Prediction: Will have a lot of box-office kick.
-"The Hangover Part II" (May 26)
Director: Todd Phillips
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong
The 411: Four friends travel to Thailand for a wedding. Despite advance planning, things go wrong.
Prediction: Moviegoers will be married to the idea the first week, then divorce the concept.
-"X-Men First Class" (June 3)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, Kevin Bacon
The 411: A look at how the X-Men saga started.
Prediction: Prequels are tough, especially when they ignore the original mythology.
-"Super 8" (June 10)
Director: J.J. Abrams
Cast: Gabriel Basso, Kyle Chandler, Joel Courtney, Ron Eldard
The 411: A group of young filmmakers captures a strange supernatural event in their small town.
Prediction: The last time Abrams was this secretive was the so-so "Cloverfield."
-"Green Lantern" (June 17)
Director: Martin Campbell
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong
The 411: The latest comic book-based story features a hero with a super ring.
Prediction: Won't have the reach of the "Batman" or "Superman" films.
-"Mr. Popper's Penguins" (June 17)
Director: Mark Waters
Cast: Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury
The 411: A driven businessman inherits six penguins.
Prediction: Carrey is at his best with light family drama.
-"Cars 2" (June 24)
Director: John Lasseter
Cast: Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine.
The 411: Racecar Lightning McQueen and Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car.
Prediction: The franchise has plenty of gas to speed to a victory.
-"Monte Carlo" (July 1)
Director: Tom Bezucha
Cast: Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, Katie Cassidy, Cory Monteith
The 411: Three graduates discover the true magic of friendship.
Prediction: Will find success with the "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" set.
-"Larry Crowne" (July 1)
Director: Tom Hanks
Cast: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Bryan Cranston
The 411: A man heads back to college after his job is eliminated.
Prediction: Hanks and Roberts make this the big love story of the summer.
-"Transformers: Dark of the Moon" (July 1)
Director: Michael Bay
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson
The 411: The Autobots race the Decepticons to the moon to find a spacecraft.
Prediction: Let's be honest: A big reason for the success of the first film was Megan Fox and she's not in this film.
-"Zookeeper" (July 8)
Director: Frank Coraci
Cast: Kevin James, Rosario Dawson
The 411: Zoo animals break their code of silence to help their zookeeper get the attention of a woman.
Prediction: May be the surprise of the summer. James' "Mall Cop" caught us off guard.
Most Popular Stories
- SEO Traffic Lab Celebrate Wins at Digital Marketing Event 'Internet World 2013' in London
- Social Media Initiatives Should Follow Customers' Lead
- Apple CEO: Offshore Units Not a 'Tax Gimmick'
- U.S. Senate Accuses Apple of Large-scale Tax Avoidance
- UTEP Water Recycling Project Wins Venture Titles
- Marketo Makes a Mint in IPO: Stock Shoots Up More than 50 Percent
- Bieber Booed at Billboard Awards
- Crude Oil Up, Gasoline Down
- Austin Startup Compare Metrics Raises $3.5 Million for Expansion
- Why So Many Top 'Car Guys' Are Actually Women