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Director Luc Besson's action-thriller pulled in $44 million in its opening weekend, leading the North American box office.
"Henry Poole is Here" writer Albert Torres has been tapped to adapt IDW's award-winning "Locke & Key" for film.
What are the odds the newly "Untitled 2016 Event Project" from Universal and Legendary is actually a Sub-Mariner movie?
Jesse Wigutow, Disney's "Tron: Legacy" sequel writer, is reportedly on board to script the adaptation of early Brian Michael Bendis work "Fire."
Vin Diesel and writer/director David Twohy's third trip to the world of "Riddick" is small in scale but big in heart as the franchise goes back to basics in the enjoyable action film.
The once and future Riddick talks about bringing the killer character back to life for a more intimate, but no less exciting sci-fi adventure, fighting David Bautista and the future of filmmaking.
Universal Pictures has optioned Michael Alan Nelson, Matt Gagnon and Brian Stelfreeze's recent BOOM! Studios vampire series "Day Men" for its next comic book adaptation film.
The Ryan Reynolds-Jeff Bridges supernatural comedy "R.I.P.D.," based on Dark Horse's 2000 comics series, was buried at the domestic box office by the record-breaking horror film "The Conjuring."
Timed to coincide with the Comic-Con International panel, Universal Pictures has debuted an extended red-band trailer for "Kick-Ass 2" featuring lots of profanity and violence, and a little John Romita Jr. artwork.
Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds and Mary-Louise Parker tell CBR News all about the dynamics on set of "R.I.P.D.," how they passed their time, and how eating is the greatest stunt of them all.
Say hello to Brian Cronin's little friend as this week's Movie Legends Revealed examines whether there's an X-rated director's cut of Brian De Palma's 1983 gangster film "Scarface."
Universal Pictures has officially optioned Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez' acclaimed IDW series "Locke & Key," with go to genre screenwriting duo Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci attached to write.
Universal has released a second international trailer for "Kick-Ass 2" that places the focus squarely on busting skulls and, well, kicking ass. The movie, based on Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s comic, opens Aug. 16.
A recently released international trailer for Universal's "R.I.P.D." film gives a closer look at the plot and concept behind the big screen adaptation of the Dark Horse Comics series.
Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for the film adaptation of Dark Horse Comics' "R.I.P.D." starring Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges. The movie hits theaters July 19.
At CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Universal Pictures touted its summer slate, including comic-book films "R.I.P.D.," "2 Guns" and "Kick-Ass 2," and revealed details on sequels to "Fast & Furious," "Bourne Legacy" & More.
Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for "2 Guns," the adaptation of Steven Grant and Mataes Santolouco's crime comic starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg.
"Pitch Perfect" director Jason Moore and producers Max Handelman & Paul Brooks discuss the cyclical nature of musicals, settling on the right songs, and celebrating the passion of competitive a cappella.
Veteran "30 Rock" writer Kay Cannon talks about making her feature debut with the musical comedy "Pitch Perfect," which she describes as "'Bring It On' in the a cappella world."
Co-stars Anna Kendrick and Brittany Snow discuss early on-stage mishaps, musical mash-ups, on-set camaraderie and Universal Pictures' "Pitch Perfect," which opens Friday nationwide.
Australian actress Rebel Wilson discusses her role in Universal Pictures’ musical comedy "Pitch Perfect," her roundabout route to Hollywood and mermaid dancing.
Universal Pictures has set a June 28, 2013 release date for director Jeff Wadlow's "Kick-Ass 2," which has added Morris Chestnut and Robert Emms to the cast of the superhero action-comedy.
The stars, writers and director of "The Bourne Legacy" discuss filming, fight training and the future of Universal Pictures' $1 billion action franchise.
Universal Pictures is in talks to make and distribute "Kick-Ass 2," the sequel to Matthew Vaughn's adaptation of Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s comic series.
Director Rupert Sanders met with the press at WonderCon to discuss his feature film debut with Universal Pictures' big-budget "Snow White and the Huntsman."
Directors Peter Berg and Rupert Sanders appeared at WonderCon to discuss "Battleship" and "Snow White and the Huntsman," along with stars Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart, Alexander Skarsgård and Brooklyn Decker.
Denzel Washington is in early talks to star in Universal Pictures' "2 Guns," based on the crime comic by Steven Grant and Mataes Santolouco. SPINOFF has the details.
"NCIS: Los Angeles" star Eric Christian Olsen and"Lost" and "Oz" alum Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje discuss their roles in the Universal Pictures prequel "The Thing."
Mary Elizabeth Winstead, star of the Universal Pictures prequel "The Thing," discusses the roles of women in horror movies, flamethrowers and her love of John Carpenter's 1982 classic.
Universal has hired original screenwriters Michael Brandt and Derek Haas to script the frequently discussed sequel to 2008's "Wanted" film based on Mark Millar and JG Jones' Top Cow series.
Jon Favreau's "Cowboys & Aliens" is a solid film that will please fans of the Western and sci-fi genres, offering solid performances from a likable ensemble who elevate the film above its few flaws.
Universal Pictures has released the second trailer for "Cowboys & Aliens" directed by Jon Favreau. The film stars Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde and will be released July 29, 2011. UPDATED with screenshots.
Director Jon Favreau has released the "Cowboys and Aliens" Super Bowl ad a few hours early, giving fans an advance glimpse at the sci-fi Western adventure.
"Cowboys & Aliens" writer/producer Roberto Orci spoke with CBR News about the excitement and challenges in creating a Western/Sci-Fi film and getting an education on the Western from Steven Spielberg.
Jon Favreau spoke with CBR News about the joining together of Western and sci-fi films in "Cowboys & Aliens" with the director expressing his confidence in his ability to successful merge the two genres.
CBR News visited the set of "Cowboys & Aliens" and spoke with director Jon Favreau and members of the cast about working in the dramatic New Mexico desert and the special opportunity to make a Western with aliens.
Get a first look at director Jon Favreau's follow up to "Iron Man" as Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford prove unlikely allies in an Old West shootout against visitors from beyond the stars in "Cowboys & Aliens."
The producer/director team behind M. Night Shyamalan's latest horror movie tell Spinoff Online how they keep it in the family like the Coen Brothers, why they make scary films without slashing and whether or not "Devil" has a twist end.
Universal’s Despicable Me, which opens today, is a charming family film. Featuring a fine vocal performance from Steve Carrell, the film offers a journey that is well made and genuinely heartwarming.
With Universal Pictures' "The Wolfman" hitting theaters today, CBR takes a look through the history of the myth of the werewolf as depicted in comic books, from Marvel's Werewolf by Night to "Fables'" Big Bad Wolf and beyond.