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  • DreamWorks' 'Home' bests 'Get Hard' at box office with $54M

    Business was brisk at the weekend box-office, where the DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home" beat out the Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" with a resounding debut of $54 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. While the two films...
  • DreamWorks Animation stock rises after 'Home' tops box office

    DreamWorks Animation stock rises after 'Home' tops box office
    It seems like DreamWorks Animation has hit a home run with its latest film, "Home." Shares of the studio were up $1.68, or about 7%, to $24.36 in Monday trading, following a robust $54-million opening weekend for the animated film. It is a much needed...
  • 'Home' run could help lift DreamWorks' batting average

    It was good to be "Home" this past weekend as DreamWorks Animation's new movie starring Rihanna and Jim Parsons claimed the No. 1 spot at the box office, debuting with an estimated $54 million in the U.S. and Canada. In doing so, the film about a plucky...
  • Box office: 'Home' exceeds expectations Friday; 'Get Hard' not soft

    Box office: 'Home' exceeds expectations Friday; 'Get Hard' not soft
    For DreamWorks Animation, there's no place like "Home." The studio's latest family film is performing far better at the box office this weekend than industry experts predicted -- and should end up easily claiming No. 1 over the prison comedy "Get Hard."...
  • Hispanicize conference expects to attract 2,000

    Hispanicize conference expects to attract 2,000
    Austin has South by Southwest. Miami has its own emerging Hispanic version, Hispanicize, which kicked off Monday in its largest edition yet, featuring workshops, concerts, awards, and, of course, parties. At least 2,000 people, from Hispanic bloggers to...
  • From Bazinga to Alien Misfit: Jim Parsons takes on animation in 'Home'

    From Bazinga to Alien Misfit: Jim Parsons takes on animation in 'Home'
    Although Emmy winning actor Jim Parsons is best known for his role as the hyper intelligent, socially-challenged, irrepressible Sheldon Cooper on CBS’s The Big Bang Theory, he will soon be known for playing another misfit. Parsons stars as Oh, a...
  • 'Cinderella' to be paired with 'Frozen Fever' short film in theaters

    'Cinderella' to be paired with 'Frozen Fever' short film in theaters
    One of Walt Disney Co.'s most storied princess properties is meeting the company's two newest royals at the multiplex. And the pairing could bring a happy ending at the box office for the Burbank entertainment giant. The new live-action version of...
  • DreamWorks Animation posts big loss in fourth quarter

    DreamWorks Animation posts big loss in fourth quarter
    DreamWorks Animation posted a loss of $263.2 million in the fourth quarter, as the company was buffeted by restructuring costs and impairment charges from its recent film releases. The Glendale studio said it lost $3.08 cents per share in the quarter...
  • Software behind 'Big Hero 6' pushes envelope on computer animation

    Software behind 'Big Hero 6' pushes envelope on computer animation
    "Big Hero 6" has been a critical and commercial hit for Walt Disney Animation Studios, scoring an Oscar nomination and taking in more than $500 million at the box office. But the more important number may be the 39,000 hours Disney Animation spent...
  • FilmTrack software helps Hollywood keep tabs on content

    FilmTrack software helps Hollywood keep tabs on content
    Back in the 1990s, Jason Kassin was just another aspiring L.A. actor, surviving on a second job. But instead of waiting tables, he relied on his skills as a self-taught computer programmer. "I'd leave an audition, go home and code," said Kassin, 46....
  • SunTrust buys DreamWorks Animation property

    SunTrust buys DreamWorks Animation property
    An investment arm of SunTrust Banks Inc. has acquired DreamWorks Animation's plush, Tuscany-style campus in Glendale. In a regulatory filing on Thursday, DreamWorks Animation disclosed that SunTrust Equity Funding had signed an agreement earlier this...