Nolan’s Massive Universal Deal Could Reinvent Blockbusters Post-Pandemic

Christopher Nolan’s new deal for his next movie at Universal includes a lot of big demands, but it just might provide a roadmap for the future of the theatrical experience. The post-pandemic box office is slow to reach a full recovery and streaming revenue is quick to replace it, but that doesn’t mean the theatrical experience … Read more

Marvel Star Tried to Brave Universal Studios Rides. It Didn’t Go Well

Credit: (Left) Karen Gillan Instagram/ (Right) Universal Anyone who is a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe knows that one of the biggest character arcs seen so far is that of Nebula — the adopted daughter of supervillain Thanos. Nebula goes from a super-assassin willing to kill her adopted sister Gamora to teaming up with … Read more

Christopher Nolan Chooses Universal Pictures for His Next Project, Warner Bros. Reportedly Getting Drunk and Looking for a Rebound

Well, that was quick and sadly, I was right: Christopher Nolan gave his final rose to Universal Pictures, who will finance and develop his biopic on Robert Oppenheimer, deadbeat daddy of the A-Bomb. Our commenters yesterday rolled their eyes at the thought of yet another movie about a Major Male Historical Figure, by yet another … Read more

Universal Pictures to Develop Exclusive Films for Peacock

Universal and Peacock teaming up to make exclusive films. Photo-illustration: Observer via Getty Images The ever-fluid challenges of a constantly evolving entertainment industry require creative solutions. In that spirit, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG), which is composed of Universal, Focus Features, Illumination and DreamWorks Animation titles, are remodeling the traditional Pay-One window in a deal … Read more

Why Chris Nolan Picked Universal to Back His Ambitious Atom Bomb Movie – nonenglishfeed

Imagine an atom bomb exploding high in the clouds, in IMAX. Well, now moviegoers will get to see that image in the new $100-million movie from A-list auteur Christopher Nolan. At the close of finalizing a deal late Monday night, Universal greenlit Nolan’s script about how physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project invented … Read more

‘The Boss Baby: Family Business’ Now Available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray and DVD

Today marks the 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD release of director Tom McGrath and DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby: Family Business; also available on digital, the hit film’s home entertainment release is packed with goodies, including a brand-new short. The sequel to the studio’s 2017’s blockbuster hit, The Boss Baby, which McGrath also directed, … Read more

Christopher Nolan’s J. Robert Oppenheimer Film Lands at Universal

Christopher Nolan is leaving Warner Bros. for Universal, sending shockwaves through the film industry. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images In February, after filmmaker Christopher Nolan openly criticized the same-day release strategy his longtime cinematic home Warner Bros. was implementing for 2021, I explored which new studio he might fit with if a split was on the … Read more

Christopher Nolan’s J Robert Oppenheimer Film Lands at Universal

The next film from Christopher Nolan about the man behind the atomic bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer, has landed at Universal, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap. Universal has landed the rights to finance and distribute the film. Nolan was previously reported to be shopping his next film, which, with at least this film, brings to … Read more

a historic fiasco that wiped out the Dark Universe with which Universal wanted to imitate Marvel superheroes

Marvel made shared universes fashionable in Hollywood, which led to everyone wanting to have their own. Neither could rival Disney-owned superheroes, but there is one especially memorable case for bad, Universal’s Dark Universe. May 22 was called to be a day for history at Universal. It was then that the world premiere of ‘The mummy’ … Read more