Universal has unveiled the primary footage from director M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass. The footage debuted at CinemaCon and, although it hasn’t but been launched on-line, the response to the footage on social media has been extraordinarily constructive. The studio additionally revealed a banner for the upcoming sequel to Split and Unbreakable, which exhibits Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and James McAvoy gathered collectively as their respective characters.
Warning: potential minor spoilers forward for Glass should you’d fairly go in not understanding something or do not need to know what is going on to be within the trailer. The footage proven reveals that American Horror Story star Sarah Paulson is playing a psychologist who’s coping with David Dunn (Bruce Willis), Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy) and Elijah Price, aka Mr. Glass (Samuel L. Jackson). The footage contains a number of scenes of the characters interacting with each other, with Dunn attempting to cease an apocalyptic occasion. It was additionally revealed that all the characters might be in jail, which is one thing that was beforehand not identified.
There’s no phrase on when the studio plans on releasing the trailer for Glass, which serves as a observe as much as 2017’s Split. That film, as revealed within the closing moments, was arrange as a secret sequel to M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable. This film will concentrate on Samuel L. Jackson’s character Mr. Glass. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Sarah Paulson and James McAvoy, along with Shyamalan have been in attendance at CinemaCon to point out off the footage. The director referred to as this the “first truly grounded comic book movie.” Jackson had a little bit of a special take, saying this on stage.
“It’s about time I got the title role in my own mother f*****g movie.”
Blumhouse Productions, who teamed with M. Night Shyamalan on Split and his earlier film The Visit, are as soon as once more producing Glass. Universal might be distributing the film domestically, with Disney, considerably surprisingly, dealing with distribution of the highly-anticipated sequel internationally. In addition to the aforementioned solid, Anya Taylor-Joy will also be reprising her role from Split within the sequel. Split was a large hit for the studio, bringing in $278.three million worldwide, working from a funds of simply $9 million. That makes it one of the crucial financially profitable motion pictures of 2017 general. With that in thoughts, it is no surprise that Blumhouse jumped on the sequel shortly and that Disney determined to accomplice up for distribution. There is cash to be made.
M. Night Shyamalan, previous to The Visit and Split, had been in director’s jail for fairly a while after a string of failures like The Happening, The Last Airbender and After Earth. If he can actually pull of Glass, it seems like he is positively made his approach again to greatness. Universal Pictures is about to launch Glass in theaters on January 18, 2019, which implies we must always have the ability to see a trailer someday this summer time. For now, you’ll be able to take a look at the primary banner for the film for your self beneath.