Posts Tagged ‘DreamWorks’

DreamWorks Has Second Thoughts on Release Strategy

by AerostarMonkon February 25, 2011
A recent article in The Hollywood Reporter states that Dreamworks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg may be backtracking on the studio’s current output plan of three films a year on a biennial basis. While the plan remains in place through 2012, Katzenberg said that the company will play it by ear from that point on. The […]

DreamWorks in Another Legal Battle Over "Kung Fu Panda"

by AerostarMonkon February 22, 2011
A recent story in the Hollywood Reporter states that DreamWorks Animation is engaged in yet another round of litigation over the 2008 hit film Kung Fu Panda. An artist by the name of Jayme Gordon claims that he submitted a similar proposal for a martial arts film featuring a panda protagonist multiple times at The […]

‘Flawed Dogs’ Set Up At DreamWorks Animation

by darkdetectiveon February 16, 2011
Berkeley Breathed, author of Mars Needs Moms (coming out as an animated film from Disney), has set up his novel Flawed Dogs at DreamWorks Animation. The story is about a dachshund who, after being wronged by an envious show dog, tries to win back the affections of his family . “All my stories are sparked […]

Hollywood Reporter Reveals Details on "How to Train Your Dragon" Sequel

by Ed Liuon February 8, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter has spoken with Dean DeBlois, co-director of DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon, about the progress for the sequel to the movie. DeBlois stated that he has already received notes back from the studio on the first draft of the script, stating that “We are treating How To Train Your Dragon […]

Super Bowl Teaser for "Kung Fu Panda 2" Released

by Ed Liuon February 3, 2011
Yahoo! Movies is hosting the teaser for Kung Fu Panda 2: The Kaboom of Doom that will be airing during this year’s Super Bowl: Kung Fu Panda 2: The Kaboom of Doom will be released on May 27, 2011. (via TZ member AerostarMonk)

DreamWorks Animation to Adapt Krofft’s "Lidsville" for Big Screen

by Ed Liuon February 3, 2011
DreamWorks Animation SKG has announced that it will be adapting Sid & Marty Krofft’s TV series Lidsville as an animated feature film. Like the 1970’s TV series, the movie will be set in a world of living hats and talking caps. Sid and Marty Krofft will serve as executive producers for the movie, which was […]

Producer Gives Updates on "How to Train Your Dragon" Sequel & TV Series

by Ed Liuon January 20, 2011 has interviewed producer Tim Johnson on the status of DreamWorks Animation’s follow-ups to How to Train Your Dragon. Johnson states that co-director Dean DeBlois will return to write and direct the second film, and also that the TV series will try to stay true to the more dramatic sensibilities of the movie (as compared […]

DreamWorks Animation Announces "Monkeys of Bollywood"

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2011
Variety reports that DreamWorks Animation SKG is fast-tracking development of Monkeys of Bollywood, an animated feature musical that will feature the work of Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) and Broadway lyricist Stephen Schwartz, with husband-and-wife pair Gurinder Chadha and Paul Berges producing. The movie is said to be based on the Hindu epic poem […]

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

by Ed Liuon January 4, 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

by darkdetectiveon December 19, 2010
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 […]