Summer entertainment excites eager audiences

Summer is quickly approaching with many new movies, concerts, and television shows.    Movie viewers are in for an action-packed summer with riveting, new installments from beloved series.  All different genres will be addressed in concerts this upcoming summer with country artists to pop punk bands touring nearby. Even when a movie isn’t playing or a concert isn’t going on, people can tune into much-anticipated, returning television shows.

 

Transformers 4: Age of Extinction

Director Michael Bay collaborated with Steven Spielberg on this film, which promises a bold plot line, according to The BREATHEcast Sneak Peek.  Age of Extinction, which comes out June 27, is the first of a new trilogy with Dinobots. Mark Wahlberg will take over Shia LeBeouf’s role as Cade Yeager and Nicola Peltz will star as his daughter, Tessa Yeager.  Cade, an inventor, and Tessa will make a significant discovery, leading to the ultimate destruction of the Autobots, Decepticons, and a mysterious politician.

A scene is shot for Transformers 4 in 2013.  Photo By: Toxipollen (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
A scene is shot for Transformers 4 in 2013. Photo By: Toxipollen (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
 

X-Men: Days of Future Past

All of the original X-men characters will team up with the younger characters in X-Men: First Class to fight an epic war for survival, according to X-Men Official Website.  Directed by Bryan Singer, Days Of Future Past will come out on August 23.  The well-known cast, which includes Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, and many others, is much-anticipated by audiences.

 

Jupiter Ascending

Starring Channing Tatum as Caine and Mila Kunis as Jupiter Jones, the science-fiction, adventure film was directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski.  Astounding visuals are in store for audiences when the movie comes out on July 18. The movie follows Jupiter who was born with the promise of a great future but finds herself only dreaming of such amazing things. However, when Caine, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, goes after Jupiter and gets her back on track with her destiny, Jupiter realizes that she is next in line in her family to receive a remarkable inheritance that will give her the power to affect the cosmos forever.  More information is available at The Official Movie Website.

 

The Expendables 3

Patrick Hughes directed this third installment of The Expendables franchise, according to The Movie Insider Overview.  The movie hits theaters on August 15.  Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham star as Barney Ross and Lee Christmas. Their mission is to defeat Conrad Stonebanks, the cutthroat co-founder of The Expendables, and save the President of the United States with an army of young, tech-savvy action figures.

 

 

Concerts

 

Date Place Venue Website
Beyonce July 5 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park All Tour Dates
Beyonce July 7 Baltimore, MD M&T Bank Stadium All Tour Dates
Bruno Mars July 12 Hershey, PA Hershey Park Stadium All Tour Dates
Fall Out Boy & Paramore July 19 Hershey, PA Hershey Park Stadium All Tour Dates
One Direction August 13 Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Financial Field All Tour Dates
One Direction August 14 Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Financial FIeld All Tour Dates
One Direction August 11 Washington, DC Nationals Park All Tour Dates
Miley Cyrus August 2 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center All Tour Dates
Miley Cyrus August 4 Pittsburgh, PA Venue TBD All Tour Dates
Warped Tour July 9 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion All Tour Dates
Warped Tour July 15 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion All Tour Dates
Warped Tour July 22 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion All Tour Dates
Florida Georgia Line August 1 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park All Tour Dates
Jason Aldean August 1 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park All Tour Dates
Luke Bryan August 15 Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Financial Field All Tour Dates
Katy Perry August 4 & 5 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center All Tour Dates
Firefly Music Festival June 19 – June 22 Dover, DE The Woodlands All Tour Dates

 

 

Returning Television Shows

 

Date Channel Time
Pretty Little Liars June 10 ABC Family 8 p.m.
Switched At Birth June 16 ABC Family 8 p.m.
The Fosters June 16 ABC Family 9 p.m.
Teen Wolf June 23 MTV 10 p.m.
Big Brother June 25 CBS 8 p.m.
Big Brother June 26 CBS 9.m.
Big Brother June 29 CBS 8 p.m.

 

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