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.
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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.
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.
Syfy’s hit series Haven, the #1 original scripted cable entertainment program among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 in its Friday 10-11PM (ET/PT) time period (based on Live +7 data), will return for a third season of 13 new episodes in 2012, it was announced today by Mark Stern, President, Original Content, Syfy, and Co-Head, Original Content, Universal Cable Productions.
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), the commercial and brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, today announced it has acquired the rights to Universal Soldier, the hit movie franchise, rebooting it as a major new global television property.
Season Two of Syfy’s popular series Haven comes to a shattering conclusion on Friday, September 30 at 10PM (ET/PT) when the dead rise up, bringing shocking revelations to Audrey (Emily Rose), Nathan (Lucas Bryant) and Duke (Eric Balfour) and pointing to a coming battle which threatens to split the town forever.
With THE THING remake hitting theaters on Oct. 14, it seems a little late to be getting a co-financing partner, but that's what Universal has done.
Universal is in a turnaround mood. Following its decision to put OUIJA into turnaround, Universal has put the adaptation of Melissa Marr's WICKED LOVELY into turnaround, reports Heat Vision.
Add CLUE to the pile of Hasbro board game-inspired film projects that Universal has dropped, reports Deadline.com. After signing a six-year deal with the game maker in 2008, Universal has also dropped MONOPOLY and MAGIC: THE GATHERING. Universal is still making films from the Hasbro-owner properties BATTLESHIP, STRETCH ARMSTRONG, CANDY LAND and OUIJA.
Having been shut down over at Disney, Robert Zemeckis' Imagemovers has found a new home at Universal, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Warner Bros. is in talks to pick up the right to comic THE RED STAR from Universal in turnaround, reports Heat Vision.
Universal has tapped Blake Masters, the creator of the TV series BROTHERHOOD, to do a redux on its COLOSSUS remake, reports Variety.
Variety reports that Universal execs are mulling the option to put Ron Howard's film and TV adaptation of Stephen King's DARK TOWER series into turnaround.
Since Disney dropped the project, Joseph Kosinski's OBLIVION might be finding a new home at Universal, reports Deadline.com.
Universal Pictures has asked Hugh Jackman to join SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, reports Deadline.com.
Richard LaGravenese, who adapted Sara Gruen's WATER FOR ELEPHANTS into a screenplay, has been hired by Universal to adapt Laura Hillenbrand's UNBROKEN: A WORLD WAR II STORY OF SURVIVAL, RESILIENCE, AND REDEMPTION, reports Deadline.com.
Universal Pictures has snatched the U.S. rights to TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDER, SPY, reports Deadline.com.
Deadline.com is reporting that Universal is looking to FAST FIVE director Justin Lin and producer Chris Morgan to bring the TERMINATOR franchise back to theaters.
Bigpoint, the global market leader in browser-based massively multiplayer online games, launches 'Battlestar Galactica Online.'
Deadline.com reports that Javier Bardem has been offered the lead role in Ron Howard's epic film and TV adaptation of Stephen King's THE DARK TOWERS.
Syfy has announced that Luke Pasqualino (Skins - UK) and Ben Cotton (Hellcats, Riese) have been cast in Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome, the highly anticipated 2-hour pilot.
magine stepping onto a green screen set where you can see the middle of a virtual set that can be moved, manipulated, lit and filmed. This is the world of virtual production at Universal Virtual Stage 1 (UVS1) created in collaboration with Zoic Studios for a fully integrated virtual production pipeline that takes projects from pre-production through post.