The holidays have come and gone, but Illumination is already at work on bringing a classic Christmas anti-hero to the bigscreen, as the toon shop is developing "Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole…
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Twentieth Century Fox has promoted distribution maven Christopher Aronson to exec VP and general sales manager.
Acquisition by Universal blends American and French cultures
Universal Pictures has upped Amy Taylor to executive VP, Universal Partnerships and Licensing.
Universal Pictures has tapped its head marketing maven Adam Fogelson as its new chairman, while Donna Langley has been upped to co-chairman of the studio, effective immediately.
Universal Pictures has made a splashy preemptive buy of "Moby Dick," a reimagining of the Herman Melville whale tale that Timur Bekmambetov ("Wanted") will direct.
Universal has acquired nonfiction tome "First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong" and will turn it into a film about the first person to set foot on the moon.
Chris Meledandri's Universal-based shingle has a name -- Illumination -- and a batch of deals.
Universal Pictures will turn the life of Joe Namath into a feature film, with Jake Gyllenhaal playing the Hall of Fame quarterback.