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  1. Hit Disney Film 'Brave' Is a Disappointment to Some on Wall Street

    1:58 pm 6/25/2012

    The Pixar movie opened at No. 1 with $66.7 million, but shares of Disney -- which bought the studio for $7.4 billion in 2006 -- dropped 1.6 percent Monday.Read more

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  2. CineEurope 2012: Universal Touts Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted,' 'Despicable Me 2'

    5:40 am 6/19/2012

    The studio showed a well-received reel that also included Judd Apatow's "This Is 40" before screening "Savages" from Oliver Stone who didn't attend the exhibitor gathering in Barcelona.Read more

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  3. Netflix, Redbox Avoid Disney's Waiting Period, Acquire 'John Carter' Through Outside Retailers

    9:51 pm 6/11/2012

    The providers of cheap movie rentals will purchase DVDs at outlets such as Wal-Mart.Read more

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  4. China's Bona Film Group in Talks With Hollywood Studios About Co-Productions

    1:19 am 6/5/2012

    After a recent investment from News Corp., the company is holding discussions with Universal Pictures, Sony Pictures, Paramount Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox about co-production opportunities.Read more

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  5. Box Office Preview: 'Snow White and the Huntsman' Primed to Take Over Top Spot

    6:15 pm 5/31/2012

    The female-centric fairy tale, starring Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron, should easily eclipse last weekend's champ "Men in Black 3."Read more

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  6. Amazon's LoveFilm Strikes Exclusive Universal Pictures Streaming Deal

    6:57 am 5/30/2012

    The multi-year agreement provides the U.K. streaming video service with such titles as "Bridesmaids," "Despicable Me" and "Battleship."Read more

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  7. 'Modern Family' Star Eric Stonestreet Joins Comedy 'Identity Thief' (Exclusive)

    3:24 pm 5/24/2012

    Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy are toplining the Universal comedy. Read more

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  8. 'Battleship' Fallout: Lessons From a Box Office Sinking (Analysis)

    5:00 am 5/23/2012

    As Hollywood's quest for franchises leads to more high-risk, $200 mil plays, studios search for answers when big bets go bust.Read more

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  9. Box Office Preview: 'Avengers' Expected to Sink 'Battleship'

    4:37 pm 5/17/2012

    The Universal tentpole is expected to debut in the modest $35 million to $40 million range as "The Avengers" continues to dominate in its fourth weekend with a projected gross of as much as $60 million.Read more

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