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  1. Universal Selects Five Writers for New Fellowship

    1:44 pm 5/7/2014

    The Emerging Writers Fellowship will allow aspiring writers to pitch original ideas and meet with established Hollywood screenwriters and producers. Read more

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  2. Jeff Shell, Les Moonves Zing Katzenberg: Movies 'Tremendous Growth Business'

    12:34 pm 4/30/2014

    The Universal film head also told a panel moderated by Guggenheim Media Entertainment Group chief creative officer Janice Min that "Fifty Shades of Grey" would not be released at home the same day it hits theaters, despite the studio's enthusiasm for digital distribution methods.Read more

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  3. Zac Efron on Career Reinvention, Addiction 'Struggle' and That Fight on Skid Row

    9:00 am 4/30/2014

    The years since "High School Musical" have been hard on the former child star, replete with hits ("Hairspray"), misses ("Charlie St. Cloud") and substance abuse. Now, with "Neighbors," he's working on his life as an adult: "I needed to learn everything I did."Read more

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  4. Universal's Nikki Rocco Retiring as Head of Distribution

    8:26 am 4/22/2014

    Nicholas Carpou, co-president of distribution, is expected to succeed her.Read more

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  5. Summer Box-Office Forecast: Studio-by-Studio Breakdown

    5:00 am 4/17/2014

    Warners is without a sure thing, Universal pushed back "Fast & Furious 7" and a flurry of untested titles will vie to become the next tentpole franchise.Read more

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  6. State-Owned China Film Group Makes Groundbreaking Investment in 'Warcraft,' 'Seventh Son'

    3:31 pm 4/14/2014

    The deal marks the first time that China Film has taken a stake in Hollywood movies.Read more

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  7. Universal Moving Head of International Theatrical Operations Position from London to L.A.

    10:06 am 4/1/2014

    UPDATED: Longtime international film president David Kosse has chosen not to relocate to Los Angeles; the studio will begin a search to fill his position.Read more

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  8. Sam Worthington, Robin Wright Join 'Everest'

    11:01 am 3/24/2014

    Jake Gyllenhaal and Josh Brolin are among those starring in the adventure movie, currently shooting in Nepal. Read more

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  9. Universal's 'The Birds' Redo Nabs Dutch Director Diederik Van Rooijen

    4:46 am 2/28/2014

    Micheal Bay's Platinum Dunes is producing the long-gestating project alongside Peter Guber's Mandalay Pictures.Read more

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  10. Thomas Bezucha to Direct 'Art of Racing in the Rain'

    4:19 pm 2/7/2014

    Patrick Dempsey is producing Universal's adaptation of the Garth Stein best-seller. Read more

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