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  • 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...
  • DreamWorks Animation in Talks to Sell to Japan's SoftBank

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - DreamWorks Animation could soon have a new owner in Japan's SoftBank. Jeffrey Katzenberg is in talks to sell his toon studio to the conglomerate, according to an individual with knowledge of the talks. The deal would value DWA...
  • Japonesa Softbank, en conversaciones para compra de Dreamworks: fuente

    TOKIO/NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - La japonesa SoftBank está en conversaciones para adquirir a DreamWorks Animation, el estudio de Hollywood detrás de los éxitos de animación "Shrek" y "Madagascar", dijo una persona familiarizada con el asunto. Una adquisición...
  • 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)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • SoftBank shares up after news of DreamWorks Animation buyout talks

    TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Corp shares rose on Monday after the Japanese company was said to be in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc , the Hollywood studio behind the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" movie hits. As of 0001 GMT (07:59 EDT)shares of...
  • Andy Spahn, Jennifer Gonring Partner in Newly Named Firm

    Andy Spahn, political and philanthropic consultant for clients including Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg, is changing the name of his firm to Gonring, Spahn & Associates, reflecting his partnership with Jennifer Gonring. Gonring, who has been CEO...
  • Carmel Film Festival to Screen 'Nightcrawler,' 'Whiplash'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Carmel International Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 6th edition, which includes Jake Gyllenhaal's "Nightcrawler," Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman" and Sundance winner "Whiplash." The film festival, running...
  • YouTube's Smosh Guys on Making Their First Movie: 'We Had to Learn How to Act'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - For YouTube stars Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox -- proprietors of popular comedy channel Smosh -- embarking on a feature-length movie was worlds apart from their day jobs. The duo star in "The Smosh Movie," a madcap...
  • Netflix Picks Up 'Popples' Kidvid Series to Debut in 2015

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix is turning 1980s-era toy line Popples, a species of fluffy, multicolored bear/rabbit/marsupial-like creatures, into an original episodic animated series set to debut in late 2015 as it continues to beef up its lineup of...
  • Netflix Orders 'Winx Club' Spinoff, as Streamer Keeps Up Kidvid Splurge

    Netflix, in another move to bulk up on original children's programming, has ordered two seasons of "Winx Club WOW: World of Winx," a spinoff of the "Winx Club" Italian toon franchise, in which girls embark on magical journeys looking for talented kids....