Thanks to a diverse first-quarter and summer slate, Universal Pictures crossed the $2 billion mark at the international box office for the first time in the studio’s 101-year history. Universal’s…
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The Minions keep performing for Universal Pictures. “Despicable Me: Minion Rush,” that features characters and locations from “Despicable Me 2″ has crossed the 100 million download mark since the…
A month before Adam Fogelson was ousted as Universal Pictures chairman, the studio announced it had crossed $1.8 billion in international ticket sales, making 2013 already its best year ever…
In light of the smashing B.O. triumph of "Despicable Me" and its sequel, "Despicable Me 2," France's toon industry has never been so appealing to U.S. studios and TV networks.
With two of the summer’s highest-grossing films, “Despicable Me 2″ and “Fast and Furious 6,” Universal already has achieved its biggest year ever at the international box office, with $1.8 billion…
Animated features have never been more popular or more important to Hollywood. Yet the directors of some of Hollywood’s top toon hits are frustrated with the state of animated features — and some are…
Note to Universal: When it comes to ghosts, it would appear audiences prefer the fact-based kind vs. silly spirits being chased by Ryan Reynolds and the Dude. Universal’s $130 million disaster…
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.