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Universal Acquires Arabian Knights

Universal Pictures is in final negotiations to acquire Arabian Knights , a pitch by Kyle Ward, who will also write the script.

The film is described as being “radically different” from FilmDistrict’s Arabian Nights , which has Liam Hemsworth attached to star.

Blacklight Transmedia’s Zak Kadison will produce with Brian Grazer and Erica Huggins of Imagine Entertainment, while Eric Lieb will exec produce. Jeff Kirschenbaum and Kiska Higgs will oversee the project… Continue reading Universal Acquires Arabian Knights

GJ3743 260x195 Snow White Fight Heats Up With Universal Pushing Forward

Just when everyone was counting Universal out with their ‘Snow White and the Woodsman‘ movie and Relativity the victor with their ‘Brothers Grimm: Snow White‘, the tables turned quickly and now the former has been moved up to hit screens a few weeks ahead of the other. The battle will continue I’m sure.

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Universal Pictures announced today it has moved up Snow White and the Huntsman from December 21, 2012 to June 1, 2012, meaning it will now open almost a month earlier than Relativity’s Untitled Snow White Project (June 29, 2012).

Judd Apatow’s This is Forty was supposed to come out June 1, 2012 but the studio has now moved it back to “Huntsman’s” old date of December 21. Also scheduled to come… Continue reading Universal Moves Snow White Up to Summer 2012

B15525 260x195 Is Universal Going To Push Back On The Dark Tower?

Just when everything was going so smoothly for Ron Howard’s adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Tower‘, now Universal may put be getting cold feed over the hefty budget.

Horizons Heading to Universal?

Less than two weeks after news broke that Walt Disney Pictures would not be moving forward with Joseph Kosinski’s science fiction project, Horizons , comes word that Universal Pictures may be stepping in to produce instead.

The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop, also suggesting that Tom Cruise is still attached to star.

The movie, which was recently retitled from it’s original “Oblivion,” takes place in a future where humanity lives… Continue reading Horizons Heading to Universal?