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'Super 8': Sneak Peek at J.J. Abrams' New Movie (Video)

June 10: "Super 8"
<p> An homage to the early films of Steven Spielberg, &quot;Super 8&quot; is set in 1979 Ohio and follows a group of kids who witness a train wreck as they are shooting a zombie movie late one night at an abandoned station. The twist: The train is coming from Area 51 and contains ominous cargo.</p>   |   Courtesy of Paramount Pictures
The film, executive produced by Steven Spielberg, stars Elle Fanning and Kyle Chandler.

J.J. Abrams' Super 8 has been shrouded in mystery, but on Sunday night, the director gave MTV Movie Awards viewers a new sneak peek at the film.

Abrams -- along with executive producer Steven Spielberg and stars Elle Fanning and Joel Courtney -- introduced the clip during the MTV Movie Awards.

The video starts out with six kids shooting their own movie at a train station, where a train suddenly crashes and sets into motion a series of mysterious events.

Kyle Chandler, Ron Eldard, Riley Griffiths, Gabriel Basso, Ryan Lee and Zach Mills also star in the film, which opens Friday.

Read THR's review of Super 8 here.

 

 

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