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New Trailer for Rise of the Guardians
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New Trailer for Rise of the Guardians

A new trailer has just been released for DreamWorks’ upcoming holiday feature Rise of the Guardians, which is scheduled for release on November 21, 2012 and will feature the voices of Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher, Chris Pine and Jude Law. Rise of the Guardians is based on a series of books by William Joyce, and will tell the story of Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, the Easter ...

DreamWorks Uses Bananas to Promote Madagascar 3
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DreamWorks Uses Bananas to Promote Madagascar 3

If you’re really into bananas, then chances are you have already noticed one of Dreamworks Animation’s recent promotional campaigns for Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. In case you haven’t, the studio has partnered with Dole Fresh Fruit co. in order to give away 100 million specially branded bananas with Madagascar stickers to stores all over the country. ...

Guillermo Del Toro to Co-Direct Pinocchio
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Guillermo Del Toro to Co-Direct Pinocchio

After several months of rumors, it has been made official by Variety mag that Guillermo Del Toro will be co-directing Henson’s stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio, along with Mark Gustafson (of Fantastic Mr. Fox), with the project scheduled to start shooting in the summer of 2013. ...

DreamWorks' 2012 Revenues Boosted by Puss in Boots
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DreamWorks’ 2012 Revenues Boosted by Puss in Boots

According to a recent report by Daily Variety, DreamWorks Animation has seen a 26% boost in revenue of $136 million, which raises their profits to $9.1 million for the first quarter of 2012. The boost comes from the healthy box office and home-entertainment performance of the Shrek spinoff, Puss in Boots, which managed to gross over $554 million in worldwide box office to date as well as ...

DreamWorks Joins Walmart's Disc to Digital Service
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DreamWorks Joins Walmart’s Disc to Digital Service

DreamWorks Animation has recently joined Wal-Mart Stores’ plan to encourage home audiences to convert their DVD collections to online movie libraries. According to a recent AP report, DreamWorks head Jeffrey Katenberg announces that Wal-Mart’s new Disc to Digital service will be instrumental in helping consumers adjust to the ever changing face of technology. ...

Sony Acquires Knights of Valour
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Sony Acquires Knights of Valour

This week, Sony Pictures has acquired Spanish theatrical rights to the upcoming 3D CG animated film Justin and the Knights of Valour, which is directed by Oscar nominated filmmaker Manuel Sicilia and produced by Antonio Banderas’ Green Moon production outfit. ...

Release Date for Disney’s Maleficent
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Release Date for Disney’s Maleficent

Disney has finally announced March 14, 2014 as the release date for the new live action retelling of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, entitled “Maleficent”, with Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie helming the project as Maleficent herself. Other stars slated to join the project are Jude Law and Elle Fanning, but the actors have yet to sign any contracts. ...

Rise of the Guardians Trailer
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Rise of the Guardians Trailer

DreamWorks has just released a new trailer for their new CG animated 3D epic adventure film entitled Rise of the Guardians (formerly titled The Guardians of Childhood, and not to be confused with Legend of The Guardians). Distributed by Paramount Pictures, the film has been described as a “contemporary fairytale based on existing fairy tale characters”. httpv://youtu.be/aPLiBxhoug0 ...

DreamWorks’ Turbo to star Ryan Reynolds
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DreamWorks’ Turbo to star Ryan Reynolds

DreamWorks Animation has recently revealed that Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern, X-men: Origins) will headline their upcoming animated film about garden snails and racecars, Turbo. Reynolds joins an all star celebrity cast that includes Paul Giamatti, Michael Pena, Luis Guzman, Bill Hader, Richard Jenkins, Ken Jeong, Michelle Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph, Ben Schwartz, Kurtwood Smith, Snoop Dogg and ...

Dreamworks’ Me and My Shadow
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Dreamworks’ Me and My Shadow

Dreamworks Animation SKG, Inc. has recently announced that production for their original project, Me and My Shadow, is already underway and that they are scheduled for a big screen debut in March of 2013. The film marks the first time Dreamworks will use a groundbreaking combination of both Computer-generated and traditional animation techniques, which Me and My Shadow will blend seamlessly ...

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The Return of Captain Underpants

As if being picked up by Dreamworks Animation isn’t good enough, fans of Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants will have more reason to celebrate as the eponymous superhero returns with a new set of books, Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers, scheduled for an August 28 2012 release, immediately followed by Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the ...

Madagascar 3
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Madagascar 3 Official Trailer

Despite its inability to reach the same level of commercial success as the other Dreamworks and Pixar heavyweights, Madagascar is still popular enough to merit several spinoffs and a sequel. As a way to help further improve its chances, Dreamworks has decided that it is high time for a third installment. Enter: Madagascar 3 – Europe’s Most Wanted. ...

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