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Kevin Hart is set to star in an untitled comedy for Universal Pictures. The 40-year-old actor — who is one of the most bankable comedy stars in Hollywood — is poised to appear in a new film from Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs, who will write the script and also serve as executive producers…

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Get Out filmmaker Jordan Peele has signed a “five-year exclusive production partnership” deal with Universal Pictures which will see him make his next two movies with the studio. The 40-year-old filmmaker worked with the studio on his acclaimed horror movies Get Out and Us and he has now put pen to paper on a contract…

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Movie theaters across the country have prepared for the Friday release of Straight Outta Compton by having extra security on deck, and they are reportedly being offered a reimbursement by Universal Pictures. The film depicts the rise of 80s California rap group NWA, who made anti-authority songs like “F— the Police.” The downtown Los Angeles…

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The Atlanta advance screening of Universal Pictures’ highly anticipated film, LUCY, was hosted by Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and entrepreneur Kandi Burruss on Wednesday, July 23. It was a packed house with her celebrity friends and special guests in attendance including: Mama Joyce, Toya Wright, Rasheeda and Kirk Frost, Tameka Foster-Raymond, Nivea, Monyetta Shaw, Derek J, The Atlanta Dream’s Angel McCoughtry, D. Woods, DJ AONE and BET’s “Sunday Best” season 2 winner, Y’anna Crawley. Check…

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While shockwaves continue to be felt in the aftermath of Hollywood star Paul Walker’s tragic death, Universal Pictures has begun the healing process by contributing to a cause that was close to Walker’s heart. Yesterday, the movie studio announced that a percentage of proceeds from the upcoming home entertainment release of Fast & Furious 6 will be…

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Stars: Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Aaron Johnson, John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Benicio Del Toro, Salma Hayek Studio: Universal Picture Ben (Aaron Johnson) and Chon (Taylor Kitsch), share a livelihood — marjiuana  growing — and a woman, O (Blake Lively). When their successful operation comes to the attention of a Mexican cartel, the pair get an…

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Stars: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt and Chris Pratt Studio: Universal Pictures Tom (Jason Segel) and Violet (Emily Blunt) get engaged and start planning their nuptials. Unfortunately, fate throws a monkey wrench into the works when Violet is offered a job at the University of Michigan. Mind you, these young lovers live in the most beautiful…

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Fast Five Director: Justin Lin Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris Studio: Universal Pictures The conundrum for a filmmaker working on yet another installment of a popular franchise is how to remain true to the soul of a series, while kicking it up a notch. Fast Five hit it out of…

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Director: Greg Mottola Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Seth Rogen Studio: Universal Pictures If you are easily offended by no-holds-barred religious humor, homophobia, gratuitous and prolific use of profanity, and general wackiness, it might be best to skip Paul. To say the film is irreverent is like describing the Taj Mahal as “large.” Seth Rogen…

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