CinemaCon News

Following the new character posters, Paramount Pictures has now also released the new trailer for G.I. Joe: Retaliation which you can watch using the player below! We also got a chance to check out more footage from the film at CinemaCon and we'll have a description of that for you soon. is once again in Las Vegas for the annual exhibitor's convention known as CinemaCon, taking place at Caesar's Palace from April 23 through April 26. We got there a bit early and walked around to get the lay of the land--this is only the second year that the convention is at Caesar's and going by "CinemaCon" (having formerly been "ShoWest")--and we spotted a number of new poster images, many for movies that have yet to release any marketing, although a good bunch of them are merely teasers.

The 2nd Annual CinemaCon exhibitors convention, to be held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, is roughly five months away, but they're already starting to announce the honorees with the first of them being DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, who is being presented with the 2012 "Pioneer of the Year" by the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. should have full coverage of the show, but receiving this award is pretty major for Katzenberg, who has been a regular fixture at the show each year, often showing early footage or works-in-progress from DreamWorks Animation's slate. talks with Horrible Bosses director Seth Gordon about his R-rated ensemble comedy starring Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx.

At last week's CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Sony Pictures brought the Red Band trailer for their upcoming R-rated comedy Bad Teacher to the conference along with the film's star Cameron Diaz, who was honored with the CinemaCon Female Star of the Year. Before the Sony presentation and before Diaz's good friend Drew Barrymore presented her with that award, and a couple other journalists sat down with Ms. Diaz. has two brief interviews with director Todd Phillips talking about his upcoming sequel The Hangover: Part II, opening on May 26.

CinemaCon's studio presentations came to a close with Warner Bros' Big Picture 2011, which included the first trailers for their summer comedies, Horrible Bosses (July 8) with Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx, and Crazy, Stupid, Love. (July 29) with Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and Julianne Moore. has exclusive interviews with Bateman, Sudeikis and Day and descriptions of the two trailer as well as brief thoughts on the rest of Warner Bros' 2011 line-up from the footage shown. interviews director Shawn Levy and actor Hugh Jackman about DreamWorks' upcoming sci-fi action flick Real Steel, out on October 7, and we get a good idea what to expect from a first look behind-the-scenes sizzle real showed during the CinemaCon presentation. has a brief interview with director Rob Marshall and producer Jerry Bruckheimer talking about Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides as well as description of three extended sequences shown during the Walt Disney Pictures presentation at CinemaCon.

Warner Bros' The Big Picture 2001 presentation at CinemaCon ended with new footage from the final chapter of the company's biggest franchise, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Before the presentation, had a chance to talk to Davids Heyman and Barron, the producers of the hugely successful fantasy series about how things are going on finishing up the movie including the idea of converting the entire movie to 3D.

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