Deadline is reporting that Universal Pictures is moving forward with development on a sequel to Rupert Sanders’ Snow White and the Huntsman. Sanders is not a lock to return — ‘Huntsman’ was his feature debut — but the studio is pursuing him for the sequel.
Snow White and the Huntsman is in theaters now and […]
Snow White and the Huntsman debuted in first place this weekend with an impressive $56.218M from 3,733 theaters. The $170M-budgeted Rupert Sanders-directed adventure film opened to $20.469M on Friday, increased 2.8% on Saturday to $21.034M and declined 30% on Sunday to $14.715M. ‘Huntsman’ topped last weekend’s “MIB 3″ ($54.593M) to become the year’s fourth best […]
Universal Pictures’ Snow White and the Huntsman opened to a better than expected first place $20.3M from 3,773 theaters on Friday en route to what should be an impressive $55-60M opening weekend. ‘Huntsman’ easily held off last week’s number 1 MIB 3 which fell to second place with an estimated $8.3M from 4,248 theaters ($91.304M […]
Deadline reports that the the principal cast of “Kick-Ass”, including Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz and Christopher Mintz-Plasse are all expected to reprise their roles for the upcoming Jeff Wadlow directed sequel Kick-Ass 2:
Johnson is nearly done with his deal to reprise as the title character. Moretz in a similar situation as is […]
Universal Pictures has released a new trailer for Tony Gilroy’s The Bourne Legacy starring Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton. Watch the trailer after the jump.
The Bourne Legacy is scheduled to hit theaters on August 3, 2012.
Continue reading New trailer for The Bourne Legacy
With G.I. Joe: Retaliation shifted out of June and into March 2013, Universal Pictures has decided to take advantage of the opening and pushed Seth MacFarlane’s Ted up two weeks to June 29, 2012. The R-rated live-action/CG-animated comedy marks MacFarlane’s first big screen feature as writer and director.
In addition to Ted MacFarlane who voices […]
The Avengers had no trouble taking care of business again this weekend, grossing $55.644M from 4,249 theaters (-100) to bring its domestic gross to $457.666M reaching the $450M mark in a record 17 days (the previous record holder was “The Dark Knight” which did it in 27 days). Next up will be fastest to […]
Earlier this week “Kick-Ass” illustrator let slip that a sequel was in the works, and now Heat Vision | THR has confirmed the news, reporting that Universal Pictures planning to distribute Kick-Ass 2 with filming eyed for September confirming . Matthew Vaughn, who co-wrote and directed the 2010 film based on the Mark Millar-John […]
Universal Pictures today announced the studio has signed a two-year first-look production deal with one of the leading writing/producing teams in the entertainment industry, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, and their K/O Paper Products banner. The duo will kick off their new relationship with Universal by reimagining titles from the studio’s library including Van Helsing and The Mummy. The announcement was made by Universal Pictures Chairman, Adam Fogelson and Co-Chairman, Donna Langley.
The complete press release is included after the jump.
Continue reading Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci to produce reboots of The Mummy and Van Helsing; Tom Cruise attached to star in Van Helsing
Universal Pictures is rebooting The Mummy franchise, tapping “Prometheus” writer Jon Spaihts to pen the project. Sean Daniel is returning to produce. The $1.25B franchise last hit theaters with 2008’s “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon” which grossed more than $401M worldwide.
“I see it as the sort of opportunity I had […]
Universal Pictures has released a new red band trailer for Ted, the R-rated comedy and directorial debut from “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane. The live-action/animated comedy stars Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis with MacFarlane lending his voice for the character Ted. Watch the trailer after the jump.
Ted is scheduled to hit theaters on July 13, 2012.
Continue reading Red band trailer for Seth MacFarlane’s Ted
Universal Pictures and Montecito Picture Co. are planning to develop a follow-up to the 1988 comedy hit “Twins” which would reunite Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito and add a third brother: Eddie Murphy. According to Heat Vision | THR, the planned follow-up would follow brothers Julius (Schwarzenegger) and Vincent (DeVito) discover they have a third […]