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  • AMC's Gerry Lopez speaks out on 'Iron Man 3' dispute with Disney

    AMC's Gerry Lopez speaks out on 'Iron Man 3' dispute with Disney
    The fight between the nation's largest theater chains and Walt Disney Studios over the upcoming release of "Iron Man 3" escalated on Thursday, when AMC Chief Executive Gerry Lopez took the studio to task for taking what he described as an unusually hard...
  • Oriental DreamWorks and Chinese partners announce Tibet movie

    Oriental DreamWorks and Chinese partners announce Tibet movie
    Filmmakers doing business in China are often advised to avoid the three Ts, as in Taiwan, Tibet and Tiananmen Square. But that warning doesn't apply if you happen to be Jeffrey Katzenberg, the animation mogul who has been at the forefront of Hollywood's...
  • Region's entertainment job market shows new strength

    Region's entertainment job market shows new strength
    Hollywood's jobs picture has brightened considerably over the last two months. The film, television and music industries in Los Angeles County generated 131,600 jobs in March, up 7.9% from February and 12.6% from the same month a year ago, according...
  • DreamWorks Animation sends its characters to Macao

    DreamWorks Animation sends its characters to Macao
    DreamWorks Animation is placing another bet in China. The Glendale studio is partnering with one of Asia's largest resort operators to bring its characters to  Macao. Dreamworks has signed a deal with Sands China, a subsidiary of the company that...
  • DreamWorks Animation beats expectations despite 40% profit drop

    DreamWorks Animation beats expectations despite 40% profit drop
    DreamWorks Animation posted a nearly 40% drop in profit in the first quarter while revenue remained virtually flat. For the three months ended March 31, the Glendale studio posted net income of $5.6 million, or 7 cents a share, on revenue of $135 million....
  • Region's film and TV jobs jump 8% in April over last year

    Region's film and TV jobs jump 8% in April over last year
    Hollywood had another good month, at least when it comes to producing local jobs. Although the number of jobs dipped from March by 2%, reflecting a typical seasonal slowdown in employment, the county added 9,700 jobs from the same time a year ago,...
  • DreamWorks Animation's 'The Croods' pulled from theaters in China

    DreamWorks Animation's 'The Croods' pulled from theaters in China
    Even as DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg was in China this week crowing about the box office success of "The Croods",  Chinese theater owners were ordered by regulators to end the movie's theatrical run two weeks earlier than...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans to put Lassie back in the spotlight

    She's an American icon with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.   But it has been four decades since she had her own prime-time TV show, on which her courage, loyalty and knack for saving the day endeared her to millions of baby boomers.   Can...
  • Al Jazeera sets U.S. executive team. Eddie Sotelo out at Univision.

    Al Jazeera sets U.S. executive team. Eddie Sotelo out at Univision.
    After the coffee. Before seeing if I won the baby pool.  The Skinny: I was just thinking it is time to watch "Midnight Run" again when the sad news that Dennis Farina, who has a memorable role in that underappreciated comic classic, had died. I've...
  • Entertainment Partners expands into Puerto Rico

    Entertainment Partners, the Burbank payroll and production services company, is expanding into Puerto Rico. The company said it was opening a new affiliate office in San Juan to be called EP Puerto Rico. In addition to payroll services, the new office...
  • DreamWorks Animation partners with Fuhu on new tablet

    DreamWorks Animation partners with Fuhu on new tablet
    DreamWorks Animation SKG is premiering its first computer tablet, one that will teach kids how to be their own animators, according to the Los Angeles Times. The Glendale-based creator of the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies has...