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WATCH: Teaser Trailer for Netflix’s Green Eggs & Ham

Netflix continues to bolster its animated library, with their fall streaming lineup getting the new animated series Green Eggs & Ham. Created by Jared Stern (screenplay, various LEGO Movies), Green Eggs & Ham takes its cue from classic Dr. Seuss storybooks and is produced by Warner Bros. The series follows opposites Guy and Sam while they go on a road trip to save an endangered ...

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WATCH: Illumination’s The Grinch Official Trailer

Illumination Entertainment may be known mostly for The Minions and Despicable Me franchises, but they are adding a new heavyweight to their catalog of CG animated blockbusters: an adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (which effectively serves as a follow-up to 2012’s CG animated adaptation of The Lorax.) While the release of The Grinch is still a few months away, ...

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Warner Animation Group acquires Dr. Seuss movie rights

In a surprise move, Dr. Seuss Enterprises Lp is now partnering up with Warner Animation Group to produce a series of movies based on the author’s literary works. To start with, the duo are currently developing a new animated The Cat in the Hat feature film. The deal with Warner is a change of pace for the Seuss estate. Previously, the rights to the library were typically held by Universal ...

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The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Gets New Deals

International distributor Portfolio Entertainment has recently secured a raft of new sales for the successful animated preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! With new and existing partners all over the globe. The new broadcast partners that have joined include Ultra Kids (ex-Yugoslavia) and Sony Pictures Television Networks (UK & Africa) picked up the first two seasons ...

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Portfolio Entertainment Acquires Sales for Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Movies

The first international sales for three new The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Movies have been secured by Portfolio Entertainment. The production of the movies is already in its final stages and has been acquired by KiKa (Germany), Discovery Kids (Latin America), SVT Barnkanalen (Sweden), HOP (Israel) and Minimini+ (Poland). The three 1-hour movies are commissioned by PBS in the U.S., ...

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Green Eggs and Ham – to become a TV Series

Streaming network Netflix is developing a new animated series based on the Dr. Seuss children’s book, “Green Eggs and Ham.” In the 13-episode series, standoffish inventor Guy and the worldwide-renowned Sam-I-Am embark on a cross-country trip that tests the limits of their friendship, finding adventure as they learn to try new things. Based on the classic global best-selling book by Dr. ...

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Cat in the Hat Inks New International Deals

Portfolio Entertainment has recently struck four new deals for their preschool cartoon The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! with companies based around Southeast Asia and Latin America. The new deals bring the Dr. Seuss-inspired toons to over 110 countries all over the globe. Other Dr. Seuss-related deals include Mexico’s En Pantalla, which will be releasing 26 episodes from the first ...

PBS Kids Premieres The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas
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PBS Kids Premieres The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas

PBS Kids is set to premiere the first Cat in the Hat Christmas special, titled The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas, on Wednesday, November 21. The hour long special will feature the Cat, Nick, and Sally as they go on an adventure around the world in order to help a lost reindeer find its way back to Santa Claus in time for Christmas. Along the way, they meet and befriend all sorts of ...

New Dr. Seuss Bookshelf App from Oceanhouse Media
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New Dr. Seuss Bookshelf App from Oceanhouse Media

Oceanhouse Media has recently released a new Dr. Seuss Bookshelf app, which provides access to Dr. Seuss books along with a host of games and a custom camera. The app is available free of charge for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices (there’s no Android port at the moment), and is designed to make it easy for kids and parents to find specific Dr. Seuss books, categorize favorite apps, and ...

Illumination Plans CG Cat in the Hat
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Illumination Plans CG Cat in the Hat

According to a recent Deadline.com report, Universal’s Illumination Entertainment is currently developing a new 3D CG animated feature based on Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat. Rob Lieber will write the script, with Chris Meledandri (Illumination’s President) and Audrey Giesel (Seuss’ widow) at the helm as executive producers. ...

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The Lorax Jumps Over John Carter at the Box Office

It would seem that Edgar Rice Burroughs’ highjumping warlord of mars is no match for Dr. Seuss’ grumpy yet adorable orange creature when it comes to the box office. In their debut ticket takes, Disney’s John Carter proved to be disappointing, with a measly $30.6 million at the box office. Only half of what the film needed to make in order to break even, according to execs. Universal’s ...

The Lorax tops the box office in the US
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The Lorax tops the box office in the US

A fairly extensive marketing campaign coupled with the popularity of the Dr. Seuss’ brand seems to have pushed Universal and Illumination’s The Lorax to the top of the box office charts on its opening, with a record breaking $70.7 million take. ...

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