Universal showcases Downton Abbey, Jurassic, Sing 2 & more at CinemaCon

A highlights reel included looks at “Halloween Kills”, “Sing 2”, and “Jurassic World : Dominion”

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CinemaCon in Vegas is in full swing, with Universal taking to the stage today to showcase some of their product for the next twelve months.

In addition to revealing a look at the next “Downton Abbey” movie (see below), the studio’s theatrical release reel included looks at “Jurassic World : Dominion”, “Sing 2”, “Halloween Kills”, “The Black Phone” starring Ethan Hawke, Jlo rom-com “Marry Me” and “Belfast” with Kenneth Branagh.

Other trailers in Universal’s reel the afternoon include femme action pic ”The 355” (January 7, 2022), DreamWorks Animation’s ”The Bad Guys” (April 15, 2022), ”Dear Evan Hansen” (September 24) and ”Michael Bay’s Ambulance” (February 18, 2022).

Here’s some feedback from attendees :

LOS ANGELES, CA (AUGUST 25, 2021) – Focus Features and Carnival Films announce the new title of the highly anticipated Downton Abbey film sequel: DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA. Formerly titled DOWNTON ABBEY 2, the film will be released in the United States on Friday, March 18, 2022. Universal Pictures International will release internationally on the same date.

The original principal cast have returned for the second film along with new additions Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West. The screenplay is written by Downton creator and Academy-Award® winner Julian Fellowes, with Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning Gareth Neame and Emmy Award-winning Liz Trubridge producing with Fellowes. BAFTA and Emmy nominated Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn) is directing. The initial film followed a Royal Visit to the Crawley family and Downton staff from the King and Queen of England and ended with a ball fitting for the Royal Family.

A new era begins. The entire Downton cast is back for #DowntonAbbey: A New Era, with Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West joining. See the film only in theaters March 18, 2022.

Downton Abbey: A New Era is a Carnival Films production, with Focus Features and Universal Pictures International distributing. Carnival Films is part of NBCUniversal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio Group.

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