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Boss Baby Sequel and Bad Guys Releases Pushed Back

Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation have moved back the release dates for The Boss Baby: Family Business and The Bad Guys. The Boss Baby: Family Business (watch the trailer) is moving from March 26, 2021, to Friday, September 17, 2021, taking the place of the previously-announced The Bad Guys. Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation’s The …

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Don’t Underestimate Bob Odenkirk in the Nobody Trailer

Universal Pictures has brought online the official Red Band Nobody trailer, which previews the thriller opening in theaters on February 26, 2021. Emmy winner Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul, The Post, Nebraska) stars as Hutch Mansell, an underestimated and overlooked dad and husband, taking life’s indignities on the chin and never pushing back. A nobody. When …

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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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Thanksgiving Box Office Goes to The Croods

DreamWorks Animation sequel The Croods: A New Age (read our review) topped the Thanksgiving box office with an estimated $14.2 million its first five days. The movie brought in $9.71 million over the three-day weekend in North America. If the $9.71 million estimate holds, The Croods: A New Age will have surpassed Tenet‘s opening of …

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Feeding America and The Croods: A New Age Partner to Provide 1 Million Meals

In advance of the Thanksgiving weekend theatrical release of the new DreamWorks Animation comedy The Croods: A New Age (out Wednesday, November 25), Universal Pictures has partnered with the nonprofit organization Feeding America for a groundbreaking three-tiered campaign to help provide one million meals for families in need this holiday season. First, Universal will launch …

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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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Freaky Review: The New Body-Swap Horror Comedy

Millie doesn’t have a lot going for her. She’s unpopular at school. She’s bullied by other girls as well as her teacher. Her mother is an alcoholic. And as the school mascot, even the football players pick on her. Her only comforts are her friends Nyla and Josh. As if things weren’t bad enough, there’s a serial …

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Halloween Kills Teaser Features New Footage

Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions today revealed the Halloween Kills teaser trailer, which reveals new footage from the October 15, 2021 release. You can watch the trailer below! The Halloween Kills teaser was shown during the first annual Blumfest 2020, which you can watch in full here. In the video, Writer/director David Gordon Green, star …

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An Inside Look at the News of the World Movie

Universal Pictures has brought online an inside look at the News of the World movie, which is scheduled to open in theaters this Christmas. A moving story written and directed by Paul Greengrass, News of the World reunites the filmmaker with Tom Hanks for the first time since their 2013 Best Picture nominee Captain Phillips. …

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It’s a Slaughterhouse in the Freaky Extended Look

Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have brought online a Freaky extended look, which previews the twisted take on the body-swap movie. The film is scheduled to open in theaters on November 13. In the movie, seventeen-year-old Millie Kessler (Kathryn Newton, Blockers, HBO’s Big Little Lies) is just trying to survive the bloodthirsty halls of Blissfield …

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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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Tom Hanks in the First News of the World Footage

This Christmas, Universal Pictures will release News of the World, a moving story written and directed by Paul Greengrass. The movie reunites the filmmaker with Tom Hanks for the first time since their 2013 Best Picture nominee Captain Phillips. You can watch the first footage from the film below and the first photos here come …

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The 355 Trailer and Posters Revealed!

Universal Pictures has revealed the trailer and posters for spy thriller The 355, scheduled to open in theaters on January 15, 2021. The movie was directed by Simon Kinberg from a script by Theresa Rebeck and Kinberg. The 355 cast includes Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Penélope Cruz, Diane Kruger, Bingbing Fan, Sebastian Stan, and Edgar …

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F9 Races from April to May 2020

Following the No Time to Die release date change to April 2, 2021, Universal Pictures has announced that F9 is moving from April 2, 2021 to Memorial Day Weekend – Friday, May 28, 2021. F9 was originally scheduled to be released in theaters on May 22, 2020. After theaters started closing, Universal moved the ninth …

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007 Has No Time to Die in 2020 as Movie Is Pushed to 2021

MGM, Universal and Bond producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, today announced the release of No Time to Die, the 25th film in the 007 series, will be delayed until April 2, 2021. The James Bond film was previously scheduled to open in North America on November 20 and in the UK on November …

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Zac Efron to Star in New Firestarter Movie

Zac Efron (Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, The Greatest Showman) has signed on to star in Firestarter, the upcoming film from Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions and Weed Road Productions. Firestarter will be an adaptation of Stephen King’s classic sci-fi thriller novel of the same name (buy at Amazon). In the new movie, a young …

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Fast & Furious: Spy Racers Season 2 Trailer Goes to Rio

Universal and DreamWorks Animation have released the Fast & Furious: Spy Racers Season 2, which finds the team heading to Rio de Janeiro. The second season of the series will debut on Netflix October 9. Inspired by Universal’s blockbuster Fast & Furious franchise, teenager Tony Toretto follows in the footsteps of his cousin Dom when …

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The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be in The Croods: A New Age Trailer

Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation have revealed the trailer for The Croods: A New Age, scheduled to open in theaters on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. The Croods have survived their fair share of dangers and disasters, from fanged prehistoric beasts to surviving the end of the world, but now they will face their biggest challenge …

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