Films due out in 2015
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This new film by the director of last year’s Dallas Buyers Club has been tipped for Oscar success.
Reese Witherspoon stars as a woman who hikes across the US to cope with a traumatic bereavement.
Released 6 January
Shaun the Sheep
This Wallace and Gromit spin-off shows Shaun and his woolly comrades head out of their pen to rescue their farmer in London.
Released 6 February
The Hateful Eight
This follow-up to 2012’s anti-slavery revenge fantasy Django Unchained is set after the US Civil War. It follows bounty hunters tangled up in a blood-soaked murder plot.
Read our review of Django Unchained at tinyurl.com/p8s522w
The Weinstein Company.
Released in July
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
The final chapter in the Hunger Games saga sees Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) fighting an all-out revolution.
It’s also the last film with the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died last year.
Released 20 November
Star Wars Episode VII: the Force Awakens
Pollsters say this return to the Star Wars saga is the year’s most anticipated film.
Thirty years after the rebel heroes brought down the evil Empire, they join new allies for another space adventure.
Walt Disney Pictures/Lucasfilm and Bad Robot Productions.
Released on 18 December