| Jan 22, 2015
| 1:58 PM
DreamWorks Animation announced Thursday that it would cut 500 jobs in the wake of a string of box-office disappointments.
The Glendale studio also said it would take a $290-million charge in connection with the layoffs, which will cut across all...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:00 AM
DreamWorks Animation's plans to lay off 500 people, overhaul management and release fewer movies was intended to reassure investors that the struggling Glendale studio was taking steps to right itself.
But the moves had the opposite effect on Wall...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:19 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominated "Big Hero 6," "The Boxtrolls," "How to Train Your Dragon 2," "The Tale of The Princess Kaguya" and "Song of the Sea" for best animated feature, a diverse list of films which nevertheless omits a...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 12:26 PM
Mere minutes after the curtain came down on the 72nd Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, celebrities began streaming into a post-show bash staged by Weinstein Co. and Netflix in a massive tent beside the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Amy Adams arrived, Darren Le...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 5:55 PM
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. ...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:00 PM
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,...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:12 AM
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....
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:47 AM
John Woo’s highly anticipated romantic nautical epic “The Crossing: Part 1” could not right its ship in its second week in Chinese theaters, sinking to third place in the box-office rankings in the seven days ending Sunday.
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:56 AM
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....
| Dec 6, 2014
| 10:32 AM
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....