Twentieth Century Fox's YA adaptation ‘The Maze Runner’ opens to $32.5 million at the North American box office; James Gunn’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ passes up fellow Marvel title ‘Iron Man 2’ with a worldwide haul of $632.2 million.
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Seth MacFarlane, Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital have been sued for alleged copyright infringement for their hit comedy ‘Ted.’
Toppling Sony’s ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ from the top spot at the box office, Universal’s ‘Neighbors’ sees a $51.1 million domestic debut over Mother's Day weekend -- the number four three-day opening of all time for an R-rated comedy.
Universal dates Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 3 for June 30, 2017, the first title to land on that date.
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.
Japanese sword and sorcery film cost a reported $175 million, but is heading towards a $17-$20 million opening over the five-day Christmas holiday period.
To help promote its upcoming release, Universal Pictures taps creative company DSF to create an animated short film, 47 Ronin: The Samurai Spirit.
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.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announces nominations for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards.
Super villains, fast cars, and magic nannies all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
VFX Producer Sophie Orde joins Framestore’s film department, where she has been hired to run the production for Universal’s ‘Dracula Untold.’
Nickelodeon announces the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 7-8.
Mind Candy confirms Moshi Monsters The Movie, the first ever Moshi Monster movie, set for a UK and Ireland release December 20.
Springfield, hometown to America’s favorite animated family, The Simpsons, comes to life at Universal Orlando Resort this summer.
The highly anticipated 3D-CG feature follow-up to the 2010 hit will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX 3D format and released in select IMAX theatres internationally beginning on June 20.
The sixth installment of the frightening “Child’s Play” thriller franchise, “Curse of Chucky,” begins principal photography in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, on September 5, 2012.
“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.
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.
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.
The Easter Bunny’s hare apparent leaves his ancestral home on Easter Island to pursue pop superstardom in the hilarious comedy HOP, coming to Blu-ray™ and DVD on March 23, 2012.
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.
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.
Universal Studios and Warner Bros. are partnering again to bring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction to Universal Hollywood, reports Variety.