Tag Archives: Universal Pictures
Jason Reynolds’ finalist for the National Book Award had a small bidding war for the movie rights, which Universal won, getting De Luca and Legend as part of the package.
The film and television superstar will produce the project, which is about the hunt for the Mongolian dictator’s tomb, along with his manager Dany Garcia and their production company. Robert Zemeckis’ ImageMovers will also be involved with the production.
Girls Trip stars Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish, and could take some wind out of the box office sails of its big-budget competitors Dunkirk and Valerian.
Based on the ballet by Tchaikovsky, the story of a Princess named Odette who is cursed by an evil Sorcerer.
When her parents are murdered, a girl is sent to the Faerie Court where she must confront the evil prince and fight for her survival.
In the vein of The Heat, two overzealous female FBI agents go undercover — as men — in order to bring down a male-dominated domestic militia group, and in the process discover more about their true selves than they ever imagined.
A former soldier and private skyscraper security expert is framed for arson and must clear his name while rescuing his family from the blaze.
The story follows three refugees from East Prussia as they struggle to survive during the end of WWII. They believe the ship Wilhelm Gustloff can take them to safety, but just as freedom seems within their grasp, tragedy strikes and the ship sinks, resulting in one of the worst maritime disasters ever.
The story is being kept under wraps but could potentially focus on events surrounding Streep, Firth, and Brosnan’s characters prior to the original film.
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Amy Krouse Rosenthal created a dating profile for her husband so he could find love again once she’s gone. In the moving piece, which became an instant sensation, she praises all his best qualities and the many ways she’s fallen in love with him throughout their 26 years together.
A man takes his family on a camping trip and his in-laws crash the vacation.
The Purge meets Bourne Identity. Four criminal soldiers, whose skills have been enhanced by horrifying experiments, escape to a small Wisconsin town and begin a campaign of terror. Only a former army medic, his tough high school sweetheart, and a weathered local sheriff stand in the way of these brutal killers who are on a mission to find the eccentric who holds the key to their survival.
In the near future, humanity has eliminated disease, so people called scythes must kill others to control the population – and two teens are apprenticed against their will to scythes.
Kevin Hart’s action-comedy follows a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes in the long-shot chance they’ll pass the GED exam.
Chronicles the story of Queen Amanirenas who confronted and arranged for peace with the invading Roman Empire.
Based on the true story of a couple who rushed to plan their dream wedding after learning one of them has liver cancer.
Follows the story of Mark Grayson, a normal high school student who is the son of the most powerful superhero on the planet. Soon enough, he inherits his own set of superpowers.
Centers on Xar, a 12-year-old wizard prince without magic, and Wish, a 12-year-old warrior princess with a magical object in a world where magic is reviled and illegal. When they collide in the wildwood on the trail of a deadly (and thought to be extinct) witch, it’s the start of a grand adventure that just might change the fabric of their world.
Written by Beck Dorey-Stein, the book follows a young woman living in Washington D.C. who is at an all-time career low when, through a twist of fate, she goes from serving cocktails to lobbyists to being hired as a stenographer in Obama’s White House.
Kept under wraps, but project is being pitched as a high concept four-quadrant sci-fi tentpole.
A prequel that will focus on the events that led up to the very first Purge.
The story of a young wife and mother who works as an analyst at the CIA. One morning while digitally searching files in hopes of unmasking a Russian sleeper cell in the US, she makes a shocking discovery that threatens her job, her family, and her life.
The story of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan in 1945, which killed 100,000 people, ending World War II, and heralded the Atomic Age.
Star-Lord, Jack Sparrow and Dom Toretto will likely appear, but what about Christian Grey or the Power Rangers?