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Summer Preview 2006

Summer Preview 2006, continued
By Wilson Morales

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Release Date: June 16, 2006
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Director: Tim Hill
Screenwriter: Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow, Tim Hill
Cast: Breckin Meyer, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Billy Connolly, Bill Murray

Synopsis: America's favorite feline, Garfield, follows his owner, Jon, to England. The U.K. may never recover, as Garfield is mistaken for a look-alike, regal cat who has inherited a castle. Garfield savors the royal treatment afforded by his loyal "subjects," but his "reign" is in jeopardy. The nefarious Lord Dargis is determined to do away with Garfield, so he can turn the castle into a resort. Garfield's bigger, better, more purr-fect world is soon turned upside down in this tale of two kitties.
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Release Date: June 23, 2006
Distributor: Focus Features
Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall
Producers: A.Demitrius Brown, Ted Field, Preston L. Holmes, Jon Rosenberg, Michael Weber
Screenwriter: Vondie Curtis-Hall
Cast: Tyrese Gibson, Meagan Good, Larenz Tate, Arnold Vosloo, The Game, Paul Terrell Clayton

Waist Deep follows an ex-con, O2 (Gibson), who is suddenly plunged into a life-or-death situation. Trying to go straight for the sake of his young son Junior, O2 is forced to go back outside the law when Junior is kidnapped in a carjacking. His son is now in the hands of a vicious criminal leader, Meat (The Game). O2's shady cousin Wanna Be (Tate) is caught between loyalties, and so the only person who can or will help O2 now is wily street-smart hustler Coco (Good). With the clock ticking down, the heat between them rises as they become a lawbreaking couple, on an action-packed tear through town to save Junior and outwit the underworld.
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Release Date: June 30, 2006
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Director: David Frankel
Screenwriter: Aline Brosh McKenna, Don Roos
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier, Tracie Thoms, Simon Baker, Emily Blunt, Alexie Gilmore, Rebecca Mader, Stanley Tucci, Gisele Bundchen

Synopsis: Based on the book by Lauren Weisberger about a young woman (Anne Hathaway), who scores a job working for one of New York City's biggest magazine editors, Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep).
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Release Date: June 30, 2006
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Director: Bryan Singer
Screenwriters: Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris
Cast: Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, James Marsden, Frank Langella, Sam Huntington, Eva Marie Saint, Kal Penn

Synopsis: Following a mysterious absence of several years, the Man of Steel comes back to Earth in the epic action-adventure Superman Returns, a soaring new chapter in the saga of one of the world's most beloved superheroes. While an old enemy plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman faces the heartbreaking realization that the woman he loves, Lois Lane, has moved on with her life. Or has she? Superman's bittersweet return challenges him to bridge the distance between them while finding a place in a society that has learned to survive without him. In an attempt to protect the world he loves from cataclysmic destruction, Superman embarks on an epic journey of redemption that takes him from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer space.
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Release Date: July 5, 2006
Distributor: Columbia Pictures
Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Screenwriter: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans
Starring: Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Kerry Washington, Tracy Morgan, Dave Sheridan

Synopsis: In the hilarious comedy "Little Man," Shawn Wayans plays a man so anxious to become a father that he mistakes a short-statured, baby-faced thief on the run, played by Marlon Wayans, for an abandoned toddler. He and his wife, played by Kerry Washington, take the "baby" into their home and care for him. The "baby's" partner-in-crime in a jewelry store heist, played by Tracy Morgan, tries to break him out and recover a stolen diamond.
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