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Watch: Another TV Spot for 'Super 8' + Kid Actors Hit the Red Carpet

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April 3, 2011
Source: TheMovieBox, LA Times

Super 8 Movie

Do you believe? Paramount aired a new TV spot with a few never-before-seen moments for J.J. Abrams' Super 8, my most anticipated movie of the year. It was uploaded last night by TheMovieBox. I believe it aired during the Kids' Choice Awards, which is where a number of youth-focused TV spots hits, including a few for Green Lantern, too. Paramount also brought out the five kids from the movie, lead by newcomer Joel Courtney as Joe (left in photo above), to the red carpet of the Kids' Choice Awards and the LA Times uploaded a very fun video interview with them that I've also included. Check out both Super 8 videos below!

Watch the new TV spot for J.J. Abrams' Super 8 as uploaded by TheMovieBox:

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Watch the red carpet interview with Super 8's five kid actors via LA Times:

Relationships are tested when a small town experiences extraordinarily fantastic "other-worldly" events.
The film stars Zach Mills, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Noah Emmerich, Ron Eldard and Amanda Michalka.

Super 8 (which is supposedly a tentative title, but that doesn't seem to be the case) is written & directed by visionary director J.J. Abrams, who started his career with "Lost" and "Alias" before first directing Mission: Impossible III then Star Trek last summer. This is being produced by Steven Spielberg at Amblin, Relativity and Bad Robot. According to early reports, this was inspired by Spielberg's sci-fi films of the 70's and 80's. Paramount will be bringing Super 8 to theaters everywhere, not in 3D, starting on June 10th this summer.

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Reader Feedback - 18 Comments

1

"Paramount will be bringing Super 8 to theaters everywhere, not in 3D, starting on June 10th this summer." That alone makes me happy.

Anonymous on Apr 3, 2011

2

But it will be in IMAX! 🙂 Nah this is one of those movies that just because of the style, the story (set in the 70's being told around Super 8 cameras) 3D would be a complete atrocity to use. So glad they're sticking with only 2D - just like Cowboys & Aliens.

Alex Billington on Apr 3, 2011

3

Awesomme thats the best thing to do..!

Sakyo on Apr 4, 2011

4

the more films that stick with 2-D and IMAX the better

Anonymous on Apr 4, 2011

5

its really nice to see these kids are excited and having a lot of fun, can wait to see this movie and yeah...i bought a super 8 on ebay

Darren on Apr 3, 2011

6

Jesus the music is amazing. Gets the mood perfectly... fapfapfpafpapfafpa

Daniel Vu Tran on Apr 3, 2011

7

I'm hoping the ending is not some dumb monster!

John on Apr 3, 2011

8

Anyone else afraid this looks a little too much like E.T.?

Joshua m on Apr 3, 2011

9

Nope, not at all. Has a completely different, completely unique vibe to it. But even if it is a bit like E.T., that's absolutely not a bad thing either. Why would it be?

Alex Billington on Apr 4, 2011

10

Because E.T. is, and always was emotional pornography

Moif on Apr 4, 2011

11

No.

Anonymous on Apr 3, 2011

12

lol @ that kid's teeth. Looks like something out of a bugs bunny cartoon.

KLO on Apr 4, 2011

13

if it is ANYTHING like E.T, then this would be the best movie this year. But I'm pretty sure I'll love even more! This, Immortals and MI:GP are keeping me sleepless! oh, and that Green lantern 4 min vid looked awesome!!

Lucas Rios on Apr 4, 2011

14

Teeth. That's all I can see. I hate to be an ass...but that's all I can see.

Footintherest on Apr 4, 2011

15

Don't you mean 2 summers ago??

MovieKid on Apr 4, 2011

16

Just went to super 8 official website and the have a couple more sneak scenes. Apparently the black guy all bangup in the truck is one of the scientists.

Trey on Apr 4, 2011

17

Man this brings back that sense of fun and excitement you got watching a Spielberg flick. Cant wait for this one.

john s on Apr 5, 2011

18

I just can't wait!

Dominic on Apr 5, 2011

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