After scoring with “Despicable Me 2″ this summer, Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment will release a spin off movie starring the franchise's yellow Minions to July 10, 2015. The film…
Veteran publicist Eddie Michaels, whose clients included Chris Meledandri's Illumination and Noah Wyle, died Thursday after battling brain cancer for several years. He was 49. Michaels most recently…
Judging by the numbers, the 'Despicable Me' creatures' appeal is undeniable, and yet, Illumination honcho Chris Meledandri is also eager to introduce the studio's next batch of unique characters.
Another weekend, another big-budget box office disappointment. This time it's Warner Bros.-Legendary Pictures' $185 million-budgeted "Pacific Rim," which collected just $38.3 million domestically.
Box Office: 'Pacific' on the Rim of Disappointment Stateside, Beat By 'Grown Ups,' 'Despicable Me' Sequels
“Pacific Rim” landed in second place Friday with $14.6 million, which is about the best it can expect to do this weekend as it gets overtaken by a critically-smeared sequel and a beloved toon…
Legendary Entertainment has found a new home: NBCUniversal, as it ends an eight-year relationship with Warner Bros. Deal is expected to be announced Wednesday, sources tell Variety.
PARIS–France is openings its arms even wider to Hollywood and other foreign shoots. After keeping the French industry on edge for over six months, the European Commission has finally greenlit a major…
The animation community was shocked to learn that the "Despicable Me 2" team were recasting Al Pacino's role with Benjamin Bratt less than six weeks before the film's Annecy festival premiere.
Universal/Illumination's endearing, if slightly less inspired, sequel finds the still-surly Gru just lonely enough to accommodate a love interest.
Veteran animated feature film executive Tito Ortiz has returned to Chris Meledandri's Illumination Entertainment as its new VP of development.