2011 Summit Picture Preview: ‘Drive Angry 3D,’ ‘Source Code,’ More

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CHICAGO – Summit Entertainment sent over four images highlighting their 2011 slate including images from “Drive Angry 3D,” “The Beaver,” “Source Code,” and “The Three Musketeers 3D,” along with synopsis and release date information for the rest of their slate, including “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.”

This 4-image slideshow contains images featuring Nicolas Cage, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, and more.

Summit’s 2011 lineup include, in order of release:

“Drive Angry 3D”
Release Date: February 25th
Starirng: Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, Billy Burke, and William Fichtner
Directed by: Patrick Lussier
Written by: Todd Farmer and Patrick Lussier

In Drive Angry 3D, Nicolas Cage stars as Milton, a hardened felon who has broken out of hell intent on finding the vicious cult who brutally murdered his daughter and kidnapped her baby. He joins forces with Piper (Amber Heard) – a sexy, tough-as-nails waitress with a ’69 Charger, who also seeking redemption of her own. Caught in a race against time, Milton has three days to avoid capture, avenge his daughter’s death, and save her baby before she’s mercilessly sacrificed by the cult.

“The Beaver”
Release Date: March 23rd
Starring: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence & Cherry Jones
Directed by: Jodie Foster
Written by: Kyle Killen

Two-time Academy Award® winner Jodie Foster directs and co-stars with two-time Academy Award® winner Mel Gibson in THE BEAVER – an emotional story about a man on a journey to re-discover his family and re-start his life. Plagued by his own demons, Walter Black was once a successful toy executive and family man who now suffers from depression. No matter what he tries, Walter can’t seem to get himself back on track…until a beaver hand puppet enters his life.

“Source Code”
Release Date: April 1st
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga & Jeffrey Wright
Directed by: Duncan Jones
Written by: Billy Ray & Ben Ripley

When soldier Captain Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he’s part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. In an assignment unlike any he’s ever known, he learns he’s part of a government experiment called the “Source Code,” a computer program that enables him to cross over into another man’s identity in the last 8 minutes of his life.

“The Gardener”
Release Date: Spring/Summer 2011
Starring: Demian Bichir, Jose Julian, Dolores Heredia, Joaquin Cosio, & Carlos Linares
Directed by: Chris Weitz

From Chris Weitz (About A Boy) comes a multi-generational story about a father’s love and the lengths a parent will go to build a future for his child.
Carlos Galindo always dreamed of a better life for his wife and newborn son when he crossed the border into the US. But when his wife left him, wanting more than he could give, Carlos’ only goal became to make sure his son Luis was given the opportunities he never had.

“The Darkest Hour 3D”
Release Date: August 5th
Starring: Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Max Minghella, Rachael Taylor & Joel Kinnaman
Directed by: Chris Gorak
Written by: M.T. Ahern, Leslie Bohem, Jon Spaihts, & Josh Zetumer

The Darkest Hour is the story of five young people who find themselves stranded in Moscow, fighting to survive in the wake of a devastating alien attack. The 3D thriller highlights the classic beauty of Moscow alongside mind-blowing special effects.

“Untitled Seth Rogen Comedy”
Release Date: September 23rd
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Bryce Dallas Howard, & Anna Kendrick

Based on an incredible real-life experience, the film is a funny, touching story of friendship and survival starring Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard and Anjelica Huston. Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is an average guy in his mid-20s when he’s diagnosed with a rare form of terminal cancer. His family and friends – from girl-crazy best buddy Kyle (Seth Rogen), to insecure girlfriend Rachael (Bryce Dallas Howard) and overbearing but loving mom (Anjelica Huston) – attempt to help him through this process in the best way they know how…with some bizarre and funny results. Counseled by a young, supportive psychiatrist (Anna Kendrick) through the months that follow, with his best friend Kyle a constant presence, Adam learns to embrace what is important. Equally humorous and poignant, the film is a dramedy about a second chance at a new beginning.

“The Three Musketeers 3D”
Release Date: October 14th
Starring: Logan Lerman, Milla Jovovich, Matthew Macfadyen, Ray Stevenson, Luke Evans, Mads Mikkelson, Gabriella Wilde, Juno Temple with Orlando Bloom & Christoph Waltz
Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson
Written by: Andrew Davies & Alex Litvak

The hot-headed young D’Artagnan (Logan Lerman) joins forces with three rogue Musketeers (Matthew MacFadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson) in this reboot of Alexandre Dumas’ story. They must stop the evil Richlieu (Christoph Waltz) and face off with Buckingham (Orlando Bloom) and the treacherous Milady (Milla Jovovich). The action adventure is given a state of the art update in 3-D.

“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn”
Release Date: November 18th
Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, & Taylor Lautner
Directed by: Bill Condon
Written by: Melissa Rosenberg

The highly anticipated next chapter of The Twilight Saga, directed by Academy Award® winner Bill Condon.

You can click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through this slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos credited to ©Summit. All rights reserved.

  1. 3M-01864RC6: The Three Musketeers 3D
  2. 050 DA_12831: Drive Angry 3D
  3. TB-013 DF-03115R: The Beaver
  4. 009 SC #1165R: Source Code

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