Paramount to release sci-fi pic on June 10, 2011

Paramount Pictures has set a high-profile summer release for J.J. Abrams’ “Super 8,” which hits theaters June 10.

Pic goes up against Universal’s franchise installment “Fast Five” and Warner Bros.’ romantic comedy “Something Borrowed.”

“Super 8” is written and directed by Abrams. He’s producing with Steven Spielberg and Bryan Burk.

Logline is being kept under tight wraps. The story is said to pay homage to some of Abrams’ favorite movies as a kid, including Spielberg titles.

Cast includes Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Ron Edlard and Noah Emmerich.

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