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  1. Box Office Preview: 'Wreck-It Ralph' Aims For $45 Mil as East Coast Theaters Reopen

    2:57 pm 11/1/2012

    The majority of the 300 theaters closed because of superstorm Sandy are back on line, but some locations in Lower Manhattan, Long Island and New Jersey still being dark could impact "Wreck-It Ralph" and Denzel Washington's "Flight."Read more

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  2. Universal Pictures Lays Off About 25 Employees

    12:34 pm 11/1/2012

    The bulk of the layoffs were in the studio's home video division.Read more

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  3. Oscar Roundtable: 6 Top Studio Executives Reveal the Perks and Pitfalls of Hollywood Power

    10:00 am 11/1/2012

    Sony's Michael Barker, Lionsgate's Rob Friedman, Fox's Jim Gianopulos, DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg, Universal's Donna Langley and Paramount's Rob Moore gather for a candid discussion of what life is really like when you're a movie mogul.Read more

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  4. Universal and Jason Blum to Bring Stephen King Tale to the Screen

    8:29 pm 10/25/2012

    "Mercy," based on the short story "Gramma," will star Frances O'Connor and be directed by Peter Cornwell.Read more

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  5. China's You on Demand Strikes VOD Deal for Universal Pictures Films

    2:09 pm 10/15/2012

    The company, led by CEO Shane McMahon, also has content deals with Warner Bros., Disney and Paramount. Read more

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  6. Universal Taps Newcomer for 'Gauntlet' Writing Duties (Exclusive)

    4:02 pm 10/11/2012

    Sarah Rothschild is penning the script for the Scott Stuber-produced comedy based on a treatment by Dana Fox. Read more

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  7. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie Hires Writer

    12:10 pm 10/8/2012

    Kelly Marcel, Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" writer, will adapt E.L. James' bestselling book for Focus Features and Universal.Read more

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  8. Jon Mone Joins Universal as Executive VP Production

    11:09 am 9/28/2012

    He was an executive at Scott Stuber's Universal-based Bluegrass Films, where he served as executive producer on the hit Seth MacFarlane comedy "Ted."Read more

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  9. 'Snow White and the Huntsman' Remains Top-Selling Disc

    4:22 pm 9/26/2012

    New releases "The Cabin in the Woods," " Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3," and "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" trailed the Kristen Stewart film.Read more

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