There are slew of movies scheduled to hit the big screen this year including sequels, remakes, animations and comic books . Here is a list of some of the most awaiting movies in 2011.
Adventures of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn
The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn is an upcoming 2011 motion capture 3-D film and is an adoption of Herge’s beloved comic book adventures of Tintin. The film is directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by Peter Jackson with an estimated budget of $135 million. This will be the first Spielberg film to be shot digitally and is due for release on December 23.
Captain America: The First Avenger is a movie now in production is a 2011 film based on the Marvel comics suaperhero. Evans steps into seriously legendary territory as he takes on the story of America's Hitler-clobbering super-soldier. The film is directed by Joe Johnston and is due for release on July 22.
Cowboys & Aliens
Cowboys & Aliens is an upcoming 2011 science fiction Western film based on the 2006 graphic novel of the same name created by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg. The movie is directed by Jon Favrea and due for release on July 29.
The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet is an upcoming 2011 superhero film, based on the character of the same name that had originated in a 1930s radio program and has appeared in movie serials, a television series, comic books and other media. The film is directed by Michel Gondry and is due for release on January 14.
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the eighth and final part of the series and promises to have about three hours of non-stop action. The film directed by David Yates, written by Steve Kloves and based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. It is due for release on July15.
Hugo Cabret Is a Martin Scorsese's first 3D film based on Brian Selznick's fantastic bestselling novel and is due for release on Dec 9. The film boasts of a massively talented, delightfully eclectic cast, including Sacha Baron Cohen, Chloe Moretz, Christopher Lee and Jude Law.
Sherlock Holmes 2
Sherlock Holmes 2 is a 2011 action mystery film sequel to the 2009 film Sherlock Holmes based on the character of the same name created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The film is directed by Guy Ritchie and is due for release on December 16.
It has been way too long since we saw the Muppets on the big screen. The film will feature Jason Segel and his puppet friend Walter, who work to reunite the Muppets to save their old TV studio. It is directed by James Bobin and due for release on 23rd November.
Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is an upcoming 2011 3D fantasy action-adventure film and is the fourth one in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Johnny Depp continues to rule the stormy seas, and this time his irresistibly flamboyant alter-ego is paired with the most beautiful woman in the world. The film is directed by Rob Marshall and is due for release on May 20.
Rise Of The Apes
Rise Of The Apes is a 2011 American science fiction film in the Planet of the Apes series. The film is directed by Rupert Wyatt and is due for release on June 24.
Thor is an upcoming 2011 American superhero film based on the comic book of the same name appearing in Marvel Comics. The movie starring Anthony Hopkins and Chris Hemsworth which gives fans a chance to see a mighty warrior, and is due for release on May 6.
The Thing is an upcoming science fiction horror film directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. It is a prequel to the 1982 John Carpenter film of the same name. The story plots at Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson. It is due for release on November 17.
Fright Night is an upcoming remake of the 1985 Tom Holland film of the same title. The film is directed by Craig Gillespie and is expected to release on 19th August with an R rating.
Scream 4 is an upcoming ensemble-cast slasher film and fourth installment in the Scream series. The film is directed by Wes Craven and is due for release on April 15.
Transformers: The Dark Of The Moon
This is the third film in the Transformers film series, directed by Michael Bay and produced by Steven Spielberg. Shia LaBeouf will continue to be present in the Transformers' final battle and his co-start Megan Fox will be replaced by Victoria's Secret model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. The movie is due for release on July 1.
X-Men: First Class
The movie is directed by Matthew Vaughn and it stars James McAvoy as the young Professor X, and Michael Fassbender as Erik Lehnsherr, who becomes Magneto. It is due for release on June 3.
Battle: Los Angeles
Battle: Los Angeles also known as World Invasion: Battle LA outside the U.S. is an upcoming 2011 science fiction film directed by Jonathan Liebesman. The film premise is inspired by the 1942 Battle of Los Angeles incident in which a presumed enemy attack, later deemed a false alarm, led to an hour-long anti-aircraft artillery bombardment over the city of Los Angeles. The film is due for release on March 11.
Green Lantern is a 2011 superhero film based on the comic book character of the same name appearing in DC Comics. The film is directed by Martin Campbell and is due for release on June 17.