Summit Entertainment Unveilsd 2012 Line-Up
Summit Entertainment wants to ensure we know they are responsible for more than those annoying Twilight movies. Here’s a look at their 2012 release schedule although release dates are subject to change.
SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT Presents
A di BONAVENTURA PICTURES Production
MAN ON A LEDGE
Directed by ASGER LETH (GHOSTS OF CITÉ SOLEIL)
Written by PABLO F. FENJVES
Produced by LORENZO di BONAVENTURA (RED, SALT, TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN) and MARK VAHRADIAN (TRANSFORMERS)
Starring SAM WORTHINGTON (AVATAR, CLASH OF THE TITANS,
TERMINATOR SALVATION), ELIZABETH BANKS (THE NEXT THREE DAYS, W., THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN), JAMIE BELL (KING KONG, BILLY ELLIOT), ANTHONY MACKIE (THE HURT LOCKER, MILLION DOLLAR BABY, 8 MILE), ED BURNS (27 DRESSES), TITUS WELLIVER (THE TOWN), GENESIS RODRIGUEZ, KYRA SEDGWICK (TV’S THE CLOSER) and ED HARRIS (NATIONAL TREASURE: BOOK OF SECRETS, A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE)
From the ledge of the 25th floor of a NYC skyscraper, where one wrong step means death, a cornered Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington) must orchestrate a dangerous plan to prove his innocence for a crime he didn’t commit.
Rated PG-13. In theaters January 27, 2012.
Directed by HEITOR DHALIA
Written by ALLISON BURNETT
Produced by DAN ABRAMS, SIDNEY KIMMEL, GARY LUCCHESI, TOM ROSENBERG, and CHRIS SALVATERRA
Starring AMANDA SEYFRIED (RED RIDING HOOD, LETTERS TO JULIET), DANIEL SUNJATA (“GREY’S ANATOMY”, THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA), JENNIFER CARPENTER (QUARANTINE, “DEXTER”), SEBASTIAN STAN (CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER, BLACK SWAN), WES BENTLEY (P2, JONAH HEX), and MICHAEL PARE (THE LINCOLN LAWYER)
In the suspense thriller GONE, Jill Parrish (Amanda Seyfried) comes home from a night shift to discover her sister Molly has been abducted. Jill escaped from a kidnapping a year before and is convinced that the same serial killer has come back and taken Molly. Afraid that Molly will be dead by sundown, Jill embarks on a heart-pounding chase to find the killer, expose his secrets and save her sister.
U.S. release is February 24, 2012. Anticipated Rating is PG-13.
SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT and INTREPID PICTURES
A FRÍA LUZ DEL DÍA, A.I.E. Production
THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY
Directed by MABROUK EL MECHRI (JCVD)
Written by SCOTT WIPER & JOHN PETRO
Produced by TREVOR MACY (THE STRANGERS) & MARC D. EVANS (THE STRANGERS)
Executive Produced by STEVEN ZAILLIAN (AMERICAN GANGSTER,
GANGS OF NEW YORK, SCHINDLER’S LIST), SCOTT WIPER, KEVIN MANN,
MATTHEW PERNICIARO (FANBOYS), JESÚS MARTÍNEZ ASENCIO
Starring HENRY CAVILL (SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL, IMMORTALS, SHOWTIME’S THE TUDORS, THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO), SIGOURNEY WEAVER (AVATAR, GHOSTBUSTERS, ALIEN franchise), VERÓNICA ECHEGUI (BUNNY AND THE BULL) and BRUCE WILLIS (RED, DIE HARD franchise)
Will Shaw (Henry Cavill) goes to Spain for a weeklong sailing vacation with his family but his whole world turns upside down when the family is kidnapped by intelligence agents hell-bent on recovering a mysterious briefcase and Will suddenly finds himself on the run.
U.S. release is April 6, 2012.
STEP UP 4
Directed by SCOTT SPEER
Based on Characters Created by DUANE ADLER
Written by JENNY MAYER
Executive Produced by BOB HAYWARD (STEP UP franchise), DAVID GARRETT (HAPPY-GO-LUCKY), MEREDITH MILTON (STEP UP franchise), JON M. CHU (JUSTIN BIEBER: NEVER SAY NEVER, STEP UP 3D, STEP UP 2: THE STREETS), MATTHEW SMITH, NAN MORALES
Produced by PATRICK WACHSBERGER, ERIK FEIG (STEP UP franchise, MR. & MRS. SMITH), ADAM SHANKMAN, JENNIFER GIBGOT (17 AGAIN, BEDTIME STORIES, HAIRSPRAY, STEP UP franchise, CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN 2, THE PACIFIER, THE WEDDING PLANNER), GARRETT GRANT
Starring RYAN GUZMAN, KATHRYN MCCORMICK (TV’S SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE), MISHA GABRIEL (THIS IS IT) and PETER GALLAGHER (FOX’S THE O.C., AMERICAN BEAUTY)
STEP UP 4 is the next installment in the worldwide smash Step Up franchise, which sets the dancing against the vibrant backdrop of Miami and flash mobs.
U.S. release is July 27, 2012.
Directed by JONATHAN LEVINE
Screenplay by JONATHAN LEVINE
Based on the Novel by ISAAC MARION
Produced by BRUNA PAPANDREA, DAVID HOBERMAN and TODD LIEBERMAN
Starring NICHOLAS HOULT (X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, A SINGLE MAN), TERESA PALMER (I AM NUMBER FOUR, TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT), ROB CORDDRY (CEDAR RAPIDS, HOT TUB TIME MACHINE), DAVE FRANCO (TV’S “SCRUBS”, FRIGHT NIGHT), ANALEIGH TIPTON (CRAZY STUPID LOVE, THE GREEN HORNET) and JOHN MALKOVICH (RED, BURN AFTER READING)
When a highly unusual zombie rescues a girl from imminent death at the hands of his cohorts, their unlikely romance sets in motion a chain of events that will transform him, his fellow dead and maybe even the whole lifeless world.
U.S. release is August 10, 2012.
Directed by SCOTT DERRICKSON
Screenplay by SCOTT DERRICKSON and C. ROBERT CARGILL
Produced by JASON BLUM and BRIAN KAVANAUGH-JONES
Starring ETHAN HAWKE (DAYBREAKERS, BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOUR DEAD, TRAINING DAY), VINCENT D’ONOFRIO (“LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT”, BROOKLYN’S FINEST), and JAMES RANSONE (HBO’S “GENERATION KILL” AND “TREME”)
A true crime novelist (Ethan Hawke) struggling to find his next big story, moves his family into a house where the horrific murder of an entire family took place. But after finding a box of home videos in which other families are also brutally murdered, his investigation leads him to a supernatural entity that may be placing his own family in harm’s way.
U.S. release is August 24, 2012.
THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN PART 2
Based on the Novel “Breaking Dawn” by STEPHENIE MEYER / Screenplay by MELISSA ROSENBERG
Produced by WYCK GODFREY, KAREN ROSENFELT AND STEPHENIE MEYER
Starring KRISTEN STEWART, ROBERT PATTINSON AND TAYLOR LAUTNER
The astonishing conclusion to the series, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN, PART 2, illuminates the secrets and mysteries of this spellbinding romantic epic that has entranced millions.
U.S. release is November 16, 2012.
SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT Presents
A MR. MUDD Production
THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER
Directed by STEPHEN CHBOSKY
Screenplay by STEPHEN CHBOSKY
Based on the Best-Selling Novel by STEPHEN CHBOSKY
Produced by LIANNE HALFON (JUNO), RUSSELL SMITH (JUNO), JOHN MALKOVICH (JUNO), STEPHEN CHBOSKY
Starring LOGAN LERMAN (THE THREE MUSKETEERS, PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF), EMMA WATSON (HARRY POTTER franchise), EZRA MILLER (WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN, SHOWTIME’S “CALIFORNICATION”), MAE WHITMAN (SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD, TV’S “ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT”), KATE WALSH (ABC’S “PRIVATE PRACTICE & “GREY’S ANATOMY”), NINA DOBREV (CW’S “THE VAMPIRE DIARIES”), DYLAN McDERMOTT (ABC’S “THE PRACTICE”, F/X’S “AMERICAN HORROR STORY”)
A funny and touching adventure based on a best-selling novel that has sold over a million copies in the U.S. and has been published in 16 countries and 13 languages, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER is a modern classic about a shy, sensitive teenager caught between trying to live his life and escape it.
U.S. release in 2012.
SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT and TELECINCO
An APACHES ENTERTAINMENT and TELECINCO CINEMA Production
Directed by J. A. BAYONA (THE ORPHANAGE)
Written by SERGIO G. SÁNCHEZ (THE ORPHANAGE)
Produced by BELÉN ATIENZA (THE ORPHANAGE, PAN’S LABYRINTH), ENRIQUE LÓPEZ LAVIGNE (28 WEEKS LATER), ÁLVARO AUGUSTÍN (CELL 211, AGORA)
Starring NAOMI WATTS (EASTERN PROMISES, FAIR GAME, 21 GRAMS, KING KONG), EWAN McGREGOR (TRAINSPOTTING, MOULIN ROUGE),
A powerful story based on one family’s survival of the 2004 tsunami, The Impossible stars Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor and is directed by J.A. Bayona (THE ORPHANAGE).
Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand, looking forward to a few days in tropical paradise. But on the morning of December 26th, as the family relaxes around the pool after their Christmas festivities the night before, a terrifying roar rises up from the center of the earth. As Maria freezes in fear, a huge wall of black water races across the hotel grounds toward her.
Based on a true story, The Impossible is the unforgettable account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time. But the true-life terror is tempered by the unexpected displays of compassion, courage and simple kindness that Maria and her family encounter during the darkest hours of their lives. Both epic and intimate, devastating and uplifting, The Impossible is a journey to the core of the human heart.
U.S. release in 2012.