May 27, 2017

Tag Archives: Jeffrey Katzenberg

Shanghai’s $2.4 billion “DreamCenter” to Open in 2017

In a sign of Hollywood’s expanding ties with China, DreamWorks Animation and Chinese partners Thursday unveiled their $2.4 billion “DreamCenter,” an entertainment complex in Shanghai that is set to open in 2017. The complex will contain a 500-seat IMAX cinema with international film festivals and red carpet events in mind,[...]

“Mr. Peabody & Sherman” new release date is March 7

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that, at the recommendation of its distributor, Twentieth Century Fox, it has decided to change the domestic theatrical release date for Mr. Peabody & Sherman to March 7, 2014. The film had previously been scheduled for release on November 1, 2013. Me[...]

George Clooney Keeps on Giving – Launches $350 Million Fundraising Campaign

HollywoodNews.com: Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation and Chairman of the MPTF Foundation Committee, today announced the launch of the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s $350 million campaign to sustain the charity’s activities for the foreseeable future. At a media breakfast at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Katzenberg also introduced Board[...]

DreamWorks Animation Hook-Up with Investment Groups in China

HollywoodNews.com: DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. today announced that it has agreed to form a joint venture with China Media Capital (CMC), with plans to include Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and Shanghai Alliance Investment, Ltd. (SAIL), to establish the leading China-focused family entertainment company. Oriental DreamWorks will engage in the development and[...]

Netflix, DreamWorks Animation ink exclusive distribution deal

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: After weeks of bad news, Netflix finally has something positive to report. The video-streaming service inked a deal with DreamWorks Animation to stream DWA films and TV specials, the New York Times reported late Sunday night. Analysts scanning the deal estimate that it’s worth “$30 million per[...]

Captain America, Cowboys and Aliens launch CineEurope

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: With weeks to go before American audiences get a good look at either “Captain America: First Avenger” or Jon Favreau’s “Cowboys & Aliens,” Paramount took exclusive footage from both movies across the pond to screen at CineEurope in Amsterdam. The studio helped launch the 20th edition of the[...]

“Kung Fu Panda 2,” “Puss” coming to IMAX 3D

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Cue the jokes about Jack’s Black’s rotund panda hero, Po, looking even heftier this summer. That’s because Black’s “Kung Fu Panda 2” is one of the two pictures DreamWorks Animations plans to present in IMAX courtesy of a two-pic pact for 2011. DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. revealed that[...]

Oscars: DiCaprio, JLO, Colin Firth, A List for King’s Speech

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Oscar alert: Michelle Williams, nominated for Best Actres in “Blue Valentine,” is battling a cold. She’ll be at the Oscars, but maybe in a ski parka considering the frigid– for Los Angeles–weather. Scott Rudin, producer of both “True Grit” and “The Social Network” is now said not[...]

DreamWorks developing 3D animated “Lidsville”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Smurfs. The Muppets. Hits of yesterday continue to become the hopeful projects of today. And this morning, we’re learning of yet another buried treasure that’s being dusted off and rejuvenated for a modern, young audience. DreamWorks Animation has said that it will bring “Lidsville,” a creation of[...]

Hollywood Stars to Present At Producers Guild Awards

ollywoodnews.com: Helen Mirren, Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Andrew Garfield, Amy Adams, Kerry Washington, Jim Parsons, Joe Manganiello, among others will be presenters at the 22nd Annual Producers Guild Awards, producer and 2011 Producers Guild Awards Chair, Paula Wagner announced today. Award-winning producer, writer, director Judd Apatow will host[...]
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