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"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 […]

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

by Grant Whiteon July 20, 2011
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

by on June 22, 2011
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

by on June 13, 2011
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

by Ed Liuon May 31, 2011
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 […]

"Kung Fu Panda 2" – The Panda’s Kung Fu Continues to Be Strong

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2011
The only two martial arts movies I can think of that really deviate significantly from a few stock narratives are Zhang Yimou’s Hero and the Jet Li vehicle Fearless. After that, even the truly great examples of the genre like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, the Once Upon a Time in China series, Enter the Dragon, […]

NY Times on Design of "Kung Fu Panda 2"

by Ed Liuon May 27, 2011
The New York Times has taken a look at the artistic inspirations behind Kung Fu Panda 2, noting how the sequel aimed to “push the world into a much vaster scale and give people more of the exotic locations than were in the first film,” according to director Jennifer Yuh Nelson. The article notes the […]

Alan Menken Working on DreamWorks’ "Lidsville" Soundtrack

by on May 19, 2011
Alan Menken revealed today that he will be working on the upcoming Dreamworks animated feature Lidsville, his first non-Disney animated musical. Lidsville is based on the 1970’s television series of the same name. [Source:AlanMenken’sTwitter]