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DreamWorks Animation Planning 'Croods' TV Spinoff

A TV show starring “the first modern family” is reportedly in the works.

Last week, during DreamWorks Animation’s first quarter earnings stockholder call, studio CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg announced that a TV series starring The Croods is in the works.

According to a report by The Croods fan blog, here’s the exchange from the call:

Michael Corty: With The Croods as now your sixth franchise...what changes would you anticipate in how you monetize this asset...given your recent emphasis on...licensing and...television opportunities?

Jeffrey Katzenberg: Well, I think like the franchises before it, that's -- one of the things that comes is there's lots of things for us to do with the IP outside of feature films and we actually have a number of those in the works. So I think you can anticipate there will be a TV show.

DreamWorks also reportedly filed a trademark application for the proposed Croods TV series in February.

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.