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Universal Moves Up ‘Wicked’ Release Date

Based on the bestselling novel by Gregory Maguire and the hugely successful stage musical, Jon M. Chu’s upcoming musical fantasy adventure tells the untold story of the witches of Oz, Elphaba and Glinda; the film now hits theaters November 22. 

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Universal Shares ‘Wicked’ LEGO Brickified Trailer

LEGO does some ‘Wicked’ animation because every brick deserves a chance to fly… in the charmingly animated peek at the upcoming musical fantasy adventure that tells the untold story of the witches of Oz, Elphaba and Glinda; the film hits theaters November 2024.

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Universal Drops ‘Wicked’ Official Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 2:58pm

Based on the bestselling novel by Gregory Maguire and the hugely successful stage musical, Jon M. Chu’s upcoming musical fantasy adventure tells the untold story of the witches of Oz, Elphaba and Glinda; the film hits theaters November 2024.

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Universal Shares a ‘Wicked’ Teaser Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 12, 2024 at 4:48pm

Based on the bestselling novel by Gregory Maguire and the hugely successful stage musical, Jon M. Chu’s upcoming musical fantasy adventure tells the untold story of the witches of Oz, Elphaba and Glinda; the film hits theaters November 2024.

Strikes Slay Dragons Headline News

Live-Action ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Production Delayed

Ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike pushes out Universal’s adaptation, starring Mason Thames and Nico Parker as franchise romantic leads Hiccup and Astrid, to a June 13, 2025 theatrical release.

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Mason Thames, Nico Parker Board ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Live-Action Feature

‘The Black Phone’ and ‘The Last of Us’ actors will portray franchise romantic leads Hiccup and Astrid in the Universal Pictures adaptation, set to release March 14, 2025.

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Dean DeBlois to Write and Direct ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Live-Action Feature

The award-winning filmmaker returns to the franchise he made famous with DreamWorks Animation to helm a new ‘Dragons’ adaptation set to fly into theaters in 2025.

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ABC to Honor 30th Anniversary of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ with Two-Hour Special

Executive produced by Jon M. Chu, ‘Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration’ will blend all-new, live-action performances with scenes from the original animated classic.

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CBS VFX Helps Pull Back the Curtain on HBO Max’s ‘One Perfect Shot’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 3:47pm

The visual effects studio integrates its proprietary ‘Parallax’ virtual production system with Unreal Engine and ray tracing tools to help award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay and a host of top film directors, including Michael Mann and Patty Jenkins, step inside and dissect their favorite shots.

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John Chu to Direct Adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ ‘Oh, The Places You’ll Go!’

Warner Animation Group and Dr. Seuss Enterprises announce new animated musical feature based on the famed author’s final book; other properties slated for new co-productions include ‘The Cat in The Hat’ and ‘Thing One and Thing Two.’