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  • 'Gone Girl,' X-Men and Apes Push Fox to Box Office Record

    Hits such as "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," "Gone Girl" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past" drove 20th Century Fox to new box office heights in 2014. With two months left to go on the calendar, the studio has already shattered its previous record for...
  • DreamWorks Animation posts improved earnings in third quarter

    DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. reported stronger-than-expected profits in the third quarter, fueled by the box-office success of "How to Train Your Dragon 2." The Glendale-based animation studio earned a profit $11.9 million, or 14 cents a share, on...
  • Why Technology is the Friend, Not the Enemy, of Hollywood (Guest Column)

    Like many Hollywood stories, mine started with Harvey Weinstein. Well, sort of. In 2004, during my freshman year of college, I was lucky enough to land a summer internship at Miramax in New York. As a film school reject, this was the holy grail, and...
  • Netflix Picks Up 'Richie Rich' Live-Action Comedy from AwesomenessTV

    DreamWorks Animation's AwesomenessTV has sold a live-action, half-hour comedy series based on the classic comic strip "Richie Rich" to Netflix, which will make the 21 episodes exclusively available to subs in the U.S., Canada and Latin America beginning...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′ Lifts DreamWorks Animation Earnings

    DreamWorks Animation reported strong third quarter results Wednesday, thanks to the performance of the "How to Train Your Dragon" sequel. The toon studio posted $180.9 million in revenue and $11.9 million in net profits, compared to $154.5 million in...
  • Holiday Movies Try to Save the Year's Box Office

    Hollywood will spend the rest of 2014 trying to dig itself out of a very deep box office hole, with ticket sales sputtering behind last year's windfall. The difficulty is that the upcoming holiday season isn't just battling the ghosts of Christmases...
  • Warner Bros., Brett Ratner cut deal to create Chinese investment fund

    Warner Bros. is partnering with filmmaker Brett Ratner and two Shanghai-based companies to create a fund that will invest in film, television and live entertainment projects targeting Chinese audiences. The entity, called the Creative Fund, will be...
  • 'Book of Life' Director On Pitching Guillermo Del Toro, Mixing '1,000 Influences'

    It was the pitch from hell. Jorge Gutierrez had been granted entry to Guillermo Del Toro's Los Angeles home, hoping to convince the "Pan's Labyrinth" filmmaker to produce "The Book of Life," an animated fantasy centered around the Day of the Dead. He...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg Reflects on Career, Muses on Future at London Fest Talk

    DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg was in a typically ebullient mood as he addressed an industry audience Oct. 14 with his keynote address at the London Film Festival's Industry Program. The keynote was timed to mark the 20th anniversary of...
  • SoftBank to Acquire Online-Video Startup DramaFever

    Japan's SoftBank Group said it will acquire DramaFever, an Internet video-on-demand player that specializes in international TV shows and movies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2009, New York-based DramaFever has raised $12 million to...
  • Universal Studios to open Beijing theme park in 2019

    Universal Studios to open Beijing theme park in 2019
    After 13 years of negotiations and planning, Universal Parks & Resorts said Monday it would open a $3.3-billion, 300-acre theme park in Beijing. The company and its Chinese partners did not set an opening date, but state-run media said the complex would...