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"Mr. Peabody and Sherman" Beats "Need for Speed" at Box Office

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In its second week of release, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc’s Mr. Peabody and Sherman beat out both last week’s box office champ 300: Rise of an Empire and newcomer Need for Speed, raking in $21.8 million in ticket sales vs. 300: Rise of an Empire‘s $19.2 million and Need for Speed‘s $17.84 million (all numbers […]

DreamWorks And Netflix Add Puss, Julien And Veggies

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DreamWorks and Netflix have crafted a deal which will bring three new animated series to the online network as well as five more episodes of the speedy snail series “TURBO Fast”. The three newbies will be series based on King Julien, the lemur from “Madagascar”, Puss, the lead feline character in “Puss ‘n Boots” and […]

"Mr. Peabody & Sherman" Places Second at Box Office in Premiere Weekend

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Mr. Peabody & Sherman, the latest animated feature film from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc, opened in second place at the box office in its premiere weekend, with an estimated $32.5 million in ticket sales. In comparison, DreamWorks’ last two March releases (2010′s How to Train Your Dragon and 2013′s The Croods) both cleared $40 million […]

Review: "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" Probably Won't Stand the Test of Time

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DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman marks the studio’s first attempt at updating the now 50+ year old material of The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show, drawing on the variety program’s “Peabody’s Improbable History” segments where a young boy and his adoptive parent, an exceedingly intellectual talking dog, travel back in time and interact with notable […]

DreamWorks Animation Reports Q4 $17.2M Profit, Records $13.5M Charge Due to "Turbo"

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DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. reported fourth quarter 2014 earnings of $17.2 million on revenue of $204.3 million. Accounted for in the revenue was a $13.5 million charge from the effects of the disappointing box office performance of Turbo, whose $282.6 million worldwide ticket sales were well below a typical DreamWorks animated feature film. DreamWorks also […]

"The Croods" Directors on Exploring Family Dynamics and the Sequel

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The Hollywood Reporter has spoken with Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders, co-directors of DreamWorks Animation Studios SKG’s The Croods, which is one of five films contending for the Best Animated Feature Academy Award this weekend. Among other topics, the two discuss how they approached family dynamics as the central hinge point for the entire […]

Shrek’s Far Far Away Adventure Begins In London

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DreamWorks Animation has partnered with Merlin Entertainment [Legoland] to create Shrek’s Far Far Away Adventure – a theme park based on the land Shrek inhabits in the four popular feature films, though the theme park will be based on a “new adventure” created by a DreamWorks Animation creative team. Characters from other DreamWorks Animation movies […]

Hollywood Reporter on Developing the Cast of Oscar-Nominated Animated Films

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The Hollywood Reporter has spoken to different crew members of the five films nominated for this year’s Best Animated Feature Film Academy Awards, digging into ideas that defined characters in the films, or were changed or deleted during development. Included are tidbits like a different background for Grug in DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods; some ideas […]

DreamWorks News: New Publishing Imprint; Katzenberg to Keynote Licensing Expo 2014

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DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., will be launching a publishing imprint to produce digital and print books based on the studio’s intellectual property library. The imprint will be titled DreamWorks Press and will be run by Emma Whittard, a veteran of Disney’s publishing arm. The Perseus Books Group will manage sale and distribution of the imprint’s […]

Hollywood Reporter on Princesses vs. Neanderthals for Animated Oscar

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In tracking the race for the 2014 Best Animated Feature Oscar, The Hollywood Reporter is noting efforts by DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., to challenge Disney’s Frozen for the award. While Frozen is the heavy favorite and will benefit from its later release date keeping it more prominent in Academy members’ minds, DreamWorks has launched into […]

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