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M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ is No. 1 with $40.6M debut

NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” didn’t live up to expectations but it still easily dominated the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend at the box office, debuting with an estimated $40.6 million in ticket sales. Universal Pictures is estimating that “Glass” will make about $47 million over the four-day holiday weekend. Industry forecasts […]
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Glass Breaks the Box Office Open with $40 Million Haul

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Glass breaks the box office open with $40 million haul They called him Mr. Glass, but M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable/Split follow-up was anything but fragile this weekend. Universal Pictures reports that Glass brought in $40.6 million domestically, putting it on par with 2017’s Split. The film added another $48.5 million internationally for a global debut of $89.1 million, making it the #1 movie in the world for the weekend. Bruce Willis return as David Dunn in the film ...
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Happy Death Day 2U Release Date Moved Forward

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Happy Death Day 2U release date moved forward Universal Pictures has announced that they will be changing the theatrical release date for Blumhouse’s forthcoming Happy Death Day 2U. Originally set to debut on February 14, the film will open one day earlier to avoid opening on the one year anniversary of the horrendous Parkland Shooting. “When Universal Pictures became aware last week that the one-year anniversary of the tragic events in Parkland, Florida fell on the Happy...
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‘Happy Death Day 2U’ Release Date Moved Up One Day After Request From Parkland Victim’s Parent

Happy Death Day 2U, the sequel to the surprisingly enjoyable Happy Death Day, was all set for a February 14 release date. While most of us immediately associate that date with Valentine’s Day, it also has a far more tragic connotation. February 14, 2019 will mark the one-year mark of the tragic Parkland shooting, where 17 people were killed at Stoneman Douglas High School. Releasing a movie called Happy Death Day 2U on the anniversary of the shooting sparked understandable discomfort in Fred Gu...
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Horror movie release moved from school shooting anniversary

MIAMI (AP) — A horror movie called “Happy Death Day 2U” is getting a new release date following complaints its original release date coincided with the Florida school shooting anniversary. Universal Pictures released a statement Wednesday saying the film’s North American release would be moved from Feb. 14 to Feb. 13. The studio also decided […]
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NBCUniversal Planning a Streaming Subscription Service, May Take Back ‘The Office’ from Netflix

If you thought there were already too many streaming subscription services out there, you’re not going to like what NBCUniversal has planned for their library of TV shows and movies from NBC and Universal Pictures. Joining the likes of the forthcoming Disney and Warner Bros. streaming subscription services, media conglomerate NBCUniversal is creating their own ad-supported direct-to-consumer streaming subscription service that would be full of shows from NBC and movies from Universal Pictures, ...
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Bourne Spinoff Series Treadstone Adds Five to Cast

Bourne Spinoff series Treadstone adds five to cast Following the of Jeremy Irvine and Brian J. Smith as Treadstone‘s male leads, reports that Omar Metwally (The Affair), Tracy Ifeachor (Quantico) and South Korean actress Han Hyo Joo (The Beauty Inside) have officially signed on as series regulars in the USA Network’s Jason Bourne spinoff series. Gabriell Scharnitzky (The Game) and Emilia Schüle (Berlin Station) have also joined the cast of the action-drama. PB ...
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Fandango Selling ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ Tix to Early Screenings 20 Days Before Wide Release

Fandango is exclusively vending tickets to “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” early-access screenings taking place nearly three weeks before the DreamWorks Animation movie hits wide theatrical release. The “How to Train Your Dragon 3” pact is all in the family: NBCUniversal owns both Fandango and DWA (which is housed within Universal Pictures). […]
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New Hobbs & Shaw Photo Previews a Big Action Showdown

New Hobbs & Shaw photo previews a big action showdown Dwayne Johnson  took to Instagram to reveal another behind-the-scenes photo from the set of Universal Pictures’ upcoming spin-off film Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. F eaturing our first look at the titular action duo together with the film’s main villain Brixton, played by Golden Globe winner Idris Elba (The Wire, Avengers: Infinity War), and teasing a big action showdown between the powerhouse trio, you can check out the full ph...
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Watch David Dunn Battle The Horde in the Latest Glass Clip

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Watch David Dunn battle The Horde in the latest Glass clip In the latest clip for Glass, David Dunn (Bruce Willis) faces off against The Horde (James McAvoy). While Dunn may have super-strength, his abilities will be pushed to the limit when dealing with The Horde’s many personalities — particularly The Beast. EW got an exclusive look at the fight scene, which you can watch below. Exclusive: Watch Bruce Willis' David Dunn take on James McAvoy's Beast in a new clip from #...
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New How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World TV Spots Released

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World TV spots released Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation have released two brand new TV spots for the upcoming How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. The first video highlights Hiccup and Toothless’ undying bond and friendship while the second features a short funny scene from the film’s final battle. Set for release on February 22, check out the video below! RELATED: Third How to Train Your Dragon Film to Close Off...
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New Glass Featurette Gives Inside Look At Different Comic Book World

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Glass featurette gives inside look at different comic book world Universal Pictures have released a new featurette for M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass, which gives audiences an inside look at how comic books shaped the world of the characters in the film and the mentality of Sarah Paulson’s psychiatrist Ellie Staple. Check it out in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = P...
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Patricia Doubts The Beast’s Abilities in New Glass Clip

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Patricia doubts The Beast’s abilities in new Glass clip Universal Pictures has released a brand new clip for M. Night Shyamalan’s upcoming Glass. The video features Kevin Wendell Crumb’s other personality Ms. Patricia, doubting The Beast’s superhuman abilities while Elijah Price tries to convince her that this isn’t just a fantasy.  Check out the video below (via IGN). RELATED: New Glass Trailer: Something More Than Human Returning for Glass are cast members Bruce Willi...
Tags: Movies, James McAvoy, North America, Sarah Paulson, Jason Blum, Samuel L. Jackson, Universal Pictures, Bruce Willis, Patricia, Clark, Dunn, Shyamalan, ComingSoon, Movie News, Anya Taylor Joy, Steven Schneider

Watch the Hilarious Trailer for “Little” Starring Marsai Martin, Regina Hall & Issa Rae

Universal Pictures has released the first official trailer for “Little,” the body-swapping comedy starring Regina Hall, Black-ish star Marsai Martin and Insecure creator Issa Rae.The film centers around Hall’s character, Jordan Sanders—a wealthy, no-nonsense tech mogul who wakes up one morning to find out she’s trapped in the body of a 13-year-old girl, played by Martin.Rae, who plays Jordan’s very under-appreciated assistant April, finds out at work what happened and hilarity ensues as she sets...
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Dark Universe Architect Alex Kurtzman Says Making ‘The Mummy’ Was Just As Painful As Watching It

Like a freshly-turned vampire immediately stumbling out into the sun, Dark Universe died before it could really get started. Universal had hoped to launch their own cinematic universe based around their classic monsters, but the first entry – The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise – was a complete dud. Afterwards, future Dark Universe projects were put on hold, and it seems like the idea is – for the time being – dead and buried. Now, Alex Kurtzman, who oversaw the Dark Universe writers room and direct...
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Bios: Tom Hanks Movie Adds Caleb Landry Jones

Bios: Tom Hanks movie adds Caleb Landry Jones Caleb Landry Jones will be co-starring alongside Academy Award winner Tom Hanks in Amblin’s upcoming sci-fi movie Bios, Variety has confirmed. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([0, 0], [[300, 250]])....
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Chris deFaria to Leave Dreamworks Animation, Margie Cohn Named President

In a major shakeup, Chris deFaria is leaving the presidency of Dreamworks Feature Animation Group after two years in the post. He’s being replaced by Margie Cohn, who previously served as president of DreamWorks Animation Television and will now oversee both film and television operations. She will report to Donna Langley, chairman of Universal Pictures, […]
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Little Trailer & Poster: Little Secret, Big Problems

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Little trailer & poster: Little secret, big problems Universal Pictures has released the official Little trailer, starring Regina Hall (Girls Trip), Golden Globe nominee Issa Rae (Insecure), and Marsai Martin (Black-ish). Check out the trailer below, as well as the new poster and photos in the gallery! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone...
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Jordan Peele’s Us Pushed Back One Week

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jordan Peele’s Us pushed back one week Jordan Peele’s highly anticipated horror thriller Us is being pushed back one week in order to “build more buzz,” according to Variety. The Universal Pictures film was selected as the opening title of the South by Southwest Film Festival, and the studio is hoping to capitalize on the (hopefully) positive word of mouth. The film will now open on March 22. Set in present day along the iconic Northern California coastline, Us stars Osca...
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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Moves Back a Week to March 22

Universal Pictures is moving Jordan Peele’s horror-thriller “Us” back a week to March 22 to build more buzz following its selection as the opening title of the South by Southwest Film Festival. “Us,” which follows a family confronted by a group of doppelgängers, stars Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, and Elisabeth Moss. Nyong’o and Duke play […]
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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Will Have Its World Premiere at 2019 SXSW Film Festival

Get Out writer/director Jordan Peele‘s new horror film Us opens in the United States on March 15, 2019, but if you’re attending this year’s SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas, you may have a chance to catch it even earlier. The Us world premiere date has been announced, and the movie will be the opening night film at this year’s festival. Read on for more details. A press release informs us that Peele’s “original nightmare” Us will have its world premiere at SXSW on Friday, March 8, 2019, an...
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New Glass Teaser Shows the Return of David’s Son, Joseph

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Glass teaser shows the return of David’s son, Joseph While writer/director M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass will tie together characters from 2000’s Unbreakable as well as 2016’s Split, and the movie’s official Twitter account posted a special featurette that shows the evolution of Joseph Dunn. The character, played by Spencer Treat Clark, was the son of Bruce Willis’ David Dunn in Unbreakable, and will be also reprising his role in Glass. Every hero has a code. #GlassMovi...
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2019 WGA Award Nominees Include ‘Black Panther’, ‘Eighth Grade,’ ‘A Quiet Place’, and More

Green Book won the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay at last night’s awards show, and that particular train seems like it’s going to continue chugging all the way to the Oscars. Peter Farrelly’s film starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen is one of several 2019 WGA Award nominees, joining films like A Quiet Place, Roma, Eighth Grade, and Vice as contenders for the Writers Guild trophy. Read all of the nominees below, including the films that were nominated for best documentary screenplay an...
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New Glass Banners Showcase The Film’s Characters

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Glass banners showcase the film’s characters Universal Pictures just released a trio of new banner posters for M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass, showcasing the film’s three main characters. This includes Bruce Willis as David Dunn, the main character from 2000’s Unbreakable, and his self-proclaimed nemesis, Mr. Glass, played by Samuel L. Jackson. Crossing over from 2016’s Split is James McCavoy, who’ll be reprising his character’s multiple personalities, affectionately refer...
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Film News Roundup: ‘M. Night Shyamalanathon’ Screenings Set for ‘Unbreakable,’ ‘Split,’ ‘Glass’

In today’s film news roundup, the M. Night Shyamalanathon is unveiled, Black List founder Franklin Leonard is honored, and “Brown’s Canyon” gets a release. SCREENINGS Alamo Drafthouse and Universal Pictures are launching the M. Night Shyamalanathon, the first-ever marathon screening of the filmmaker’s trilogy of “Unbreakable,” “Split,” and “Glass.” The screenings will take place at […]
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Public gets close-up view of 2019 Rose Parade floats before they’re history

While the 2019 Rose Parade is over, locals get one last chance to take in the art and pageantry of the parade’s floats Wednesday. Viewers gather around the South Pasadena float and other as the Rose Parade floats are on display for after parade viewing at Victory Park in Pasadena on Wednesday January 2, 2019. (Photo by Keith Durflinger, Contributing Photographer) A viewer takes a photo of the flowers on the Cal Poly Universities float “Far Out Frequencies” as the Rose Parade floats are on ...
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Happy New Year Trailer for Blumhouse's 'Happy Death Day 2U' Sequel

"Failure is not an option." The very first trailer of 2019 is a new trailer for this horror sequel. Universal Pictures has debuted the second official trailer for Happy Death Day 2U, Blumhouse's highly-anticipated sequel to their time-loop horror hit from last year Happy Death Day. Once again directed (and written) by Christopher Landon, the film continues with the hero discovering that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead. Jessica Rothe also returns as...
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The New Happy Death Day 2U Trailer is Here

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The new Happy Death Day 2U trailer is here Universal Pictures has released the new trailer for Blumhouse’s Happy Death Day 2U, the sequel to the 2017 slasher hit. Starring returning cast members Jessica Rothe and Israel Broussard, you can check out the trailer in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googleta...
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‘Hellboy’ Will Tackle the Complexity of a Hero as a Killer, Reveals New Image from the Reboot

Even though plenty of Hellboy fans were anxious to see director Guillermo del Toro finish out the franchise he started for the unlikely Dark Horse Comics hero, Universal Pictures simply didn’t want to take a risk on spending millions of dollars to bring it to an end. Instead, Lionsgate picked up the rights to Big Red and decided to reboot the secret weapon of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. And if star David Harbour is to be believed, we’ll be getting a somewhat different versio...
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Jordan Peele Talks Us Trailer, Plus 6 More Doppelganger Movies

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jordan Peele Talks Us Trailer, Plus 6 More Doppelganger Movies Now that Universal Pictures has released the trailer for director Jordan Peele’s new social thriller film Us, can reveal the Academy Award winning Get Out filmmaker’s intro to the trailer which we saw earlier this month. Since the film is now revealed to involve a family of doppelgangers, we have also included a list of six more doppelganger horror movies which you can check out below! ...
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