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DreamWorks Acquires Rights to "Captain Underpants" Novels

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

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

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

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

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"

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 […]

PR: Kevin Lima to Direct "Monkeys of Mumbai" at DreamWorks Animation

Kevin Lima to Direct “Monkeys of Mumbai” (Working Title) at DreamWorks Animation Lisa Stewart and Chris Chase to Serve as Producers GLENDALE, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that Kevin Lima (Enchanted, Tarzan) will direct the upcoming feature film Monkeys of Mumbai (working title), the studio’s first-ever Bollywood-style […]

'Puss in Boots' Trailer Online

The trailer for Dreamworks Animation’s upcoming film Puss in Boots is now online. You can see it here or below:

TheWrap on DreamWorks Animation's Woes

TheWrap discusses a problem facing Jeffery Katzenberg. DreamWorks Animation is too big to be bought by anyone save a few media players, yet too small to qualify as a major studio. With no buyer, DreamWorks will be unable to put out more than two to three films a year. “Katzenberg started this business hoping to […]

"Kung Fu Panda" Takes 2nd @ Box Office; Opens to Protest and Big Sales in China

DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda took second place at the box office in its debut weekend, earning an estimated $47.835 million in sales over the 3 day weekend and $62.2 million for the 4-day holiday weekend. The totals put it behind the original movie’s box office when it was released three years ago ($60.3 million […]

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