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    Michael Mann’s New Cyber Thriller Title Confirmed As 'Black Hat'; May Go After Oscar Qualifying Run

    Just a few moments ago at its Comic-Con panel, Legendary Pictures provided a first look at “Black Hat,” formerly known as "Cyber." A footage report will be coming later this weekend, but we can tell you now that the screening was well received. A new logo and photo, a behind-the-scenes still of dire...

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    Angelina Jolie To Direct & Co-Star With Brad Pitt In 'By The Sea'

    A couple months ago, reports surfaced that former "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" stars turned Hollywood royalty and powerhouse couple, would be reteaming on a film. Details were scarce at the time, and they still are, but news arrives today with the following: Jolie will direct, Pitt will star, it's called "By ...

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    The Guys Behind 'The Mummy' And 'Fast Five' Will Reboot & "Unify" Universal's Classic Movie Monsters Ala Marvel's MCU

    In the era of reboots and remakes, if an attempt to bring back a franchise fails, it's cool because you can just try again a few years later. Of even if it was successful, you can still reboot it, even if the next incarnation is a total disappointment (see "The Amazing Spider-Man"). And so it goes w...

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    Outstanding New Trailer For Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken"

    I will admit to never having the heard the story of Olympic track star and World War II Japanese prison camp survivor Louis Zamperini until I heard that Angelina Jolie was teaming up with the Coen Brothers to tell his story. And wow, what a story. Universal and Legendary release the movie on Chris...

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    As 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Heads Toward Release, Universal Is Calling Shots (FIRST LOOK)

    As the movie version of the bestselling erotic novel "50 Shades of Grey" heads for release on February 13, 2015, the Focus Features marketing is starting to roll out. The sexy Interview cover and less provocative headshot of Jamie Dornan, the Northern Irish actor ("Once Upon a Time") finally cast as...

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    Universal, Legendary and IMAX Team Up For Multi-Picture Deal

    Legendary Entertainment and Universal Pictures announced that they will continue their relationship with large screen giant Imax with an agreement to release up to 15 of the studios' upcoming titles in IMAX theatres through 2017.

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    Warners Remains Market Share King But "Maleficent" Moves Disney Into 2nd

    Warners has a solid hold on the studio box office market share derby and thanks to a big weekend with "Maleficent", Disney has now slipped into the #2 slot. The next few weeks should see Fox move into contention with both "The Fault In Our Stars" and "How To Train Your Dragon 2". Should be interes...

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    ‘Jurassic World’ Director Colin Trevorrow Has Some Words For Spoiler Culture, Clarifies Recent Plot Leaks

    Spoiler Culture is at war with itself. On one hand you have the intense inquisitiveness and anticipation coming from both fans and bloggers. Interest is so high that eagerness and thirst for knowledge often becomes a form of invasive prying. Conversely, the Internet is so full of spoilerphobes, if y...

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    Rumor: Legendary Pictures’ 2016 Event Move Is Marvel’s ‘Namor: The Sub-Mariner’

    Earlier this week Universal Pictures sent out the most hilarious short press release, possibly in the history of press releases. It read simply, “Legendary Pictures’ UNTITLED 2016 EVENT PROJECT will be released by Universal Pictures on Friday, November 4, 2016.”

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    End of an Era: Only Woman Studio Distribution Chief Nikki Rocco To Step Down

    When the first --and only--female distribution chief at a major studio lasts for 18 years at her job, she's damned good at it. Well, Universal Pictures distribution president Nikki Rocco is finally stepping down at the end of 2014 after 47 years at the studio--it's the only place she ever worked.

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