ALEX KURTZMAN

Universal Is Taking The Marvel Universe Approach With Its Classic Monsters Reboot

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Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan have been picked to oversee Universal's reboots of Dracula, Frankenstein, the Mummy and more.

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Marky Mark Wahlberg May Be The Next ‘Six Million Dollar Man’

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Universal is hoping he can take a break from thinking up ways he would've stopped 9/11 to star as the next Steve Austin.

dakota johnson

Happy Birthday To Christian Grey, Here’s The First Still From ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’

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Today is Christian Grey's birthday in the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' series, so what better time to reveal the first still from the film?

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Universal Bumped Up The Release Of ‘Lucy,’ Scarlett Johansson’s Crazy Crank Movie

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Either because 'Hercules' looks weak or 'Guardians of the Galaxy' will be so dominant, Universal went ahead and pushed 'Lucy' up two weeks.

JASON MOORE

Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Are Teaming Up Again For ‘The Nest’

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For the first time since 2008's 'Baby Mama,' Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are teaming up to star in Universal's 'The Nest.'

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In The Least Shocking News Of 2014, ‘Ride Along 2′ Gets The Green Light

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After 'Ride Along' made $117 million in five weeks, Universal has already greenlit 'Ride Along 2' with Kevin Hart and Ice Cube.

JAMES DEMONACO

This New Couple Is Sh*t Out Of Luck In ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ Trailer

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Writer and director James DeMonaco is back with 'The Purge: Anarchy,' which takes the night of murder outdoors this time.

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Justin Bieber Will Not Replace Paul Walker In ‘Fast And Furious 7′

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Despite some very strange and poorly-timed rumors, Universal denies that Justin Bieber will replace Paul Walker in 'Fast and Furious 7.'

#COMEDY CENTRAL

Judd Apatow Is Teaming With Key & Peele For The Movie That ‘America Desperately Needs’

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Judd Apatow’s directorial efforts may be few and far between these days, but the guy still has an eye for talent like a St.

Farrelly Brothers

Here’s The First Picture From The Set Of ‘Dumb And Dumber To’

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Back in June, Vince brought us the news that after Warner Bros.

CHADWICK BOSEMAN

Universal's James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' Has A Release Date

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Director Tate Taylor’s follow-up to his 2011 Oscar-nominated adaptation of The Help will be of the biopic variety, as he’s going to take on the Godfather of Soul in Universal Pictures’ Get On Up.

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‘Groundhog Day’ If It Were British And Starred Rachel McAdams? It’s ‘About Time’!

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In 'About Time', Domhnall Gleeson learns he's inherited the ability to time travel. He uses this power to woo Rachel McAdams because of course.

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

Gus Van Sant Shot A Test Scene For ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ With Alex Pettyfer

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Thanks to his already strong relationship with Focus Features, director Gus Van Sant may be the man for the job of directing the big screen adaptation of E.

DANNY DEVITO

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘Twins’ Sequel Is Still Happening, Has Writers Now

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The film Twins was released in 1988, when stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito were 41- and 44-years old, respectively.

ADAM BERG

Universal remaking Videodrome with commercial director, Transformers writer

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Last we checked in on David Cronenberg – or Bronenberg, as I call him at our weekly poker games – he was <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/08/david-cronenberg-on-dark-knight-its-still-batman-running-around-in-a-stupid-cape">taking a big, stinky dump</a> on Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy and the people who love those movies because we’re stupid for liking comic books, or something to that effect.

50 SHADES OF GREY

The 'Social Network' Guys Will Handle The 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Trilogy

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Last we checked in on the Fifty Shades of Grey book trilogy, author Erika Leonard – AKA E.

AMANDA SILVER

'Jurassic Park 4' Is Suddenly A Top Priority

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Universal Pictures is fast-tracking Jurassic Park 4, presumably because a friend of Steven Spielberg’s just woke from an 11-year coma and shouted: “What happens next.

JENNIFER COOLIDGE

Great Moments In Movie Marketing: American Reunion goes MILF Hunting

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With American Reunion set to be released on April 6, it’s only standard that Universal Pictures would amp up the promotional campaigns to try to milk every last drop out of the franchise’s prostate.


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