Was it a spat or an oversight? Arguing it was no big deal for Universal to buy an ad apologizing to him, Sean Penn said Daily Variety employed "inflammatory rhetoric."
Clearly, in promoting "The Interpreter," something got lost in translation. The latest diplomatic fracas isn't the United Nations' oil-for-food program, it's a spat between "Interpreter" co-star Sean…
Al Pacino is going to nod hello to his little friends in the vidgame world. Thesp is lending his likeness though not his voice to an upcoming vidgame based on "Scarface," in which gamers will play…
Mary Parent and Scott Stuber, vice chairs of worldwide production for Universal Pictures, are ankling their posts, having inked an exclusive five-year producing pact with U.
After he's completed his run on Broadway as Brutus in "Julius Caesar," Denzel Washington will star for director Spike Lee in "Inside Man," for Universal. The drama will be produced by Imagine's Brian…
Director Harold Ramis and Topher Grace have logged on to a Universal romantic comedy based on the popular online service Friendster. Gustin Nash has been set to write the script.
Universal Pictures has upped Jeff Kirschenbaum to VP of production after serving for three years as a creative executive. Promotion will expand the number of films he oversees for the studio.
Universal Studios has added the plane crash set from "War of the Worlds" to its theme park collection of Spielberg esoterica. Along with the shark from "Jaws" and the dinosaurs from "Jurassic Park,"…
Universal has tapped the scripting team of Elizabeth Kruger and Craig Shapiro to adapt Jennifer Weiner's novel "Little Earthquakes." Universal optioned Weiner's novel last year and set it up at…
Vivendi Universal on Tuesday posted a 5% increase in comparable fourth-quarter revenues to e5.3 ($6.9 billion), although last year's sale of Universal and other assets caused revs to plunge by more…
Angelina Jolie will join Matt Damon in "The Good Shepherd," the Robert De Niro-directed drama expected to begin production in March. Universal will distribute the film domestically; Morgan Creek is…
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