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Jurassic World: Dominion Adds Campbell Scott As Dodgson

Jurassic World: Dominion Adds Campbell Scott As Dodgson

Credit Universal[/caption]Maybe Dodgson will end up being the big bad of the film Maybe he is who Wong's Henry Wu answers to He has seemed extra shady in the last two Jurassic World films, so that would make sense I do wish these films had less thematically in common with the original trilogy, hopefully, that[...]

Hateful Eight: Proposed iPhone Release Irks Quentin Tarantino

Hateful Eight: Proposed iPhone Release Irks Quentin Tarantino

Universal Studios’ exec Jeff Shell done more than his share of ruffling feathers within the entertainment industry Following the release of the animated feature Trolls: World Tour straight to VOD, Shell suggested the practice to bypass or simultaneous releases with movie theaters could soon become the norm even after the quarantine Universal recently followed through[...]

Twister Reboot, Or Reimagining, Is On The Way At Universal

Twister Reboot, Or Reimagining, Is On The Way At Universal

No, this will be as a reboot/reimagining over at Universal Top Gun: Maverick director Joseph Kosinski is circling the project, with Hollywood mega-producer Frank Marshall executive producing and the team meeting with writers The original 1996 film was a huge summer hit, grossing over $490 million worldwide That film was directed by Jan De Bont,[...]

Mondo Dropping New Francesco Francavilla Invisible Man Poster Tomorrow

Mondo Dropping New Francesco Francavilla Invisible Man Poster Tomorrow

The film was released on home video this week and we're super excited to have partnered with our friends at Universal and Blumhouse on a new poster for this excellent adaptation of one of Universal's classic monsters ""Continuing the celebration of this horror stalwart, we also have a new enamel pin for THE INVISIBLE MAN[...]

Mondo Music Release of the Week: The Emma Soundtrack

Mondo Music Release of the Week: The Emma Soundtrack

Mondo releases new vinyl special editions every single Wednesday. They are the ultimate edition of whatever they put out, featuring extensive liner notes, brand-new commissioned artwork, and always have a limited-edition size. The vinyl itself is usually colored or a photo disc, as well. Basically, it's like the Criterion Collection of movie and gaming soundtracks. […]

“Back to the Future”: Stars Christopher Lloyd, Michael J. Fox Reunite for Charity

Back to the Future Cast Reunites for Josh Gad's Reunited Apart

Image courtesy of Universal Pictures[/caption] Back to the Future Crew Appearance Rounding out the reunion was the crew with screenwriter Bob Gale, co-writer/director Robert Zemeckis, composer Alan Silvestri, and rocker Huey Lewis While Silvestri composed the score for the trilogy, Lewis was the primary artist on the 1985 film soundtrack with hits like "The Power of Love"[...]

Director M. Night Shyamalan at the Fox Winter TCA 2015 All-Star Party at the Langham Huntington Hotel, Pasadena. Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com

M. Night Shyamalan Casts Five In New Secret Film For Universal

Shyamalan will, of course, write, produce, and direct the film, and Universal Pictures will release it That is all that anyone knows at this point, and with the shutdowns still in place, they don't even know when it will begin shooting The news was reported by Variety.[caption id="attachment_1204373" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Director M[...]

The Trolls World Tour final one sheet poster.

Theater Owners Are Pretty Mad About Trolls World Tour

After first announcing that they were moving up the release date, Universal pivoted when theaters started closing Instead of delaying the film for release when things calmed down, they would release the film to VOD streaming the same weekend it was scheduled to release in theaters The film has done very well, according to Universal[...]

LEGO and Universal have entered a new partnership.

LEGO And Universal Pictures Enter New Five Year Film Agreeement

LEGO and Universal Pictures have signed a new agreement to bring properties to the big screen The new five-year deal will see the companies partner to bring Universal franchises to screens in brick form while continuing to expand the buildable brick IP as a Hollywood powerhouse To date, with Warner Bros as a partner, two[...]

Crave Has Been Picked Up By Universal Ahead of its Publication Date April 7th

Universal Purchases Rights to YA Vampire Novel Crave

Universal has purchased the film rights to YA vampire novel Crave by author Tracy Wolff The book is actually not being published until tomorrow, April 7th Universal apparently didn't want to wait and announced the deal today The purchase was first reported by Deadline Tracy Wolff has written over 60 novels Crave is her latest,[...]

Hobbs & Shaw

Madame M from "Hobbs & Shaw" Might Appear in Other "Fast" Movies

She went on to say that there are plans to bring this character back. Their point was, “We just want to see her so she can expand in this world, whether it’s Hobbs and Shaw, Fast or whatever.” [Universal Filmed Entertainment Group chairman] Donna Langley was a big part of it, too She was so willing to make it[...]

'Trolls World Tour': Watch the Final Trailer Now!

Theater Owners to Universal On Trolls VOD Release "We Won't Forget"

Universal Pictures was the first studio to decide to release certain films onto VOD streaming services early because of the Coronavirus pandemic Three of their March theatrical releases- Emma, The Invisible Man, and The Hunt were all released this morning to streaming services Universal Pictures also announced shocking news: they were breaking the theatrical window[...]

"Cats" Review: A Bad Musical Adapted Into a Worse Movie

Does Another Version of "Cats" Exist?

Cats, the biggest disaster of a film to come out of 2019 (if not in the past decade), has become somewhat of a weird fascination of mine. Since seeing the movie with my sister last Christmas, we haven't stopped talking about the horrors of the film. Dame Judi Dench's human hand. CGI where the actor's […]


Universal’s Back into “The Hunt”, New Trailer, Poster

"The Hunt" Review: A Bloody Mess, Sure to Be Misunderstood

Already pushed back because of controversy over the El Paso mass shootings in 2019, the movie is supposed to be about a group of "deplorables" (the word they use in the script) brought to a secluded area to be hunted by ultra-rich liberals.[caption id="attachment_1160260" align="aligncenter" width="632"] Universal Pictures[/caption]Huh So, that's an interesting take on "The[...]

“Saturday Night Live”: Daniel Craig’s Awkward Bond-Related Promo

"Saturday Night Live": Daniel Craig's Awkward Bond-Related Promo

The promo he shot came just before MGM, Universal, and Eon Productions announced the delay of his latest film No Time to Die to November due to coronavirus concerns globally The studios originally scheduled the film’s release for April 10th.[caption id="attachment_1173400" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Saturday Night Live / NBC Universal[/caption] "SNL": The Set-Up... Marking the last time Craig[...]

Universal to Make "4 Kids Walk Into A Bank" Movie?

Universal to Make "4 Kids Walk Into A Bank" Movie?

pic.twitter.com/LghZx10I8m — Matthew Rosenberg (@AshcanPress) May 14, 2019Not until we got the word that Universal employees were ordering copies en masse from online sellers. Was this for research from executives wanting to be in the know, and maybe decorate their offices with copies? Was this from interns wanting to turn a quick buck before the news gets[...]

“Quantum Leap”: Jeff Bader Says NBCU Might Revive Series for Peacock [TCA 2020]

"Quantum Leap": Scott Bakula Speculates What Series Reboot Would Look Like

The NCIS: New Orleans star appeared February 13 on The Talk to talk about the possibility.[caption id="attachment_1146126" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] NBC Universal[/caption]Host Sheryl Underwood asked the actor about revisiting the show in 2020:https://youtu.be/vDjT_m474v8 “I don’t know, I don’t know, but I know the fans would love to have a reboot.” What would the 2020 version look like?[...]

“Kung Fu” Film Remake with David Leitch Directing for Universal

"Kung Fu" Film Remake with David Leitch Directing for Universal

Universal Pictures now trusts him with the film remake of the 1972 television series Kung Fu, according to Deadline Hollywood.[caption id="attachment_1150224" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Warner Bros[/caption] "Kung Fu" 1972 Plot Created by Ed Spielman and Herman Miller, the Warner Bros television series for ABC starred David Carradine.  Kwai Chang Caine (Carradine) is a martial artist who flees China[...]

Robert Kirkman, Skybound Bring Dracula's Henchman 'Renfield' to the Big Screen

Robert Kirkman, Skybound Bring Dracula's Henchman 'Renfield' to the Big Screen

Robert Kirkman and his company Skybound Productions will help produce a new film for Universal titled Renfield Renfield is Dracula's assistant, and the film is based on a pitch made by Kirkman Dexter Fletcher will helm the project, coming off vast success with Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman He took over the Queen biopic after the[...]