Here's a sneak peek at what's opening this weekend, including the sci-fi thriller "Source Code" with Jake Gyllenhaal, the animated comedy "HOP," with Russell Brand, and the horror film "Insidious" from the makers of "Paranormal Activity" and "Saw."
In Theaters Now (April)
'Source Code' (April 1)
Who: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright; directed by Duncan Jones What: This action thriller centers on a soldier (Gyllenhaal) who wakes up in the body of an unknown man, on an unknown commuter train to Chicago about to be blown up by a terrorist bomb. He finds out he is part of a government experiment called "Source Code," and it's his mission to find the bomb AND bomber... in 8 minutes.
'HOP' (April 1)
Who: Russell Brand, James Marsden, Kaley Cuoco, Hank Azaria; directed by Tim Hill What: E.B. (Brand), the Easter Bunny's teenage son, does not want to take over the family business and escapes to Hollywood. In L.A., he's taken in by Fred (Marsden)after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car — and it is NOT a match made in heaven.
'Insidious' (April 1)
Who: Rose Byrne, Patrick Wilson, Ty Simpkins, Barbara Hershey; directed by James Wan What: From makers of "Paranormal Activity" and "Saw" comes another horror story about a small boy who is being haunted by a malevolent spirit.
'Super' (April 1)
Who: Rainn Wilson, Liv Tyler, Ellen Page, Kevin Bacon; directed by James Gunn What: After his estranged wife (Tyler) falls under the influence of a cad (Bacon), an everyday guy (Wilson) transforms himself into a masked vigilante named Crimson Bolt, along with his sidekick Boltie (Page).
'Sucker Punch' (March 25)
Who: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens; directed by Zack Synder What: From the wildly creative director "300" and "Watchmen" comes a story about a young girl (Browning) forced into a looney bin by her wicked stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the facility.
'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules' (March 25)
Who: Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Rachael Harris, Robert Capron; directed by David Bowers What: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.