Articles about Universal Pictures

Justin Lin's 'Fast X' exit: Why and the way forward

04 May 2022

Entertainment
Justin Lin's 'Fast X' exit: Why and the way forward

The glorious Fast and Furious (F&F) franchise received a major blow last week when it was announced that Justin Lin, who was associated with the films for the past 10 years, has quit.

'The Black Phone' trailer: Ethan Hawke combines Joker with Pennywise

27 Apr 2022

Entertainment
'The Black Phone' trailer: Ethan Hawke combines Joker with Pennywise

Ahead of its June 24 release, Universal Pictures dropped the second trailer for the upcoming horror movie The Black Phone.

'Magic Mike 3' being made, Channing Tatum returns as lead

30 Nov 2021

Entertainment
'Magic Mike 3' being made, Channing Tatum returns as lead

Michael "Magic Mike" Lane is coming back, people!

'Halloween Kills' trailer: Michael Myers has become extremely dangerous now

21 Sep 2021

Entertainment
'Halloween Kills' trailer: Michael Myers has become extremely dangerous now

Ahead of its October 15 release, makers of Halloween Kills released its final trailer.

Christopher Nolan's next feature film lands at Universal

16 Sep 2021

Entertainment
Christopher Nolan's next feature film lands at Universal

Filmmaker Christopher Nolan has chosen to partner with Universal Pictures for his new movie about American theoretical physicist J Robert Oppenheimer who helped develop the atomic bomb during World War II.

Universal Pictures grabs 'Exorcist' trilogy by shelling out $400 million

29 Jul 2021

Entertainment
Universal Pictures grabs 'Exorcist' trilogy by shelling out $400 million

Universal Pictures and Peacock have acquired the rights to the new trilogy of 1973 horror masterpiece, Exorcist.

'Boss Baby 2' to release simultaneously in theaters, OTT platform

26 May 2021

Entertainment
'Boss Baby 2' to release simultaneously in theaters, OTT platform

The Boss Baby is back, and this time, it's going to be even wilder!

Action-packed 'F9' trailer released featuring Vin Diesel and John Cena

15 Apr 2021

Entertainment
Action-packed 'F9' trailer released featuring Vin Diesel and John Cena

A new action-packed trailer for F9, also known as Fast & Furious 9, released recently.

'Ticket to Paradise,' starring Clooney-Roberts, to release next September

11 Apr 2021

Entertainment
'Ticket to Paradise,' starring Clooney-Roberts, to release next September

Hollywood superstars, George Clooney and Julia Roberts, are making their return to the big screen, together, with the romantic comedy, Ticket to Paradise.

Spooky fest! Catch seven horror films for free on YouTube

11 Jan 2021

Entertainment
Spooky fest! Catch seven horror films for free on YouTube

Horror has a rather divided fan base, with people liking or hating the genre that delves deeper than just jump-scares.

Universal inks deal with Cinemark for faster theater-to-digital film transfer

22 Nov 2020

Entertainment
Universal inks deal with Cinemark for faster theater-to-digital film transfer

Universal Pictures has succeeded in inking a pact with theater conglomerate Cinemark that sweetens its deal about shifting films faster from the big screen to video-on-demand.

Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks with Michael Bay on 'Ambulance'

15 Nov 2020

Entertainment
Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks with Michael Bay on 'Ambulance'

Zodiac star Jake Gyllenhaal is putting his thriller shoes back on this time with director Michael Bay's upcoming thriller Ambulance.

Dwayne Johnson's production house, Universal to reboot 'The Scorpion King'

14 Nov 2020

Entertainment
Dwayne Johnson's production house, Universal to reboot 'The Scorpion King'

Mathayus is coming back to scare you from the ancient ruins, and Dwayne Johnson is obviously pumped up about it.

Pixar's 'Soul' to release exclusively on Disney+ on December 25

12 Oct 2020

Entertainment
Pixar's 'Soul' to release exclusively on Disney+ on December 25

Pixar's Soul is ditching its slated traditional release in theaters for Disney+.

'Jurassic World: Dominion' release delayed, dinosaurs to roar in 2022

08 Oct 2020

Entertainment
'Jurassic World: Dominion' release delayed, dinosaurs to roar in 2022

Fans of the Tyrannosaurus-Rex, Triceratops, Owen Grady, Claire Dearing, Dr. Alan Grant and several other immensely popular characters will have to wait a year longer to watch Jurassic World: Dominion.

'No Time To Die' postponed to April, 2021

05 Oct 2020

Entertainment
'No Time To Die' postponed to April, 2021

We'll have to wait till next year to see our favorite suave British Secret Service agent in action.

Universal's $200 million budget to fuel Cruise-Musk's space film

02 Aug 2020

Entertainment
Universal's $200 million budget to fuel Cruise-Musk's space film

Brace for impact as Universal Pictures has agreed to fund actor Tom Cruise and tech giant Elon Musk's ambitious space movie with a $200 million budget.

From theaters to streaming platforms: AMC, Universal ink game-changing deal

30 Jul 2020

Entertainment
From theaters to streaming platforms: AMC, Universal ink game-changing deal

AMC Theaters and Universal Pictures have buried the hatchet to sign a deal that allows the studio's films to jump to streaming platforms after just 17 days or three weeks of theater run.

Now, there's a 'kids' version of Spotify with curated playlists

31 Oct 2019

Technology
Now, there's a 'kids' version of Spotify with curated playlists

In a bid to create a more personalized music experience, streaming giant Spotify has launched a new 'kids' version of its mobile application.

'Crazy Rich Asians' director, Netflix to retell Thai cave rescue

03 May 2019

Entertainment
'Crazy Rich Asians' director, Netflix to retell Thai cave rescue

Netflix is working on a project on last year's dramatic rescue of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were trapped inside a cave in Tham Luang, Thailand.

Reliance Jio, Amazon, Facebook vying for IPL digital rights

18 Oct 2016

Business
Reliance Jio, Amazon, Facebook vying for IPL digital rights

On the heels of Reliance Jio which purchased documents for digital broadcast rights for the IPL on 8 October, it has emerged that Facebook has also purchased the documents.

Amazon.com looks to get into live sports streaming

10 Sep 2016

Business
Amazon.com looks to get into live sports streaming

After getting into on-demand streaming of movies and TV shows, Amazon.com is now trying to pursue video rights to stream live sports.