Tagged With: Universal

Headline News Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Wins Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature

Disney’s Frozen beats DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods and Universal’s Despicable Me 2 for the award for Best Animated Feature Film at the 71st Golden Globes awards ceremony.

Headline News 'Despicable Me 2' Exceeds Industry Records

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 shatters industry records in home entertainment debut, bringing in $80 million in its first week; Blu-ray And DVD outsells all animated titles released in the past three years and marks the highest sales ever for any animated blu-ray title in its opening week.

Headline News 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial' on Blu-Ray October 9

“E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial”, Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg’s magical adventure, celebrates its 30th Anniversary with its first-ever release on Blu-ray October 9, 2012.

Headline News Illumination and Universal to Adapt 'Clifford the Big Red Dog'

Illumination Entertainment, the company behind the recent family hit Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, and Universal are teaming up to bring Clifford the Big Red Dog to the big screen.

Headline News Universal Employs Aspera faspex for Post Production

Aspera announced that Universal Pictures has deployed the Aspera faspex solution to send, receive and share large media files internationally between production facilities and post-production houses.

Headline News Universal to Debut New Logo in Front of 'The Lorax'

As part of Universal Pictures' yearlong Centennial celebration, the studio will reveal an updated animated logo in honor of its 100th anniversary. The new animated logo will make its debut with Universal and Illumination Entertainment's 3D-CG feature “Dr. Seuss' The Lorax,” which is being released in theaters nationwide on March 2, and it will be used on all film releases going forward.

Headline News Universal Celebrates 100 Years

Universal will mark its 100th anniversary in 2012, and will commemorate its centennial with a yearlong celebration including major film restorations, a new logo unveiling, home entertainment offerings, theme park celebrations, signature events and a sweeping social media campaign.

Headline News Wizarding World of Harry Potter Coming to Universal Hollywood

Universal Studios and Warner Bros. are partnering again to bring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction to Universal Hollywood, reports Variety.

Headline News Crime of the Century Nabs Portal Director, Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures has bought FAST 5 writer Chris Morgan's pitch CRIME OF THE CENTURY and attached Dan Trachtenberg (PORTAL: NO ESCAPE) to direct, reports Deadline.com.

Headline News Universal Scraps Tower Heist PVOD Plan

Following theatrical exhibitors declaring they wouldn't screen TOWER HEIST, Universal has decided to scrap its plan to release the film on VOD three weeks after release, reports Variety.

Headline News Universal to Release Scorpion King 3 in January

A once-powerful warrior king takes on a new life as an assassin for hire in the DVD Original The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption, available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download January 17, 2012.

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