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Chris Pratt Hilariously Explains Stunts 101 in "Jurassic World" Featurette

Chris Pratt Hilariously Explains Stunts 101 in "Jurassic World" Featurette

The "Guardians of the Galaxy" actor explains everything we need to know about stunt work from the set of the Universal Pictures film.

"Jurassic World" Ups the Wow Factor With New Trailer

"Jurassic World" Ups the Wow Factor With New Trailer

Every time Jurassic World has unveiled a new attraction, attendance has spiked. What could possibly go wrong this time?

Titan To Publish Comics Based On Universal's "Minions"

Titan To Publish Comics Based On Universal's "Minions"

The lovable henchmen will leap off of the silver screen and onto the printed page in a new line of comics.

COMIC REEL: "Age of Ultron" Releases New Roll Call TV Spot; Whedon Hints At More Avengers

COMIC REEL: "Age of Ultron" Releases New Roll Call TV Spot; Whedon Hints At More Avengers

A condensed version of the new "Avengers" trailer has hit TV; Joss Whedon revealed that there are unrevealed heroes in the film and more.

Universal Options Mark Millar and Sean Murphy's "Chrononauts"

Universal Options Mark Millar and Sean Murphy's "Chrononauts"

One day after "Chrononauts" arrived at comic shops, Universal Pictures has optioned the Image Comics series by Mark Millar and Sean Gordon Murphy.

Take A Look at the Dinosaurs Roaming Around "Jurassic World"

Take A Look at the Dinosaurs Roaming Around "Jurassic World"

Universal Pictures gives an early look at 15 of the prehistoric creatures that will populate Isla Nublar once Jurassic World opens to the public.

Cavill Goes From Superman To Super Spy In "Man From UNCLE" Trailer

Cavill Goes From Superman To Super Spy In "Man From UNCLE" Trailer

The Man of Steel becomes a man from U.N.C.L.E. in the first trailer for Guy Ritchie's adaptation of the '60s spy series.

New "Furious 7" Trailer Takes Crazy To A Whole Other Level

New "Furious 7" Trailer Takes Crazy To A Whole Other Level

For evidence that Vin Diesel's car jump between skyscrapers may not be the most gloriously ridiculous stunt in "Furious 7" look no further than the new trailer.

"Furious 7" Kicks It Into High Gear With Super Bowl Trailer

"Furious 7" Kicks It Into High Gear With Super Bowl Trailer

Big explosions and even bigger car stunts mark the trailer for "Furious 7," starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson.

"Jurassic World" Stomps in With Super Bowl Spot

"Jurassic World" Stomps in With Super Bowl Spot

Indominus Rex comes roaring into the spotlight in the new trailer for the highly anticipated film, which stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.

Watch the First Footage From "Jurassic World"

Watch the First Footage From "Jurassic World"

Ahead of the Thanksgiving premiere of the trailer, Universal Pictures has delivered the first footage from "Jurassic World," starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.

"Jurassic World" Teaser Repurposes Iconic "Jurassic Park" Moment

"Jurassic World" Teaser Repurposes Iconic "Jurassic Park" Moment

The 2015 sequel film receives an ominous teaser that uses the famous footage of vibrations rippling in a plastic cup of water.

"Dracula Untold" Stars and Director Talk Bridging History & Mythology

"Dracula Untold" Stars and Director Talk Bridging History & Mythology

Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon and director Gary Shore reveal their first impressions of the iconic vampire while discussing his big screen reinvention.

Luke Evans Explores the Man Behind the Monster in "Dracula Untold"

Luke Evans Explores the Man Behind the Monster in "Dracula Untold"

"The Hobbit" star Luke Evans talks with SPINOFF about seeing the humanity within the vampire in his new take on the iconic character.

Dominic Cooper Revels in Playing Villainous Mehmed Sultan in "Dracula Untold"

Dominic Cooper Revels in Playing Villainous Mehmed Sultan in "Dracula Untold"

"Dracula Untold" star Dominic Cooper talks fight sequences, Mehmed's rivalry with Dracula and why he doesn't consider this a vampire movie.

BOX OFFICE: Scarlett Johansson's "Lucy" Overpowers Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules"

BOX OFFICE: Scarlett Johansson's "Lucy" Overpowers Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules"

Director Luc Besson's action-thriller pulled in $44 million in its opening weekend, leading the North American box office.

"Locke & Key" Film Finds Its Writer

"Locke & Key" Film Finds Its Writer

"Henry Poole is Here" writer Albert Torres has been tapped to adapt IDW's award-winning "Locke & Key" for film.

Are Universal and Legendary Planning a Namor Movie?

Are Universal and Legendary Planning a Namor Movie?

What are the odds the newly "Untitled 2016 Event Project" from Universal and Legendary is actually a Sub-Mariner movie?

"Tron" Writer Joins Adaptation of Bendis Graphic Novel "Fire"

"Tron" Writer Joins Adaptation of Bendis Graphic Novel "Fire"

Jesse Wigutow, Disney's "Tron: Legacy" sequel writer, is reportedly on board to script the adaptation of early Brian Michael Bendis work "Fire."

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Riddick" Returns to its Roots

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Riddick" Returns to its Roots

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.

Vin Diesel Discusses "Riddick," Sci-Fi, Fandom & the Future of Film

Vin Diesel Discusses "Riddick," Sci-Fi, Fandom & the Future of 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 Options BOOM! Studios' "Day Men" For Film

Universal Options BOOM! Studios' "Day Men" For Film

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.

"R.I.P.D." Dead on Arrival at Box Office

"R.I.P.D." Dead on Arrival at Box Office

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."

SDCC: "Kick-Ass 2" Unleashes Extended Red-Band Trailer

SDCC: "Kick-Ass 2" Unleashes Extended Red-Band Trailer

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.

"R.I.P.D." Stars Dish On Pigs, Billy-Goats & Indian Food

"R.I.P.D." Stars Dish On Pigs, Billy-Goats & Indian Food

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.

Movie Legends Revealed: The Strange Tale of How "Scarface" Beat the X Rating

Movie Legends Revealed: The Strange Tale of How "Scarface" Beat the X Rating

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 Unlocks "Locke & Key" Adaptation with Kurtzman & Orci

Universal Unlocks "Locke & Key" Adaptation with Kurtzman & Orci

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 Releases New International "Kick-Ass 2" Trailer

Universal Releases New International "Kick-Ass 2" Trailer

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.

International "R.I.P.D." Trailer Reveals New Footage

International "R.I.P.D." Trailer Reveals New Footage

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.

Reynolds & Bridges Battle Undead In First "R.I.P.D." Trailer

Reynolds & Bridges Battle Undead In First "R.I.P.D." Trailer

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.

Universal Teases "R.I.P.D.," "2 Guns," "Kick-Ass 2," "Fast 6" at CinemaCon

Universal Teases "R.I.P.D.," "2 Guns," "Kick-Ass 2," "Fast 6" at CinemaCon

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 Unloads First "2 Guns" Trailer

Universal Pictures Unloads First "2 Guns" Trailer

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 & Producers On the Return of the Movie Musical

"Pitch Perfect" Director & Producers On the Return of the Movie Musical

"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.

"Pitch Perfect" Writer Kay Cannon On Song Selections and In-Jokes

"Pitch Perfect" Writer Kay Cannon On Song Selections and In-Jokes

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."

Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow Discuss Making "Pitch Perfect"

Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow Discuss Making "Pitch Perfect"

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.

Actress Rebel Wilson Proves Herself "Pitch Perfect"

Actress Rebel Wilson Proves Herself "Pitch Perfect"

Australian actress Rebel Wilson discusses her role in Universal Pictures’ musical comedy "Pitch Perfect," her roundabout route to Hollywood and mermaid dancing.

"Kick-Ass 2" Gets Release Date, Adds Chestnut, Emms to Cast

"Kick-Ass 2" Gets Release Date, Adds Chestnut, Emms to Cast

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.

"Bourne Legacy" Stars, Director Talk Stunts and Franchise's Future

"Bourne Legacy" Stars, Director Talk Stunts and Franchise's Future

The stars, writers and director of "The Bourne Legacy" discuss filming, fight training and the future of Universal Pictures' $1 billion action franchise.

Universal In Talks To Make, Distribute "Kick-Ass 2"

Universal In Talks To Make, Distribute "Kick-Ass 2"

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.

WC12: Rupert Sanders on "Snow White and the Huntsman"

WC12: Rupert Sanders on "Snow White and the Huntsman"

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."

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