Universal Pictures

Perhaps you shouldn’t count your chickens before the eggs hatch as it appears Universal Pictures is about to learn. Universal has been all hot and bothered to launch a cinematic universe for some time now. Before the launch of The Mummy the studio officially announced the stars attached to various Dark Universe projects as well… read more


The hit Broadway musical Wicked is finally headed to the big screen. After years of development talk, it seems that Wicked is finally moving full steam ahead to hit movie theaters. Stephen Daldry has signed on to direct the film which will release on December 20, 2019. No word yet on if any of the… read more


Universal has been killing it this year, and thanks to Minions even more records have fallen. With $321.9M from the domestic box office, and $682M in foreign sales, Minions has become the third highest grossing animated film of all time with $1B in ticket sales. This also marks the third film this year for Universal… read more


Universal Pictures has set a new record year for a Hollywood studio and it’s only August. Apparently Universal Pictures can now take the rest of the year off as it has now taken in more money than any other studio ever has in a calendar year. The previous record holder was 20th Century Fox in… read more

Universal Pictures is having a heck of a year, and it’s one that will be remembered for some time to come by the record books. While a lot of press is thrown at Disney and its success with it’s sub-labels such as Pixar and Marvel, Universal Pictures has been quietly killing it this year. Without… read more

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Fans of the Fast & Furious series will not see Paul Walker’s character killed off in the next film, instead he will be “retired.” Unnamed sources speaking with The Hollywood Reporter are saying that director James Wan, writer Chris Morgan and Jeffrey Kirschenbaum, Universal’s lead executive on the Fast films, have gone over all the… read more

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As far as Universal is concerned, 47 Ronin was a box office bomb before it was even released. 47 Ronin is not doing well at the domestic or foreign box office, but Universal shareholders don’t have to worry about a $175 million dollar loss showing up in one giant lump sum on the balance sheet.… read more


Arnold Schwarzenegger is going to return to the role of Conan in The Legend of Conan. At the end of Conan the Barbarian (1982) and Conan the Destroyer (1984) there were pre-credit scenes that showed an older, wiser Conan sitting on a throne with voice overs that said that was a tale for another day.… read more

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From the realm of “absolutely no surprise”, Universal Pictures has announced a release date for the sixth film in The Fast and the Furious series, confirming that the film is indeed on the horizon. Universal Pictures announced this weekend that we can expect a sixth film in the car-centric series to speed into theaters on May… read more

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