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Dreamworks Has Hired Two New Presidents:

Dreamworks has had a tough year. Mentioned in the scandal and subsequent lawsuit over collusion with Disney, Pixar and others to keep wages low. Its movies haven’t done so well… so changes had to be made. The long time President for Creative for Dreamworks is out and in its place, will be two Co Presidents. This follows Cartoon Networks recent hiring for a female executive after the ...

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WATCH: Brand New Trailer for The Penguins of Madagascar

20th Century Fox has just posted a brand new trailer for the upcoming animated comedy from DreamWorks Animation, The Penguins of Madagascar. The super-duper hilarious Madagascar spin-off, which is the penguin quintet’s biggest adventure yet, has been slated for a November 26th, 2014 release but you can watch the trailer now via iTunes or simply by going for the embedded video after the cut: ...

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Netflix and DreamWorks Reveal Three New Series

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have recently announced three more original animated kids’ series as part of their partnership. The list includes Puss in Boots, Veggie Tales in the House, and King Julien. The two streaming partners also announced the premiere date for the second batch of episodes for Turbo FAST: Friday, April 4. You can check out the teasers below: ...

New Madagascar Learning Games from Jumpstart
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New Madagascar Learning Games from Jumpstart

Fans of Madagascar who own iOS or Android-based devices are in for a treat, as DreamWorks has recently formed a new partnership with kids educational game company JumpStart (formerly known as Knowledge Adventure) in order to launch a new set of learning games for mobile devices. ...

Regular Show and Penguins of Madagascar Win Emmys
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Regular Show and Penguins of Madagascar Win Emmys

Cartoon Network’s Regular Show and Nickelodeon’s The Penguins of Madagascar both received top honors at this year’s 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys, which was presented last Saturday at the Nokia Theatre in LA. Penguins of Madagascar, which is a spin off of the hit Madagascar movie series, was awarded the Outstanding Animated Program honor due to the episode “The ...

Pixar’s Brave Dominates the Weekend Box Office
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Pixar’s Brave Dominates the Weekend Box Office

Last weekend, Pixar proved that it still has the chops needed to secure a spot on top of the box office, with the studio’s 13th animated feature, Brave, taking the number one spot at the box office on it’s first opening week with an impressive $66.7 domestic gross. Brave also marks a milestone for the animation studio as the first Pixar film to have a female lead. Opening in 10 territories ...

Madagascar 3 Pulls In $60.4M During First Weekend
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Madagascar 3 Pulls In $60.4M During First Weekend

Contrary to what some critics initially predicted, the third installment of DreamWorks’ Madagascar series proved to be a hit as it managed to score an impressive $60.4 million at the US blox office and landed on the top of the ticket sales chart during its first weekend. Madagascar 3 actually opened slightly behind the previous installment Madagascar Escape 2 Africa, which opened with $63.1 ...

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. ...

New Madagascar App Lets You Join the Circus
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New Madagascar App Lets You Join the Circus

D3Publisher and DreamWorks Animation have recently teamed up for Madagascar: Join the Circus! App for iOS devices (such as iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch), which lets players experience what it’s like to be the ringleader of a one of a kind traveling show that is touring Europe en route to NYC. Players will be doing everything in their ability to help the Madagascar characters and their new ...

Video: MELISSA McCARTHY on Nick's The Penguins of Madagascar
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Video: MELISSA McCARTHY on Nick’s The Penguins of Madagascar

Emmy Award-winning actress Melissa McCarthy (of Mike and Molly, Bridesmaids) guest stars on Nickelodeon’s hit CG animated series, The Penguins of Madagascar, this Sunday, May 6 at 10 AM ET/PT. McCarthy will lend her voice to a love struck ostrich named Shelly, who will play a very important part in Rico’s life. In the episode, entitled “Love Takes Flightless”, the ...

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Cannes Premiere a Possibility for Madagascar 3

A recent report by The Hollywood Reporter postulates that DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted is pegged for a world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival this May. So far, only one film has been confirmed for Cannes’ lineup, but an announcement is expected in a few days, says the report. ...

Madagascar, Rise of the Guardians, and the Croods Get Games
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Madagascar, Rise of the Guardians, and the Croods Get Games

A bunch of DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming movies will get their own videogames as DreamWorks Animation and interactive entertainment software developer D3Publisher (D3P) sign a worldwide publishing agreement for games based on three new animated feature films: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, Rise of the Guardians, and the Croods. ...

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