Angelina Jolie directorial ‘Unbroken’ to get a sequel

The sequel, titled ‘Unbroken: Path to Redemption’, will be produced by Matt Baer, who produced 'Unbroken' in 2014.

Published: 06th September 2017 12:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th September 2017 05:39 PM   |  A+A-

Jack O'Connel in 'Unbroken'. (Photo | Universal Pictures)


LOS ANGELES: Angelina Jolie’s 2014 directorial ‘Unbroken’ is all set to get the unexpected sequel.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie about the tortured World War II veteran, Louis Zamperini, is getting a sequel that will explore the difficulty that the Olympian-turned-POW had in his private life after coming home.

The sequel, titled ‘Unbroken: Path to Redemption’, will be produced by Matt Baer, who produced 'Unbroken' in 2014.

The film will be a “faith-based” sequel.

Universal addressed the issue with a ‘Legacy of Faith’ version of 'Unbroken' on DVD that included 90 minutes of extra content for the Christians, but some still clamoured for an entire sequel.

“The biggest criticism we got was from people in the faith-based community who read the book and said, 'Well, it left out the whole Billy Graham scene,'" said Zamperini's son.

The movie will be directed by Harold Cronk and the distribution will be handled by Pure Flix.

While talking about the movie, producer Matt Baer said, “Zamperini's story in World War II is well known from 'Unbroken', the book and film, but the details of his post-war struggles and ultimate redemption are so stirring, they deserve to be told in a stand-alone project.”

Samuel Hunt portrays Zamperini, Will Graham is playing his own grandfather, Billy Graham, Merritt Patterson plays his wife, Cynthia.

Stay up to date on all the latest Entertainment English news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp