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Comcast Buys Dreamworks for 3.8 BILLION Dollars…But Illumination Entertainment wins?

Here are the details from the Press Release: NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), today announced the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ: DWA). One of the world’s most admired family brands, DreamWorks Animation creates animated feature films, television series and specials, live entertainment and related consumer products. The studio will become part of ...

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In the continuing story of the Animation Wage Scandal, Pixar Wins Big.

In a massive set back to the case from the plaintiffs, a Judge Ruled that Pixar’s Emails to a former lawyer does not conclude that there was a scheme to hinder wages to workers. The Hollywood Reporter continues: On Wednesday, Grewal wrote in an order that the DOJ’s conclusions were “never admitted or established” and are “irrelevant for purposes of establishing ...

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Why I miss 4Kids Entertainment, and the problems with Saban’s Vortexx

Thankfully, Toonbarn has done well to show what has happened to Toonzai/Toonzaki and so on. However, here is a point people tend to forget: 4kids was different from the other kids’ companies that existed during and after the last 10 or so years. You have to realize the type of marketplace that existed when the company was at its peak and when it passed on. The problem with people’s ...

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