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Happy Feet Sequel fails to match the original’s success
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Happy Feet Sequel fails to match the original’s success

Happy Feet Two’s meager $22 million domestic box office take is a big disappointment when compared to George Miller’s original Happy Feet’s blockbuster opening, which managed to earn $41.5 million over a weekend back in 2006. Some have speculated that the poor performance of the Happy Feet sequel is due to the tough competition, as the massively popular Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1 ...

Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness: Sticky Situation
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Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness: Sticky Situation

Finally, after all the waiting, Nickelodeon will premiere the brand new Kung Fu Panda series on Monday November 7th at 5:30pm. The CG DreamWorks Animation toon, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, follows Po, Viper, Mr. Ping and others from the Kung Fu Panda franchise in regular series-based adventures, where the Dragon Warrior teams with the Furious Five to defend the Valley of Peace from ...

Dreamworks Investors Disappointed by Puss N’ Boots Opening Week
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Dreamworks disappointed by Puss N’ Boots Opening Week

The news may be confusing at first, but in spite of Dreamworks Animation’s Puss in Boots topping the box office, its meager box office earnings are resulting in a lot of head scratching amongst Dreamworks Animation’s investors. Shares in Dreamworks has fallen by 8 percent last Monday, after news of Puss in Boots disappointing $34 million opening week. It was good enough to make it No. 1 at ...

Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness on Nickelodeon
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Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness on Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon will premiere a new CG animated series based on the adventures of the legendary Po in Kung fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness on Monday, November 7 at 5:30pm. Co-produced with Dreamworks Animation SKG, the CG animated series will air new episodes all week after new episodes of Spongebob Squarepants at 5pm. Based on the Kung Fu Panda movie franchise, Legends of Awesomeness will feature ...

Scared Shrekless hits ABC on Halloween night
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Scared Shrekless hits ABC on Halloween night

Tonight’s special on ABC has it all: we’ve got everyone’s favorite green ogre, Shrek. We’ve got the star of this weekend’s big blockbuster debut, Puss in Boots. We’ve got three frightening stories, lots of candy, and tons of various Halloween costumes. What does it all equal? Scared Shrekless! The DreamWorks Animation Halloween themed holiday special ...

ABC says to get Scared Shrekless on Halloween
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ABC says to get Scared Shrekless on Halloween

This Monday is of course the spookiest day of the year, Halloween! No doubt, you already have your Halloween costume picked out, and you’re set on raking in as much candy as possible. But ABC would like to remind you to get home before too late, in order to catch the annual airing of the new animated classic Scared Shrekless. In a weekend where the Shrek franchise is already hyped up once ...

Puss in Boots in Theaters in October in Days
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Puss in Boots in Theaters in October in Days

This Friday, theater goers and cat lovers alike will rejoice as DreamWorks Animation releases Puss in Boots. Not-so-technically speaking, this is the fifth cinematic adventure in the Shrek franchise, though the mighty green ogre is likely not in the film at all – or at least not in a starring role; it’s a big fantasy world, so there might be swamp or two. However, the sidekick who ...

Dreamworks Picks-up Underpants
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Dreamworks Picks-up Underpants

Dreamworks has recently won an auction and acquired the rights to Dav Pilkey’s popular Captain Undepants series of books and the company is planning to create an animated film based on the eight-volume Captain Underpants series in the near future. The Captain Underpants series focuses entirely on the adventures (and misadventures) of two gifted fourth graders named Harold Hutchins and ...

Monsters vs. Aliens Night of the Living Carrots scares up Nintendo 3DS
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Monsters vs. Aliens Night of the Living Carrots scares up Nintendo 3DS

Not too long ago, DreamWorks Animation released a holiday short called Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space. The TV special was a hit for fans of the original Monsters vs. Aliens film, whose characters perfectly fit with the Halloween themes. Well, now they’re at it again, but this time, in 3D! (You have to say it like: “Three-ee-ee DEE-ee-ee”). This week, fans who own a ...

Puss in Boots: you know his name; Learn the legend October 28th
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Puss in Boots: you know his name; Learn the legend October 28th

The legends of the Master Cat took hold over 300 years ago from a French fairy tale, by Charles Perrault. Fast forward several centuries, and the character claws his way higher in popularity, thanks to his appearance and prominence in the CG Shrek films. Who? The Booted Cat, Puss in Boots! Originally introduced in Shrek 2, the character has forever been associated with Shrek, Donkey, and ...

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DreamWorks brings Shrek and Monsters Vs. Aliens shorts to Nintendo 3DS

Dreamworks Animation, and Nintendo have announced a series of shorts coming to the Nintendo 3DS’s Nintendo Video application. The two shorts will be based on Dreamworks wildly successful Shrek, and Monsters Vs. Aliens film series. The first short, “The Pig Who Cried Werewolf” is now available for free download. The second short, “Night of the Living Carrots” will be ...

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