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Richard Verrier

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  • 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...
  • California visual effects artists fight foreign film tax credits

    California visual effects artists fight foreign film tax credits
    A group of California visual effects artists is mounting a long-shot campaign to dismantle foreign film tax credits, contending that they hurt U.S. workers and violate international trade agreements. More than 150 visual effects workers in the last...
  • DreamWorks Animation signs five-year deal with 20th Century Fox

    DreamWorks Animation signs five-year deal with 20th Century Fox
    Shrek and Po have found a new home. DreamWorks Animation, the Glendale studio behind such hit animated franchises as "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar," has signed a five-year deal with 20th Century Fox, which will distribute its movies...
  • DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg discusses new Fox deal

    In a Monday news conference, DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg discussed his company's just-completed distribution deal with Twentieth Century Fox, and praised Fox chairmen Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman for building a “world-...
  • Warner Bros. is a big spender in L.A. County: $4 billion a year

    Warner Bros. is a big spender in L.A. County: $4 billion a year
    On a typical day, Kun Lee, owner of Bake It Again Sam, prepares 360 bagels and 240 muffins for his famous customer across the street. And that's not counting the scrambled eggs, sandwiches, quesadillas, cookies and specialty order birthday cakes he...
  • DreamWorks Animation's 'Kung Fu Panda 3' to be China co-production

    DreamWorks Animation's 'Kung Fu Panda 3' to be China co-production
    A new Chinese joint venture said Monday that the third installment of DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda" will be made in China as a co-production, the first for any major Hollywood animated feature film. "Kung Fu Panda 3," set for worldwide release...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans entertainment district in Shanghai

    DreamWorks Animation plans entertainment district in Shanghai
    DreamWorks Animation and China's largest media companies plan to invest more than $3 billion to build a sprawling entertainment, dining and shopping district in Shanghai. A new joint venture called Oriental DreamWorks announced Monday that the company...
  • Oriental DreamWorks offers glimpse of 'Dream Center' in Shanghai

    Oriental DreamWorks offers glimpse of 'Dream Center' in Shanghai
    It could become Shanghai's version of the Broadway theater district in New York or the Champs-Elysees in Paris. At least that's the grand vision of Oriental DreamWorks, the joint venture between Glendale-based DreamWorks Animation and China's largest...
  • DreamWorks Animation down to the wire in talks with Sony and Fox

    DreamWorks Animation down to the wire in talks with Sony and Fox
    With just three weeks to go until a self-imposed Labor Day deadline, DreamWorks Animation is coming down to the wire in talks for a distribution deal with 20th Century Fox or Sony Pictures. Those two studios are now the top candidates to replace...