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  1. Mark Wahlberg to Produce Hacker Movie at Universal (Exclusive)

    11:06 am 12/12/2012

    Jonathan Herman will write the screenplay, which centers on an anonymous, ruthless, highly skilled hacker who targets the student body of a large suburban high school.Read more

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  2. Imax to Release 'Les Miserables' in North America on December 25

    11:49 am 12/4/2012

    The giant screen exhibitor will super-size the musical drama for dates in New York and Los Angeles, simultaneous with the domestic release on Christmas Day. Read more

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  3. Legal Expert Jill Tandy Joins Universal Pictures International

    4:49 am 12/3/2012

    She will serve as executive vp, commercial affairs, reporting to president, international, Universal Pictures David Kosse.Read more

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  4. Universal Sues Over 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Porn Adaptation

    10:38 am 11/29/2012

    After snapping up film rights for $5 million, Universal is upset over a porn movie it says is a "rip-off, plain and simple."Read more

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  5. U.K.'s BSkyB Extends NBCUniversal Movie Deal With Exclusive Window

    12:36 am 11/6/2012

    Similar to a recent Warner deal, the pact gives the pay TV giant exclusive access to such releases as "Ted" for a year until they become available to other subscription services, including Netflix and LoveFilm.Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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