| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:37 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG said it would take an $87-million charge on last year's holiday movie "Rise of the Guardians," marking the largest write-down the studio has ever taken for one of its own movies.
Analysts had estimated that the studio would take...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:41 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG is licensing its movie characters for various theme parks being developed in Russia, an increasingly important market for the Glendale-based studio.
The creator of the "Shrek," "Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" franchises said it...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:40 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the Glendale-based entertainment company led by Hollywood film veteran Jeffrey Katzenberg, is expected to lay off up to 20% of its 2,200-employee workforce, following a decision to shelve production of the movie "Me and My...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Hollywood studios aren't known as easy places to work. But DreamWorks Animation once again has made Fortune magazine's list of the 100 best employers. The Glendale studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies ranked 12th in the...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Michael Clarke Duncan, the tall and massively built actor with the shaved head and deep voice who received an Academy Award nomination for his moving portrayal of a gentle death row inmate in the 1999 prison drama "The Green Mile," died Monday. He was 54....
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Versatile actor David Cross' plan for world domination is simple: recruit fans at a young age so he'll have a steady stream of residuals. He's kidding, sort of.
The star and creator of IFC's "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret," Cross...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 12:48 PM
They are identical twins, and as is so often the case, you may have to ask their parents how to tell them apart.
Oasis of the Seas has the Seafood Shack; Allure of the Seas has Rita's Cantina. Allure features performances of Chicago: The Musical; Oasis...
| Sep 29, 2011
Duff Goldman is sitting in a corner of the semi-secret Melrose Avenue location of his Charm City Cakes West bakery, checking the calendar on his iPhone. On the September schedule are meetings with his agent, magazine publisher Condé Nast and craft store...
| May 25, 2011
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
Sigh. Martial-arts loving panda Po (voiced by Jack Black) returns with his big appetite and big mouth to discover the truth about his birth parents and defeat yet another villainous animal (this time a peacock voiced by Gary Oldman)...
| May 21, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Tenacious D's Jack Black and Kyle Gass ‘Rize' like the ‘Fenix' from the aftermath of ‘The Pick of Destiny.' Their goal? Nothing less than saving rock music. Tenacious D rehearses in a grim-looking practice space on a desolate...
| Oct 31, 2010
It seemed the perfect fit: Will Ferrell's comedic antics set within the lighthearted world of animated film. But after working on 2006's "Curious George," he thought maybe he'd stick to live-action movies.
"It wasn't the end-of-the-world experience,...