New Movie Releases: ‘The Green Lantern,’ ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins’
Moviegoers will have much to choose from this weekend – the first being the much-anticipated blockbuster ‘The Green Lantern,’ starring Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively.
Though the movie wasn’t exactly praised by critics, the hype surrounding the comic-book adaptation should translate into a lot of, well, green at the box office.
Also opening this weekend: the family-friendly vehicle ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins,’ starring funnyman Jim Carrey in the title role.
Below, get a rundown of all the biggest movies in theaters this weekend.
‘The Green Lantern’
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard
‘mr. popper’s penguins’
Directed by: Mark Waters
Starring: Jim Carrey
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Starring: Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney and more
‘X-Men: First Class’
Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Rose Byrne, Kevin Bacon, January Jones and more.
‘The Hangover Part II’
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms
‘Kung Fu Panda 2′
Directed by: Jennifer Yuh
Starring: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Gary Oldman, Seth Rogen, Dustin Hoffman and more.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’
Directed by: Rob Marshall
Starring: Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush, Ian McShane
Directed by: Paul Feig
Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne