The trailer for “The Croods: A New Age” is out, and it turns out the Croods aren’t the only family on earth.There’s another, more evolved family living in a utopia of irrigated fields of produce and a fancy treehouse named the Bettermans. Leslie Mann and Peter Dinklage play Phil and Hope Betterman, and Eep Crood (Emma Stone) couldn’t be happier to meet their daughter, Dawn (Kelly Marie Tran) her first-ever friend that’s a girl her own age. But Grug Crood (Nicholas Cage) isn’t so sure all this fancy new stuff, like the TV-like bird-watching that’s got all of Guy’s (Ryan Reynolds) attention, is a good idea.Watch the trailer above.Also Read: Emmys' Historic Diversity: Majority of this Year's Acting Winners Are Black“The Croods need a new place to live. So, the first prehistoric family sets off into the world in search of a safer place to call home. When they discover an idyllic walled-in paradise that meets all their needs, they think their problems are solved … except for one thing. Another family already lives there: the Bettermans,” reads the official description from Universal Pictures and Dreamworks Animation.“When they take the Croods in as the world’s first houseguests, it isn’t long before tensions escalate between the cave family and the modern family,” the description continues. “Just when all seems lost, a new threat will propel both families on an epic adventure outside the safety of the wall, one that will force them to embrace their differences, draw strength from each other and forge a future together.”Other cast includes Catherine Keener as the voice of Ugga Crood, Clark Duke as Thunk and Cloris Leachman as Gran.Read original story ‘The Croods: A New Age’ Trailer: Meet the Bettermans, Featuring Peter Dinklage and Leslie Mann (Video) At TheWrap
Universal Pictures and the AMC cinema group, which owns Odeon in the UK, have come to a historic agreement to shorten the length of time movies can play exclusively in the cinema.
Universal Pictures is developing a live-action film version of the iconic children’s TV show “Wishbone” alongside toymaker Mattel, the two announced on Wednesday.The TV show, which ran on PBS from 1996 through 2001, followed Wishbone, a Jack Russell terrier, who would daydream about being in some of the most famous and cherished literary moments that often mirrored his family’s real-life situations. Mattel’s film division, which got off the ground in 2018, is rebooting “Wishbone” into a modern, four-quadrant comedy.Roy Parker, writer of The Blacklist’s screenplay “This House is Not for Sale,” will write the script.“Our deep library of iconic franchises continues to offer cinematic storytelling opportunities,” executive producer and head of Mattel Films Robbie Brenner said in a statement. “We’re thrilled to be working with Peter Farrelly, Roy Parker and Universal to take the beloved dog classic into a new direction with a modern reimagination of the franchise.”Also Read: 'Barney' the Purple Dinosaur Movie in the Works From Mattel and Daniel KaluuyaMattel Films is producing “Wishbone” alongside Academy Award-winner Peter Farrelly (“Green Book,” “There’s Something About Mary”). Brenner, along with supervising producer Kevin McKeon, will lead the project for Mattel Films, and Lexi Barta, director of development, will oversee the project for Universal Pictures.“Wishbone” marks the first collaboration between Mattel and Universal and is the ninth Mattel Films project in developmentAlong with “Wishbone,” Mattel’s other project in development include ones based on American Girl, Barbie — which is set to star Margot Robbie — Barney, Hot Wheels, Magic 8 Ball, Major Matt Mason, Masters of the Universe and View-Master.Peter Farrelly is represented by Jeff Okin at Anonymous, Creative Artists Agency and Cindy Farrelly Gesner at Lichter Grossman Nichols Adler Feldman & Clark. Roy Parker is represented by Creative Artists Agency, Grandview and Adam Cooper at Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.Read original story ‘Wishbone’ Feature Film in the Works From Universal Pictures and Mattel At TheWrap
The 'Invisible Man' star reveals how the 2020 horror film explores toxic relationships and reveals how the monster was made on screen.
Quentin Tarantino is among the most ardent cinephiles working in Hollywood today.
Universal is set to release brand new movies The Invisible Man and The Hunt early, as cinemas around the world close in the wake of the coronavirus.
The report also suggests that A Quiet Place director John Krasinski worked on a pitch for the film in 2019.
'The Hunt' will be released on 13 March, months after President Trump condemned the satiric political thriller featuring elites hunting "deplorables."
The makers of forthcoming horror movie Happy Death Day 2U have agreed to move the film's release date, following pressure from a Parkland dad.
Studio said to be eyeing the '21 Jump Street' star for the role of iconic monster hunter, previously played by Hugh Jackman.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, a lawsuit has been filed in Florida federal court for spamming promotional texts to moviegoers. One particular patron, Charlie Fitzgerald III, decided to take on the film studio giants by launching a potential class-action lawsuit. Fitzgerald is adamant he did not give his number to Universal or permission for any marketing to contact him.
The recent memorial event marking the passing of film star Paul Walker was marred by disgruntled residents, after overwhelming numbers arrived to pay their respects. Fans of the actor and the franchise he starred in - ‘The Fast and The Furious’ - turned up as a sign of respect, but incredibly saw around 1,700 drivers attend the event that was, first and foremost, a charity do in the name of the late actor’s organisation Reach Out Worldwide. The fundraiser was held at Thorpe Park and saw twice as many vehicles heading the the location last Sunday (29 November).
Chris Pratt’s had a pretty successful 18 months. ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, ‘The LEGO Movie’ and ‘Jurassic World’ have all been mega hits - the latter making an incredible $1.65 billion.
Great news, dinosaur fans: Colin Trevorrow’s ‘Jurassic World’ has now take an incredible $1 billion (and counting) at the international box office. The fourth ‘Jurassic’ movie is only the fourth movie in history to break this record, joining James Cameron’s double of 1997′s ‘Titanic’ and 2009′s ‘Avatar’, along with this year’s ‘Fast & Furious 7′. In total, ‘Jurassic World’ has almost amassed $1.65 billion, with $648 million from US cinemas, meaning it’s tipped the billion dollar mark with its global success.
The outcry for a third and final movie in the ‘Hellboy’ trilogy has made itself heard ever since 2008′s ‘Hellboy II: The Golden Army’ made a minor dent a the box office, and now Ron Perlman has given fans a glimmer of hope. It’s clear del Toro’s vision for a trilogy conclusion is indeed epic - so much so it convinced Perlman to do a 180 on the idea - but that doesn’t mean we will ever actually get to see it. Neither instalment managed to boast huge profits during their cinema runs, which is why ‘Hellboy III’ is struggling to secure its financing.