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Shrek Character Designer to Direct Monster Hunt

Shrek’s character designer Raman Hui, who also co-directed the third installment in the popular DreamWorks franchise, will be making his live-action feature directing debut with a new Chinese 3D Fantasy film, Monster Hunt. The film is said to be budgeted at $30 million and is backed by Hong Kong’s Edko Films. Monster Hunt is set in a fictional world where humans and monsters have been waging ...

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New Shrek Movie Planned

The last Shrek Movie, Shrek Forever After, only grossed $239 million dollars at the domestic box office back in 2010. That’s a respectable take for most movies, but considering the take of its predecessors, it’s a disappointment for the studio. So it’s a surprise that DreamWorks is planning to revive the franchise via a new installment to the series. DreamWorks’ CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg ...

Shrek the Halls Returns to ABC This Month
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Shrek the Halls Returns to ABC This Month

ABC is going to celebrate the holidays a little earlier than other networks this year, as htye are bringing back the DreamWorks Animation holiday special Shrek the Halls on Friday, November 29, at 8:30 pm. Originally aired in November of 2007, Shrek the Halls follows the titular Ogre as he finds himself having difficulties getting into the holiday spirit. He tries anyway, for the sake of Fiona ...

Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots
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Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots

He’s teamed with Shrek, buckled swashes, and enthralled ladies around the world. Wait… bucked swashes…? OK, whatever! We’re talking about Puss in Boots,t he feline fantastico of DreamWorks Animation fame. Originally appearing in the second Shrek film, Puss later claimed his own movie, grabbing the fame and attention he so rightfully deserves. Now, el gato is taking ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

DreamWorks Animation to bring Shreks, Dragons, and Pandas to Netflix?
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DreamWorks Animation to bring Shreks, Dragons, and Pandas to Netflix?

In a major mingling of the entertainment brands, DreamWorks Animation and Netflix are working on a deal that would give Netflix the exclusive streaming rights to every movie from the DreamWorks studio. Currently, that deal is in place between DreamWorks and HBO, but Netflix could take over for HBO, and the foreseeable future – and soon! That would mean every Shrek, every How to Train ...

DreamWorks takes How to Train Your Dragon to Broadway?
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DreamWorks takes How to Train Your Dragon to Broadway?

Last year’s CG animated movie, How To Train Your Dragon, was one of the best films we’d seen in awhile. The folks at DreamWorks Animation clearly agreed, as they’ve already begun the process to franchise the title, churning out an upcoming sequel in the next few years, as well as an animated series based on the films, set to hit Nickelodeon before you know it. But what we ...

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