Posts Tagged ‘DreamWorks’
Voltron Legendary Defender S2 San Diego Comic-Con 2016

SDCC 2016: We’re Getting A Second Voltron Season In Record Time

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2016
Big news from San Diego: a second season was just confirmed for Netflix’s Voltron Legendary Defender! The announcement came from the official Twitter account: Season 2 is coming late 2016! #Voltron #SDCC16 Not only was Season 2 confirmed, so was its release window…..FALL 2016. That’s fast! Obviously Netflix and DreamWorks could not have a second […]
SDCC 2016: DreamWorks Offers Musical “Trolls” Trip

SDCC 2016: DreamWorks Offers Musical “Trolls” Trip

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2016
DreamWorks Animation needs a hit badly. Is “Trolls” that hit? Too early to tell. For Comic-Con, the ailing studio has released a minute and a half of footage from their upcoming movie based on those ugly things kids used to collect in the 90’s. These trolls don’t look ugly, however. The animation style is what […]


Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Michael Arias Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 12, 2016
With Anime Limited’s Jeremy Graves presiding as MC, the Michael Arias panel offered a rare chance for insight on this veteran of the Hollywood and anime industry, including his recent adaptation of the Project Itoh novel Harmony. Michael’s earliest memories of anime were watching televised dubs in his Southern Californian childhood, titles such as Speed […]

DreamWorks Animation Absorbed By Comcast

by Peter Paltridgeon April 28, 2016
DreamWorks Animation is finalizing a deal to sell itself to NBC Universal, a division of Comcast, Variety reported today. Shrek, Po the panda, Junior Asparagus and Lassie will all be Comcast brands when the deal closes at the end of 2016. Universal is paying $3.7 billion, which is close to the $3.96 billion Disney paid […]

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PR: Dreamworks’ “Noddy, Toyland Detective” Launches In UK 18th April on Channel 5

by Grant Whiteon April 13, 2016
London, April 13th, 2016 – Noddy, Toyland Detective, a brand new series from DreamWorks Animation, will have its UK premiere on Channel 5’s Milkshake on Monday, 18th April at 7:50 am.  Featuring Toyland’s most famous resident and co-produced by DreamWorks Animation and Gaumont Animation, the CG-animated series will air on Milkshake every weekday at 7:50 […]
Rare Clip Of Chris Farley As Shrek Discovered

Rare Clip Of Chris Farley As Shrek Discovered

by Peter Paltridgeon August 8, 2015
A rare clip of an early storyboard reel for Shrek, featuring Chris Farley as the titular ogre, has been going viral this week. For four years, the video had been an undiscovered part of the Vimeo account of someone who worked on the picture as a development producer. Farley was originally meant to voice Shrek, and […]

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“DreamWorks Dragons: Race To The Edge” Interview With Showrunners Art Brown and Douglas Sloan

by Christopher Glennonon June 26, 2015
Art Brown began his career writing and directing the feature film Best Men and then went on to write The Doughboys and Disorderly Conduct. Douglas Sloan joined the Power Rangers franchise in 1994 as the series acting coach before writing 150 episodes, directing 50 episodes, and producing 300 episodes of the series. He has also […]

Anna Kendrick Is Poppy Troll

by Alex Beanon June 17, 2014
Anna Kendrick will provide the voice of Poppy Troll, the upbeat princess, in the upcoming “Trolls” – the DreamWorks Animation musical comedy feature film based on the miniature toys. “Trolls” is currently scheduled to be released on November 4, 2016.


The BFG Rises Again

by Alex Beanon April 28, 2014
Roald Dahl’s Big Friendly Giant [BFG] was already made into a 1989 animated feature film originating in the UK with David Jason [“Danger Mouse”] as the BFG and Amanda Root [“Jane Eyre”] as Sophie, but now Steven Spielberg is looking to direct what is expected to be a live-action reboot – a la “Shrek”-style – […]

The Croods Win Three Annies

by Alex Beanon February 2, 2014
“The Croods” officially garnered three Annies at the 41st annual Annie Awards held by the International Animated Film Association [ASIFA-Hollywood] in Burbank, making it the best animated feature film not named “Frozen”. The film tallied wins in the categories of animated effects, character animation and character design. The three Annies for “The Croods” represented DreamWorks […]