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Remembering Universal's Marvel Mania Restaurant

Remembering Universal's Marvel Mania Restaurant

CBR looks back on some rare artifacts from trips to Marvel Mania, the short-lived theme restaurant at Universal City in Los Angeles.

Comics A.M. - Retailers High on Image, 'Saga' & Creator-Owned

Comics A.M. - Retailers High on Image, 'Saga' & Creator-Owned

PW's annual survey finds retailers are upbeat about 2013 sales! A breakdown of female Eisner nominees! The Kids Comics Awards! What's the deal with those DC and Marvel theme-park rights? Plus much more!

Springfield Comes to Life in Universal Studios' new

Springfield Comes to Life in Universal Studios' new "Simpsons" Area

Who needs the Kwik-e Mart? Universal Studios Orlando, which has announced plans for an expanded Simpsons-themed area at the park that’ll open this summer. ROBOT 6 has details.

Steven Grant Reloads For

Steven Grant Reloads For "2 Guns'" Big Screen Adaptation

Steven Grant discusses the experience of watching his BOOM! Studios' miniseries "2 Guns" evolve from un-produced screenplay to comic to a Universal Studios film starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg.

"The Bourne Legacy" Producers Discuss Renner and Bourne 2.0

The producers behind "The Bourne Legacy," the latest installment of the franchise, talk about expanding the Bourne universe, the real-world basis for the film and why Jeremy Renner was the right actor for the role.

AMC's

AMC's "Walking Dead" Invades Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

AMC's "The Walking Dead" is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood and Orlando as part of its annual Halloween Horror Nights experience, making it the first ever TV series to do so.

CinemaCon: Universal Looks Ahead With

CinemaCon: Universal Looks Ahead With "Ted," "Bourne" & "R.I.P.D."

At CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Universal Pictures teased its film slate all the way into summer 2013, with previews of "Snow White and the Huntsman," "The Bourne Legacy," "R.I.P.D." and much more.

Universal Chief Unloads on

Universal Chief Unloads on "Cowboys & Aliens," "Wolfman"

Universal Studios President Ron Meyer calls "Cowboys & Aliens" “mediocre” and "The Wolfman" one of “the shittiest movies we put out,” but offered kind words for "Scott Pilgrim."

SPINOFF REVIEW:

SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Thing"

Despite frightening creature effects and an enjoyable performance by star Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Universal's prequel to "The Thing" falls well short of John Carpenter's horror classic.

Van Heijningen Goes ‘Old School’ With The Thing

Van Heijningen Goes ‘Old School’ With The Thing

"The Thing" director Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about helming the Universal Pictures prequel, and his love for the 1982 John Carpenter original.

Harrison Ford Rides with

Harrison Ford Rides with "Cowboys & Aliens"

Harrison Ford spoke with CBR News about his role in "Cowboys & Aliens," leaving the leading man role to another and working with director Jon Favreau to craft Woodrow Dolarhyde.

Olivia Wilde Talks Women and Mystery in

Olivia Wilde Talks Women and Mystery in "Cowboys & Aliens"

Actress Olivia Wilde discusses her role in the upcoming "Cowboys & Aliens," how an unsuccessful film got her the part and her hopes for more strong female leading roles in film.

Daniel Craig Takes the Reins in

Daniel Craig Takes the Reins in "Cowboys & Aliens"

Star Daniel Craig spoke with CBR News about his love of westerns, his first time on horseback and the opportunity to fall back on a childlike sense of imagination while making the film.

Favreau on Directing

Favreau on Directing "Cowboys & Aliens"

Director Jon Favreau spoke with CBR News about the choices involved in making the sci-fi/western mash-up, casting the leads and the screen legend of Harrison Ford.

Russell Goes from

Russell Goes from "The Fighter" to "2 Guns"

"The Fighter" director David O. Russell is in negotiations to rewrite and direct an adaptation of the BOOM! Studios comic by Steven Grant and Mataes Santolouco with Vince Vaughn in the lead.

The CBR Review:

The CBR Review: "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World"

Composed of equal parts romance, fighting and comedy, "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" is possibly the purest form of director Edgar Wright's vision, a giddy celebration of comics, girls, video games and movies.

Scott Pilgrim vs Gideon Graves: Michael Cera & Jason Schwartzman

Scott Pilgrim vs Gideon Graves: Michael Cera & Jason Schwartzman

Stars Michael Cera and Jason Schwartzman spoke with CBR about their characters' secrets, director Edgar Wright's abilities with actors, pre-Comic-Con jitters and the pain of being slow readers.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the Director

Scott Pilgrim vs. the Director

"Scott Pilgrim" director Edgar Wright talked with CBR News about the emotional maturity of the main character, the Comic-Con response to the film, DVD extras, and 'Star Wars' prequels.

Scott Pilgrim vs. His Conscience: Anna Kendrick, Kieran Culkin & Aubrey Plaza

Scott Pilgrim vs. His Conscience: Anna Kendrick, Kieran Culkin & Aubrey Plaza

Actors Anna Kendrick, Kieran Culkin and Aubrey Plaza spoke with CBR about observing Scott Pilgrim's world, stealing comic books and working with Michael Cera.

Scott Pilgrim vs. The Ladies: Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Ellen Wong

Scott Pilgrim vs. The Ladies: Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Ellen Wong

Mary Elizabeth and Ellen Wong of "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," spoke with CBR News about their characters, filming the final fight scenes, reading book six and the Comic-Con reaction to the film.

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Exes: Satya Bhabha & Brandon Routh

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Exes: Satya Bhabha & Brandon Routh

Evil Ex #1 and #3, Satya Bhabha and Brandon Routh, discuss their "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" characters' hidden humanity, working with director Edgar Wright, movie nights in Toronto and Routh's blonde wig.

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Writers

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Writers

Creator Bryan Lee O'Malley and screenwriter Michael Bacall spoke with CBR News about taking "Scott Pilgrim" from the page to screen, director Edgar Wright's gift for casting, and the screening of the film at CCI.

CCI: Pegg & Frost's

CCI: Pegg & Frost's "Paul" Takes On Comic-Con

Cast members were on hand at CCI to discuss "Paul," Simon Pegg and Nick Frost 's new movie that takes the comedic duo on a journey from Comic-Con International to Area 51 and beyond.

SPINOFF: Chris Meledandri Is

SPINOFF: Chris Meledandri Is "Despicable"

"Despicable Me" producer Chris Meledandri spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about Illumination's first feature film's origins and development, the involvement of Steve Carell in the formation of the main character and more.

SPINOFF: New

SPINOFF: New "Scott Pilgrim" Poster Arrives

The newest poster for Universal Studios' "Scott Pilgrim" Vs. The World" has been released, featuring Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Pilgrim and Ramona Flowers surrounded by shots of her evil exes.

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