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June Movie Preview: Wonder Woman! The Mummy! Transformers!

Presented by: Kathie Huddleston


June is here, along with some long-awaited, huge summer war movies, including the origin story for Wonder Woman, Tom Cruise's apocalyptic battle with The Mummy and Mark Wahlberg's second entry into robot wars with Transformers: The Last Knight. And the third time's a charm with Cars 3 and Despicable Me 3. We'll also get some ghosts (Dark Signal, Amityville: The Awakening​), sharks (47 Meters), cannibals (The Bad Batch) and vampires (Aaron's Blood).

Here's Syfy Wire's full June movies preview, including trailers, organized by theatrical release date:

 

Wonder Woman
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 2
Directed by Patty Jenkins
Written by Jason Fuchs
Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis and Ewen Bremner
Storyline: Finally! After years of development of one type or another, Wonder Woman makes it to the screen with what looks like an awesome kick-ass superhero movie. The film is the origin story for Amazon princess Diana, who was raised on the island of Themyscira. When U.S. pilot Steve Trevor washes up on the island, Diana learns about the threat World War I might pose to her island home and the entire world, so she decides it's time to leave home and travel to London with hopes of ending the war. But can one girl from Themyscira really save the world? You betcha.

 

Dark Signal
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 2
Directed by Edward Evers-Swindell
Written by Edward Evers-Swindell and Antony Jones
Starring: Siwan Morris, Gareth David-Lloyd and Joanna Ignaczewska
Storyline: A serial killer is on the loose, but the spirit of one of his victims has a message to deliver by way of a psychic and a local radio station.

 

The Recall
Opens in limited release on Friday, June 2
Directed by Mauro Borrelli
Written by Mauro Borrelli, Reggie Keyohara III, Teddy Wynne and Sam Acton King
Starring: Wesley Snipes, RJ Mitte and Jedidiah Goodacre
Storyline: Talk about bad timing! Five friends head out to vacation at a remote lake house just as aliens launch an invasion of Earth, abducting people en masse. Luckily, or not for the five, mysterious hunter Wesley Snipes seems to have the inside scoop about the invasion.

 

Aaron's Blood
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 2
Directed and written by Tommy Stovall
Starring: James Martinez, Trevor Stovall and Michael Chieffo
Storyline: What's a daddy to do when his hemophiliac son is given vampire blood during a hospital visit and begins to turn into one of the undead? Get a little help from a local (as opposed to a not-so-local) vampire hunter to find the source of the infection and stop the transformation before the kid develops a taste for blood.

 

Dobaara: See Your Evil
Opens in limited release on Friday, June 2
Directed and written by Prawaal Raman
Starring: Huma Qureshi, Saqib Saleem, Adil Hussain and Lisa Ray
Storyline: This Bollywood remake of the American film Oculus involves a haunted mirror and a brother and sister with contradictory views about the killing of their parents a decade earlier.

 

It Comes at Night 
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 9
Directed and written by Trey Edward Shults
Starring: Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo and Kelvin Harrison
Storyline: An unnatural threat is terrorizing the world, and a man, his wife and his son have secured themselves in their desolate home. However, when a desperate young family seeks refuge, paranoia and mistrust take root as the outside horrors begin to press in on them all.

 

The Mummy
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 9
Directed by Alex Kurtzman
Screenplay by David Koepp, Christopher McQuarrie and Dylan Kussman
Starring: Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance and Russell Crowe
Storyline: Tom Cruise finds himself in a battle to save the world against one bitchy mummy princess! Nick Morton (Cruise) and a team of archaeologists find a hidden tomb and (oops!) accidentally unleash the evil Princess Ahmanet on the world. Morton, who due to his encounter with the princess has somehow become immortal, joins forces with Predigium, a secret organization determined to study, fight and destroy evil. Good luck with that!

 

Camera Obscura
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 9
Directed by Aaron B. Koontz
Written by Cameron Burns and Aaron B. Koontz
Starring: Christopher Denham, Nadja Bobyleva and Catherine Curtin
Storyline: What if a camera could predict death? When a veteran war photographer with PTSD starts seeing what might be imminent deaths in his photos, he puts everyone he loves in danger and begins to question his own sanity.

 

Awakening the Zodiac
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 9
Directed by Jonathan Wright
Written by Jennifer Archer, Mike Horrigan and Jonathan Wright
Starring: Shane West, Leslie Bibb and Matt Craven
Storyline: In 1968, the Zodiac killer took 37 lives. Then the killer vanished. When a down-on-their-luck couple discover a serial killer's film reels from the past in a storage unit, they decided to try to get the $100,000 reward for finding out the identity of the killer. Unfortunately for them, the killer has other plans.

 

Cars 3
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 16
Directed by Brian Fee
Screenplay by Dan Gerson, Kiel Murray, Bob Peterson and Mike Rich
Voices by: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper and Nathan Fillion
Storyline: After a terrible crash, many think the legendary Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) can't keep up with the new generation of race cars. Even the new owner of Rust-eze, Sterling (Nathan Fillion), thinks Lightning is done. But Lightning asks for one last chance to race in the Florida 500, and with the help of race technician Cruz Ramirez (voiced by Cristela Alonzo), who has racing dreams of her own, he just might be able to prove the doubters wrong.

 

47 Meters Down
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 16
Directed by Johannes Roberts
Written by Johannes Roberts and Ernest Riera
Starring: Mandy Moore, Claire Holt and Matthew Modine
Storyline: While vacationing in Mexico, sisters Lisa and Kate decide to go shark cage diving. What could possibly go wrong? How about a broken cable, dwindling oxygen supplies, that 47 meters to the surface and a bunch of hungry killer Great White sharks?

 

Kill Switch
Opens in limited release on Friday, June 16
Directed by Tim Smit
Written by Charlie Kindiger and Omid Nooshin
Starring: Dan Stevens, Bérénice Marlohe, Tygo Gernandt and Charity Wakefield
Storyline: In the near future, when the power company Alterplex builds a massive tower that taps into unlimited quantum energy, strange things begin happening around the world. The tower is affecting two mirror universes and ripping them both apart. Physicist and former NASA pilot Will Porter is pressed into service to go to the mirror universe, “The Echo,” and turn on a device called the “Redivider,” which he's told will set things right. However, he discovers that one of the universes must be sacrificed to save the other, and the device is actually a kill switch that will destroy The Echo universe. Which universe will he save?

 

Resident Evil: Vendetta
Opens in limited release for one day only on Monday, June 19
Directed by Takanori Tsujimoto
Written by Makoto Fukami
Voices by: Kevin Dorman, Matthew Mercer, Erin Cahill
Storyline: This is the third animated movie in the Resident Evil universe. In the Japanese 3D thriller, BSAA Chris Redfield brings in American government agent Leon S. Kennedy and Professor Rebecca Chambers in an attempt to stop Glenn Arias, a death merchant, who wants vengeance and plans on spreading a new deadly virus known as “The Trigger Virus” in New York City. The film is also known as Biohazard: Vendetta.

 

Transformers: The Last Knight
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 21
Directed by Michael Bay
Screenplay by Art Marcum, Matt Holloway and Ken Nolan
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Laura Haddock, Isabela Moner, Josh Duhamel, Sir Anthony Hopkins, John Goodman and Stanley Tucci
Storyline: Optimus Prime is gone. Humans and Transformers are at war. The hidden history of the Transformers on Earth holds the key to saving mankind's future. Now all Cade Yeager (Wahlberg), Bumblebee, an English lord (Hopkins) and an Oxford professor (Haddock) have to figure out is how to use that key.

 

The Bad Batch
Opens in limited release on June 23
Directed and written by Ana Lily Amirpour
Starring: Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Giovanni Ribisi, Jim Carrey and Keanu Reeves
Storyline: In a dystopian future, a young woman named Arlen finds herself on the menu for Texas wasteland cannibals. Luckily, this is a love story and she didn't really need all those limbs.

 

Fireangels: A Drifter's Fury
Opens in limited release on June 23
Directed by Aeneas Middleton
Starring: Aeneas Middleton and David Masterson
Storyline: When professional drifting race car driver Ryu Takashi moves to America, he's tricked by the devil and must deliver the fire of God.

 

Despicable Me 3
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 30
Directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin
Written by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio
Voices by: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Gosgrove, Trey Parker and Julie Andrews
Storyline: When Gru discovers he has a twin brother, Dru, he never knew about, his brother tempts Gru to return to his supervillain life. There's only one problem... Lucy and their adorable daughters Margo, Edith and Agnes.

 

Amityville: The Awakening
Opens in theaters on Friday, June 30
Directed and written by Franck Khalfoun
Starring: Bella Thorne, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Cameron Monaghan, Jennifer Morrison and Thomas Mann
Storyline: The Amityville horror house is back! When single mom Joan moves into a new house with her daughters Belle and Juliet and her comatose son James, mysterious things begin happening. But when James miraculously recovers, Belle begins to suspect her mother is hiding something.

 

2:22
Opens in limited release on Friday, June 30
Directed by Paul Currie
Written by Todd Stein and Nathan Parker
Starring: Michiel Huisman, Teresa Palmer, Sam Reid and Maeve Dermody
Storyline: When New York City air traffic controller Dylan Branson gets blinded and paralyzed by a flash of light for a few crucial moments that nearly cause a midair collision between two passenger planes, he's suspended from his job. Dylan starts to notice that certain things happen at 2:22 every day. As he begins to notice patterns, Dylan must break the power of the past and take control of time itself, all while falling for a beautiful woman who works at an art gallery.


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