CinemaCon 2017 is right around the corner!
If you are wondering what CinemaCon brings to the table (it’s a lot), then let this breakdown from the CinemaCon Facebook page be your guide, and also feel free to get pumped up for this year’s version of the event in the process:
“Welcome to CinemaCon, the largest and most important gathering of movie theatre owners from around the world.”
“The CinemaCon schedule will be packed with sponsored events, seminars, the trade show, screenings, product presentations and a gala award show honoring the very best in the movie industry.”
And now, let’s get to the five things you need to know about CinemaCon 2017, shall we?
When And Where — You Ask?
CinemaCon 2017 starts on March 27 and ends on March 30. The festivities will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada at Caesars Palace.
The Highly Anticipated ‘Jumanji’ Trailer Is Making Its Big Debut
Just in case folks haven’t noticed, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin Hart are taking over the movie world. As a result, Jumanji, which, of course, The Rock and Hart will be starring in, is catching some serious hype.
To make a long story short, the Jumanji trailer will debut at CinemaCon this year, and that has people buzzing. The film is set to hit the theaters on December 22.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Star Brenton Thwaites Is This Year’s Breakthrough Performer
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will hit the theaters on May 26. Until then, this film will continue to get an overwhelming amount of hype.
While fans have been in love with Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow character for years, it is Pirates newcomer Brenton Thwaites who is catching all of the headlines. Here’s the proof: Thwaites is CinemaCon’s Breakthrough Performer of the Year.
Jordan Peele Is Being Named The Director Of The Year
At one point or another, you have likely seen a skit from Key & Peele on Comedy Central.
Well, Jordan Peele has taken his game to the next level. Not only was he the director for horror/thriller Get Out but he is also CinemaCon’s Director of the Year as a result of the film being such a big hit.
Get Out currently has a 99 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes for good measure.
Where Can You Find More Information?
Whether you want to know who else is being honored at CinemaCon 2017, what the schedule looks like for this event or anything and everything in between, the CinemaCon website has you covered. Therefore, make sure to follow this link to learn anything and everything about the monster event.