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Redeeming Love to Be Released by Universal in 2022

Nthibah Pictures, Mission Pictures and Pinnacle Peak Pictures have partnered with Universal Pictures to handle distribution of Redeeming Love in U.S. and Canadian theaters. The movie stars Abigail Cowen (Fate: The Winx Saga, Sabrina), Tom Lewis (Gentleman Jack), Logan Marshall Green (Upgrade, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Prometheus), Famke Janssen (X-Men, Taken), Nina Dobrev (xXx: Return of Xander …

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The Exorcist Franchise to Be Revived by Universal and Peacock

Universal Pictures and Peacock have acquired worldwide rights to create new IP based on The Exorcist franchise in partnership with Blumhouse and Morgan Creek. Encompassing three films in total, the deal further solidifies the partnership between Universal and Peacock. Along with Universal’s celebrated history with Blumhouse, the deal gives both property and audiences optionality without …

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Universal Movies Going to Peacock, Amblin Reups with Showtime

There was some big streaming news today with the announcement that future Universal movies are coming to streaming service Peacock and Amblin Partners having renewed its output deal with Showtime. Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG) and Peacock today announced a new licensing agreement where, beginning with the 2022 theatrical slate, all UFEG film content will …

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Candyman Trailer Released by Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures has released a brand new Candyman trailer, which features more footage from the film. You can check out the Candyman trailer in the player below. Candyman is rated R for bloody horror violence, and language including some sexual references. Oscar winner Jordan Peele unleashes a fresh take on the blood-chilling urban legend: Candyman. …

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Miley Cyrus Signs NBCUniversal Deal, We Are Lady Parts Trailer Debuts

NBCUniversal Television and Streaming has entered into an overall talent and development agreement with superstar entertainer Miley Cyrus. The company’s Peacock streaming service has also revealed music comedy We Are Lady Parts. The agreement includes a first look deal between NBCU Television and Streaming, Miley Cyrus’s production company and Tish Cyrus’s production company, Hopetown Entertainment. …

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NBCUniversal Reveals New Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY and USA Originals

NBCUniversal has unveiled a wide-ranging slate for its cable brands — Bravo, E!, Oxygen, and USA Network — which will collectively add 33 new unscripted shows or specials, bring back over 30 fan-favorite hits with more pick-ups to come, launch five scripted series and air three original movies in addition to multiple live events. “A …

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Universal Studios Hollywood Officially Reopens Today

Today is a day to celebrate as Universal Studios Hollywood officially reopens, welcoming guests back to the theme park to experience its dynamic thrill rides and attractions, including the all-new The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash! and Jurassic World—The Ride, which features the spectacularly realistic new dinosaur, Indominus rex.The momentous occasion kicked off …

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Universal Studios Hollywood Reopening Set for April 16

The Universal Studios Hollywood reopening has been announced! The theme park will resume operations and welcome guests back beginning on Friday, April 16. The momentous occasion will commence with a special park preview for Annual and Season Pass Members starting on Thursday, April 15. While most rides will be operational, some rides and attractions will …

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Steven Spielberg Announces New Amblin and Universal Deal

Amblin Partners today announced a new multi-year film distribution partnership with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, as well as a series of new agreements that chart a clear course for the next phase of growth for one of the world’s leading independent film and television studios. The new deals were announced this morning by Steven Spielberg, …

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Super Nintendo World to Open in February at Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan announced today it will hold its grand opening of the world’s first Super Nintendo World on February 4, 2021. The grand opening will kick off the park’s year-long 20th Anniversary Celebration. Super Nintendo World will bring to life a highly-themed and immersive land featuring Nintendo’s legendary worlds, characters and adventures where guests …

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Cineplex and Universal Make New Release Window Deal

Following the AMC and Cinemark deals, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG) has now also struck a multi-year agreement with Cineplex for theatrical exclusivity windows in the Canadian market. The companies say the dynamic window agreement preserves the theatrical experience, while adapting to changing consumer behavior. Universal and Cineplex say they are committed to creating a …

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Universal and Cinemark Announce Release Window Deal

Much like the Universal and AMC deal, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG) and Cinemark Holdings, Inc. today announced a multi-year agreement under which UFEG films will be exhibited in Cinemark theaters in the U.S. The deal was made in order to build on the two companies’ shared commitment to the theatrical experience, while capitalizing on …

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Universal Beijing Resort Unveils 7 Themed Lands

Universal Beijing Resort has unveiled details of the multiple entertainment experiences available for guests at its upcoming destination resort. Universal Beijing Resort features the Universal Studios Beijing theme park, Universal CityWalk Beijing and two hotels, The Universal Studios Grand Hotel and the NUO Resort Hotel. The Universal Beijing Resort experience is unique to China – …

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Watch the All My Life Trailer from Universal Pictures

Today, Universal Pictures has released the trailer and poster for the upcoming film All My Life, starring Jessica Rothe and Harry Shum Jr. The film is scheduled to open in theaters on December 4. You can check out the trailer in the player below. Based on the powerful true love story that inspired an entire …

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Universal and AMC Deal to Allow PVOD After Three Weekends

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG), a division of Comcast Corporation, and AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. announced today a multi-year agreement under which UFEG films will be exhibited in AMC Theatres in the U.S. and then be released early on PVOD. The agreement includes at least three weekends (17 days) of theatrical exclusivity for all Universal …

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Mattel and Universal Developing Wishbone Movie

Mattel and Universal Pictures are teaming up to develop the live-action motion picture Wishbone, based on the hit television series from the nineties about the iconic Jack Russell terrier. Wishbone is the first theatrical film collaboration between Mattel Films and Universal Pictures and the ninth Mattel Films project in development. Mattel Films will produce Wishbone …

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Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrates Lunar New Year!

Universal Studios Hollywood is celebrating Lunar New Year from now until February 9. We recently got a chance to check out the seasonal offerings. We took some pictures to give you a look at what you’re going to see, including the absolute highlight, Mr. Ping at his noodle shop. Here’s a list of what’s happening …

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Theme Park Thrills: Best of Both Coasts at Universal Studios Parks

If you are going on a movie nerd-cation this holiday season, Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort have all the must-do’s for your festive celebration at the park! We recently visited both Universal Studios parks to check out Grinchmas, Christmas in the Wizarding World, Islands of Adventure’s Hagrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure, and Orlando’s Universal …

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Theme Park Thrills: Updates on Disney Parks, Universal Studios and More

As we enter holiday vacation mode, VitalThrills.com is rounding up the latest in theme park news and highlights in our new feature, Theme Park Thrills. Find out about can’t-miss experiences in the parks this winter, the latest in VR worlds, and what’s in store for the future of attractions. Let’s unpack what’s going on coast …

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What It’s Like at the 10K for Running Universal Featuring Jurassic World

About six weeks ago, I got a press pass to cover the Running Universal Featuring Jurassic World 10K race. I’m a pretty athletic person, so I figured I could do this. I’m not a runner though, so I started training right away. Having never done one of these before, I thought I’d share what the …

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