Super 8 Preview – Trailer, Photos, Cast and Resources

Super 8 Movie

A scene from 'Super 8' - © Paramount Pictures

J.J. Abrams (Lost) pays homage to Steven Spielberg with Super 8, a sci-fi adventure film set in the 1970s. It’s reminiscent of Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T., and The Goonies, and it’s received overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics.

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney and Ron Eldard [full cast list under the ‘Cast’ tab]Directed By: J.J. Abrams
Release Date: June 10, 2011
Genres: Sci-fi, action, adventure, fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug use

Official Synopsis: In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth – something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined. 

  • Elle Fanning – ‘Alice’
    Kyle Chandler – ‘Deputy Jackson Lamb’
    Joel Courtney – ‘Joe’
    Ron Eldard – ‘Louis’
    Noah Emmerich – ‘Nelec’
    Gabriel Basso – ‘Martin’
    Riley Griffiths – ‘Charles’
    Ryan Lee – ‘Cary’
    Zach Mills – ‘Preston’
    Amanda Michalka


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