Following the growing success of the 'Despicable Me' franchise, Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment are poised to make the upcoming spinoff flick, 'Minions,' the next big hit and have moved it into the already jam-packed year of 2015.
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When you think of 'Dante's Inferno,' one commonly thinks of the epic poem from Dante Alighieri we all read in high school. However, that's not what Universal is adapting with its upcoming live-action movie. It's instead based on the video game, and this adaptation of an adaptation has just found its director.
Not content to be involved with only two franchises, Vin Diesel has his sights set on another possible franchise opportunity. The actor is attached to 'Soldiers of the Sun,' an original sci-fi story that could very well lead to more sequels and more cash money for the action star.
Although we've already seen a ton of footage and publicity materials for Jeff Wadlow's 'Kick-Ass 2,' Universal Studios brought the title out for its Comic-Con 2013 panel on Friday, July 20.
This is the one many of us have been waiting for ever since Vin Diesel first teased to fans that he'd be making an appearance at San Diego Comic-Con 2013. 'Riddick,' the latest installment in the 'Chronicles of Riddick' movies, hit Hall H on Friday, July 19 with its leading man, Katee Sackhoff, Dave Bautista and director David Twohy.
We all recall when, not too long ago, Universal put their upcoming Colin Trevorrow-directed 'Jurassic Park 4' on hold? Well, we might (keyword here is *might*) have a better idea as to why. Despite a past statement from the producer, rumor has it that this next installment will be a big-time reboot, but is there any truth here?
We've got even more good news from CinemaCon -- 'Fast and Furious 7' will race to theaters on July 11, 2014, which isn't too far away.
While Jonathan Rhys-Meyers prepares to transform himself into the king of vampires for NBC's 'Dracula' TV show, Luke Evans will be handling the character for Universal's big-screen re-imagining of the legendary character.
This month is turning into a big one for movie trailers. Aside from 'Star Trek Into Darkness' already debuting it's announcement trailer in anticipation of its nine-minute IMAX preview and that 'Man of Steel' trailer coming up, we've also got a trailer Tom Cruise's lastest sci-fier 'Oblivion' hitting this Sunday, December 9. In preparation for that release, Universal has just debuted the first 'Oblivion' poster. Click ahead to see it in full.
Universal was on shaky ground when 'Snow White and the Huntsman' hit theaters last Friday. Tracking suggested they could have back-to-back flops with it and 'Battleship.' But with a $55 Million weekend, and the likelihood that they will cross $100 Million domestic by Sunday means that they're stepping up their sequel plans.