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News on Universal Pictures (Ticker: CMCSA) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Deadline

Jason Bateman's Aggregate Films Reups Film & TV Deal With Universal, Hires Executive

Jason Bateman formally entered producing in 2012 with a two-year first-look deal at Universal Pictures and its TV sibling Universal Television for his then-newly launched Aggregate Films, co-run by James Garavente.

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Related Topix: Identity Thief, Celebrities, Jason Bateman, Media

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

On TWC-Comcast merger, de Blasio urges FCC to force conditions for approval

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to force Time Warner Cable and Comcast to abide by several conditions before they're allowed to merge.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

9 hrs ago | Deadline

Universal Takes Producing Stake In Bill Condon's Broadway 'Side Show' Revival

EXCLUSIVE: The much-ballyhooed Broadway revival of Side Show has a new above-the-title producer: Universal Pictures .

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Related Topix: Media

14 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

'Dracula Untold' actor Luke Evans has actual 'fangs'

Luke Evans maybe portraying to be Dracula in the upcoming film 'Dracula Untold,' but the star has fangs of his own.

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Related Topix: Media

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Review: 'As Above' so-so

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Perdita Weeks in a scene from the film, "As Above, So Below."

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Related Topix: Media, Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Harry Potter, Books

Mon Aug 25, 2014

ComingSoon.net

Take A Walk Among the Tombstones with Liam Neeson in Two New TV Spots

Universal Pictures has released two new TV spots for their upcoming A Walk Among the Tombstones , starring Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour and Boyd Holbrook.

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Related Topix: Media, Movies, Entertainment

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Director Joseph J. Collins Sells 8,996 Shares

Comcast Director Joseph J. Collins sold 8,996 shares of Comcast stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 21st.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

ComingSoon.net

As Above, So Below Reveals an Extended Red Band Trailer

Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures have released a new Red Band trailer for directors John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle's psychological thriller, As Above, So Below , coming to theaters Thursday, August 28. Check it out in the player below, courtesy of Yahoo! Movies .

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Related Topix: Legendary Pictures, Media, Movies, Entertainment

InfoWorld

How to help block the Comcast/Time Warner merger

You have less than 24 hours to tell the policy makers in Washington, D.C., that you want them to stop the anti-consumer, anti-competitive mega-merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable .

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Related Topix: Media, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Time Warner, T-Mobile

Sun Aug 24, 2014

AfterDawn.com

British pirate receives 33 month prison sentence for CAM version of Fast and Furious 6

Allegedly, his camera copy of the popular film was downloaded over 700,000, with distributor Universal Pictures claiming that copy cost the studio 2.5 million.

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Related Topix: Media, Startups, Facebook

Al Bawaba

Lebanon loves 'Lucy'! Scarlett Johansson, Amr Waked's blockbuster tops country's box office

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Lucy."

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Amr Waked, Media, Guardians of the Galaxy, Morgan Freeman

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages

Comcast has received a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the twenty-one brokerages that are presently covering the company, Analyst Ratings Net reports .

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

'Seven billion people and I was the first'

Michael Speck, an ex-cop employed by the music industry to track down copyright violations, says Australia needs a dedicated court to pursue copyright infringements.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Prison, Media

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Collider

New a Walk Among the Tombstones Images: Liam Neeson and Dan Stevens Are on the Hunt

Universal Pictures has released some new A Walk Among the Tombstones images from director Scott Frank 's upcoming dark crime thriller.

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Related Topix: Media

Insider Monkey

Moody's Corporation (MCO), Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC), Comcast...

Although it has a small number of investments, Childrens Investment Fund still has a sizeable portfolio, with an estimate market value of $2.26 billion, up from the $1.16 billion at the end of March 2014.

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Related Topix: thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Telecom, Financial Services, Television, Universal Television Group, Moodys, Time Warner Cable

Mirror.co.uk

Man who filmed Fast And Furious 6 from back of the cinema is jailed

More than 700,000 viewed the illegally sourced version Philip Danks uploaded after recording it from the back of the movie theatre A computer programmer who pirated a copy of Fast & Furious 6 has been jailed after he cost one of Hollywood's biggest film-makers almost 2.5 MILLION.

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Related Topix: Media, Social Software

ContactMusic.com

'Lucy' Is Fantastic, But There Will Be No Sequel, Says Besson

Director Luc Besson has generated modest acclaim for his action-thriller Lucy , though the Frenchman says it is unlikely there will be a sequel.

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Related Topix: Media, World News, Taiwan

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Benzinga

What's Next As More Consumers Shift From Cable TV To The Internet?

An important electronic milestone was reached in June. It underscored the ongoing seismic shift in how most consumers now get their news, information and entertainment.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Freshnews

Comcast to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch Investor Conference

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corporation , will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills, CA.

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Related Topix: Media, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Television, Universal Television Group

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ComingSoon.net

Ouija Summons a New Preview

Universal Pictures has summoned a new preview for their upcoming supernatural thriller, Ouija .

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Related Topix: Media, Supernatural, Movies, Entertainment

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