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  • 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...
  • DreamWorks Animation sale could help it at box office, analysts say

    DreamWorks Animation has evolved from a fledgling studio into a $700-million-a-year multimedia powerhouse, but Wall Street analysts said Sunday that the proposed acquisition by Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp. could help the studio weather...
  • Japan's SoftBank in talks to buy DreamWorks: source

    Japan's SoftBank in talks to buy DreamWorks: source
    Japan's SoftBank Corp is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG , the Hollywood studio behind the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" movie hits, a person with knowledge of the situation said. An acquisition of DreamWorks by SoftBank would make it part of a...
  • 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 shares rise almost 30%

    Shares of DreamWorks Animation rose almost 30% on Monday after news of a proposed acquisition by Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp. SoftBank, which controls Sprint Corp. and recently dropped a bid to acquire T-Mobile, has offered to buy...
  • Report: SoftBank May Not Buy DreamWorks Animation After All

    SoftBank may be slowly walking away from a potential deal to buy DreamWorks Animation. The Japanese telecommunications and investment conglom is said to be reconsidering an outright purchase of Jeffrey Katzenberg's toon studio and may now be more...
  • SoftBank Eyes Legendary Stake as DreamWorks Animation Talks Simmer

    SoftBank, the Japanese telecommunications conglomerate that recently flirted with buying Jeffrey Katzenberg's DreamWorks Animation Studios, appears to have found another monster opportunity in Hollywood. Sources confirm that the company is in talks to...
  • If Katzenberg leaves, what's to become of DreamWorks Animation?

    If Katzenberg leaves, what's to become of DreamWorks Animation?
    Few executives in Hollywood are as closely associated with their companies as Jeffrey Katzenberg is with DreamWorks Animation. Katzenberg, 63, founded the company with Steven Spielberg and David Geffen in 1994 and oversaw construction of its Tuscan-...
  • '1001 Grams' and 'Heaven Knows What' Head Tokyo Festival Competition

    TOKYO -- The Tokyo International Film Festival unveiled a 15-film competition section with five world premieres and a strong contingent of films from other autumn festivals. Pick-ups from Toronto include Bent Hamer's Norwegian Oscar contender, drama...
  • Alec Baldwin to Voice DreamWorks Animation's 'Boss Baby'

    Alec Baldwin will voice the lead character of DreamWorks Animation's "Boss Baby," with Kevin Spacey set to show off his sinister side yet again to play uber corporate villain Francis E. Francis in the family comedy to be released on March 18, 2016....