Deadline.com reports that actor Anna Kendrick has been cast as the lead character in DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s upcoming animated musical feature film Trolls, based on the famed trolls doll series. Kendrick will play Poppy, described as “a relentlessly upbeat princess” in the report. The movie is set to be released on November 4, 2016.
The Hollywood Reporter has covered DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg’s keynote presentation at Licensing Expo 2014, where he revealed the company’s acquisition of classic cartoon character Felix the Cat and an initiative to launch a high-tech, immersive Santa Claus experience available for deployment to shopping malls starting this year. Katzenberg stated that Felix […]
In a box office battle of sequels, comedic cops beat dragons this past weekend. DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 came in second place at the box office in its premiere weekend, with its estimated $50 million in ticket sales falling $10 million short of Sony’s 22 Jump Street ticket sales. […]
DreamWorks Animation’s Action-Packed Dinotrux Barges Onto Netflix As New Original Series For Kids Building of Epic New World Based on Award-Winning Children’s Books Set to Begin in Spring 2015 LOS ANGELES and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — DreamWorks Animation and Netflix are bulldozing back to a prehistoric world of epic proportions with […]
For a case study in what a good sequel ought to aspire to, look no further than DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2. As we’ve generally come to expect and take for granted, it’s certainly a bigger and grander movie than its predecessor, but it also shows that director and scriptwriter Dean DeBlois […]
DreamWorks Releases "Home" Trailer, Announces Dates for "Puss in Boots 2," "Croods 2," "Madagascar 4"
In advance of the release of How to Train Your Dragon 2, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., has released the trailer for Home, coming to theaters in March 2015: In addition, the Hollywood Reporter states that three DreamWorks sequels have gotten release dates from distributor Fox: The Croods 2 will be released on November 3, 2017; […]
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., has released the official trailer for The Penguins of Madagascar, the spinoff movie from the Madagascar franchise set for release on November 26, 2014. THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR Animation-Comedy Release: November 26, 2014, in 3D Directed by: Simon Smith, Eric Darnell Produced by: Lara Brey, Tripp Hudson, Mark Swift Cast: Tom […]
The Hollywood Reporter notes that DreamWorks Dragons, the animated series based on the How to Train Your Dragon feature film, will be moving to Netflix for its third season from its current home on Cartoon Network. New episodes are set to premiere starting in 2015, although the series itself is a bridge between the first […]
Dreamworks’ “The Penguins of Madagascar” – the spinoff movie from their wildly successful “Madagascar” animated feature film franchise – has moved from a release date next spring to one closer to their natural habitat, this winter. Essentially, TPOM will be switching places with another Dreamworks film project [“Home” – voice-starring Jim Parsons and Jennifer Lopez]. […]
ScreenDaily has spoken with director Dean DeBlois on the eve of the release of How to Train Your Dragon 2, the sequel to the 2010 hit How to Train Your Dragon. Among other topics, DeBlois discusses the new cast members and some plot twists that will give the movie its direction, a memorable reference trip […]