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DreamWorks is having a picnic; “Antz II” marching on

DreamWorks animated feature film, Antz has grossed over $36 million in the past 10 days since its U.S. theatrical release, topping two weeks box office charts. Reeling from this success, DreamWorks is developing a direct-to-video sequel to Antz. The film would, like its predecessor, be produced by computer animation studio Pacific Data Images (PDI). It is also being considered for theatrical release. Either way, a studio spokesperson confirmed that if the production is green lit, it would be 18-24 months before its release. However, after the surprise early release of Antz, who knows what this crafty studio has up its sleeve....

Read Jerry Becks review of Antz in the October 1998 issue of Animation World Magazine.