Cast: Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Tsai Chin
Executives: Peilin Chou, Justinian Huang
Synopsis: Pearl Studio and DreamWorks Animation’s co-production ABOMINABLE is the first modern day Chinese family to be featured in a global animated film. It takes audiences on an epic 3,000-mile journey from the streets of Shanghai to the breathtaking Himalayan snowscapes. When a mischievous group of friends encounter a young Yeti, they embark upon an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth.
Why Open: American-Chinese animated adventure film with an all-star Asian cast. Several executives involved including Peilin Chou (Chief Creative Officer of Pearl Studios), who is the only C-Suite Asian female executive at a Hollywood Studio and Abhijay Prakash (Universal Filmed Entertainment Group President) rank among the most senior Asians in Hollywood who are consistently committed to further enabling diversity.
Director: Ang Lee
Cast: Benedict Wong
Synopsis: An elite assassin becomes the target of a mysterious young operative who can seemingly predict his every move.
Director: Taika Waititi
Synopsis: Set during World War Two, an awkward young German boy whose only ally is his imaginary friend Hitler has his naïve patriotism tested when he meets a young girl who upends his world views.
Cast: Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Ritu Arya, David Mumeni
Synopsis: Holiday romance set in London.
Cast: Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Awkwafina
Synopsis: A team of friends return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own but discover that nothing is as they expect. The players need to brave parts unknown, from arid deserts to snowy mountains, in order to escape the world’s most dangerous game.
Cast: Kelly Marie Tran
Why Open: Actress and activist, Kelly Marie Tran, returns(!) from her unforgettable performance in Star Wars, Episode VIII.
Director: Destin Cretton
Synopsis: Just Mercy shadows world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson as he recounts his experiences and details the case of a condemned death row prisoner whom he fought to free.
Why Open: From Hawaiian Director Destin Cretton and starring one of inclusion’s greatest pioneers and stars, Michael B. Jordan.