Adaptions and remakes
THE GREAT GATSBY (3D)
Release Date: May 10
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Tobey Maguire
Adapted from: F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel of the same name
Join this big cast for one of the most anticipated films of the year. Head back to the roaring '20s where DiCaprio leads as Jay Gatsby, a millionaire known for throwing the most extravagant parties for the region's elite. His neighbour Nick (Maguire) plays a Midwestern war veteran fascinated by Gatsby's past and lifestyle.
MAN OF STEEL
Release Date: June 14
Stars: Henry Cavill, Russell Crowe, Amy Adams
Adapted from: DC Comics
Superman goes back to his origins in yet another retelling of the classic superhero story. Clark Kent, played by the handsome Cavill (The Tudors), plays a journalist in his 20s who never quite fit in because of his unique superpowers. He was transported to Earth from the dying planet Krytpon and adopted by Jonathan and Martha Kent as a child. When Earth is attacked, Kent must use his powers to defend Earth and become a superhero.
WORLD WAR Z
Release Date: June 21
Stars: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, David Morse
Adapted from: Post-apocalyptic horror novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks
If you're a fan of the current zombie trend that's taken over big and small screens everywhere, World War Z is a thriller you won't want to miss. Gerry Lane (Pitt) stars as a United Nations employee searching for information that can help stop this zombie outbreak and protect his family. The pandemic has taken down armies and governments, and is threatening to take down the entire human race. Will Pitt find a cure in time?
THE LONE RANGER
Release Date: July 3
Stars: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson
Adapted from: American Old West characters, films and TV shows
Depp once again undertakes an eccentric role, playing Native American sprit warrior Tonto. He joins up with unlikely partner John Reid, played by Hammer (The Social Network). Tonto recounts stories of how Reid became a legend of justice and the two find themselves forced to work together to fight against greed and corruption.