"Megamind" Comes to DVD and Blu-ray February 25, 2011

DreamWorks Animation Studios SKG has announced that Megamind will be arriving on DVD and Blu-ray disc on February 25, 2011. The movie stars Will Ferrell as the titular supervillain who finds himself lacking a sense of purpose after he finally defeats his superheroic nemesis. The movie also stars Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, David Cross, and […]

DreamWorks Animation Picks Up "Maintenance" Movie Rights

The Hollywood Reporter has reported DreamWorks Animation has apparently picked up the movie rights to Maintenance, an Oni Press comic book. Maintenance, written by Jim Massey and illustrated by Robbi Rodriguez and published by Oni Press in December of 2006, follows the exploits of two janitors who work for TerroMax, Inc., the world’s biggest and […]

New Video Clips from "Shrek the Whole Story" DVD/Blu-ray Set (UPDATED with Trailer)

UPDATED December 7, 2010: The trailer for the Shrek: The Whole Story boxed set has also been released: The original article follows: Toonzone News has the following videos from Shrek: The Whole Story, the upcoming boxed set containing all 4 Shrek movies from DreamWorks Animation SKG. Click the images to play the clips (requires QuickTime): […]

Katzenberg Talks DreamWorks Sequels

Empire recently sat down with Dreamworks Animation’s Jeffery Katzenberg. He mentioned there are plans for five Kung Fu Panda sequels, two How To Train Your Dragon sequels and two more Madagascar sequels. Here is an excerpt: Jeffery Katzenberg: “So today I can tell you pretty succinctly where Madagascar goes. Ultimately they will come back to […]

"Megamind" Continues Box Office Dominance with $30.1M in Second Week

DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind took the top spot in box office ticket sales for the second week in a row, with its estimated $30.1 million in receipts holding off a challenge from Unstoppable (which took #2 with $23.5 million in ticket sales). Approximately 64% of its box office take came from 3-D ticket sales.

"Megamind": Mind Over Mediocrity

An altogether enjoyable family film, Dreamworks Animation’s Megamind is a self-aware and affectionate parody of superheroics rather than a deconstruction and a satire in the way that Shrek lampooned fairy tale tropes. When a galactic cataclysm strikes a distant solar system, two planets in the vicinity send a single child away to Earth. One ends […]

"MegaMind" Takes $46.01M for Top Box Office Spot in Debut Weekend (UPDATED)

DreamWorks Animation SKG’s MegaMind has taken the top box office spot in its debut weekend with $46.01 million in ticket sales. The movie is the largest 3-D release to date (opening on more than 2,600 screens in 3-D) and 3-D ticket sales accounted for 66% of ticket sales. The movie fell a bit short of […]

"How to Train Your Dragon" on DVD Almost Soars

The good news is that the fundamentals to How to Train Your Dragon are very strong. Like Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon doesn’t really break any real new ground in its genre, but it executes the story turns in its coming-of-age tale remarkably well. Hiccup is brought to twitchy, nervous life by […]

Virtual Roundtable with "How to Train Your Dragon" Co-Directors

Right before the DVD and Blu-ray release of DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon, Toonzone News was able to participate in a virtual roundtable discussion with the film’s co-screenwriter/directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders, where we discussed adapting the movie from the source material, visual designs for the characters in the movie (especially the […]

"How to Train Your Dragon" Sequel Lines Up Old Cast

Jay Baruchel, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, and Kristin Wiig will return for the How to Train Your Dragon sequel, which is due in 2013, according to Deadline Hollywood. Writer/director Dean Deblois will also return; Chris Sanders will act as executive producer.

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