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  • Analysts Mostly Warm to Possible SoftBank-DreamWorks Animation Tie-up

    HONG KONG -- SoftBank shares in Tokyo finished down 1.2% at JPY7,807 in trading on Monday, the first trading session since it emerged that the Japanese software to phones giant is in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation. While that was a decline on a day...
  • DreamWorks Animation's Stock Soars on Sale Talk

    Softbank's $3.4 billion play for DreamWorks Animation has sent the entertainment company's stock soaring. Shares of the film and television studio were up more than 20% in pre-market trading and were up 17.44% to $26.26 T 10:20. Softbank is a Japanese...
  • DreamWorks Animation in talks to sell to Japan's SoftBank

    DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies, is in talks to sell the company to Japanese telecommunications firm SoftBank Corp., according to a person  familiar with the talks. Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief...
  • Kathryn Bigelow Decries 'Last Days' of the African Elephant

    "When you buy something made of ivory, where does the money go?" asks an onscreen question at the start of Kathryn Bigelow's "Last Days," a remarkable three-minute PSA on the subject of elephant poaching and the illegal ivory trade that premiered on...
  • Why Japan's Softbank Needs to Buy DreamWorks Animation (Analysis)

    With its former focus on software wholesaling and its makeover as a technology investment holding company, Japan's Softbank has rarely been sexy enough to make the front pages of the entertainment press. Now the company's mooted bid for DreamWorks...
  • 'Expendables 3' tops China box office; 'Apes' a strong second

    Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and the other aging action stars of “The Expendables 3” topped the box office in mainland China last week, hauling in $36.5 million in the film’s first seven days of release.¬† The Millennium...
  • Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer to get Producers Guild's Milestone Award

    Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer to get Producers Guild's Milestone Award
    It's been a good year for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer. The head of the Santa Monica movie and TV studio reaped dramatically higher compensation because of a new long-term contract that he signed in May 2013. The...
  • Lionsgate Hires DreamWorks Branding Exec to Grow 'Hunger Games,' 'Divergent'

    Lionsgate has hired Kerry Phelan, former head of consumer products and licensing for DreamWorks Animation, to the newly-created position of exec VP of global franchise management and strategic partnerships. The hire comes as the studio focuses on...
  • Lionsgate Acquires Rights to 'The Smosh Movie,' Starring YouTube Comedy Duo

    Lionsgate has picked up global distribution rights to "The Smosh Movie," starring the YouTube comedy duo of Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, banking on their Internet celebrity to drive audiences to the feature-length film. Production was jointly...
  • Fall movies: Lehigh Valley actors, artists make their marks

    Fall movies: Lehigh Valley actors, artists make their marks
    Even with Dwayne Johnson and Dane DeHaan sitting out the season, the next four months will offer plenty of opportunities to check out local talent on the big screen. From animated films such as "The Boxtrolls" and "The Penguins of Madagascar" to film...
  • 'Shrek' Producer John Williams Launching Animated Production Company (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Shrek" producer John H. Williams and Henry Skelsey, managing partner of Fulton Capital Management LLC, have formed 3QU Media as a specialist in CG-animated feature films for the international marketplace. 3QU Media has completed funding from a group...