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Universal Pictures has preemptively acquired film rights to The Day The Crayons Quit , the bestselling children's picture book by Drew Daywalt with illustrations by Oliver Jeffers.
In unsurprising news, "Star Trek" co-scribe Alex Kurtzman is in final negotiations to direct the reboot of "The Mummy" at Universal Pictures.
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Zac Efron in a scene from 'Neighbors.'
Son of comic genius Carl Reiner, Rob Reiner has picked up the family torch and directed some of the most memorable, quotable, and endearing comedies of the last two decades, and he's no schmuck when it comes to dramas either.
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Get On Up."
Back in January , Universal Pictures launched a viral campaign for its much-anticipated big screen adaptation of E L James' Fifty Shades of Grey , inviting fans to become faux interns for Grey Enterprises Holdings Inc. Now, the studio is pushing the ARG even farther, releasing an interactive app through which users can complete assignments and move ... (more)
Universal Pictures has just announced that Aldis Hodge has been cast as MC Ren and Neil Brown Jr. as DJ Yella in Straight Outta Compton , the upcoming biopic that chronicles the creation of gangster rap group N.W.A. In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country.
The Scarlett Johansson-led action flick "Lucy" took it to stalwart action star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Hercules" over the weekend for the No.
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from Lucy.
French film director Luc Besson was over $5 million richer on Monday after his film "Lucy" starring Scarlett Johansson as a woman with a super-powered brain topped the North American box office at the weekend.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, July 27 - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting July 25, led by "Lucy" according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters.
Luc Besson 's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
However, the most interesting film released over the course of the weekend appears to be Comcast's The Purge: Anarchy , which reported mediocre results but, given its low budget, may become a small cash cow for the company.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 02:28 pm
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