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Feb 02, 2017, 17:19 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS A SPECIAL SCREENING OF "GET OUT"

WHAT: Special screening of GET OUT...


Jan 25, 2017, 18:05 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS THE PREMIERE OF "FIFTY SHADES DARKER"

WHAT: The premiere of FIFTY SHADES DARKER...


Jan 17, 2017, 15:24 ET AMBLIN ENTERTAINMENT AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENT THE PREMIERE OF "A DOG'S PURPOSE"

WHAT: The premiere of A DOG'S PURPOSE...


Jan 10, 2017, 12:24 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS A SPECIAL SCREENING OF 'SPLIT'

WHAT: Special screening of SPLIT WHO:...


Dec 07, 2016, 12:47 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES ANNOUNCES ADVANCE TICKET SALES AND CHANCE TO ATTEND THE SPECIAL MASQUERADE EVENT AND WORLD PREMIERE OF FIFTY SHADES DARKER

WHAT: Advance tickets to FIFTY SHADES DARKER; chance to attend masquerade event and world premiere...


Nov 22, 2016, 21:03 ET ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF 'SING'

WHAT: The world premiere of SING WHO:...


Nov 18, 2016, 18:31 ET Illumination Entertainment, Universal Pictures And YouTube Partner To Showcase "Real Talent, From Real Life" On The World's Most Popular Video Platform In Support Of "Sing"

WHAT: Launch of the "Real Talent, From Real Life" contest in support of Illumination Entertainment...


Nov 14, 2016, 19:14 ET ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT, UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND AMC THEATRES® ANNOUNCE THANKSGIVING WEEKEND'S FREE "SING SATURDAY"

Illumination Entertainment, Universal Pictures and AMC Theatres today announced a Thanksgiving weekend event for audiences of all ages: "Sing...


Oct 31, 2016, 11:02 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF ALMOST CHRISTMAS

WHAT: The world premiere of ALMOST CHRISTMAS...


Oct 04, 2016, 17:01 ET FROM PAGE TO SCREEN A DOG'S PURPOSE

WHAT: A DOG'S PURPOSE: from page to screen at BookCon @ New York Comic Con WHO: W. Bruce Cameron & Cathryn Michon; event...


Sep 29, 2016, 13:15 ET LEGENDARY PICTURES AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENT A LOOK INSIDE THE GREAT WALL

WHAT: Legendary and Universal present a look inside THE GREAT WALL at New York Comic Con WHO: THE GREAT WALL director Zhang...


Sep 26, 2016, 16:35 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF DREAMWORKS PICTURES AND RELIANCE ENTERTAINMENT'S THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

WHAT: The American premiere of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN WHO:  THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN director Tate Taylor; cast members...


Sep 09, 2016, 13:36 ET THE LEGENDARY STEVIE WONDER DELIVERS "FAITH," FEATURING ARIANA GRANDE, FOR ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES' SING

STEVIE WONDER delivers the new collaboration entitled "Faith" [feat. ARIANA GRANDE] for Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures' SING, it...


Sep 07, 2016, 15:00 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND WORKING TITLE FILMS PRESENT THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF BRIDGET JONE'S BABY

WHAT: The American premiere of BRIDGET JONES'S BABY WHO: BRIDGET JONES'S BABY director Sharon Maguire; cast members...


Jul 11, 2016, 12:00 ET Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures Unveil Groundbreaking Global Promotional Partnerships for The Secret Life of Pets

As part of a massive, multi-faceted cross-promotional campaign in support of The Secret Life of Pets, the highest-grossing original opening ever...


Jul 06, 2016, 08:00 ET Universal Pictures Announces The Broadcast Of The Bourne Identity Across Eight NBCUniversal Channels Will Be Hosted By Matt Damon And Feature An Exclusive Preview Of Jason Bourne

 A special eight-network airing of the original The Bourne Identity will be hosted by Matt Damon, the star of Universal Pictures' Jason Bourne,...


Jun 03, 2016, 06:00 ET Universal Pictures restores silent film, The Last Warning, Honoring the Studio's rich history and cultural legacy

Universal Pictures announces the premiere of the restored 1929 silent film classic, The Last Warning. The film will screen on June 4, 2016 at the...


Jun 01, 2016, 10:21 ET LEGENDARY PICTURES, UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT THE GLOBAL PREMIERE OF WARCRAFT

WHAT: The global premiere of WARCRAFT WHO: WARCRAFT writer/director Duncan Jones; cast members Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton,...


May 20, 2016, 15:30 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING

WHAT: The world premiere of POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING WHO: POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING...


May 10, 2016, 15:28 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING

WHAT: The American premiere of NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING WHO: NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING writer/director Nicholas Stoller;...


Apr 13, 2016, 21:02 ET ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES ANNOUNCE MOWER MINIONS, AN ALL-NEW SHORT FILM STARRING THE MINIONS, WILL DEBUT IN THEATERS WITH THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS

 During a presentation showcasing the future projects of Illumination Entertainment at CinemaCon today in Las Vegas, the company's founder and...


Mar 21, 2016, 15:55 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE BOSS

WHAT: The world premiere of THE BOSS WHO: THE BOSS co-writer/cast member/producer Melissa McCarthy;...


Mar 09, 2016, 13:13 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES, GOLD CIRCLE ENTERTAINMENT, HBO AND PLAYTONE PRESENT THE PREMIERE OF MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2

WHAT:  The world premiere of MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 WHO:  MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 writer/executive...


Jan 27, 2016, 13:55 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND WORKING TITLE FILMS PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF HAIL, CAESAR!

   WHAT: The world premiere of HAIL, CAESAR! WHO: HAIL, CAESAR! writers/directors/producers Joel Coen & Ethan...