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  1. Focus CEO Peter Schlessel on the Move to the Mainstream and the Studio's Future

    7:00 am 10/23/2014

    In his first interview since assuming the role in a shake-up one year ago, Schlessel explains the prestige label's move to mix mainstream ("I'm proud to have 'Insidious 3' ") with the more expected awards plays ('The Theory of Everything') as the midbudget movie finds a homeRead more

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  2. Trailers Aren't Most-Shared Movie Content: Study

    11:31 am 10/16/2014

    But promos still prompt almost a third of those who watch them to buy a ticket to the movieRead more

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  3. 'Jem and the Holograms' and 'Cybernatural' Get Release Dates

    10:26 am 10/16/2014

    Universal quietly picked up 'Cybernatural' at the Fantasia International Film FestivalRead more

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  4. 'Dracula Untold' Stars Fete Their Historically Based Vampire Tale Without "Forbidden Love"

    10:16 am 10/7/2014

    "He's badass, don't get me wrong, but he's human: he loves his wife, he loves his family, his loves his people"Read more

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  5. Universal Extends Emerging Writers Fellowship for Second Year

    1:30 pm 9/30/2014

    Fellows in the first program were paired with Will Packer, Chris Morgan and Jeremy GarelickRead more

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  6. Chris Hemsworth is an Action-Hero Hacker in 'Blackhat' Trailer

    12:18 pm 9/25/2014

    Michael Mann's cyber-thriller is set to hit theaters in JanuaryRead more

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  7. Peter Kujawski Appointed Director of Universal Pictures International Productions

    12:43 pm 9/19/2014

    It's a newly created position at the studioRead more

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  8. Robert Simonds' New Studio Names Kevin Grayson Distribution Chief

    11:17 am 9/16/2014

    He comes to the film and TV company from UniversalRead more

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  9. 'Dungeons & Dragons' Movie Fight: "Son of a Bitch" Sequel Spat Heads to Trial

    8:30 am 9/10/2014

    Warner Bros. began a script without owning rights, which Universal scooped up from Hasbro; now a trial will determine whether a tiny producer's deal can slay a mighty studioRead more

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  10. Alex Kurtzman's Production Company Inks Three-Year Deal With Universal

    11:19 am 9/2/2014

    Focus Features president of production Jeb Brody will be joining Secret HideoutRead more

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