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The third cinematic outing of DreamWorks’ blockbuster Kung Fu Panda announced three new voice cast members yesterday (April 9): Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal) and Rebel Wilson (Bridesmaids) will voice new characters in the third chapter of the animated pic, which will again be directed by Jennifer Yu Nelson [...]
Although DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians doesn’t open until November 21st, it has already got a head start in the award season race. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the film will be presented with the Hollywood Animation Award at the 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards gala ceremony on October 22 [...]
During the DreamWorks Animation panel at Comic-con on Thursday (July 12), Madagascar 3 director Tom McGrath let it slip that the studio is working on a Penguins of Madagascar movie, slated for 2015. In addition to McGrath, panelists were Bill Damaschke, Chief Creative Officer of DreamWorks Animation; James Baxter, supervising [...]
DreamWorks Animation has announced that Stephen Colbert, of The Colbert Report fame, Emmy Award winner Allison Janney (The Help, The West Wing), Ellie Kemper (Bridesmaids, The Office), Ariel Winter (Modern Family) and Stephen Tobolowsky (Californication, The Lorax) are on board for the upcoming film Mr. Peabody & Sherman, based on [...]
Bill Damaschke first joined DreamWorks in 1995 as production coordinator on Prince of Egypt. He quickly rose through the ranks and became head of production and development in 2005 and co-president of production for feature animation soon after. In early 2011, he became the division’s chief creative officer, overlooking all [...]
DreamWorks Animation’s feature adaptation of Jay Ward’s beloved series Mr. Peabody & Sherman has found its leads in Ty Burrell (Modern Family) and Max Charles (The Amazing Spider-Man). Set for a March 14, 2014 release, the 3-D movie will be directed by Rob Minkoff (The Lion King). With a script by [...]
Select members of the media got a sneak peek Wednesday at footage from DreamWorks Animation’s 2012 releases: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted and Rise of the Guardians. The studio showed 25 minutes of Madagascar 3, due out June 8, and about 15 minutes of footage from Guardians, up for release [...]
Gregg Taylor is the new head of development at DreamWorks Animation. Taylor will replace Alex Schwartz who will be working on the upcoming feature adaptation of Mr. Peabody & Sherman as producer. Prior to his new post, Tyalor was a senior development and production executive, overseeing DreamWorks Animation’s franchises, including [...]
Nick has announced Monday Nov. 7 as the premiere date for the its new Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness animated series. The CG-animated DreamWorks Animation co-pro kicking off a full week of brand-new episodes every weekday at 5:30 p.m., following new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants at 5:00 p.m. Kung [...]
Dreamworks Animation will be flying with Dav Pilkey’s hugely popular book series Captain Underpants, Deadline.com reported this week. The studio acquired the rights to the wonderful eight-volume Scholastic series after a spirited auction. The series centers on a two precocious fourth graders named George Beard and Harold Hutchins, who hypnotize [...]