LOS ANGELES — Now you see him, soon you won't. Johnny Depp, who stumbled his way into a $5 billion global movie blockbuster franchise based on a musty old Disneyland ride, has agreed to join Universal Pictures' monster-movie reincarnation...Show More Summary
Grab the popcorn! On Tuesday, Universal Pictures announced that Johnny Depp will star in the remake of The Invisible Man! Related: Johnny Depp Can't Stop Gushing About Amber Heard! In case you aren't familiar, the original 1933 film was an adaptation of the legendary H.G. Wells novel about a scientist who discovers a way to become invisible. This project [...]
Johnny Depp has landed a hot new role in the upcoming movie The Invisible Man, an adaptation of the classic H.G. Wells novel, according to Deadline. Universal Pictures is producing the film in a hope to put the classic movie monsters back on the map. The studio previously adapted the novel in 1933. Johnny will [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Johnny Depp has been set to star in The Invisible Man for Universal Pictures, part of the studio's new production initiative to reestablish the classic movie monsters that is a cornerstone legacy for the studio. That effort is being led by Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan, who’ll produce. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Singer Zayn Malik arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' 'Straight Outta Compton' at the Microsoft Theatre on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) While he may no longer be a member of the much-loved boy [...]
During Super Bowl 50, Universal Pictures released a new trailer and announced the title for Jason Bourne, the upcoming fifth movie in the ongoing Bourne film series that is being written and directed by Paul Greengrass. Matt Damon will be reprising his role as Jason Bourne and, according to the action-packed trailer, he “remembers everything” […]
For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Comedy superstars...Show More Summary
Universal Pictures have released the Super Bowl TV Spot for the fifth film in the Jason Bourne series, currently titled JASON BOURNE. The sequel to the 2007 film THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM Is directed by Paul Greengrass and written by Greengrass, Matt Damon and Christopher Rouse. Show More Summary
In 2012, Universal Pictures did something weird, they released a Jason Bourne movie without Jason Bourne. It was a bold move that did not pay off despite the presence of Jeremy Renner, who at the time was making a play to take over every major Hollywood franchise. But Mission: Impossible stuck with Tom Cruise, the Marvel Cinematic […]
Who knew this was coming? Did people know this was happening? Universal Pictures just dropped a surprise new trailer for the fifth (...)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Singer Zayn Malik arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' 'Straight Outta Compton' at the Microsoft Theatre on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) This week, there are four new entrants in the top ten on [...]
Universal Pictures has won a bidding war for an untitled R-rated musical comedy set to star Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Universal Pictures has acquired an untitled comedy musical pitch based on an original idea from 21 Jump Street scribe Michael Bacall and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum are attached to star, and Bacall will write the screenplay. Show More Summary
In the second shake-up in two years at Universal Pictures’ Focus Features label, current CEO Peter Schlessel will exit his post on April 1 and Peter Kujawaski, current managing director of Universal Pictures International Productions, will become the new chairman of a newly reorganized banner that will combine both UPIP and Focus. Show More Summary
Tina Fey is working with Girls writer Sarah Heyward on the gambling comedy You Bet! which is based on, wait for it.........a Good Housekeeping article. Read more...
Nick Meyer’s Sierra/Affinity has completed worldwide sales of Sundance breakout Manchester By The Sea, with Universal Pictures International Productions taking multiple territories including Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, China, and Japan. Show More Summary
Tina Fey’s Little Stranger banner production banner has been staked to a two-year first-look deal with Universal Pictures. That’s where she most recently starred with Amy Poehler in Sisters, and where she recently set Do Nothing Bitches with Sisters scribe Paula Pell, with Fey to star alongside UFC champ Ronda Rousey. Show More Summary
Universal Pictures has staked out 2019 and 2021 release dates for the final two installments of its blockbuster action franchise.
Cars may come and go, but family is forever. And we do mean forever. With Fast 8 already set for 2017, Universal Pictures has just confirmed dates for the next two installments of the Fast and Furious saga. The newly announced movies bring us up to 10 Fast and Furious movies across 20 years. Show More Summary
Universal Pictures International has set Xavier Albert as Managing Director of its French operating company. He will take over the role previously held by Stephane Huard, who is leaving the company to pursue another opportunity, according to UPI president of distribution Duncan Clark. Show More Summary