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Louis Zamperini Dies; War Hero Served as Inspiration for Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’

Louis Zamperini, a World War II hero whose life is the subject of the upcoming film “Unbroken,” has died of pneumonia. He was 97. Universal Pictures released statements early Thursday from the Zamperini family and Angelina Jolie, who directed .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 12th, 2019

Louis Zamperini Dies; War Hero Served as Inspiration for Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’

Louis Zamperini, a World War II hero whose life is the subject of the upcoming film “Unbroken,” has died of pneumonia. He was 97. Universal Pictures released statements early Thursday from the Zamperini family and Angelina Jolie, who directed .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 12th, 2019

U.S. war hero Louis Zamperini, inspiration for "Unbroken," dead at 97: Variety

(Reuters) - Louis Zamperini, an American prisoner of war in World War Two and Olympic runner whose life inspired the book and upcoming feature film "Unbroken," has died at age 97, Variety reported on Thursday. Zamperini died after a 40-day bout with pneum.....»»

Category: booksSource: yahooJul 3rd, 2014

U.S. war hero Louis Zamperini, inspiration for "Unbroken," dead at 97

(Reuters) - Louis Zamperini, an American prisoner of war in World War Two and Olympic runner whose life inspired the book and upcoming feature film "Unbroken," has died at age 97, Universal Pictures said in a statement. Zamperini died after a 40-day bout .....»»

Category: moviesSource: yahooJul 3rd, 2014

WATCH: New Trailer for Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ Honors Louis Zamperini

Universal has released a new trailer for Angelina Jolie’s drama “Unbroken,” a week after the death of World War II hero Louis Zamperini — the subject of the film. The trailer recaps Zamperini competing in the 1936 Berlin Olympics a.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 10th, 2014

WATCH: First Trailer for Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ Honors Louis Zamperini

Universal has released the first trailer for Angelina Jolie’s drama “Unbroken” a week after the death of World War II hero Louis Zamperini — the subject of the film. The trailer recaps Zamperini competing in the 1936 Berlin Olympic.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 31st, 2019

"Unbroken" inspiration Louis Zamperini dies at 97

Louis Zamperini, an American prisoner of war in World War II and Olympic runner whose life inspired the book and upcoming feature film "Unbroken," has died at age 97. Gavino Garay reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 10th, 2019

WWII Hero, "Unbroken" Subject Louis Zamperini Dies at 97

The inspiration for the book and upcoming Angelina Jolie film "Unbroken" and former Olympian passed away following a case of pneumonia, according to a spokesperson for Universal Pictures. read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterJul 3rd, 2014

War hero, Olympian Louis Zamperini dies at 97

The Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran was the inspiration the book and upcoming Angelina Jolie-directed film "Unbroken".....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsJun 11th, 2019

ANGELINA JOLIE First Trailer For ‘Unbroken’!

Here’s Angelina Jolie’s second directorial effort! It’s the movie ‘Unbroken’ and is about the life of Louis Zamperini. Mr. Zamperini died just last week, on July 3, at the age of 97 after a long battle with pneumonia. He didn.....»»

Category: gossipSource: imnotobsessedJul 10th, 2014

Review: "Unbroken" is beautiful, but impersonal

"Unbroken" is a story about Louis Zamperini that seems to have little interest in Louis Zamperini. The film painstakingly details his harrowing wartime experience and every brutal assault against his person. But don't expect to walk away with a deep under.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 24th, 2014

Angelina Jolie"s Emotional "Unbroken" Trailer Demands Tears (WATCH)

Get the tissues out now, because the second trailer for Unbroken will take you on an emotional roller coaster.Directed by Angelina Jolie, the biopic chronicles the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during.....»»

Category: topSource: etonlineJun 1st, 2019

Louis Zamperini, the Inspiration for Angelina Jolie"s Unbroken, Dies at 97

The 1936 Olympian survived a harrowing two years after crashing his plane in World War II.....»»

Category: topSource: peopleJun 11th, 2019

Angelina Jolie"s "Unbroken" mines human spirit, survival

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Angelina Jolie never expected to direct a film with shark attacks, plane crashes and prisoner-of-war camps, but she found the story of a World War Two hero so compelling she tackled them in "Unbroken," a b.....»»

Category: booksSource: yahooDec 31st, 2014

Five Things to Know About WWII Hero, "Unbroken" Inspiration Louis Zamperini

The former Olympian and subject of Angelina Jolie's next film died Thursday following a case of pneumonia -- here are some of the most memorable moments from his improbable life.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJul 4th, 2014

War hero, Olympian Zamperini dies at 97

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 3rd, 2014

Watch the trailer for Angelina Jolie"s "Unbroken"

The Jolie-directed film, which tells the story of Olympian and WWII hero Louis Zamperini, arrives in theaters on Christmas Day.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsMay 31st, 2019

Angelina Jolie"s Unbroken: Watch the Powerful Trailer for the WWII Film

The poignant and moving official trailer for Unbroken is here. The Angelina Jolie-directed biopic chronicles the life of Olympic track star and World War II veteran Louis........»»

Category: moviesSource: eonlineMay 30th, 2019

Jolie, Zamperini bonded over "Unbroken"

The actress talks to USA TODAY about her time with Louis Zamperini before his death.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 11th, 2019

Louis Zamperini"s Death: Stars Mourn "Unbroken" Inspiration

The author of the best-selling book about the World War II hero as well as Adam Schefter, Josh Elliot and former USC QB Matt Barkley and coach Pete Carroll were among those remembering the Olympic track star who died on Wednesday.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJun 11th, 2019

War hero Zamperini lived "unimaginable drama"

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seventy years ago, the world was convinced that Louis Zamperini was dead. There had been no word of the track star and former Olympian since his World War II bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean. The military told his parents he was .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 11th, 2019