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  1. curious adaptations
    Felicity Jones to Holster Her Blaster for Universal’s Swan Lake The Rogue One star will reportedly star in a tentpole adaptation of the famous Tchaikovsky ballet.
  2. cinematic universes
    What Is Going On With Universal’s ‘Dark Universe’?The Mummy is Universal’s newest attempt to revive its old monsters. Will this time be different?
  3. Julia Roberts Might Lead Mr. Robot Creator’s HomecomingThe project is based on the popular Gimlet Media podcast of the same name.
  4. the industry
    Antoine Fuqua Won’t Be Directing the Scarface Reboot After AllSay goodbye to his little friend.
  5. trailer mix
    Watch Jason Bourne’s Punchy ReturnWill this guy ever find peace?
  6. universal
    ‘Resting Bitchface’ Is the Look Understood Around the World Researchers call it “Not Face.”
  7. straight outta compton
    Compton Cut N.W.A. From Some Facebook TrailersNon-blacks and non-Hispanics saw trailers without any mention of N.W.A.
  8. the industry
    Johnny Depp to Star in Invisible ManFor Universal.
  9. the industry
    Rogen, Galifianakis, Hader Team Up for SomethingAs astronauts.
  10. in development
    Chloë Moretz Will Flip Her Fins in The Little MermaidSofia Coppola is out and Chloë Moretz is in!
  11. NBC Won’t Let Tina Fey Escape Its Clutches30 Rock, one of NBC’s longest-running sitcoms, is ending its run next year with a final 13-episode seventh season, but the Peacock Network […]
  12. the industry
    Fast Five Director in Talks for L.A. RiotsThe project had first been set up at the studio half a dozen years ago with director Spike Lee.
  13. casting couch
    Kristen Stewart Lands Lie Down in DarknessNo word yet on the Snow White and the Huntsman sequel.
  14. your box office explained
    Your Box Office Explained: July Fourth EditionSavages gets squeezed out, but could it increase its haul this upcoming weekend?
  15. the industry
    Will Snow White and Battleship Be the Last Straws at Universal?The pricey Snow White looks likely to be yet another in a list of painful bombs for the beleaguered studio.
  16. analysis
    Five Consequences of the Sinking of BattleshipWhen a movie this expensive fails, there are bound to be ramifications well beyond the home port.
  17. real talk
    Universal Chief Prefers Watching 2-D Movies to 3-D“I don’t like wearing the glasses over my glasses.”
  18. auctions
    Who Won the Movie Rights to 50 Shades of Grey?The erotic book trilogy has found a studio home.
  19. universal
    Watch the Development of the Universal Logo Over 100 YearsThe Lorax rings in the newest iteration after a century of the ol’ spinning globe.
  20. the industry
    What Hollywood Can Learn From the End of Universal’s Ill-Fated Hasbro DealThe pact was meant to signal the end of the movie star. Nothing got made, and now Candy Land is at Sony with Adam Sandler.
  21. battles
    Tower Heist No Longer Coming to a Couch Near YouThe movie was going to come out on VOD early. Not anymore.
  22. the industry
    Is Universal Going to Sell Off Focus Features?The studio is supposedly in talks to unload its specialty film division.
  23. Universal Working Overtime to Make Cowboys & Aliens Seem Less FunHow can they better convince us of the film’s “deadly seriousness”?
  24. exclusive
    Ron Meyer May Be Sunk at Universal: Was a Roster of Board-Game Movies His Final Mistake?Sources tell Vulture that several candidates, including former Disney studios chief Dick Cook, have been approached about replacing Universal Studios president and COO Ron Meyer.
  25. release dates
    Universal Dates Bourne Legacy, Fills Out 2012 SlateMeanwhile, the Tom Hanks–Julia Roberts comedy ‘Larry Crowne’ is set for July 1, 2011.
  26. exclusive
    The New Halo Game Is a Hit — So What’s the Status of the Halo Movie?The Halo movie: a history.
  27. big ideas
    Stephen King’s The Dark Tower Will Be Adapted Into Three Movies and Two TV SeasonsThat will be released in this brand-new order: movie, TV season, movie, TV season, movie.
  28. the industry
    Topher Grace’s Kids in America to Be Freed From CaptivityTopher Grace, Anna Faris, and Michelle Trachtenberg have all been in movie limbo for the last three years, but they’re about to be liberated!
  29. mtv
    Universal Pulls Video Content From MTV WebsitesContract talks between Vevo and MTV break down.
  30. exclusive
    Will Dustin Hoffman Rescue Little Fockers?Talks are well under way to see if Hoffman would be willing to return to shoot new scenes.
  31. american idol
    Idol Leaves Sony For UniversalMeanwhile, it could be weeks until new judges are announced.
  32. movies
    Take a Video Tour of Universal’s Rebuilt New York City Set in HollywoodAfter the 2008 fire, rebirth.
  33. cancellations
    No Brolin Drug DramaWith only five weeks to go until it was to begin shooting, hit-hungry Universal has pulled the plug on ‘Cartel.’
  34. money
    P.T. Anderson’s Scientology Movie Gets A PassWhy does this thing need to cost $35 million, anyway?
  35. toys to movies
    Taylor Lautner Is Stretch ArmstrongYes, someone is turning Stretch Armstrong into a movie.
  36. beef
    Can MacGyver’s Creator Save Us From the MacGruber Movie?Lee Zlotoff is seeking to block the release of Universal’s upcoming ‘MacGruber.’
  37. Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis to Cheat on Their WivesPlus: Viola Davis! Michael Mann! Cedric the Entertainer!
  38. the industry
    Paul Thomas Anderson and Philip Seymour Hoffman Find ReligionPlus: ‘True Blood’! Harold Perrineau! Kevin Connolly!
  39. quitters
    Paul Greengrass Officially Leaves BourneHe was very nice about it.
  40. the industry
    Ryan Reynolds and Anna Faris to OversharePlus: Bob Saget! Abigail Spencer! And more Anna Faris!
  41. toy story
    Finally, a Barbie MovieSurprisingly, no plot details have been released.
  42. reboots
    Finally, a Battlestar Galactica RebootUniversal has hired Bryan Singer to direct a film version of ‘Battlestar Galactica.’ Yes, they know it was just made into a TV show.
  43. the industry
    Hill, Segel, and Schwartzman to Follow the HandbookPlus: Jennifer Aniston goes to prison.
  44. the industry
    Steven Spielberg to Save Money on CGIPlus: NBC is saved!
  45. the industry
    Ridley Scott Boards the Alien PrequelPlus: Jerry Bruckheimer gets his own ‘Transformers.’
  46. news reel
    Judd Apatow on Sexism and Funny PeopleHe sat down at the Museum of the Moving Image in midtown Manhattan last night for an hour-long conversation about his career.
  47. ben silverman
    NBC Universal’s Profit Woes Totally Not Ben Silverman’s Fault“[Silverman] just returned after being absent for four weeks.”
  48. the industry
    Natalie Portman to Dance With GhostsPlus: “Steven Spielberg is pursuing Noah Wyle.”
  49. bummers
    Report: Most Moviegoers Too Dumb to Enjoy State Of PlayTurns out people would rather see more Blarts.
  50. trailer mix
    This Terrifying Video Game Sparked a Hollywood Bidding War Sight UnseenHow come they never make movies out of nice video games, like Wii Tennis?
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