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DreamWorks and Fuhu Collaborate on New Line of Tablets

According to the New York Times, DreamWorks Animation has recently collaborated with tech company Fuhu in order to launch a new line of tablets targeted towards children, dubbed The DreamTab. The DreamTab can be programmed by the studio much like a cable channel, and will be introduced at the International Consumer Electronics Show, which starts Tuesday in Las Vegas. ...

DreamWorks' B.O.O. Adds Bill Murray to Cast List
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DreamWorks’ B.O.O. Adds Bill Murray to Cast List

While actor Bill Murray has pretty much excused himself from the Ghostbusters 3, he’s not yet done with the world of the paranormal, as the veteran actor/comedian has recently been added to the cast list of DreamWorks Animation’s 2015 supernatural action comedy feature, B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations. Murray will be joining an already-impressive cast list that consists of ...

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DreamWorks’ Captain UnderPants Gets a Director

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Dreamworks Animation’s upcoming adaptation of Dav Pilkey’s popular children’s book Captain Underpants has finally found a director: Monster vs. Aliens’ Rob Letterman. The project also has a script penned by Nicholas Stoller (The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted, Neighbors), with Dreamworks’ development executive Damon Ross taking ...

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Chinese Authorities Pull The Croods Out of Theaters

According to the Hollywood Reporter, a cinema chain manager from Guangzhou has revealed that Chinese authorities are now forcing theater owners to end the run of DreamWorks’ The Croods two weeks ahead of schedule. The film was originally scheduled to run until June 24. This is not entirely without precedent, as film regulators have also cancelled Django Unchained back in April. ...

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DreamWorks Signs Multi-Year Deal with Super RTL

DreamWorks Animation has recently inked a multi-year deal with Germany’s Super RTL, with the deal seeing the former supply the latter with over 1,200 hours of programming all the way through 2020. Super RTL is currently considered as one of the most watched children’s channel in Europe. According to the Hollywood Reporter, DWA head Jeffrey Katzenberg and Super RTL managing director ...

Dreamworks Animation Releases New App for Turbo
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Dreamworks Animation Releases New App for Turbo

DreamWorks Animation is getting ready for the premiere of the fast-paced 3D CG animated movie Turbo by launching an action-packed mobile app titled “Turbo Racing League.” Developed by DreamWorks Animation and PikPok, Turbo Racing League lets players race each other in breakneck speeds as they drift around corners, perform crazy stunts, and grind rails while also collecting tomatoes ...

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DreamWorks Plans to Buy AwesomenessTV

While there’s still no official announcement from either DreamWorks or AwesomenessTV, some industry insiders are already reporting that “two people familiar with the matter” have already confirmed that DreamWorks is in talks to acquire the teens/tweens-targeted Youtube channel, with the main goal being to further expand their media presence. AwesomenessTV was the pet project of TV And film ...

DreamWorks Characters Invade Macao
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DreamWorks Characters Invade Macao

Shrek, Po, Puss, Alex, and Hiccup will be making their way to the Cotai Strip Resorts in Macao, China as part of DreamWorks’ deal with Sands, China. The deal allows the latter to license the former’s characters for a “DreamWorks Experience” event, which includes various events such as parades, photo shoots, and themed areas based on popular DreamWorks franchises. ...

Art of Turbo and The Croods Spotlighted by Production Pipeline
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Art of Turbo and The Croods Spotlighted by Production Pipeline

This coming May 3, the inaugural Production Pipeline Expo at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood will be highlighting the art and technology of two DreamWorks features, the Croods and the upcoming Turbo. The event also features a VFX session on Universal’s sci fi actioner Oblivion, which is presented by the team at Pixomondo. The announcement was made by the expo’s founder/originator Anthony ...

DreamWorks and China Film Group Partner for Tibet Code
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DreamWorks and China Film Group Partner for Tibet Code

DreamWorks Animation’s CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg recently announced the launch of a new Chinese co-production in Beijing, which is based on a popular Chinese book series set in ninth-century Tibet. The project’s working title is Tibet Code, and is a joint venture of DreamWorks and Chinese investors, such as the country’s main distributor, China Film Group. The Chinese joint venture was ...

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G.I. Joe Beats the Croods in the Box Office

DreamWorks’ The Croods originally gave the studio a chance to get out of the rut that it’s been stuck in since the Rise of the Guardians’ poor box office performance, with the Caveman-themed feature managing to climb to the top, but Paramount’s action-packed movie loosely based on the hit Hasbro action figures, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, proved to be strong enough to knock ...

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