The former Paramount and MGM executive says he's anxious to start building his team
The entertainment company's film division has stock nearing all-time high
First in a series: Hispanics have accounted for at least 20 percent of opening weekend ticket sales for every hit this summer, Nielsen research shows
Yan worked at Disney for 20 years
Hannibal Buress, Lake Bell, Bobby Moynihan and Ellie Kemper will also join Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart
Streaming video company continues to build out its supply of kids' movies and TV shows
The New Starship Foundation wants to build an educational center around a discarded and refurbished "Star Trek" bridge, with help from some famous Trekkies
Indian Paintbrush is rethinking its commitment to financing the next film from Jim Rash and Nat Faxon
CinemaCon 2014: Raunchy comedies "A Million Ways to Die in the West" and "Dumb and Dumber To" earn howls
Animated hit scores one of the biggest debuts in the past decade
The biggest hit of the new year should birth several sequels: "They'll want a Lego movie at least every two years"
'Kick-Ass 2' moves out of the end of June, which is teeming with potential box-office draws
Illumination and Universal are working on a new movie about the Grinch, but no one will discuss the subject of this newly dated film
Former Marvel chairman to executive produce "Angry Birds" movie
"47 Ronin," Keanu Reeves' biggest movie since "The Matrix," has been described as a "nightmare" and will have to surpass $500 million at the box...
Universal will release a sequel to the Illumination Entertainment film next year, before launching the minion-focused spin-off
The still untitled spinoff will be timed to release a year later than the "Despicable Me" sequel, "Despicable 2"
Muscular and finely tuned marketing, perfect timing and an appealing movie enabled Universal to score a $70.2M box-office shocker with 'The Lorax'
Studio also marks Sept. 28, 2012 date for Oliver Stone thriller "Savages" and July 19, 2013 release for Tom Cruise sci-fi movie "Oblivion"
After a disastrous 2009, studio established momentum with "Despicable Me" and will likely end the year on a high note with "Little Fockers"
"Toy Story 3" and "Tangled" get Best-Picture nods, but "How to Train Your Dragon" and DreamWorks dominate other categories
The field falls one film short of triggering a move to five nominees; 15 will qualify for Best Animated Feature
Universal animated 3D film finally enjoys its full Euro rollout 15 weeks after its U.S. release; film has surpassed $400M worldwide
It takes 16 entries to bump the category from three to five nominees -- and with time running out, the slate is falling short
Did studio balk at putting the check in the mail when the paper ran a blistering review on the same day as major ad buy?
Fewer and fewer moviegoers are making the 3D choice when they plunk down their money at the box office
After animated 3D film opens to $56.4M, giving Universal Pictures its first hit in over a year, NBC U chief congratulates entire company in morning...
Studio estimates overstated across the board, with "Eclipse" ($31.7M) and "Predators" ($24.8M) also overshooting the mark
No parents? No problem -- not when you're a kid in an animated film
Universal animated 3D film on pace for huge weekend of around $60M; Fox's "Predators" also strong at $10.5M