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Universal Acquires Film Rights of Holly Black’s Upcoming Novel ‘The Cruel Prince’

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Deadline reported, Universal has nabbed the film rights of Holly Black’s upcoming novel The Cruel Prince. This is the first book in Folk of the Air series and it’s to be released in January. Michael De Luca  will produce. You can read the synopsis of the book below: Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered […]

Universal Wants FATE OF THE FURIOUS Spinoff With Dwayne Johnson

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After enjoying substantial success with the Fast and Furious franchise Universal are eyeing a spinoff starring Dwayne Johnson. The main franchise is expected to run for two more films making it a new trilogy inside of the popular franchise. If the spinoff goes ahead it would star Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham whose characters Hobbs […]

‘Ouija: Origins of Evil’ Trailer Release

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Watch the creepy new trailer for Ouija: Origins of Evil! Evil, unsurprisingly, dominates in the trailer for Universal’s “Ouija: Origin of Evil” with a small girl named Doris — played with malevolent intensity by Lulu Wilson — being overtaken by a merciless force. “Do you know what it feels like to be strangled to death?” […]

Helen Mirren To Join Universal’s Fast and Furious 8

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Variety reports, Helen Mirren is closing a deal to join Universal’s “Fast and Furious 8.” You can read the details of the installment below: Mirren joins Charlize Theron and Scott Eastwood as the franchise’s newest members. Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Ludacris, Kurt Russell, Jason Statham and Tyrese Gibson are all on board to return. “Straight Outta Compton” helmer […]

Universal Picks Up Kristen Stewart’s ‘Personal Shopper’

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Kristen Stewart’s, Personal Shopper, has been picked up by Universal in various territories! Universal Pictures will distribute Olivier Assayas’ metaphysical Paris-set thriller and Palme d’Or contender “Personal Shopper,” starring Kristen Stewart, in multiple international territories. Scandinavia, Latin America and Eastern Europe are among the regions where Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group will distribute the […]

Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Set to Star in Musical Comedy for Universal

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  Variety reports, Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt is set to star in a musical comedy produced by Universal. You can read the full details below: Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt will star in an untitled musical comedy for Universal. The studio outbid rivals in acquiring an untitled pitch for the project, based on an […]

‘Harry Potter’ Mini Movie Filmed for Universal Theme Parks

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EW is reporting that we may indeed get to see that Harry Potter cast back together again..sort of.. An inside source confirms to EW that a Potter “mini movie” — following the franchise’s eighth film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 — is being filmed at the Harry Potterstudios in Hertfordshire, England with cast members […]