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  • DreamWorks Animation First Studio to Consider Moving Away from Marvel Release Dates

    After introducing plans and release dates for 10 new movies through 2019, Marvel Studios is starting to cause other companies with films coming out around those dates to reconsider their schedules. DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg is the...
  • 'X-Men,' 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' Maintain Top Spots on Home Video Sales Charts

    A handful of new theatrical releases arrived in stores last week, but none could bump the previous week's top sellers from the two top positions on the national home video sales charts the week ending Oct. 26. Twentieth Century Fox's "X-Men: Days of...
  • DreamWorks Animation profit of $11.9 million in quarter tops estimates

    DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. reported a stronger-than-expected profit in the third quarter, fueled by the box-office success of "How to Train Your Dragon 2." The Glendale animation studio earned $11.9 million, or 14 cents a share, on revenue of $180....
  • 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...
  • Stacey Snider to be named co-chair of 20th Century Fox

    Stacey Snider is expected to be named co-chair of 20th Century Fox, according to a person familiar with the situation. Snider, currently co-chair and chief executive of Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks Studios, will serve as 20th Century Fox's No. 2...
  • Little guys take over in 'Penguins of Madagascar'

     Little guys take over in 'Penguins of Madagascar'
    Tom McGrath has discovered that kids believe Skipper, the tough, no-nonsense penguin he first voiced in the 2005 animated hit "Madagascar," is real. "That is the curse of being a voice," said McGrath, who reprises the bird with a penchant for Cheezy...
  • 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...