The producer's low-risk, high-return horror movies sync well with studio's plan to bring its classic creatures back as tentpoles
New pact with low-budget horror king Jason Blum's company includes partnerships for network and cable TV
Universal and writer James DeMonaco were accused of idea theft the same day "Purge: Anarchy" opened in theaters
Decent cash for the Occupy-themed Universal picture, while Sony's Jason Segel-Cameron Diaz comedy is lukewarm
Platinum Dunes made "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "The Purge"
Analysis: Strong female characters -- and lack of gore -- provide more appeal for chillers' suprising target demo
"Paranormal Activity 5" is due out in October, but the studio is now looking to push it to January
After costly flops like “The Wolfman," “Cowboys & Aliens” and “Battleship,” the studio has released seven movies in a row that topped the box office...
"The Purge" and Dwayne Johnson's upcoming project are on their way up the Grid
Analysis: There are reasons the box-office breakout of the Universal thriller won't be easily imitated
Universal has top two movies as "Fast 6" edges "Now You See Me" for third place
Universal's $3M home-invasion horror film eyes $35M weekend; "Internship" on $20M pace
Jason Blum produced film earns $3.4 million
Universal's micro-budgeted horror thriller is on track to top "The Internship" and knock off "Fast 6"
The standard home-invasion movie’s front cover may be enticing, but the contents prove all too familiar
The star of Universal's "The Purge" took questions from fans during an Ask Me Anything session on the site
Universal's horror thriller has nearly half a million Facebook "likes"
Will his character survive until midnight?
"The Purge" is set in a futuristic United States in which all crime is legal once a year for 12 hours
“The Purge” stars Ethan Hawke and will be released on Friday, May 31