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  • Ken Jeong Joins 'Ride Along 2′

    Ken Jeong is set to join Ice Cube and Kevin Hart in Universal's "Ride Along 2." Olivia Munn and Benjamin Bratt are also onboard, with Tim Story directing. Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi penned the script. Plot details are being kept under wraps on the pic,...
  • Olivia Munn in Talks to Join Universal's 'Ride Along 2′

    Olivia Munn is in negotiations to join the cast of Universal's "Ride Along 2." Dates are still being worked out so that Munn can do both the film and HBO's "Newsroom," which is about to begin production on its third season, but if a deal is made she...
  • Benjamin Bratt Joins 'Ride Along 2′ (EXCLUSIVE)

    Benjamin Bratt is set to join Ice Cube and Kevin Hart in Universal's "Ride Along 2." Tim Story will return to direct. Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi penned the script. Plot details are still vague, but Variety has been told that this installment will have...
  • Next 'Bourne' Film Pushed to July 2016

    Universal Pictures has pushed back the next untitled "Bourne" pic from Aug. 14, 2015 to July 15, 2016. Jeremy Renner is set to return with Justin Lin directing. Frank Marshall once again produces, alongside Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith for Captivate...
  • Kevin Hart on Taking the Stigma Off Black Movies and Making 'Think Like a Man Too' Universal

    Kevin Hart continued a Hollywood hot streak with his third movie this year, premiering the sequel "Think Like a Man Too" Monday night at the TCL Chinese Theatre. "We got every single actor that was in the first one to come back, but everybody came back...
  • Universal Announces Names for Inaugural Emerging Writers Fellowship

    Universal Pictures announced Wednesday the five writers who have been selected to participate in the studio's inaugural Universal Pictures Emerging Writers Fellowship, which is aimed at identifying and cultivating emerging voices in storytelling and...
  • NBC Seeks TV Comedy Talent for New 'Playground'

    NBC aims to find fresh comedy voices through a talent-search initiative dubbed "Comedy Playground." The Peacock is inviting aspiring writers to submit short video pitches for original comedy projects to the website NBCComedyPlayground.com starting on May...
  • UTA Makes Big Move Into TV News With Acquisition Of N.S. Bienstock Agency

    Marking another expansion move by a major Hollywood talent agency, UTA has acquired N.S. Bienstock, the preeminent indie outfit representing TV news talent. Deal expands the scope of UTA in an area where the agency previously had very little presence....
  • Sony Dates Kevin Hart Comedy 'The Wedding Ringer' for Martin Luther King Weekend 2015

    After proving his weight in gold this Martin Luther King weekend with Universal's "Ride Along," Sony is looking to get in on the Kevin Hart action by moving the multi-hyphenate's comedy "The Wedding Ringer" for the same holiday launch pad next year. "The...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in 'Blood Mountain' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- Benedict Cumberbatch has been attached to star in the thriller "Blood Mountain," which Altitude Film Sales will be shopping to international buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin. UTA Independent Film Group is repping North American...
  • Digital Media Exec Greg Goodfried Joins UTA

    United Talent Agency has hired veteran digital media exec Greg Goodfried as an agent in the digital media department. Goodfried's role will be to focus on helping to grow all aspects of UTA's digital practice, and help spearhead efforts to create new...
  • A movie Valentine to downtown L.A.

    A movie Valentine to downtown L.A.
    A bustling community of dog parks, gastropubs and historic lofts where people actually walk to work? That's hardly the typical depiction of Los Angeles, at least in the movies. Yet that is precisely the unconventional image of L.A. that emerges in the...