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New Despicable Me 3 Trailer Reveals Gru’s Twin Brother

It’s been a little bit too quiet on the Illumination Entertainment side since releasing the first teaser for Despicable Me 3 back in December, but now they have dropped the proverbial bomb with the first full length official trailer. The length (which clocks in at a mere 2 and a half minutes) is not the notable thing about the trailer. Rather, it’s the fact that it reveals’ Gru’s ...

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Despicable Me 3 Trailer Released Online

Universal Pictures has just unveiled the first official trailer for the third entry in Illumination Entertainment’s mega-popular Despicable Me franchise, aptly titled “Despicable Me 3.” The film is slated for a June 30, 2017 release and will feature a new bad guy voiced by South Park’s Trey Parker – the shoulder pad-wearing, moon-walking villain Balthazar Bratt! The trailer is fairly ...

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Shopkins Movie Arriving This Fall

UPHE Content Group (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment) has signed on to distribute the first feature-length animated adventure inspired by the famous toy brand Shopkins. The film will be available on DVD, digital and TV this fall. The property is already the topic of a YouTube web series that has received almost 100 million views. Shopkins toys were introduced at retail in 2014 with 140 ...

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New Trailer for Illumination’s Sing Released

Universal has just released a brand-spanking new trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s latest CG musical-comedy film, Sing. The new trailer showcases a few scenes involving lead koala Buster (Matthew McConaughey), who is running a singing contest in order to save his theater from bankruptcy and foreclosure. He is aided by his faithful employees and a whole host of colorful characters. Sing ...

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Octopus’s Garden to Be Turned into Animation

SuperProd, a French animation developer and producer is collaborating with Simon & Schuster, Startling Music and Universal Music Publishing for a television adaptation of the book Octopus’s garden, which is based on the popular song written and performed by Ringo Starr for the 1969 album named Abbey Road, and illustrated by Ben Cort (Aliens Love Underpants). According to SuperProd’s ...

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TRAILER: Universal’s Jem and the Holograms Live Action Film

Universal has recently posted the official trailer for their upcoming live-action adaptation of the iconic 80s cartoon Jem and the Holograms, which has been penciled in for an October 23, 2015 release. Fans of the original can take a gander at what the studio is going to do to their beloved Jem by watching the trailer right after the cut: Directed by Jon M. Chu (of Justin Bieber’s Believe and ...

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Universal Launches New Mobile Game Based on Fast & Furious

Universal Partnerships & Licensing and Kabam have recently launched a new mobile game based on the Fast & Furious movie franchise. Titled ‘Fast & Furious: Legacy,’ the game will be made available for iOS and Android devices via their respective digital marketplaces on April 3, 2015, ahead of Furious 7’s theatrical release. The game is an immersive 3D action racing set across ...

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VIDEO: Godzilla vs. Minions

The outcome of a face-off between Universal’s Minions and TOHO’s Godzilla isn’t really subject to debates. It’s pretty obvious who will win, especially since both camps have their own fanbases. However, with the Minions getting their own film on July 10, 2015 and Godzilla getting a new one on 2016, it’s still nice to see the two franchises meet even if it’s not really much of a ...

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New Trailer for Minions Movie

Universal has just released the 2nd official trailer for the upcoming Despicable Me spin-off film, Minions. The film will follow everybody’s favorite yellow henchmen in the days before they met Gru, while they were still looking for an evil mastermind to follow. They eventually came to Orlando and found a worthy master: Scarlet Overkill. ...

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New Trailer and Poster for Mr. Peabody and Sherman

20th Century Fox has just released a brand new trailer and an official poster for DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming film adaptation of the iconic Mr. Peabody and Sherman toons, which originally aired as part of Jay Ward’s animated Rocky & Bullwinkle TV series that first aired in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Mr. Peabody and Sherman is written by Craig Wright and directed by Rob Minkoff. ...

Real Life Springfield to Open at Universal's Orlando Resort
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Real Life Springfield to Open at Universal’s Orlando Resort

A real life replica of The Simpsons’ hometown of Springfield will be arriving at The Simpsons Ride in Universal’s Orlando Resort this summer. The replica town will have real life versions of town landmarks such as the Kwik-E-Mart, Moe’s Tavern, Krusty Burger, The Android’s Dungeon & Baseball Card Shop, Lard Lad Donuts, Krustyland, and even a Duff Brewery that will serve ...

Dragonology Movie in the Works
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Dragonology Movie in the Works

Universal has just tapped producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci for a film adaptation of the Dragonology book, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The Dragonology fantasy books were presented as long-lost tomes written by Dr. Ernest in the 19th Century, and the film may rely on that same creativity in order to tell the story of a team of dragonologists who embark on a quest to avert an evil ...

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