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The Croods Proves its Mettle at the Box Office

After the seemingly bad spell that DreamWorks has undergone (including massive writeoffs, lost of investor confidence, and layoffs), they seem to have turned a corner and are now on their way to regaining a financial foothold, as their first animated feature of 2013, The Croods, proved to be a massive hit at the box office. ...

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Rise of the Guardians Overtakes Life of Pi in Home Ent. Charts

Rise of the Guardians has been getting a bad rap lately, to the point that it was even blamed as one of the catalysts for massive write down and layoffs that DreamWorks had to take recently. Much of the blame was not unwarranted, as Guardians performed poorly at the box office. However, it seems to be getting a second wind and is starting to reveal itself at the home entertainment charts. HV ...

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DreamWorks Takes $87 Mil Write Down Due to Rise of the Guardians

According to a recent report by The Hollywood Reporter, DreamWorks will be taking an $87 million write-down on its 2012 box office misfire Rise of the Guardians, marking the largest write-down the studio has taken for one of its projects. The last time the studio had to take a massive write down was with 2007’s Flushed Away. Rise of the Guardians reportedly cost around $145 million to ...

DreamWorks Launches Rise of the Guardians App
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DreamWorks Launches Rise of the Guardians App

DreamWorks Animation has just partnered with mobile game publisher PikPok in order to launch the new DreamWorks Dash n Drop app for iOS and Android based devices. Dash n Drop is based on DreamWorks’ upcoming CG animated film Rise of the Guardians, which is slated to debut in theaters this Wednesday, November 21, 2012. ...

Rise of the Guardians Gets Special PGA Credit
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Rise of the Guardians Gets Special PGA Credit

Variety has just reported that DreamWorks’ upcoming CG animated feature, Rise of the Guardians, has recently received the special Producers’ Mark credit courtesy of The Producers Guild of America, making it the sixth feature so far to carry the certification. ...

New Extended TV Spot for Rise of the Guardians
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New Extended TV Spot for Rise of the Guardians

DreamWorks has just released a new extended TV spot (clocking in at 90 seconds) for their upcoming 3D animated feature Rise of the Guardians. The new spot reveals more of the revamped classic kids characters, along with other creatures that will be populating the movie’s rich, fantastical world. ...

Hollywood Film Awards to Honor Rise of the Guardians
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Hollywood Film Awards to Honor Rise of the Guardians

Even though DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians doesn’t open until the 21st of November, it is already poised to make an apparance in the upcoming 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards. The Peter Ramsey-directed CG animated film will be presented with the Hollywood Animation Award during the gala ceremony on October 22, at the Beverly Hilton. This seems like good news for ...

DreamWorks Planning Penguins of Madagascar Movie on 2015
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DreamWorks Planning Penguins of Madagascar Movie on 2015

During their recent DreamWorks Animation panel at the San Diego Comic Con, Madagascar 3 director Tom McGrath revealed that the animation studio is currently working on a Penguins of Madagascar movie, which is slated for a 2015 release. McGrth was joined in the panelby Bill Damaschke, Chief Creative Officer of DreamWorks Animation; James Baxter, supervising animator for The Croods; and Patrick ...

New Trailer for Rise of the Guardians
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New Trailer for Rise of the Guardians

A new trailer has just been released for DreamWorks’ upcoming holiday feature Rise of the Guardians, which is scheduled for release on November 21, 2012 and will feature the voices of Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher, Chris Pine and Jude Law. Rise of the Guardians is based on a series of books by William Joyce, and will tell the story of Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, the Easter ...

Rise of the Guardians Screened at Cannes
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Rise of the Guardians Screened at Cannes

DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming holiday season feature Rise of the Guardians was well-received at the Cannes Film Festival, during their big press event designed to drum up support for the movie. It wasn’t surprising, since DreamWorks head Jeffrey Katzenberg has already made a habit out of launching his big projects at Cannes for the past few years, with each one being met with ...

Guillermo Del Toro to Co-Direct Pinocchio
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Guillermo Del Toro to Co-Direct Pinocchio

After several months of rumors, it has been made official by Variety mag that Guillermo Del Toro will be co-directing Henson’s stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio, along with Mark Gustafson (of Fantastic Mr. Fox), with the project scheduled to start shooting in the summer of 2013. ...

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