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Official James Bond 25 Reveal Coming Tomorrow Morning!

Official James Bond 25 reveal coming tomorrow morning Some big news is coming about the upcoming Bond 25. The franchises’ official Twitter account announced that the full reveal about the film will come tomorrow at 5:10 AM PT/8:10 AM ET. Better set your alarms now. The account is also fielding any 007-related questions that use the hashtag ‘#Bond25.’ PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gpt...
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Ben Affleck to Star in and Direct World War II Caper ‘Ghost Army’

Ben Affleck will star in and direct the Universal Pictures caper “Ghost Army,” based on the book “The Ghost Army of World War II,” written by Rick Beyer and Elizabeth Sayles, as well as the documentary “Ghost Army.” It’s unclear when the movie will go into production as it’s still in development and Affleck is […]
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‘Hobbs and Shaw’ Director David Leitch Signs First-Look Deal With Universal Pictures (EXCLUSIVE)

Universal Pictures is signing David Leitch, his longtime producing partner, Kelly McCormick and their recently founded 87North Production banner to a first-look production deal. “David and Kelly have established themselves as a distinctive, stylish filmmaking team who can do it all, from contained thrillers to franchise tentpoles,” said Universal’s president Peter Cramer. “We are confident […]
Tags: News, David, Hobbs, Universal, Universal Pictures, Kelly, Shaw, David Leitch, Kelly McCormick, Peter Cramer, Hobbs and Shaw

Curse of La Llorona Scares Up $26.5 Million at Domestic Box Office

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Curse of La Llorona Scares Up $26.5 Million at Domestic Box Office New Line Cinema’s The Curse of La Llorona managed to debut at #1 over the Easter weekend, bringing in an estimated $26.5 million. Internationally the film brought in another $30 million, giving it a worldwide debut of $56.5 million. Produced on a budget of $9 million, the horror film is already in the green for the studio. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone...
Tags: Movies, US, Justice League, Box Office, Aquaman, Marvel Studios, Shazam, Universal Pictures, WB, Walt Disney Pictures, ComingSoon, Movie News, Marsai Martin, Domestic Box Office, La Llorona, Tina Gordon Drumline

The New Hobbs & Shaw Trailer is Here!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The new Hobbs & Shaw trailer is here! Universal Pictures has released the new trailer for Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw! Featuring brand new footage of the film with Dwayne Johnson’s Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw, check out the new Hobbs & Shaw trailer in the player below The film speeds into theaters this August 2. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh |...
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Cool Stuff: John Alvin’s Classic ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’ Poster Can Be Yours

While Drew Struzan is probably the most recognized artist behind some of the most famous movie posters of all-time, the work of the late John Alvin is a close second. Alvin’s work graced the posters for movies like Blade Runner, Gremlins, The Goonies, Batman Returns, and Disney’s 1990s classics like The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and The Lion King. Now arguably his most famous poster, created for Steven Spielberg‘s classic  E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, will be made available as a new ...
Tags: Art, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Alvin, John, Universal, Steven-Spielberg, Cool Stuff, Universal Pictures, Ish, Drew Struzan, Nerdist, Bottleneck Gallery, E.t. The Extra Terrestrial, John Alvin

POLL RESULTS: Should a Famous Actor Be the Next James Bond?

BEGIN SLIDESHOW POLL RESULTS: Should a Famous Actor Be the Next James Bond? As filming continues on Daniel Craig’s final bow in Bond 25, Chris Hemsworth made comments about being interested in the role, which raised an interesting question: Should the next James Bond be played by a famous name actor? asked its readers this very question, along with a list of possible big names to choose from, and nearly 4000 of you responded! Check out the official results of the poll belo...
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Phoebe Waller-Bridge Set to Punch Up Bond 25 Script

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Bond 25: Phoebe Waller-Bridge will punch up the movie’s script Phoebe Waller-Bridge will be re-writing the script for the untitled Bond 25 movie. The writer/creator/star of Fleabag is bringing her offbeat humor to help bring some levity to Bond 25′s troubled production, according to The Guardian. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, James Bond, Danny Boyle, Daniel Craig, Craig, Universal Pictures, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Eon Productions, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Phoebe Waller, Bond 25, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, Ben Whishaw Paddington, Fleabag Waller Bridge

Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra Teaming on Wedding Comedy for Universal

Universal Pictures is developing a wedding comedy after winning an auction for a pitch by Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra and Dan Goor. Kaling, who will write the screenplay with Goor, is attached to star alongside Chopra and will potentially direct. Kaling will produce for her Kaling International, Chopra for Purple Pebble Pictures, Howard Klein for […]
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Universal Shifts Release Dates for The Croods and Sing Sequels

Universal shifts release dates The Croods and Sing sequels The Hollywood Reporter has brought word that Universal has moved the release dates for the upcoming sequels to both Sing and The Croods, with the musical comedy now hitting theaters in 2021 while the caveman adventure being pushed back two months to Christmas 2020. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Matthew Mcconaughey, Dreamworks, Dreamworks Animation, Koala, Universal Pictures, Buster, Clark Duke, Tori Kelly, Peter Dinklage, ComingSoon, Movie News, Buster Moon, The Croods 2, Leslie Mann Blockers

‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ Trailer Shows the Emotional Side of Animals

Universal Pictures is celebrating National Pet Day by dropping a new trailer for “The Secret Life of Pets 2,” highlighting the “emotional” side of our furry friends. The footage shows the terrier Max, voiced by Patton Oswalt, being taken to the vet by his owner (Ellie Kemper) due to the stress of protecting her toddler […]
Tags: News, Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford, Ellie Kemper, Patton Oswalt, Universal Pictures, Secret Life of Pets, The Secret Life of Pets 2

'SNL' star Kate McKinnon will play disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in a Hulu series

"Saturday Night Live" star Kate McKinnon will play Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in a Hulu TV series, "The Dropout." HBO released a documentary on Theranos and Holmes in March, and a movie is in the works from "Vice" director Adam McKay starring Jennifer Lawrence. Another Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes project is in the works.  Hulu is developing a limited TV series called "The Dropout," based on the ABC Radio podcast of the same name about the company Theranos and its founder, Elizabeth H...
Tags: Hbo, Jennifer Lawrence, Trends, Silicon Valley, Alex Gibney, Hulu, Abc News, Wall Street Journal, Theranos, Universal Pictures, Elizabeth Holmes, Adam Mckay, Elizabeth, Holmes, ABC Radio, Kate McKinnon

The Secret Lift of Pets 2 Official Trailer is Here for National Pet Day

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Secret Lift of Pets 2 Official Trailer is Here for National Pet Day Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have released the official trailer for The Secret Life of Pets 2! Check it out in the player below. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag...
Tags: Movies, Molly, Chris Renaud, Kevin Hart, Grinch, Ellie Kemper, Shih tzu, Universal Pictures, Max, Liam, Seuss, Illumination Entertainment, Movie News, Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy, Brian Lynch

‘Mortal Engines’ Honest Trailer: A Harrowing Game of Hungry, Hungry Hippos

Mortal Engines was the movie everyone forgot to see last winter. Even with Peter Jackson’s name attached as producer and a promising post-apocalyptic world for adventure, the prospect of major mobile cities that eat smaller mobile cities wasn’t enticing enough to get viewers into theaters. That’s why Mortal Engines lost Universal Pictures about $100 million when all is said and done. Maybe they should have leaned more on the undead cyborg father. Oh what’s that? You didn’t know about that chara...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Guillermo Del Toro, Adaptation, Lol, Peter Jackson, Honest Trailers, Universal Pictures, John Carter, Video Of The Day, Mortal Engines

POLL: Should a Famous Actor Be the Next James Bond?

BEGIN SLIDESHOW POLL: Should a Famous Actor Be the Next James Bond? Even though Daniel Craig just recently began filming Bond 25, speculation is already running rampant about who could replace him after his final bow as agent 007. Recently Chris Hemsworth made comments about being interested in the role, which raised an interesting question: Should the next James Bond be played by a famous name actor? Would it be better to find someone who’s not a household name who can make the part the...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, James Bond, Danny Boyle, Daniel Craig, Chris Hemsworth, Bond, 007, Polls, Universal Pictures, Rami Malek, Hemsworth, Eon Productions, ComingSoon, Movie News, Cary Joji Fukunaga

Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield Romantic Drama ‘The Photograph’ Sets Valentine’s Day 2020 Release

Universal Pictures is getting in on the Valentine’s Day spirit, releasing Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield’s romantic drama “The Photograph” on Feb. 14, 2020. Stella Meghie will direct from her own script and Will Packer will produce for his eponymous production company. “The Photograph” centers on intertwining love stories in the past and present. Meghie […]
Tags: News, Universal Pictures, Will Packer, Issa Rae, Stella Meghie, LAKEITH STANFIELD, The Photograph, LaKeith Stanfield Romantic Drama

Universal’s The Photograph Adds The OA Star Kingsley Ben-Adir

Universal’s The Photograph adds The OA star Kingsley Ben-Adir Deadline has brought word that the upcoming romantic drama The Photograph at Universal Pictures has expanded its cast with the addition of British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir, star of the second season of Netflix’s mystery series The OA. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(fu...
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Universal Picks Up Tom Hanks’ ‘News of the World’ From Fox 2000

Universal Pictures has picked up rights to the historical drama “The News of the World” with Tom Hanks attached to star. The project, based on the best-selling novel by Paulette Jiles set in the days following the Civil War, was previously in development at Fox 2000. Disney decided to retire the Fox 2000 label last […]
Tags: News, Tom Hanks, Universal, Universal Pictures, Fox 2000, Paulette Jiles, The News of the World, Fox 2000 Disney

Ranking the Films of Edgar Wright on the 15th Anniversary of ‘Shaun of the Dead’

A mashup of zombie horror and romantic comedy, a video-game-style depiction of millennial culture before it was called millennial culture, a post-apocalyptic dystopian thriller seen through the eyes of some Gen-X’ers, and more. These concepts all sprung from the mind of filmmaker Edgar Wright, whose features over the last 15 years have managed to all feel daring and strikingly original even as he wears his references on his metaphorical sleeves. Wright’s first major feature film, Shaun of ...
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‘Little’ Producer Will Packer Calls For Hollywood to Hire More Black Female Directors

“Little,” an upcoming comedy from Universal Pictures, stars Regina Hall — and her mini-me Marsai Martin — as an unwavering executive force in the tech industry. The movie puts the spotlight on powerful black women both in front of and behind the camera. Before the world premiere Monday night, producer Will Packer sang the praises […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Regina Hall, Universal Pictures, Will Packer, Issa Rae, Marsai Martin, Tina Gordon Chism

Try to Get Home Safe With the New Poster for Blumhouse’s Ma

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Try to get home safe with the new poster for Blumhouse’s Ma Blumhouse and Universal Pictures have released a brand new poster for their upcoming horror-thriller Ma, giving us a glimpse of the horrible things that the titular antagonist can do to your kids. Starring Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer, you can check out the full poster below. (via IMP Awards) PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAu...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Juliette Lewis, Ohio, ANN, Maggie, Taylor, Jason Blum, Universal Pictures, Octavia Spencer, Spencer, Ma, Osage County, Blumhouse, Blum, Missi Pyle

Universal CinemaCon 2019 Footage Reaction: Hobbs & Shaw, Cats, Secret Life of Pets 2, Yesterday, Last Christmas and More

On the April 3, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss all the footage and trailers they saw during the Universal Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019 . Footage screened includes Hobbs & Shaw, Cats, The Secret Life of Pets 2, Yesterday and more. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Podcasts , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if...
Tags: Movies, Hobbs, Universal, Las Vegas, Universal Pictures, Peter, Ben, Ben Pearson, Cinemacon, Peter Sciretta, Secret Life of Pets, Footage Reaction, Featured Stories Sidebar, Film Daily Podcast, Sam Hume, Best Food Tech

Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham Rev Up CinemaCon With ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Trailer

An annual convention of movie theater owners got a jolt of adrenaline on Wednesday morning, as Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham touched down in Las Vegas to greet CinemaCon 2019. Surprise guests at the morning Universal Pictures presentation, the men brought an action-packed first trailer for “Hobbs & Shaw,” a spinoff from the “Fast and […]
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‘Green Book’ Crosses $300 Million at Worldwide Box Office

“Green Book” has driven past the $300 million mark at the worldwide box office, thanks to its best picture Academy Award win and a stellar performance in China. The road-trip drama from Universal Pictures has grossed $84.5 million domestically and $219.6 million internationally in 62 markets via Amblin and Lionsgate, bringing its estimated worldwide haul […]
Tags: News, Lionsgate, China, Box Office, Universal Pictures, Worldwide Box Office, Amblin, Green Book

Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth Join Sam Mendes World War I Drama ‘1917’

Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, and Richard Madden have joined Sam Mendes’ World War I drama “1917.” DreamWorks Pictures and Universal Pictures announced Thursday that “1917” will start shooting on April 1 on location in England and Scotland. Daniel Mays, Adrian Scarborough, Jamie Parker, Nabhaan Rizwan and Claire Duburcq have also been […]
Tags: England, Benedict Cumberbatch, News, Scotland, Sam Mendes, Colin Firth, Universal Pictures, Richard Madden, DreamWorks Pictures, 1917, Claire Duburcq, Benedict Cumberbatch Colin Firth Join Sam Mendes

Many power players from HBO, Turner, and Warner Bros. have been ousted or resigned since AT&T bought their parent company

All of Time Warner's top executives have left the company since AT&T bought it last year. They include HBO's Richard Plepler, who unexpectedly resigned last month, and Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, who stepped down last week following a report that alleged he had a sexual relationship with an actress, and promised to help her get roles. After AT&T bought Time Warner last year for a massive $85 billion, taking control of Time Warner's many assets including Warner Bros. and HBO in a deal t...
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Entertainment One, Universal to Partner on Home Entertainment

Entertainment One and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment have signed a multi-year, multi-territory distribution agreement. UPHE will serve as the home entertainment distributor of eOne’s offerings across both physical and digital formats. The pact covers film, television, and select family content and includes all sales, marketing, and distribution, spanning the U.S., Canada, U.K., Germany, Spain, Australia, […]
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IFC Films Debuts Full Trailer For Mary Magdalene

IFC Films debuts full trailer for Mary Magdalene A week after acquiring the rights to the biblical drama Mary Magdalene starring Rooney Mara (A Ghost Story) and Joaquin Phoenix (Joker), IFC Films has released a new trailer for the epic which can be viewed in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { va...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Trailer, Jerusalem, Ifc, Harvey Weinstein, Jesus, Regina Hall, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joaquin Phoenix, Ifc Films, Rooney Mara, Universal Pictures, Mary, Mary Magdalene, Helen Edmundson

John Malveaux: Michael Abels on Delivering a Frightfully Good Score

Michael Abels (Todd Robinson/Billboard) John Malveaux of   writes: Composer Michael Abels discusses the music in the movie US   Billboard Michael Abels on Delivering a Frightfully Good Score for Jordan Peele's Horror Flick 'Us' 3/22/2019 by Paula Parisi “Visit your local record shop to find out how you can be part of Hands Across ...
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