Schilling in a drama about a soldier who served three tours in Iraq and returns home seeking to find the young woman who kept his spirits up during his dangerous time in the Middle East. (April 20)

16. “Dark Shadows,” with Johnny Depp in director Tim Burton’s adaptation of the vintage ABC afternoon soap about Barnabas Collins, a melancholy vampire. Depp and Burton, who previously worked together on films such as “Edward Scissorhands” and “Alice in Wonderland,” grew up as fans of the series (1966-1971) starring Jonathan Frid as a creature of the night in Collinsport, Maine. (May 11)

17. “Battleship,” with Liam Neeson and singer-turned-actress Rihanna in a $200 million action sci-fi epic about a fleet of ships being attacked by otherworldly creatures. Peter Berg (“The Kingdom”) directed the picture, which is based on a video game. (May 18)

18. “Rock of Ages,” with Tom Cruise showing his musical side in this adaptation of the rock ‘n’ roll Broadway hit that’s set in 1987 and follows numerous artists seeking to have their dreams come true. The supporting cast includes Malin Akerman, Catherine Zeta Jones, Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin and Mary J. Blige. (June 1)

19. “Jack the Giant Killer,” with Ewan McGregor, Warwick Davis and Eleanor Tomlinson in a fantasy about the quest to rescue a princess who has been kidnapped by a massive being. Bryan Singer, whose credits include “The Usual Suspects” and “X-Men,” directed. (June 15)

20. “I, Alex Cross,” with Tyler Perry, Rachel Nichols, Cicely Tyson and Giancarlo Esposito in a mystery that has the detective created by James Patterson investigating the murder of a family member and discovering the case is shockingly complicated. Morgan Freeman created the screen character in “Kiss the Girls” (1997) and “Along Came a Spider” (2001), and Perry is stepping into the role. (Oct. 19)

21. “47 Ronin,” with Keanu Reeves as a samurai warrior avenging the murder of his teacher. (Nov. 21)

22. “Les Miserables,” with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway in an adaptation of the acclaimed musical based on Victor Hugo’s novel. (Dec. 7)

23. “Life of Pi,” with Tobey Maguire in a fantasy based on the novel by Yann Martel and following the title character as he’s shipwrecked and set adrift in the Pacific Ocean with some animals sharing his journey and seeking shelter. Ang Lee (“Brokeback Mountain”) directed. (Dec. 21)

24. “World War Z,” with Brad Pitt and Matthew Fox in a thriller about a zombie attack. Marc Forster (“Quantum of Solace”) directed. (Dec. 21)

25. “The Great Gatsby,” with Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton in an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel about a Midwestern man seduced by the wealth of his handsome neighbor. Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann (“Moulin Rouge”) is filming it in 3-D. (Dec. 25)

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