CINEMACON: Angelina Jolie graced the Universal Pictures presentation as she introduced footage from the upcoming December 25 release of her potential awards contender Unbroken.
The true-life Second World War survival story boasts a who’s-who of rising stars led by red hot Jack O’Connell, Garrett Hedlund, Domhnall Gleeson and Jai Courtney from Divergent.
Universal chiefs also showed footage from 2015 releases Fifty Shades Of Grey, Fast & Furious 7 and Despicable Me spin-off Minions.
The 2014 roster included Dumb And Dumber To with Jim Carey and Jeff Daniels, Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways To Die In The West, comedyNeighbors, James Brown biopic Get On Up and Luc Besson’s Lucy starring Scarlett Johansson.
2015 will also see releases of Jurassic World and sequels to Ted and Pitch Perfect.
On Monday (24) Paramount introduced short footage of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar as well as Transformers: Age Of Extinction and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Dwayne Johnson talked up The Legend Of Hercules and Mark Wahlberg trumpeted Transformers 4.