VIDEO: Ellen Page to Unveil Exclusive X-MEN Clip on MTV; Check Out a First Look!
MTV today announced that the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" will debut an exclusive sneak peek from the next superhero installment of the blockbuster franchise X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST set for release on May 23. On hand to present the explosive clip will be Ellen Page, starring in the summer smash as Kitty Pryde.
Below, check out an X-MEN promo including never-before-seen footage!
MTV is also expanding its robust roster of mega stars to hand out golden popcorn to include Lupita Nyong'o, Adam Levine, Jessica Alba,Rosario Dawson, Chris Pratt and Miles Teller. In addition, the network confirmed today that nominees Backstreet Boys Brian Littrell and AJ McLean, Will Poulter, Michael B. Jordan, Miles Teller, Jackson Nicoll and Liam James will attend the show. Hosted by comedian and late night host Conan O'Brien, the awards ceremony will broadcast LIVE on Sunday, April 13 at 9:00PM ET/PT from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on MTV.
The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. The beloved characters from the original "X-Men" film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from the past, "X-Men: First Class," in order to change a major historical event and fight in an epic battle that could save our future.
X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST returns the helm to its original visionary director, Bryan Singer, and combines the casts of the original trilogy and 2011's X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, with a brilliant, provocative story. The extraordinary cast also includes Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy - among many others - and heroes and villains who are new to the franchise.
The "2014 MTV Movie Awards" will once again officially kick-off the summer blockbuster season, promising to deliver yet another epically funny, explosive, over-the-top show that features fan favorite films and actors. Channing Tatum is set to receive the third annual "MTV Trailblazer Award" honoring him for boldly paving the way with a unique and diverse body of work. Academy Award® nominated actor and producer Mark Wahlberg will be honored with the "MTV Generation Award" and fittingly be presented the award by "Entourage" cast members Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Jerry Ferrara and Kevin Dillon.
The telecast will also serve as the kick-off to summer music with global superstars Eminem and Rihanna set to take the stage for their first live performance of their #1 smash hit, "The Monster." Ellie Goulding and Zedd will perform selections from the "Divergent Soundtrack" with guest appearances from Miriam Bryant and Matthew Koma. In addition, MTV is adding a music discovery slot into "MTV Movie Awards" that will feature MTV Artist to Watch twenty one pilots performing their current single "Car Radio."
Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, Adam Levine, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson and Chris Pratt join previously announced presenters Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Amanda Seyfried, Seth Macfarlane, Mila Kunis, Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Cameron Diaz,Leslie Mann, Kate Upton and Nicki Minaj.
Voting for the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" is open at www.MovieAwards.MTV.com through Saturday, April 12 in categories you'll never see in any other awards show, including Best Comedic Performance, Best Villain, Best Kiss, Best Scared-As-S**t Performance, Best Musical Moment, #WTF Moment, Best On-Screen Duo, Best Fight, Best Shirtless Performance and more. Voting for Movie of the Year will continue throughout the live broadcast of the show.
The 2014 MTV Movie Awards will air across MTV's global network of more than 60 channels reaching more than half a billion households around the world. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV's more than 200 digital media properties around the world.
Official sponsors of the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" include Aquafina® FlavorSplash®, Chevrolet, GEICO®, Revlon®, Taco Bell®, T-Mobile® and Unilever.
Jesse Ignjatovic serves as Executive Producer for the "2014 MTV Movie Awards." Garrett English serves as Executive Producer and Executive in Charge for MTV. Lee Lodge and Jen Jones serve as Executive Producers. Wendy Plaut serves as Co-Executive Producer and Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Amy Doyle is Executive in Charge of Music and Celebrity Talent. Joanna Bomberg is Executive in Charge of Music Talent