Thursday, May 19, 2022

Downton Abbey -- A New Era -- In Theatres May 20, 2022

 

presents
Focus Features will release DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA in theaters on May 20, 2022

Download assets from the New York premiere that took place last night, Sunday, May 15 at the Metropolitan Opera. In attendance were stars Hugh BonnevilleLaura CarmichaelRaquel CassidyHugh DancyMichelle DockeryKevin DoyleJoanne FroggattAllen LeechPhyllis Logan,
Elizabeth McGovern, creator and writer Julian Fellowes, production designer Donal Woods, and composer John Lunn







Directed by Simon Curtis
Written by Julian Fellowes 
Produced by Gareth Neame, Liz Trubridge, Julian Fellowes
Starring Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Michael Fox, Harry Hadden-Paton, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Tuppence Middleton, Lesley Nicol, Douglas Reith, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye, Dominic West and Jonathan Zaccaï

From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA. The much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon reunites the beloved cast as they go on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess’ newly inherited villa.

124 Minutes | Rated PG 
#DowntonAbbey

Friday, April 8, 2022

Downton Abbey - 1st Film Recap

 


Watch the recap of the first Downton Abbey film before

DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA hits theaters on May 20, 2022

 

 

Director:           Simon Curtis

Writer:                  Julian Fellowes

Producers:        Gareth Neame, Liz Trubridge, Julian Fellowes

Cast:                      Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Michael Fox, Harry Hadden-Paton, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Tuppence Middleton, Lesley Nicol, Douglas Reith, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye, Dominic West and Jonathan Zaccaï

Story:                    From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA. The much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon reunites the beloved cast as they go on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess’ newly inherited villa.

 

For more information, please follow the film on social:

Official Website | Facebook I Twitter I Instagram

#DowntonAbbey

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

DOWNTON ABBEY: THE OFFICIAL PODCAST

 

First ever official podcast series featuring cast & filmmakers from esteemed franchise including Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael, Elizabeth McGovern, Dominic West and Simon Curtis

 

 

LAUNCHING MARCH 15TH ACROSS ALL MAJOR PODCAST PLATFORMS

 

Watch the trailer for

Downton Abbey: The Official Podcast here

 

A brand new weekly re-watch podcast, Downton Abbey: The Official Podcast, hosted by Rotten Tomatoes awards editor Jacqueline Coley and broadcaster Anita Rani, features exclusive interviews and unrivalled behind-the-scenes access to the cast & creatives behind one of the world’s most beloved historical drama franchises.


Listeners will join hosts Jacqueline and Anita as they immerse themselves in one of world’s most recognizable households, starting from the very first episode. With exclusive interviews from Downton cast members and creators, the podcast will dive into the secrets of the franchise, going deep into what makes these characters tick, before taking a look at what happens to the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the hotly anticipated new film, Downton Abbey: A New Era.

 

Expect secrets from behind-the-scenes, never before heard anecdotes, and an exclusive look at the new film.

 

Podcast guests will include Downton favorites Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Allen Leech, Elizabeth McGovern, Lesley Nicol, Penelope Wilton, Michael Fox, new cast member Dominic West and writer Julian Fellowes, and the incredible team behind Downton Abbey including producers Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge, historical consultant Alastair Bruce, costume designer Anna Mary Scott Robbins, production designer Donal Woods, casting director Jill Trevellick, as well as Downton Abbey: A New Era director Simon Curtis.

 

Downton Abbey: A New Era, from Carnival Films, Focus Features and Universal Pictures, is the much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon reuniting the beloved cast as they go on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess’ newly inherited villa.

 

Listen On:

Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon

iHeartRadio | Deezer I Google Podcast

Monday, March 14, 2022

Mark Your Calendars: The First SUPER NINTENDO WORLD in the U.S. is Set to Open at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023

 Mark Your Calendars: The First SUPER NINTENDO WORLD in the U.S.

is Set to Open at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023

 

Select Merchandise to Debut within the Theme Park’s

Popular Feature Presentation Retail Store, Opening Soon

 

Universal City, California, March 10, 2022 – It’s official! SUPER NINTENDO WORLD™, the innovative, immersive and highly-anticipated themed land, will open at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023, and will be the first SUPER NINTENDO WORLD to debut in the United States.

SUPER NINTENDO WORLD opened first at Universal Studios Japan to rave consumer and critical reviews in 2021. The U.S. debut of SUPER NINTENDO WORLD at Universal Studios Hollywood will transport theme park guests and Nintendo fans into the world of Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach to become part of their compelling universe.

            SUPER NINTENDO WORLD was conceived in partnership with Nintendo and the visionaries at Universal Creative to deliver exhilarating entertainment with innovative technological achievements inspired by characters and video games that have appealed to generations of Nintendo fans for over 40 years.

The immersive land will be a visual spectacle of vibrant colors and architectural ingenuity located within a newly expanded area of the theme park, featuring a groundbreaking ride and interactive areas, to be enjoyed by the whole family. Themed shopping and dining will enhance the entire experience.

To mark the occasion as the countdown begins to the land’s exciting debut, Universal Studios Hollywood will unveil a takeover of its popular Feature Presentation retail store with SUPER NINTENDO WORLD theming, opening soon. Located just inside the theme park’s main entrance, guests will have a chance to share their excitement for the land’s 2023 arrival by gearing up with merchandise such as Mario and Luigi themed apparel and iconic character hats. A selection of plush characters, including Yoshi, Mario Bowser and Luigi in a variety of sizes, will also be among the many fun items available for purchase.

            More information and details will be shared soon. In the meantime, guests can visit www.UniversalStudiosHollywood.com for theme park updates. Like Universal Studios Hollywood on Facebook and follow @UniStudios on Instagram and Twitter.

 

 

About Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour. As a leading global entertainment destination, Universal Studios Hollywood delivers highly themed immersive lands that translate to real-life interpretations of iconic movie and television shows. Attractions include “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” which features a bustling Hogsmeade village and such critically-acclaimed rides as “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” and “Flight of the Hippogriff™”, the new mega attraction “Jurassic World—The Ride” featuring the spectacularly realistic Indominus rex dinosaur, and the all-new ride “The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!” Other immersive lands include “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and “Super Silly Fun Land” as well as “Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite TV family, located adjacent to the award-winning “The Simpsons Ride™” and DreamWorks Theatre featuring “Kung Fu Panda Adventure.”  The world-renowned Studio Tour is Universal Studios Hollywood’s signature attraction, inviting guests behind-the-scenes of the world’s biggest and busiest movie and television production studio where they can also experience such thrill rides as “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” and “King Kong 360 3D.” Universal CityWalk, located adjacent to the theme park, features such popular restaurants as the all-new NBC Sports Grill & Brew, VIVO Italian Kitchen, Antojitos Cocina Mexicana, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and Voodoo Doughnut, along with dynamic shopping and entertainment options, including Universal Cinema, featuring deluxe recliner seating in screening room quality theatres.

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TEASER: Hulu's "The Hardy Boys" Season 2 (Premieres April 6, 2022)

 

Check out Hulu’s teaser trailer for the upcoming second season of "The Hardy Boys," which premieres with all 10 episodes on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.

 TEASER: HERE

SYNOPSIS: The second season picks up six months after the events of Season 1, building on the mystery and drama of the inaugural season and welcoming new friends and suspects. In Season 2, when a Bridgeport classmate mysteriously disappears, Frank (Rohan Campbell) and Joe Hardy (Alexander Elliot) drop their new normal routine to get back to detective work. But when they discover the mystical relic they destroyed last year is still in play, it becomes clear their simple missing person case is actually part of something far more sinister. The Hardy boys and their friends must quickly learn who they can and can’t trust as they race against time to unravel the truth, and ultimately realize that no one is safe from their past. 

CAST: The Hardy gang is back in action with returning cast Rohan Campbell ("Virgin River") as ‘Frank Hardy,’ Alexander Elliot ("Locke and Key") as ‘Joe Hardy’, Keana Lyn ("The Yard") as ‘Callie Shaw’, Adam Swain ("A Million Little Things") as ‘Chet Morton’, Cristian Perri ("A Simple Favor") as ‘Phil Cohen’, and Riley O’Donnell ("Big Top Academy") as ‘Biff Hooper’. Joining the cast this season are Canadian actors Krista Nazaire ("Before We Crash") as ‘Belinda Conrad’ and Sadie Munroe ("Workin’ Moms") as ‘Lucy Wayne’. 

CREDITS: 
Executive Producers: Athena Georgaklis, Joan Lambur, Doug Murphy, Pam Westman, Chris Pozzebon, Jason Stone, Madeleine Lambur    

Co-Executive Producer: Ramona Barckert

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Focus Features will release DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA in theaters on May 20, 2022

 


WATCH THE OFFICIAL TRAILER HERE

Director:           Simon Curtis

Writer:                  Julian Fellowes

Producers:        Gareth Neame, Liz Trubridge, Julian Fellowes

Cast:                      Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Harry Hadden-Paton, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Tuppence Middleton, Lesley Nicol, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton, and new cast members Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye, Dominic West, Jonathan Zaccaï

Story:                    From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA. The much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon reunites the beloved cast as they go on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess’ newly inherited villa.

 

For more information, please follow the film on social:

Official Website | Facebook I Twitter I Instagram

#DowntonAbbey

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Amazon original movie - Hotel Translyvania Transformania Exclusively on prime video January 14,2022

 


HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA: TRANSFORMANIA will premiere exclusively on
Prime Video globally January 14, 2022


Watch the Official Trailer:


Directed by Derek Drymon and Jennifer Kluska
Written by Amos Vernon & Nunzio Randazzo and Genndy Tartakovsky
Starring Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kathryn Hahn, Jim Gaffigan, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, Keegan-Michael Key, Brian Hull, Fran Drescher, Brad Abrell, Asher Blinkoff

Drac and the Pack are back, like you’ve never seen them before in Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. Reunite with your favorite monsters for an all-new adventure that presents Drac (Brian Hull) with his most terrifying task yet. When Van Helsing’s (Jim Gaffigan) mysterious invention, the 'Monsterification Ray,’ goes haywire, Drac and his monster pals are all transformed into humans, and Johnny (Andy Samberg) becomes a monster! In their new mismatched bodies, Drac, stripped of his powers, and an exuberant Johnny, loving life as a monster, must team up and race across the globe to find a cure before it’s too late, and before they drive each other crazy. With help from Mavis (Selena Gomez) and the hilariously human Drac Pack, the heat is on to find a way to switch themselves back before their transformations become permanent. The film also features the voices of Kathryn Hahn (Ericka), Steve Buscemi (Wayne), Molly Shannon (Wanda), David Spade (Griffin the Invisible Man), Keegan-Michael Key (Murray), Fran Drescher (Eunice), Brad Abrell (Frank), and Asher Blinkoff (Dennis). 

For the final chapter of the Hotel Transylvania film series, franchise creator Genndy Tartakovsky returns as one of the screenwriters and executive producers. Selena Gomez will also serve as an executive producer, while reprising her role as Drac's daughter, Mavis, alongside Andy Samberg, returning as Johnny. Directed by Derek Drymon and Jennifer Kluska, the film is produced by Alice Dewey Goldstone and executive produced by Tartakovsky, Michelle Murdocca, and Gomez. The story is by Genndy Tartakovsky with a screenplay by Amos Vernon & Nunzio Randazzo and Genndy Tartakovsky.

Rated PG #HotelTransylvania

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Universal Studios Hollywood Dishes Out Servings of Frightening Feasts, Terrifying Treats and Monstrous Merchandise Aptly Themed to “Halloween Horror Nights”

 





 

 

Universal Studios Hollywood Dishes Out Servings

of Frightening Feasts, Terrifying Treats and Monstrous Merchandise

Aptly Themed to “Halloween Horror Nights”

 

Exclusive Merchandise Featuring Horror Icons Frankenstein’s Monster,

Leatherface and More Available While Supplies Last

 

Click Here to Preview the Menu and Here to Purchase Tickets

 


 

Universal City, CA, September 17, 2021 – As part of its intensely immerse “Halloween Horror Nights” event, Universal Studios Hollywood is serving up a selection of terrifying treats and memorable merchandise themed to the event, which runs select nights now through Sunday, October 31.

            Fans of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” maze can dine on Leatherface’s infamous Texas Family BBQ and savor a variety of unique, horror-inspired food offerings. The Roadhouse BBQ-style restaurant run by cannibals features grilled favorites such as:

·       BBQ Pork Ribs

·       BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich served with crinkle cut fries

·       Texas Chili & Cheese Nachos: Texas Chili with smoked brisket and chuck roast topped with cheese, pickled jalapeños and sour cream drizzle

·       22” Monster Hot Dog

·       Sweet Dessert “Bloody” Funnel Fingers with Powdered Sugar & Strawberry Sauce

·       Specialty Cocktails

            In Plaza de los Muertos, guests are invited to toast the living and celebrate the dead at a themed bar with a choice of draft and canned beers as well as handcrafted cocktails – Marigold Floral Crown, Smoked Margarita and The Chamoy Fireball – served in a festive light-up skull mug. Inspired by Los Angeles’ diverse culture, the menu at Little Cocina includes:

  • Beef Birria Tacos with Red Sauce
  • Green Chili & Cheese Tamale, served with salsa roja
  • Grilled Elote Corn brushed with a lime butter and topped with spices
  • Horchata Churro Bites
  • Chamoy Pineapple Spears

            In the shadow of “Jurassic World—The Ride,” guests can eat and drink at the Terror Lab, which is modeled after an experimental test lab gone bad, complete with an eerie neon glow. The Lab’s menu features:

·       French Bread Pizzas: house-made hoagie roll topped with either cheese or pepperoni

·       Mixed Drinks on ice (Vodka Mule, Rum Mai Tai, Paloma, Margarita)

·       Specialty Cocktail, including one with an insect lollipop

·       Seasonal “Halloween Horror Nights” Beers  

            Located adjacent to Universal Plaza sits a French-themed bistro catering to classic horror fans. Guests can imbibe on a variety of wines or the signature Sangria along with French-inspired grab-and-go items such as assorted Quiche or ham and brie baguette sandwich and “Halloween Horror Nights”-themed cookies.

Daytime parkgoers and “Halloween Horror Nights” visitors alike can both indulge in two special seasonal offerings throughout September and October.

For a limited time, Dufftoberfest will be in Springfield, U.S.A., offering German-inspired favorites from Pretzel Buns with Duff Cheese Sauce and Giant Hooray for Everything Bagel Pretzels to the ultimate Dufftoberfest beer on tap.

Fans of Illumination’s Despicable Me can find the Minion Cafe properly dressed for the spooky season with Halloween decorations and limited release items, including a Seasonal Felonious Float and a collectible Minion Pumpkin Popcorn Bucket.

Voodoo Doughnut at Universal CityWalk also gets in the Halloween spirit with specialty doughnuts throughout the season, including Mummy, Bat, Vampire, Ghost and Werewolf designs.

Horror fans can commemorate their “Halloween Horror Nights” experience with a selection of collectible souvenir items featuring their favorite event characters: Leatherface, Universal Monsters, and more. Guests can look forward to making a statement with a series of retro-themed merchandise showcasing the classic Universal Studios Hollywood logo, including jean jackets, wingback jerseys, shot glasses and collectible glasses.

A special artist signature series celebrating Frankenstein’s Monster and the Bride of Frankenstein is available for purchase as well as a collection of spooky “Halloween Horror Nights”-inspired candles.

“Halloween Horror Nights” dates are September 17-19, 23-26, 30 and October 1-3, 7-10, 14-17, 21-24, 28-31. Tickets can be purchased at https://hollywood.halloweenhorrornights.com/Advanced purchase is recommended as event nights will sell out. Guests must be 21 years or older with valid photo identification to purchase or drink alcoholic beverages.

The event also comes to life at Universal Orlando Resort which celebrates 30 years of fear this year and runs select nights now through Sunday, October 31.

For exciting updates and exclusive “Halloween Horror Nights” content, visit Hollywood.HalloweenHorrorNights.com, like Halloween Horror Nights – Hollywood on Facebook; follow @HorrorNights #UniversalHHN on InstagramTwitter and Snapchat; and watch the terror come to life on Halloween Horror Nights YouTube.

 

Universal Studios Hollywood includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour. As a leading global entertainment destination, Universal Studios Hollywood delivers highly themed immersive lands that translate to real-life interpretations of iconic movie and television shows. Attractions include “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” which features a bustling Hogsmeade village and such critically-acclaimed rides as “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” and “Flight of the Hippogriff™”, the new mega attraction “Jurassic World—The Ride” featuring the spectacularly realistic Indominus rex dinosaur, and the all-new ride “The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!” Other immersive lands include “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and “Super Silly Fun Land” as well as “Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite TV family, located adjacent to the award-winning “The Simpsons Ride™” and DreamWorks Theatre featuring “Kung Fu Panda Adventure.”  The world-renowned Studio Tour is Universal Studios Hollywood’s signature attraction, inviting guests behind-the-scenes of the world’s biggest and busiest movie and television production studio where they can also experience such thrill rides as “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” and “King Kong 360 3D.” Universal CityWalk, located adjacent to the theme park, features such popular restaurants as the all-new NBC Sports Grill & Brew, VIVO Italian Kitchen, Antojitos Cocina Mexicana, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and Voodoo Doughnut, along with dynamic shopping and entertainment options, including Universal Cinema, featuring deluxe recliner seating in screening room quality theatres.

 

Guidelines for Universal Studios Hollywood’s “Halloween Horror Nights” will align with the destination’s overall health and safety protocols and preserve the unique nature of our event’s guest experience. All guests and performers will be required to wear face coverings within all indoor venues, regardless of vaccination status. As always, we continue to monitor local conditions and react appropriately. Please note the CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Guests should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend. People who show no symptoms can spread COVID-19 if they are infected, any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19, and Universal cannot guarantee that guests will not be exposed during their visit. Before visiting, click here to review the safety guidelines for Universal Studios Hollywood.