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  1. VFX Company Image Engine Opens New Vancouver Facility

    2:55 pm 3/30/2012

    The Canadian visual effects studio is looking to build the city's senior talent pool to better compete against the U.S., the UK and New Zealand in securing Hollywood movie work. Read more

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  2. Charlize Theron to be Honored With CinemaCon's Decade of Achievement Award

    6:29 pm 3/29/2012

    The actress will receive the honor next month in Las Vegas.Read more

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  3. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Film Adaptation Faces Challenge From 'Control-Freak' Author

    9:22 am 3/29/2012

    THE REPORT: Universal and Focus pay $5 million for the racy books amid questions of how S&M sex will translate onscreen.Read more

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  4. Universal's 'Battleship' Deployed to Fight U.K. Piracy (Video)

    6:08 am 3/26/2012

    The studio and Trust For IP Awareness issue a special trailer in the battle against online pirates.Read more

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  5. 'American Reunion' Filmmakers Sign First-Look Deal with Universal

    12:36 pm 3/23/2012

    The film's writing-directing team of Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg will continue to make "laugh-your-ass-off comedies" for the studio. Read more

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  6. WonderCon 2012: Peter Berg on 'Battleship' Board Game Comparisons: 'It Doesn’t Have Any Direct Correlation'

    5:51 pm 3/22/2012

    Following a screening Saturday of footage from the film, Berg talked to THR about working with first-time actors, following up past successes, and setting himself up to make movies "that had a pretty big reach."Read more

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  7. 'Hunger Games' Producer Nina Jacobson on Movie Backstory; Firing from Disney (Q&A)

    12:05 pm 3/15/2012

    The executive tells THR how she ushered the YA novel to the big screen, picked herself up after Disney let her go, and who helped her along the way.Read more

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  8. 'Despicable Me 2' Trailer Brings the Return of the Minions (Video)

    2:36 pm 3/1/2012

    Gru makes his super villain comeback on July 3, 2013.Read more

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  9. Universal, Redbox Extend DVD Rental Deal With 28 Day Window Through 2014

    5:10 am 3/1/2012

    UPDATE: An analyst says it is a win for the DVD rental kiosk operator that the studio didn't side with Warner Bros., which has been pushing to make its home entertainment titles available to Redbox 56 days after their release.Read more

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  10. Universal to Debut New Studio Logo in Front of 'Dr. Seuss' The Lorax'

    11:51 pm 2/29/2012

    To mark the studio's 100th anniversary, visual effects artists from Weta Digital have animated a new version of the company's signature globe.Read more

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