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  • Sony's Amy Pascal meeting with Al Sharpton today over leaked emails

    Sony's Amy Pascal meeting with Al Sharpton today over leaked emails
    Embattled Sony Pictures Entertainment co-Chairman Amy Pascal will meet with the Rev. Al Sharpton in New York on Thursday, a week after she apologized for a leaked email exchange in which she made racially insensitive remarks about President Obama....
  • 'All Hail King Julien' lets the 'Madagascar' rave begin

    All hail "All Hail King Julien," to take the easy (though not critically disingenuous) way in to discussing the latest spinoff from DreamWorks Animation's "Madagascar" franchise. Following the summer bow of "Turbo F.A.S.T.," it's also the second fruit...
  • DreamWorks' chief creative officer steps down

    DreamWorks' chief creative officer steps down
    DreamWorks Animation announced that its chief creative officer Bill Damaschke will step down from his position as veteran producers Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria transition into co-presidents of feature animation, according to the Los Angeles Times. ...
  • Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal

    Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal
    DreamWorks Animation shares surged 14% as Wall Street was quick to embrace a potential sale of the studio to toy giant Hasbro. A deal would combine one of the industry's leading animation studios, known for its “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda&...
  • 'Mockingjay' wins Thanksgiving leftovers race at the Friday box office

    Audiences are still eating up "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part I," in a typically slow post-Thanksgiving weekend at the box office. Heading toward its third consecutive week at No. 1, the Jennifer Lawrence-led Lionsgate franchise film topped the U....
  • Hasbro ends talks on buying DreamWorks Animation

    Hasbro ends talks on buying DreamWorks Animation
    A marriage between Shrek and G.I. Joe may not be in the stars after all. Toy giant Hasbro Inc. has decided to halt talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., two people familiar with the matter said late Friday. The turnaround comes only one...
  • Review: 'Penguins of Madagascar'

    Review: 'Penguins of Madagascar'
    Charming in small doses, the "Penguins of Madagascar" prove altogether less irresistible in their feature-length starring debut. The latest example of DreamWorks Animation's franchise mania is a frantic, peppy, in-your-face slice of irreverent toon...
  • Hearst Corp. buys 25% stake in AwesomenessTV

    Hearst Corp. buys 25% stake in AwesomenessTV
    DreamWorks Animation has sold a 25% stake in its popular YouTube teen network AwesomenessTV to Hearst Corp. The New York-based media company, which holds interests in cable channels ESPN and A&E and the magazines Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping,...
  • Future of Sony's Amy Pascal questioned after hacked email revelations

    Future of Sony's Amy Pascal questioned after hacked email revelations
    Sony Pictures Entertainment co-Chairman Amy Pascal, one of the most powerful executives in Hollywood, has come under intensifying pressure after the release of confidential emails in which she made racially insensitive remarks about President Obama....
  • 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1' wins slow weekend at box office

    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” stayed at No. 1 for the third weekend in a row in a traditionally slow weekend at the box office. Audiences tend to shy away from theaters the weekend after Thanksgiving to instead partakes in...
  • 'Interstellar' charts course in China to become No. 2 import of 2014

    'Interstellar' charts course in China to become No. 2 import of 2014
    “Interstellar” rocketed past the $100-million mark in China last week and is charting a course to be the second-highest grossing imported film of 2014. Christopher Nolan’s space epic added nearly $23.3 million to its haul in the...