Universal overhauled exhibition at its CineEurope presentation today in Barcelona, offering a glimpse of 2023 Fast & Furious X, including a first look at new cast members Jason Momoa and Brie Larson. The 10th installment, directed by Louis Leterrier, is currently in production for release next summer.
That was the culmination of a packed Uni session that kicked off with Universal Pictures International Distribution President Veronika Kwan Vandenberg telling exhibitors that the studio has “something for everyone” as the industry “cannot survive on superheroes and big IP alone.” Kwan Vandenberg championed Uni’s commitment to catering to diverse tastes around the world, saying that the studio will release 40 films in the next 12 months and that “theatrical will always be the cornerstone of Universal,” whose mission it is to ” innovate and raise the bar”. †
Stars of the now $630 million gross worldwide Jurassic World DominionChris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, sent a video message thanking theater owners for their support, while giving a sneak peek at some of the marketing for the studio’s next tent pole, Illumination’s Minions: The Rise of Gru was also offered.
There was an extended clip of Jordan Peele’s upcoming thriller no and a taste of Blumhouse’s Halloween ends† as well as trailers for titles like 2023 scarer Megan† and autumn novels brotherswritten by and starring Billy Eichner, and the Julia Roberts/George Clooney starrer Ticket to paradise†
Other images and teasers included DreamWorks Animation’s Puss In Boots: The Last Wish† Beast from director Baltasar Kormakur starring Idris Elba as a man fighting to save his family in the savanna; and dark christmas story violent night†
Bond producer Barbara Broccoli messaged to give a behind-the-scenes look Untilthe MGM drama about Emmett Louis Till and the legacy of his mother pursuing justice for her lynched son, set free in the aisle of prize season.
M Night Shyamalan also recorded a video for his 2023 . to discuss Knock on the hut†
Christopher Nolan further sent a message to thank exhibitors for their support and to reiterate his “incredible love for the big screen”. He’s in LA working on his next opus, Oppenheimer, which is led by Cillian Murphy and features an all-star cast. It will be released next July in Nolan’s favorite slot.