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DreamWorks Animation Launches DreamWorks Shorts
Short films planned for release over the next 18 months include ‘Bird Karma’ directed by William Salazar, ‘Marooned’ directed by Andy Erekson, and a currently untitled short film directed by Pierre Perifel, Liron Topaz and JP Sans.
Illumination Drops Louis C.K. from ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ Sequel
Follow-up to the hit animated comedy that earned more than $834 million in global ticket sales is set for release on June 7, 2019.
‘The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature’ Now Available on Digital HD!
‘Gumball’ Scores Pair of BAFTA Kids Nominations
‘Despicable Me 3’ Comes Nov. 21 to Digital, Dec. 5 to Disc
DreamWorks Names Abhijay Prakash Chief Operating Officer
Box Office Report: ‘It’ Becomes All-time Top-Grossing September Release
Horror hit from New Line grosses $60 million, powering past summer’s few remaining animated releases.
Box Office: ‘The Nut Job 2’ Cracks Open Third Place Debut
Animated sequel following the 2014 independent animated hit produced by ToonBox Entertainment and Redrover earns worst debut ever for a film opening in more than 4,000 locations.
Featurette: DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Boss Baby’ Now on Blu-ray!
Animated comedy starring Alec Baldwin and directed by Tom McGrath now available on Blu-ray 3D, 4K Ultra HD, DVD and Digital HD.
Box Office Report: ‘Transformers 5’ Makes $265.3M Global Debut
Michael Bay’s ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ tops the box office both at home and abroad; director Patty Jenkins’ ‘Wonder Woman’ becomes top-grossing woman-directed live-action film of all time.
Box Office Report: ‘Cars 3’ Speeds Past ‘Wonder Woman’ With $53.5M Domestic Debut
Pixar Animation Studios threequel makes $53.5 million for its domestic debut to beat director Patty Jenkins’ super hero movie; ‘Wonder Woman’ on track to overtake ‘Mama Mia!’ as the top-grossing female-directed live-action film of all time.
DreamWorks Animation Announces ‘The Boss Baby 2’ 2021 Release
DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Boss Baby’ Crosses $400M at the Global Box Office
Animated comedy directed by Tom McGrath bosses its way to $253.1 million from 72 international territories and $149.2 million domestically.
DreamWorks Animation Nabs Rights to Cressida Cowell’s ‘The Wizards of Once’
Author of the ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ book series will once again see one of her captivating fantasy adventure series brought to life by DreamWorks Animation.
Co-Pros Are No-Go
DreamWorks Animation Scuttles Tim Minchin’s Musical ‘Larrikins’ Feature
Composer and lyricist behind Broadway hit ‘Matilda the Musical’ no longer directing Australian-themed animated feature set for release in 2018.
Mixed Reality Takes Off in the Middle Kingdom
Illumination Unwraps Live Holiday Concert for ‘Sing’
YouTube Space LA, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures partner for ‘Sing Presents a Holiday Remix Live on YouTube’ concert; livestream begins at 5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET.
Amazon Studios Adapting ‘Emily the Strange’ Animated Feature
Thirteen-year-old goth girl character and her assorted cats created by skateboarder Rob Reger in the early 1990s to be adapted into an animated feature.
Universal Delays DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3,’ Sets ‘Everest’ Feature
‘How To Train Your Dragon 3’ delayed to March 1, 2019; Oriental DreamWorks feature ‘Everest’ set for September 27, 2019.
DreamWorks Animation Faces 170 Additional Layoffs
Cuts come as DWA continues to be integrated into NBCUniversal following its acquisition by Comcast, and just two months after the studio eliminated 200 positions at its Glendale campus and in its distribution and consumer products operations.
Universal, DreamWorks Animation Halt ‘Croods 2’
Universal Pictures chairman Donna Langley halts the sequel to the 2013 hit CG-animated feature directed by Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco.
New Trailer Arrives for Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Sing’
Brand-new trailer, images and character poster arrive for Illumination Entertainment’s musical animated feature in theaters December 21.
New Character Portraits Unveiled for Illumination’s ‘Sing’
New character portraits for Illumination Entertainment’s holiday feature, ‘SING,’ unveiled ahead of the new film trailer set to be released next Wednesday.