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‘Scorpion King’ Reboot in the Works at Universal

Universal is rebooting Dwayne Johnson's 'The Scorpion' king with screenwriter Jonathan Herman.

‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Shuts Down After Positive Coronavirus Tests

Filming on 'Jurassic World: Dominion' will resume in two weeks.

Fast & Furious Pic ‘F9’ Delayed to May 2021

Universal's F9 is on the move again. It will now open May 28, 2021.

Universal Content Productions Launches Podcast Network With Sam Esmail Original

Universal Content Productions is launching UCP Audio, a podcast network set to debut in 2020 with both scripted and unscripted offerings, including one from 'Mr. Robot' creator Sam Esmail featuring…

Bonnie Hammer Trades Peacock for Studios Oversight

There's a massive game of executive musical chairs at NBCUniversal. Bonnie Hammer, who previously served as chairman of the streamer Peacock, is moving to oversee the company's newly combined studio…

‘Bad Girls’ Historical Anthology Series in the Works at UCP

Universal Content Productions is developing an anthology series based on Ann Shen's book 'Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World,' with 'The Post' writer Liz Hannah…

Lionsgate, BBC Tap Dan McDermott to Lead Scripted TV Partnership

Lionsgate Television and BBC Studios have hired former Fox and DreamWorks exec Dan McDermott to head up their scripted TV partnership from Los Angeles.

Emmy Rossum Inks First-Look Deal With UCP (Exclusive)

Actress and director Emmy Rossum has signed a first-look overall deal with Universal Content Productions. The pact extends Rossum's relationship with UCP, for whom she is starring in and executive…

Sam Esmail Renews Overall Deal With Universal Content Productions

Sam Esmail is staying put at Universal Content Productions. The Mr. Robot creator has opted to renew his overall deal with UCP. The news comes as Esmail was drawing interest from other…

Grant Morrison Adapting ‘The Invisibles’ as Part of UCP Overall Deal

Grant Morrison is extending his relationship with Universal Cable Productions. The comic book and TV writer and executive producer has signed an overall deal with the studio behind Syfy's 'Happy' and…

James Roday Signs First-Look Deal With ‘Psych’ Producers UCP (Exclusive)

James Roday inks first-look deal with 'Psych' producers Universal Cable Productions.

True Crime Anthology Series ‘The Act’ Set at Hulu

The seasonal anthology is based on Michelle Dean's BuzzFeed story "Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter to Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom to Be Murdered."