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Confirmed: Helen Mirren Is in "Fast 8"

Confirmed: Helen Mirren Is in "Fast 8"

The Oscar-winner is set to appear in the next installment of the "Fast & Furious" franchise alongside Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson.

"Battlestar Galactica" Reboot Moving Forward with "Westworld" Scribe Lisa Joy

"Battlestar Galactica" Reboot Moving Forward with "Westworld" Scribe Lisa Joy

Joy has been tapped to write the new take on "Battlestar Galactica," which could be directed by "Hunger Games'" Francis Lawrence.

Joe Quesada Says Marvel Studios Has the Rights to Namor

Joe Quesada Says Marvel Studios Has the Rights to Namor

The Marvel Chief Creative Officer indicated on the Fat Man on Batman podcast that Marvel Studios has the rights back to Namor.

"Alice," "X-Men: Apocalypse" Underwhelm at Memorial Day Weekend Overseas Box Office

"Alice," "X-Men: Apocalypse" Underwhelm at Memorial Day Weekend Overseas Box Office

Both "Alice Through the Looking Glass" and "X-Men: Apocalypse" fell short of projections at the overseas box office.

"Creating Warcraft" Featurette Delves into the Magic of Duncan Jones' Filmmaking

"Creating Warcraft" Featurette Delves into the Magic of Duncan Jones' Filmmaking

A new video explores the spectacle and impressive special effects of Duncan Jones' upcoming fantasy epic.

"The Fast and the Furious" Racing Back to Theaters for 15th Anniversary

"The Fast and the Furious" Racing Back to Theaters for 15th Anniversary

The 2001 hit Vin Diesel-Paul Walker movie that started it all is heading back to select theaters on June 22.

COMIC REEL: Tyler Perry Teases Return as The Fly for "TMNT 3"; "Flash" VFX Breakdown Video

COMIC REEL: Tyler Perry Teases Return as The Fly for "TMNT 3"; "Flash" VFX Breakdown Video

Perry hints at a return as a fan-favorite mutant for "TMNT 3," the CW releases a new "Flash" VFX featurette and more.

Vin Diesel Wants Justin Lin Back for Another "Fast & Furious" Movie

Vin Diesel Wants Justin Lin Back for Another "Fast & Furious" Movie

The star has revealed discussions with the "Fast Five" helmer of possibly coming back to the hit franchise.

Matt Damon is the 'Perfect Weapon' In New "Jason Bourne" Promo

Matt Damon is the 'Perfect Weapon' In New "Jason Bourne" Promo

Universal has released a new promo for Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon's return to the "Bourne" franchise.

Russell Crowe in Talks to Board Tom Cruise's "The Mummy" as Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde

Russell Crowe in Talks to Board Tom Cruise's "The Mummy" as Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde

The "Man of Steel" actor is in "early talks" to join Cruise for the first film in Universal's shared monster universe.

Universal Sets 2019 Release Date for Mystery Monster Movie

Universal Sets 2019 Release Date for Mystery Monster Movie

Universal has locked down a release date for an unspecified film in their shared monster universe.

CinemaCon: Universal Previews "Warcraft," "Bourne," "Despicable Me 3" & "Grinch"

CinemaCon: Universal Previews "Warcraft," "Bourne," "Despicable Me 3" & "Grinch"

Universal showed off its film slate and Illumination Entertainment made some big animation announcements including "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."

"Se7en" Writer Remaking "The Killers" for Universal

"Se7en" Writer Remaking "The Killers" for Universal

"Se7en" scribe Andrew Kevin Walker is writing Universal's remake of the Burt Lancaster-Ava Gardner classic "The Killers."

Universal's "Battlestar Galactica" Reboot Adds "The Social Network" Producer

Universal's "Battlestar Galactica" Reboot Adds "The Social Network" Producer

Universal's "Battlestar Galactica" film will draw inspiration from the original 1978 series rather than Ronald D. Moore’s 2004 reimagining for Syfy.

Box Office: "Star Wars" Crosses $2 Billion; "Kung Fu Panda 3" Nabs Top Domestic Spot

Box Office: "Star Wars" Crosses $2 Billion; "Kung Fu Panda 3" Nabs Top Domestic Spot

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" joins the ranks of "Avatar" and "Titanic" as the film's total gross passed $2 billion on Saturday.

Box Office: "The Revenant" Braves Storm in 1st Place; "Star Wars" Passes "Jurassic World" Overseas

Box Office: "The Revenant" Braves Storm in 1st Place; "Star Wars" Passes "Jurassic World" Overseas

"The Revenant" landed the top spot at this weekend's box office, as "Star Wars" passed $1.94 billion globally to become the #4 movie overseas.

Confirmed: Next "Fast and Furious" Movie Titled "Fast 8"

Confirmed: Next "Fast and Furious" Movie Titled "Fast 8"

Vin Diesel confirmed the title of the next "Fast and Furious" film, which boldly ditches the word "furious."

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Hits $1.5 Billion, On Track to Beat "Avatar" at Domestic Box Office

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Hits $1.5 Billion, On Track to Beat "Avatar" at Domestic Box Office

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is now the sixth highest-grossing movie of all time and on track to be "Avatar" in North America.

Universal's "Bride of Frankenstein" Reboot Adds "Spider-Man" Scribe David Koepp

Universal's "Bride of Frankenstein" Reboot Adds "Spider-Man" Scribe David Koepp

"Jurassic Park" scribe David Koepp has joined Universal's connected monster movie universe as the writer of "Bride of Frankenstein."

Box Office: "In the Heart of the Sea" Has Dismal Debut, "Mockingjay" Nabs First Place

Box Office: "In the Heart of the Sea" Has Dismal Debut, "Mockingjay" Nabs First Place

"In the Heart of the Sea" had a disappointing debut at the weekend box office, while "Mockingjay - Part 2" managed to score the first place spot.

Ryan Gosling Circling Neil Armstrong Role in Biopic from "Whiplash" Director

Ryan Gosling Circling Neil Armstrong Role in Biopic from "Whiplash" Director

A new report says Gosling ("Drive") is "being courted" to play the first man on the moon.

Universal Wrapping Up Tom Cruise for "The Mummy" Reboot

Universal Wrapping Up Tom Cruise for "The Mummy" Reboot

The "Mission: Impossible" star is currently in talks to join Universal's modern day reboot of "The Mummy" directed by Alex Kurtzman.

Vin Diesel Announces "Fast and Furious" Prequels, Spinoffs

Vin Diesel Announces "Fast and Furious" Prequels, Spinoffs

“Fast and Furious” star and producer Vin Diesel revealed Universal will expand the franchise with prequels and spinoffs.

Del Toro Submits "Pacific Rim 2" Script, Budget to Execs for Consideration

Del Toro Submits "Pacific Rim 2" Script, Budget to Execs for Consideration

"Pacific Rim" director Guillermo del Toro announced some traction on the sequel's progress following news it had been removed from Universal's calendar.

Michael Fassbender Circles Lead Role in "The Snowman"

Michael Fassbender Circles Lead Role in "The Snowman"

The "X-Men" star is in talks to join this adaptation of Jo Nesbo's novel, which will be directed by "Let the Right One In's" Tomas Alfredson.

REPORT: Steven Spielbergâs DreamWorks to Leave Disney

REPORT: Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks to Leave Disney

DreamWorks Pictures will reportedly end its distribution arrangement with Disney next year, following the release of Steven Spielberg's "The BFG."

"Minions" Passes $1B at the International Box Office, Sets New Record

"Minions" Passes $1B at the International Box Office, Sets New Record

The "Despicable Me" spinoff has passed $1b at the international box office, making it the third highest-grossing animated film of all time.

Movie Legends Revealed: Does Marvel Not Own the Film Rights to the Hulk?

Movie Legends Revealed: Does Marvel Not Own the Film Rights to the Hulk?

This week, prepare to learn about the complicated world of film rights when we delve into whether Marvel owns the right to make a "Hulk" movie.

"Minions" Breaks Opening Day Record with $46.2m Friday Box Office

"Minions" Breaks Opening Day Record with $46.2m Friday Box Office

Pulling in $46.2m at Friday's box office, Universal's "Minions" broke the record for the largest opening day for an animated feature in North America.

Cursing "Minions" Toys at McDonald's Lead to Not-So-Happy Meals (& Parents)

Cursing "Minions" Toys at McDonald's Lead to Not-So-Happy Meals (& Parents)

Parents have alleged that "Minions" toys packaged in Happy Meals are swearing at their children. Outrage ensues.

"Fast & Furious" Stars Rev Up New "Supercharged" Park Attraction at Universal Studios

"Fast & Furious" Stars Rev Up New "Supercharged" Park Attraction at Universal Studios

Vin Diesel and other franchise stars who appear virtually in the new Studio Tour addition, turned out to celebrate the launch in high-speed style.

Shyamalanâs "The Visit" Trailer is Full of Creepy Grandparents, Found Footage

Shyamalan’s "The Visit" Trailer is Full of Creepy Grandparents, Found Footage

M. Night Shyamalan tests out the horror comedy and found footage genres with "The Visit," which finds a family at odds.

Matt Damon & Paul Greengrass Reignite "Bourne" Franchise At Universal

Matt Damon & Paul Greengrass Reignite "Bourne" Franchise At Universal

The star of the original Bourne trilogy is in talks to return to the franchise alongside the "Captain Phillips" director as more Jeremy Renner films also wait in the wings.

REVIEW: All-Star Cast Can't Give "R.I.P.D." Life

REVIEW: All-Star Cast Can't Give "R.I.P.D." Life

Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds star in "R.I.P.D.," a supernatural buddy action-comedy that finds itself unable to live up to its solid "Men in Black" meets "Ghostbusters" premise.

Writer Orci Confirms Universal's "Locke & Key" Film Trilogy

Writer Orci Confirms Universal's "Locke & Key" Film Trilogy

Screenwriter Roberto Orci, who will write with Alex Kurtzman, has confirmed that Universal plans to adapt Joe Hill's hit IDW horror series "Locke & Key" as a trilogy of films. CBR has details.

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Battleship"

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Battleship"

With "Battleship," Universal's sci-fi war film inspired by Hasbro's classic board game, director Peter Berg delivers a ridiculously loud and virtually incomprehensible blockbuster that's undeniably fun.

Tom Cruise Signs On For Radical's "Oblivion"

Tom Cruise Signs On For Radical's "Oblivion"

While the project from "TRON Legacy" director Joseph Kosinski boasts a $100 million budget, it appears as though the Radical-produced script and eventual illustrated novel "Oblivion" will star Tom Cruise in an apocalyptic turn.

New "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" Trailer Debuts

New "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" Trailer Debuts

The rock 'em, sock 'em trailer for the summer's most anticipated indie comics film is live online with your first look at Sex Bob-omb, Ramona's evil ex twins and a sword-slinging Knives Chau courtesy of director Edgar Wright.

VIDEO: "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" Trailer

VIDEO: "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" Trailer

The first trailer from the adaptation of Bryan Lee O'Malley's popular series "Scott Pilgrim" has been released! Directed by Edgar Wright ("Shaun of the Dead") and starring Michael Cera, the film hits theaters 8/13/2010.

Zac Efron on "Fire"

Zac Efron on "Fire"

Actor Zac Efron is set to lead an adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis's early graphic novel, "Fire." The project, set up at Universal, will see the actor trading in teen stardom for the world of espionage.

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