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DreamWorks and Hasbro Mulling Over Merger

According to a recent report by, there are “deeply engaged” talks underway between animation powerhouse DreamWorks Animation and toy and media outfit Hasbro over a possible merger. The report states that the merged company could be called DreamWorks-Hasbro, with both sides agreeing to keep Jeffrey Katzenberg as chairman of the new merged company. ...


Chinese Release Date for How to Train Your Dragon 2 Set

According to a recent report by Variety, DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon 2 will be heading to Chinese theaters next month, which is not surprising as DreamWorks is already known to be eyeing China as it is currently the world’s fastest growing movie market. The report reveals that Chinese authorities have approved How to Train Your Dragon 2 for an August 14 release. ...


New Short Film Previews Upcoming Dreamworks Film: Home

Recently, Buzzfeed released an exclusive CG animated short titled “Almost Home,” which serves as a preview for an upcoming full length feature from DreamWorks titled “Home,” which is scheduled to arrive in theaters on November 26, 2014. Almost Home focuses on a group of aliens called The Boov, which is lead by Captain Smek (voiced by Steve Martin.) The Boovs are searching for an ideal ...


DreamWorks Launches DreamWorks Press

DreamWorks Animation has just announced that they will be launching a new in-house publishing outfit called DreamWorks Press, which will publish digital and print books based on the studio’s rich library of IPs. DreamWorks Press will also join with The Perseus Books Group in order to help with the sale and distribution of their line of digital and print books via Perseus’ Publishers Group ...


Planeta Junior Joins Forces with DreamWorks

Planeta Junior and DreamWorks Animation have recently entered into a multi-yer TV output agreement for the territories of Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and Turkey. The deal will include more than 1100 half hours of programming as well as a generous supply of high quality animated series to Planeta Junior’s various business areas. The deal will also include new TV shows inspired by ...


New Trailer and Poster for Mr. Peabody and Sherman

20th Century Fox has just released a brand new trailer and an official poster for DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming film adaptation of the iconic Mr. Peabody and Sherman toons, which originally aired as part of Jay Ward’s animated Rocky & Bullwinkle TV series that first aired in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Mr. Peabody and Sherman is written by Craig Wright and directed by Rob Minkoff. ...


DreamWorks and Youtube to Collaborate on a Daily Series?

According to a recent report by Variety, online video hosting service and content provider Youtube has partnered with DreamWorks Animation in order to work on what may be an original co-production, which will launch on Youtube’s service by the end of the month. Variety’s sources state that “Youtube Nation” will serve as a highlight reel of what’s currently popular on the service, and ...


DreamWorks and Fuhu Collaborate on New Line of Tablets

According to the New York Times, DreamWorks Animation has recently collaborated with tech company Fuhu in order to launch a new line of tablets targeted towards children, dubbed The DreamTab. The DreamTab can be programmed by the studio much like a cable channel, and will be introduced at the International Consumer Electronics Show, which starts Tuesday in Las Vegas. ...

DreamWorks' B.O.O. Adds Bill Murray to Cast List

DreamWorks’ B.O.O. Adds Bill Murray to Cast List

While actor Bill Murray has pretty much excused himself from the Ghostbusters 3, he’s not yet done with the world of the paranormal, as the veteran actor/comedian has recently been added to the cast list of DreamWorks Animation’s 2015 supernatural action comedy feature, B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations. Murray will be joining an already-impressive cast list that consists of ...

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DreamWorks’ Captain UnderPants Gets a Director

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Dreamworks Animation’s upcoming adaptation of Dav Pilkey’s popular children’s book Captain Underpants has finally found a director: Monster vs. Aliens’ Rob Letterman. The project also has a script penned by Nicholas Stoller (The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted, Neighbors), with Dreamworks’ development executive Damon Ross taking ...


Chinese Authorities Pull The Croods Out of Theaters

According to the Hollywood Reporter, a cinema chain manager from Guangzhou has revealed that Chinese authorities are now forcing theater owners to end the run of DreamWorks’ The Croods two weeks ahead of schedule. The film was originally scheduled to run until June 24. This is not entirely without precedent, as film regulators have also cancelled Django Unchained back in April. ...

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