Universal Pictures


Universal Sets New Release Dates for Nobody and Last Night in Soho

Universal Sets New Release Dates for Nobody and Last Night in Soho

Credit: Universal Pictures | Thomasin McKenzie stars as Ellie in Edgar Wright’s LAST NIGHT IN SOHO, a Focus Features release Credit: Parisa Taghizadeh / Focus Features[/caption]The release date change for Nobody is probably the strangest of this bunch The trailer was hailed as "John Wick with an old guy," and people thought it looked pretty[...]

Freaky Blu-ray Details: Deleted Scenes Commentaries &#038 More

Freaky Blu-ray Details: Deleted Scenes, Commentaries, & More

Freaky hits Blu-ray on February 9th, after hitting digital services on January 26th. The disc details are now out, and we now know that there will be three deleted scenes, a few different featurettes on the making of the film, and a commentary with director Christopher Landon. Commentaries are not always included on disc anymore, […]

New Michael Myers Halloween Kills Image Emerges From The Flames

New Michael Myers Halloween Kills Image Emerges From The Flames

Image Courtesy of Universal Pictures.[/caption] Halloween Kills More Aggressive, Looking At The Culture Around Fear "It's one thing to be afraid of the Bogey Man, to have someone who might be in the closet, under the bed, creeping around your house But what we wanted to explore next was confusion, misinformation, and paranoia What happens when fear[...]

Wonder Woman 1984 Continues to Fall at the Domestic Box Office

Wonder Woman 1984 Continues to Fall at the Domestic Box Office

Wonder Woman 1984 continues to either prove that the HBO Max hybrid release model is not going to work at all or that people are being smart and staying away from movie theaters because there is a pandemic. Either way, things are not going well for one member of the DC Holy Trinity at the […]

F9 Star Vin Diesel Remains Committed to the Theatrical Experience

F9 Star Vin Diesel Remains Committed to the Theatrical Experience

Universal Pictures were the ones who saw the writing on the wall and delayed all of their movies a year right out of the gate and then released Trolls World Tour on VOD to the anger of theater owners They have now worked out a deal with AMC and Cinemark to shorten the theatrical window[...]

New Michael Myers Halloween Kills Pic &#038 Details Revealed

New Michael Myers Halloween Kills Pic & Details Revealed

Image Courtesy of Universal Pictures[/caption] Halloween Kills More Aggressive, Looking At The Culture Around Fear “It’s one thing to be afraid of the Bogey Man, to have someone who might be in the closet, under the bed, creeping around your house But what we wanted to explore next was confusion, misinformation, and paranoia[...]

Wonder Woman 1984 Snags $5.5M in its 2nd Weekend Soul Soars in China

Wonder Woman 1984 Snags $5.5M in its 2nd Weekend, Soul Soars in China

It's a little weird to be writing about the box office again, and while things are in no way returning to normal anytime soon, it does feel a bit like the pure hell that was 2020 is at least a little behind us. Wonder Woman 1984 continues to have the more interesting box office to […]

Merchandise Helped Close the Theatrical Window on Trolls World Tour

Merchandise Helped Close the Theatrical Window on Trolls World Tour

Universal Pictures is the winner of the pandemic when it comes to making good business decisions They were ahead of the pack when they decided to delay F9 by a full year instead of a couple of months They also decided to move all of their then in theaters movies to VOD, but the big[...]

The Decision to Delay F9 a Year Really Upset Theaters

The Decision to Delay F9 a Year Really Upset Theaters

When Universal Pictures came out and decided to delay the release of the scheduled for May release of F9, no one was surprised However, what did surprise people was the decision to delay the movie a full year to April 2021 At the time, it seemed like Universal was overreacting as everyone thought things would[...]

The Boss Baby: Family Business Delayed from March to September 2021

The Boss Baby: Family Business Delayed from March to September 2021

Universal Pictures might be at the top of the list in terms of studios that have been playing it safe during the COVID-19 pandemic While many studios delayed their major blockbusters to the late summer or fall at the beginning of the pandemic, Universal delayed everything a year right out of the gate It ended[...]

Universal Releases the Poster and Announces the Cast for Sing 2

Universal Releases the Poster and Announces the Cast for Sing 2

Credit: Illumination/Universal Pictures[/caption]Buster (Oscar® winner Matthew McConaughey) and his cast have turned the New Moon Theater into a local hit, but Buster has his eyes on a bigger prize: Debuting a new show at the Crystal Tower Theater in glamorous Redshore City. But with no connections, Buster and his cast—including harried mother pig Rosita (Oscar® winner Reese Witherspoon),[...]

The Russo Bros. Will Direct Millie Bobby Brown In The Electric State

The Russo Bros. Will Direct Millie Bobby Brown In The Electric State

The Russo Bros. next trip behind the camera is set. The duo will direct Millie Bobby Brown in the film The Electric State for Universal, who won the bidding rights for the project. Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, who have written basically everyone's favorite MCU entries, will handle the script. The plan is for The […]

The Green Hornet and Kato: David Koepp to Script for Universal Film

The Green Hornet and Kato: David Koepp to Script for Universal Film

Universal Pictures looks to tap David Koepp to pen the latest live-action film adaptation of the popular serial in The Green Hornet and Kato The franchise was last adapted to film in 2011 in The Green Hornet, directed by Michel Gondry with Seth Rogan in the title role and Jay Chou as his partner Kato[...]

James Wan Brings In Overlords Julius Avery For Van Helsing Film

James Wan Brings In Overlord's Julius Avery For Van Helsing Film

Credit: Universal Pictures[/caption] Van Helsing Is In Great Hands Watch Overlord If You Haven't They really screwed up with that first Van Helsing film, making it basically a superhero film What they always needed to do with the character is to hire a quirky, smart-aleck person to handle the monster hunter Think the Robert Downey Jr[...]

Liam Neeson Thriller Honest Thief Hits Blu-ray &#038 Digital This Month

Liam Neeson Thriller Honest Thief Hits Blu-ray & Digital This Month

Global action hero Liam Neeson (Taken franchise, Batman Begins) stars as a notorious bank robber who turns himself in only to be double-crossed by a pair of corrupt FBI agents in the gripping thriller Honest Thief, available to own on Digital December 8, 2020, and on Blu-ray™, DVD, and On-Demand December 29, 2020, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment[...]

Freaky Officially Hits VOD Streaming Services On December 4th

Freaky Officially Hits VOD Streaming Services On December 4th

Freaky has topped the box office the last two weekends, even with it being such an anemic time in theaters. Blumhouse and Universal want as many eyeballs on this film as they can get, though, and after teasing it a week or so ago, we now know that Freaky will indeed hit VOD streaming services […]

Universal Monsters Film From Lord &#038 Miller Tatum Coming&#8230Which One

Universal Monsters Film From Lord & Miller, Tatum Coming…Which One?

An unnamed Universal Monsters film is coming from Phil Lord and Chris Miller. The duo will produce the film, which will also star Channing Tatum, reuniting the creative team that brought us two better-than-they-had-any-business-being 21 Jump Street films. The curious thing here: they aren't saying which of the Universal Monsters it is. This is being […]

Universal and Cinemark Strike a Deal to Shrink the Theatrical Window

Universal and Cinemark Strike a Deal to Shrink the Theatrical Window

When the pandemic first started, Universal Pictures opted to release Trolls World Tour on PVOD AMC Theatres was not happy about this and threatened not to show Universal movies anymore At the end of July, when it became apparent that COVID-19 was not going to be a thing that went away quickly, AMC and Universal[...]

Next Judd Apatow Film Heads To Netflix Will Be Pandemic Comedy

Next Judd Apatow Film Heads To Netflix, Will Be Pandemic Comedy

Judd Apatow is the latest big name to take his next project to Netflix. The writer/director's next untitled film will debut on the streamer, breaking away from Universal, which has released all of his live-action films since his debut with The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Apatow co-wrote the film with Pam Brady, a longtime South Park writer. […]

The Scorpion King Will Live Again With Franchise Reboot

The Scorpion King Will Live Again With Franchise Reboot

It another unexpected announcement of a franchise revival; it looks like we'll be getting more of The Scorpion King!It was just announced today through Deadline that Universal Pictures, along with Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia's Seven Buck Productions, is interested in relaunching The Scorpion King title and has locked down Jonathan Herman to write the[...]