Posts Tagged ‘DreamWorks’

Wall Street Disappointment in DreamWorks Animation Receipts for "Kung Fu Panda 2" DVD and "Puss in Boots" Box Office

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2011
Wall Street analyst Richard Greenfield of BTIG has lowered his expectations for DreamWorks Animation due to lower-than-expected home video sales for Kung Fu Panda 2 and box office receipts for Puss in Boots. Despite heavy promotion and a release date historically strong for top-tier DVD sales, Kung Fu Panda 2 has not topped sales charts, […]

"Kung Fu Panda 2" Blu-ray: Inner Peace Through a Great Set of Bonuses

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2011
I don’t have very much more to say about Kung Fu Panda 2 from my review of the theatrical release, even after watching the film a few more times on Blu-ray. Sequels are almost never as good as the original films, and while that’s still true of Kung Fu Panda 2, it’s still quite close […]

Hollywood Reporter Talks to Angelina Jolie and "Kung Fu Panda 2" Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson on Female Directors

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter conducted a joint interview with actor and newly minted director Angelina Jolie and DreamWorks Animation’s Jennifer Yuh Nelson, who directed Jolie in Kung Fu Panda 2 which has become the highest-grossing film ever directed by a woman. Among other topics, the two discuss how Nelson directed Jolie in Kung Fu Panda 2 […]

"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 on 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 on 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, […]