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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 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?

    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...
  • 'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon

     'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon
    After a recent screening of "The Boxtrolls," a child approached animator Travis Knight to say he loved the movie because "it was the weirdest thing I've ever seen." For Knight, president and CEO of Laika, a stop-motion animation company based outside of...
  • 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....
  • SoftBank Corp. investing $250 million in Legendary Entertainment

    SoftBank Corp. is making its first investment in a Hollywood studio as the Japanese technology giant seeks to bring more content to its mobile and digital networks. The cash-flush company said Thursday that it will invest $250 million in Legendary...
  • As Theaters Boycott Netflix, Collapsed Windows Seen as Inevitable

    Major theater chains are united in their opposition to a plan by IMAX, Netflix and the Weinstein Co. to make "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend" available for streaming on the same day it hits theaters in 2015 but the question remains --...