Tag Archives: DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc.

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,[...]

“The Croods” Leads Weekend Box Office

What a difference three years and an deflated expectations make. Three years ago this weekend, Dreamworks had to eat a token amount of crow when How To Train Your Dragon opened with *just* $43 million. Coming off the $59 million debut of Monsters vs. Aliens a year prior[...]

“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[...]

Hollywood Film Awards to Honor “Rise of the Guardians” with the 2012 “Hollywood Animation Award”

HollywoodNews.com:The 16th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards, presented by The Los Angeles Times, have announced that DreamWorks Animation’s “Rise of the Guardians” will receive this year’s “Hollywood Animation Award” at the festival’s gala ceremony on October 22, 2012, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Directed by Peter Ramsey and[...]

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[...]

Gregg Taylor Named DreamWorks Animation’s Head of Development and Alex Schwartz Named Producer of Mr. Peabody & Sherman

HollywoodNews.com: DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. today announced that Gregg Taylor has been named head of development for the studio, a role previously held by Alex Schwartz. Schwartz will serve as a producer on the studio’s upcoming feature film, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, which is scheduled to be released onMarch 14,[...]

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[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond

By Pete Hammond hollywoodnews.com: That rarity of rarities, a new animated film that isn’t in 3D still managed to top the box office, but with an estimated $38 million Johnny Depp’s Rango probably could have done a whole lot better even though it is the top opening of 2011[...]

‘Adjustment Bureau’ and ‘Rango’ Win Box Office

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Paramount released its first non-Dreamworks cartoon in nearly five years this weekend. And indeed, the number one film by a long shot was Gore Verbinski’s Rango (teaser). The critically-acclaimed and nearly-existential Johnny Depp vehicle grossed $38 million over the three-day weekend. That’s the biggest opening for a[...]

“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[...]
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