Posts Tagged ‘DreamWorks’

"Kung Fu Panda 2" Clips & Coupon Available

by Ed Liuon December 12, 2011
DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2 will be hitting retailer shelves tomorrow, December 13, 2011, and the studio has released the following trailer and clip from the “Secrets of the Masters” special feature: TRAILER “SECRETS OF THE MASTERS” CLIP In addition, a $5 online coupon for Kung Fu Panda 2 is available now at […]

Dreamworks in Talks to Open New Studio in China

by darkdetectiveon November 30, 2011
Dreamworks Animation is planning on expanding, it would seem. It’s planning to set up a joint venture studio in Shanghai, China, possibly as soon as next year January. Dreamworks and the other partners involved in the joint venture could invest about two billion dollars in the Dreamwoks East studio, and the new studio could be […]

Trailer Released for "DreamWorks Dragons Double DVD and Video Game," Coming November 15, 2011

by Ed Liuon November 7, 2011
DreamWorks Animation has released the following trailer for DreamWorks Dragons Double DVD and Video Game, the upcoming Blu-ray and DVD follow-up to the hit movie How to Train Your Dragon: The release will include the new special “Gift of the Night Fury,” which picks up the adventures of Hiccup and Toothless after the end of […]

"Puss in Boots" Shows Surprising Legs with $33M in Ticket Sales for Second Weekend

by Ed Liuon November 7, 2011
DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots showed surprising strength in its second week of release, taking in an estimated $33.035 million at the box office. The amount represents only a 3.1% drop in ticket sales when 40-50% or more is the norm, and represents the smallest drop in sales since My Dog Skip gained 3% in […]

DreamWorks Acquires Rights to "Captain Underpants" Novels

by Ed Liuon October 20, 2011
Deadline New York is reporting that DreamWorks Animation has won an auction to the rights to the Captain Underpants series of childrens’ books. The 8-volume series chronicles the misadventures of two fourth graders who hypnotize their principal into becoming the titular superhero. According to DreamWorks Animation Chief Creative Officer Bill Damaschke, the company had been […]

Nintendo Partners With Dreamworks For 3D Content

by darkdetectiveon October 5, 2011
Nintendo has partnered with Dreamworks Animation to bring two new 3D shorts to premiere on Nintendo’s 3DS video game system. The short, entitled “Night of the Living Carrots” and “The Pig Who Cried Werewolf,” will be starring the characters from Monsters vs. Aliens and Shrek, respectively, and will debut on the Nintendo 3DS video service […]

PR: "Kung Fu Panda 2" Coming to Blu-ray and DVD on December 13, 2011

by Ed Liuon October 5, 2011
THE HILARIOUS GLOBAL SMASH HIT BECOMES THE MOST AWESOME HOLIDAY GIFT PACK ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13TH KUNG FU PANDA 2 First-Of-Their-Kind Awesome Gift Packs Include A Brand New Kung Fu Panda Adventure Plus 2 FREE Kung Fu Panda World Online Game Memberships (click to enlarge) HOLLYWOOD, CA – KUNG FU PANDA 2, […]

"Puss in Boots" to Open a Week Early on October 28, 2011

by Ed Liuon October 2, 2011
DreamWorks Animation SKG has announced that the Shrek spin-off movie Puss in Boots will open a week earlier than scheduled on October 28, 2011, instead of November 4. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the move was made to avoid a crush of family films coming this Thanksgiving season.

Hollywood Reporter on DreamWorks Animation vs. Paramount

by Ed Liuon August 5, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter has examined the ongoing conflict between DreamWorks Animation Studios SKG and Paramount Pictures over the DreamWorks distribution deal. The tiff over the distribution contract began earlier this year, when DreamWorks requested a reduction in the distribution fee they pay to Paramount while Paramount wanted to increase it. The article examines the multiple […]

Jeffrey Katzenberg Declares "Bloom is Off the 3D Rose," States Recent Movies "Suck"

by Ed Liuon July 21, 2011
In an interview with Fortune magazine’s Andy Serwer, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg agreed that “the bloom is off the rose for a moment in time” for 3D technology, a notable backpedal from earlier declarations that 3D filmmaking would be as transformative to moviemaking as sound. He also stated that the current state of Hollywood […]