| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Duncan Clark has been named president of Universal Pictures International, a role that will keep him and the studio's senior international post in London.
While Universal announced plans, in May, to move its international leadership to Los Angeles, it'...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Universal's theme park business is hotter than a fire-breathing dragon. The chief executive officer of Universal's parent company, Comcast Corp., talked to analysts a little bit about it on Thursday.
"There's not only a great return on investment,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Universal Orlando will add a fifth resort hotel on its property, the company confirmed Tuesday in an announcement with Loews Corp.
The 1,000-room hotel, to be operated by Loews, will be called Sapphire Falls and will open in the summer of 2016. It...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Scare zones will be back on the streets of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights tonight after a two-year absence.
Event planners had strayed from the dedicated, elaborately themed outdoor spaces populated by costumed "scare actors."
"You can just...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:23 AM
After this long, harsh winter, it's impossible to begrudge our Northern friends for wanting to spend time in our Florida sunshine. So, in the spirit of a warm welcome, here's a guide to what's new at the parks, including the attractions that have...
| May 13, 2014
DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have launched the "Superman Hall of Heroes" as an online portal through which individuals can gift their own heroes with Man of Steel-themed merchandise.
The companies have inducted some notable names of their own --...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The best way to toast the end of a long, hot summer is with a special family trip during the Labor Day weekend. It’s the perfect time to get serious about back-to-school mode, remember good times past and plan for all the good times yet to come....
| May 30, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Did someone say butterbeer ice cream? Visitors to Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley will be able to lick that right up when the attraction opens at Universal Studios theme park this summer.
On Friday, Universal Orlando revealed...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Universal Studios Hollywood is putting the pedal to the metal on a new attraction based on the popular "Fast and Furious" movie series.
The theme park announced Tuesday plans to add a high-definition, 3-D feature to the park's long-running Studio Tour...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The latest piece in Universal Studios Hollywood's $1.6-billion expansion debuted Friday with dancing, music, speeches by dignitaries and swarms of minions.
The theme park's newest attraction, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, was unveiled to the members of...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Their yellow, begoggled faces have covered billboards, blanketed toy store shelves, appeared in music videos and mobile games. So it's only logical that family cinema's ubiquitous, gibberish-speaking stars, the minions of "Despicable Me," now have their...