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‘The Boss Baby: Family Business’ Trailer: The Boss Baby is All Grown Up, But Not for Long

Just when you thought you were safe from The Boss Baby, his pudgy little arms reach out and pull you back in. A sequel to the hit, Oscar-nominated Dreamworks Animation movie is coming to theaters next spring (fingers crossed!), and the first trailer has just arrived, letting us know that whatever drugs the franchise’s writers are on must be out of this world. The Boss Baby: Family Business finds the Templeton brothers Tim and Ted (James Marsden and Alec Baldwin) all grown up and estranged from ...
Tags: Movies, Ted, Animation, Sequels, Dreamworks, Dreamworks Animation, Universal, Movie Trailers, Alec Baldwin, Universal Pictures, Tim, Tina, Templeton, Tabitha, Tom McGrath, Family Films

The Boss Baby: Family Business Trailer: Playtime Is Over

The Boss Baby: Family Business Trailer: Playtime Is Over Universal Pictures has released the official trailer for The Boss Baby: Family Business, the highly-anticipated animated sequel arriving in theaters on March 26, 2021, from DreamWorks Animation. You can check out the trailer now in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; ...
Tags: Video, Movies, Ted, Netflix, Dreamworks, Dreamworks Animation, North America, Alec Baldwin, Universal Pictures, Tim, James Marsden, Jeff Goldblum, Middle, Tina, Templeton, Simon Kinberg

Nearly 700 Movie Theaters Closed Over the Weekend, Making for a Dispiriting Pre-Thanksgiving Box Office Haul

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to get worse in the United States, many states are tightening restrictions on non-essential businesses and gatherings of people. That may not stop the plethora of idiots who are still forcing their Thanksgiving plans into existence despite the irresponsibility of it all, but it did result in the shutdown of nearly 700 theaters this past weekend, making for a poor showing at the box office on a weekend that is typically full of huge blockbusters. In their...
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Universal Sets Freaky’s PVOD Release for December!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Universal Sets Freaky’s PVOD Release for December! After scoring rave reviews from critics and audiences and leading a sluggish box office for the past two weeks, Universal Pictures has revealed that Christopher Landon’s horror-comedy Freaky is coming to PVOD platforms beginning December 4! RELATED: Freaky Review: A Bloody & Hilarious, If Mildly Underwhelming, Ride PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; ...
Tags: Movies, Jason Blum, Elisabeth Moss, Booker, Universal Pictures, Joshua, Vince Vaughn, Millie, Blumhouse, Nyla, Michael Kennedy, Couper Samuelson, Christopher Landon, Kathryn Newton, Jeanette Volturno, Misha Osherovich

Waxwork Records Reveals The Mummy Spinature Figure!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Waxwork Records reveals The Mummy Spinature figure! To celebrate the birthday of the late genre icon, Waxwork Records has revealed the latest figure to come from its Spinature figure line with Karloff’s iteration of Universal Pictures’ classic monster The Mummy. The figure, which is now available for pre-order, can be viewed below! RELATED: Waxwork Unveils Bride of Frankenstein Vinyl & Spinature Figure! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptS...
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Universal Pushes Simon Kinberg’s The 355 Back a Year

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Universal pushes Simon Kinberg’s The 355 back a year With theaters still shut down around the globe and new spikes in cases being reported, Universal Pictures has elected to push back the release of Simon Kinberg’s ensemble spy thriller The 355 a full year from its original January 2021 release to January 14, 2022. RELATED: New The 355 Teaser Introduces the History Behind the Team’s Name PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.g...
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‘The Croods: A New Age’ Review: An Unremarkable Sequel Best Viewed from the Safety of VOD

2020 has been a year of incalculable oddities, and somewhere fairly high up on the list has to be the very existence of The Croods: A New Age . It’s been nearly eight years since the arrival of the first Croods film, which made a decent enough splash at the box office (primarily internationally) to spawn this long-gestating follow-up. But unlike the other DreamWorks Animation release from 2020, Trolls World Tour , you won’t be able to rent A New Age on VOD instantly. No, if you and...
Tags: Movies, Features, Movie Reviews, Animation, Sequels, Emma Stone, Dreamworks Animation, Pixar Animation Studios, Leslie Mann, Cage, Universal Pictures, Sanders, Kung Fu Panda, Chris Sanders, DWA, Peter Dinklage

Channing Tatum Is Set to Star in a Monster Movie Produced by His Former 21 Jump Street Directors, Lord and Miller

Cue “The Boys are Back in Town.” Channing Tatum is reuniting with his very funny former directors on 21 Jump Street, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, for another film. A monster movie. Read more...
Tags: Science, Channing Tatum, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Monsters, Universal Pictures, Miller, Dark Universe, Universalmonsters

Lord, Miller & Tatum Reunite for Universal’s Untitled Monster Project

Lord, Miller & Tatum reunite for Universal’s untitled monster project It’s been six years since we last saw Channing Tatum, Phil Lord and Chris Miller properly team up for both The LEGO Movie and 22 Jump Street and now the trio are reuniting for an untitled monster thriller at Universal Pictures, according to Deadline. RELATED: Lord, Miller, Morales & Fiallo Team for Miami-Set Comedy at Universal PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlon...
Tags: Movies, Natalie Morales, Elizabeth Banks, Miami, Universal, Chris Miller, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, MGM, Universal Pictures, Miller, Tatum, Karyn Kusama, Gosling, Dexter Fletcher, David Koepp

'Wonder Woman 1984' will stream the same day it hits theaters and could open the door for 'Black Widow' and other tentpole movies to follow

"Wonder Woman 1984" Warner Bros. "Wonder Woman 1984" will begin streaming on HBO Max for a month starting December 25, the same day it hits theaters where they are open. The move could push other studios to embrace streaming for tentpole movies, including Marvel's "Black Widow," as coronavirus cases surge throughout the US. A source familiar with Disney's thinking said that "everything is in consideration" for Disney Plus. Some analysts argue that this is the result of abnormal times, but ...
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A ‘Minions’ Holiday Special is Set to Debut on NBC and Peacock For Your Kids to Watch Ad Nauseam; See the First Images

Nothing screams Christmas like a group of yellow clone things whose vocabulary amounts to several variations on “Banana!” But Illumination is giving us what we want (or rather, what your kids want) this holiday season with a Minions Holiday Special, set to debut on NBC and Peacock late this November. See the Minions Holiday Special first look images below. Minions Holiday Special First Look A half-hour holiday special, featuring four “mini-movie escapades” starring Illumination’s ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Nbc, Minions, Animation, Santa, Universal Pictures, Agnes, Peacock, Family Films, Secret Life of Pets, Illumination, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Illumination Presents Minions Holiday Special

Variety Marketing Visionary Award Winners at Universal Pictures Look Back on a Year of Bold Moves

Over the course of the global pandemic, Universal Pictures was the first studio to bypass theaters and release select films via streaming, strike the only deals with major exhibitors to shorten the theatrical window, and introduce a new hybrid window that straddles theaters and homes. That’s why 2020 will be remembered as a year full […]
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Everything You Need to Know About Universal and Cinemark’s Early VOD Deal

On Monday, Universal Pictures gave theater owners another shove toward the future of moviegoing. The Hollywood studio struck a second deal with a major theater chain, this time Cinemark, to shorten the theatrical window and bring movies more quickly to the home. Under the terms of the agreement, Universal can put new movies on premium […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Amc, Universal, Universal Pictures, Cinemark

Old: M. Night Shyamalan’s Newest Thriller Wraps Filming

M. Night Shyamalan’s Newest Thriller Film Old Wraps Filming Oscar-nominated filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan took to Twitter to reveal that production on his newest thriller film titled Old has finally wrapped in Dominican Republic. It was previously reported that the project will be a film adaptation of Pierre Oscar Levy and Frederik Peeters’ graphic novel Sandcastle. The film is still set for a July 23, 2021 release. Wrapped production on @oldthemovie It was an incredible experience. Bey...
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Universal and Cinemark agree to shorten theatrical window

Universal Pictures has struck another deal with a major theatre chain to shorten the theatrical window from three months to as little as 17 days in an effort to adapt to the new business realities of moviegoing.Universal and Cinemark... [Author: [email protected]]
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Universal Strikes Deal With Cinemark Allowing Movies to Premiere On-Demand Early

Cinemark and Universal Pictures have forged a landmark agreement to bring theatrical movies more quickly to home entertainment. The deal follows a recent and unexpected pact that Universal struck months ago with AMC Theatres, the world’s largest theater chain. That pact gave Universal the option to put new movies on digital rental services after 17 […]
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Universal & Cinemark Theaters Reach Release Window Agreement

Universal Pictures & Cinemark Theaters Reach Release Window Agreement Building on the two companies’ shared commitment to the theatrical experience, while capitalizing on the opportunity to further adapt to changing consumer behavior, particularly in light of the current COVID-19 environment, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, a division of Comcast Corporation, and Cinemark Holdings, Inc. today announced a multi-year agreement under which UFEG films will be exhibited in Cinemark theaters i...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Dreamworks Animation, Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Donna Langley, Cinemark, Comcast Corporation, ComingSoon, Movie News, Mark Zoradi, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Cinemark Holdings Inc, Universal Pictures Focus Features, Peter Levinsohn, UFEG

Judd Apatow Sets First Streamer Feature With Untitled Netflix Comedy

Judd Apatow sets first streamer feature with untitled Netflix comedy After working with Universal Pictures for the past 15 years on his feature directorial work, Judd Apatow (The King of Staten Island) is shaking things up and has set his next untitled comedy feature at Netflix, his first film for a streaming platform, according to Deadline. RELATED: Judd Apatow Developing George Carlin Documentary PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAl...
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Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton’s ‘Freaky’ Rules Over Box Office With $3.7 Million Debut

“Freaky,” a body-swap horror movie from Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions, slashed its box office competition, debuting to $3.7 million over the weekend. In the coronavirus era, when nearly every movie scheduled for theatrical release has been postponed, those ticket sales were easily enough to nab first place on U.S. charts. The film played on […]
Tags: News, Box Office, Universal Pictures, Vince Vaughn, Freaky, Blumhouse Productions, Kathryn Newton

Netflix Buys International Rights to Tom Hanks’ ‘News of the World’

Universal Pictures is selling international distribution rights to the upcoming Tom Hanks and Paul Greengrass film “News of the World” to Netflix. Universal still plans to release the western drama in U.S. theaters on Christmas Day. It’s unclear when the film will be available on Netflix in international territories, but it will likely be in […]
Tags: News, Tom Hanks, Netflix, Paul Greengrass, News Of The World, Universal, Universal Pictures, Netflix Universal

Watch The Croods: A New Age Wildest Wildlife Croodimals Documentary

Watch The Croods: A New Age Wildest Wildlife Croodimals Documentary Peacock Kids has released a new “documentary” for Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods: A New Age, providing an inside look at the upcoming animated sequel. You can check out the video now in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralC...
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Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia’s Seven Bucks Productions Teams With Universal for ‘Scorpion King’ Reboot

Universal Pictures is teaming up with Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia’s Seven Bucks Productions to relaunch “The Scorpion King,” Variety has confirmed. “’The Scorpion King’ was my very first role ever on the silver screen and I’m honored and excited to reimagine and deliver this cool mythology to a whole new generation,” Johnson said in a […]
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Universal & Dwayne Johnson to Produce Scorpion King Reboot

Universal & Dwayne Johnson to produce Scorpion King reboot It’s been 19 years since audiences saw Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson step into the role of Mathayus for his acting debut in The Mummy Returns, followed by getting his first starring role in 2002’s spin-off The Scorpion King, and now he and Universal Pictures are partnering together to produce a reboot of the latter franchise, according to Deadline. RELATED: Dwayne Johnson-Led Black Adam Adds Sarah Shahi to Cast ...
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Chris Pratt to Star in Russo Brothers-Produced Remake of Vietnamese Action-Comedy ‘Saigon Bodyguards’

Chris Pratt will be reuniting with the Russo brothers, who directed the Guardians of the Galaxy star in Avengers: Infinity War, to star in an English-language remake of the Vietnamese action-comedy hit Saigon Bodyguards. Pratt will be starring opposite Wu Jing, the star of the Chinese action franchise phenomenon Wolf Warrior. Deadline reports that Universal Pictures has landed the rights to Saigon Bodyguards, the 2016 Vietnamese action-comedy following two professional bodyguards who acciden...
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Marry Me: Universal Delays Jennifer Lopez & Owen Wilson Rom-Com to May 2021

Marry Me: Universal Delays Jennifer Lopez & Owen Wilson Rom-Com to May 2021 Universal Pictures has pushed back the release date for the upcoming romance comedy Marry Me, starring Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The feature, originally scheduled for February 12, 2021, will now release on May 14, 2021, and will open against Paramount Pictures’ Rumble. Marry Me is taking DreamWorks Animation’s Spirit Untamed slot, which will now release on June 4, 2021. ...
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Saigon Bodyguards: Chris Pratt to Star in English Remake of Vietnamese Action-Comedy Film

Saigon Bodyguards: Chris Pratt to Star in English Remake of Vietnamese Action-Comedy Film According to Deadline, the Russo Brothers is teaming up with Universal Pictures to develop an English remake of Saigon Bodyguards, based on Ken Ochai’s Vietnamese action-comedy film of the same name. Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt and Chinese blockbuster star Wu Jing (Wolf Warrior) have officially signed on for the leading roles in the project. PB = PB || ...
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Chris Pratt, Wu Jing to Star in ‘Saigon Bodyguards’ Remake Produced by Russos

Chris Pratt and Wu Jing (“Wolf Warriors”) will star in Universal Pictures’ remake of “Saigon Bodyguards,” based on the Vietnamese action comedy of the same name. The original 2016 film centered on two professional bodyguards who let their most important asset slip away. Pratt will produce through his Indivisible Productions alongside Anthony and Joe Russo, […]
Tags: News, Chris Pratt, Anthony, Universal Pictures, Saigon, Pratt, Joe Russo, Wu Jing, Saigon Bodyguards, Chris Pratt Wu Jing, Wu Jing Wolf Warriors

Jordan Peele’s Next Horror Film Lands 2022 Release at Universal

Jordan Peele’s next horror film lands 2022 release at Universal After attaching himself as a producer on a number of genre projects on both the big and small screens, Jordan Peele is officially stepping back into the feature director’s chair for a new horror film at Universal Pictures, which the studio has just set for a July 2022 release! RELATED: Jordan Peele Teaming With Universal for People Under the Stairs Remake PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandA...
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AMC is up 80% as movie-theater stocks stocks surge after Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is effective

A view outside AMC 34th Street 14 movie theater during the coronavirus pandemic on May 14, 2020 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images Stocks for AMC Theatres and Cinemark Theatres surged on Monday following optimistic coronavirus vaccine news from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer. AMC shares were up 80% and Cinemark shares were up 40%. Disney shares were also up 10%. It's a rare bit of good news for the movie-theater industry, which has been devastated by the pandemic. Other major cha...
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Jurassic World: Dominion Finally Wraps Production

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jurassic World: Dominion Finally Wraps Production Jurassic World: Dominion director Colin Trevorrow took to Twitter to share a new behind-the-scenes photo which you can check out below, confirming that production on Universal Pictures’ upcoming third installment to the Jurassic World films has finally been completed in the UK after a series of filming setbacks due to the ongoing pandemic. Wrap on Jurassic World Dominion. All my gratitude to our extraordinary crew and cas...
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