Official Plot Synopsis for J.J. Abrams' SUPER 8

Paramount Pictures has released an offical plot synopsis for J.J. Abrams' new sci-fi film Super 8, and according to reports the full trailer to this film will hit theaters tonight at midnight with Battle: Los Angeles and Red Riding Hood

We already had a pretty good idea of what this movie was about through interviews with Abrams, and a description from The LA Times which goes something like this:

The Paramount Pictures release is set in Ohio in 1979 and introduces a troupe of six youngsters who are using a Super 8 camera to make their own zombie movie. One fateful night, their project takes them to a lonely stretch of rural railroad tracks and, as the camera rolls, calamity strikes — a truck collides with an oncoming locomotive and a hellacious derailment fills the night with screaming metal and raining fire. Then something emerges from the wreckage, something decidedly inhuman.

We now give you the official synopsis that's been released by the studio:

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.

The film project stars Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Ron Eldard, Noah Emmerich, Joel Courtney, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, Zach Mills, Gabriel Basso and AJ Michalka.

The movie will be released in theaters on June 4th 2011.

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