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Augusta is a 'premiere' destination -- so get on up and sing it, everyone!

...in the movie?While these are valid questions, Universal Pictures did in fact do something quite flattering and downright...positive starts to what are not always positive lives.Universal Pictures graciously allowed our documentary teaser to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-24/augusta-premiere
Tickets on sale this morning for Augusta premiere of James Brown movie

...purchases are tax-deductible.Brown-Thomas said movie premieres are normally invitation only, but she asked Universal Pictures to allow public sales so she could raise money for JAMP."This is a once-in-a-lifetime James Brown experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-08/tickets-sale-wednesda
Ramblin' Rhodes: Williams to play new songs; Brown movie gets a title

...especially in and around Jackson and Natchez. News accounts say it will be called Get On Up and will be distributed by Universal Pictures in August.Portraying JB is Chadwick Boseman, who starred as baseball legend Jackie Robinson in the movie 42.Boseman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-15/ramblin-rhodes-willia
'Godzilla' box office monster

...946 screens in 64 markets outside the U.S. and Canada."Godzilla" knocked last weekend's No. 1 hit, Universal Pictures "Neighbors," down to No. 2 in its second weekend.The raunchy Seth Rogen and Zac Efron-led comedy earned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-19/godzilla-box-office-monster
Augustan feels good as extra in 'Get On Up'

...Williams spent a week working as an extra on the set of Universal Pictures' 'Get On Up.' The film, set for release Aug...RECENTLY, I SPENT a week working as an extra in Universal Pictures' Get On Up. The film, set for release Aug. 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-03-22/augustan-feels-good-extra-ge
Fifty Shades of Grey

Opens Friday, Feb 13, 2015 Synopsis: E.L. James' kinky best-seller gets the big screen treatment with this Universal Pictures/Focus Features co-production. The steamy tale details a masochistic relationship between a college student and a businessman, whose desires for extreme intimacy pen from secrets in his past. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Luke Grimes, Jennifer Ehle, Marcia Gay Harden, Max Martini, Eloise Mumford, Dylan Neal, Rita Ora, Victor Rasuk, Callum Keith Rennie Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Lucy

Now Playing Synopsis: Morgan Freeman and Scarlett Johansson headline this EuropaCorp/TF1 Films co-production directed by Luc Besson, and released by Universal Pictures. The story centers on a woman (Johansson) who falls prey to sinister underworld forces, but who gains superhuman abilities that allow her to strike back at her oppressors. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Actor chosen to play James Brown in movie bio

...been cast to play the Godfather of Soul in a planned biopic by "The Help" director Tate Taylor. The film from Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment is currently untitled. Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer are among the producers. The project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-08-27/actor-chosen-play-james-brow
Comcast to buy GE's stake in NBCUniversal for $16.7 billion, years early

...39.Comcast had bought a 51 percent stake in the company that owns the NBC broadcast network, the movie studio Universal Pictures and pay TV networks including USA, CNBC, Bravo and SyFy in January 2011. GE had the remaining 49 percent. Comcast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-12/comcast-buy-ges-stake-nbcu
'Fast & Furious' star Walker killed in car crash

...rushed to put out the flames with fire extinguishers to no avail."All of us at Universal are heartbroken," Universal Pictures, which has released the "Fast & Furious" franchise, said in a statement. " Paul was truly one of the most beloved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-01/fast-furious-star-walker-kil