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Kung Fu Panda director John Stevenson will direct the upcoming sequel to last year’s CG-animated feature Gnomeo and Juliet. The new garden gnome adventure is titled Sherlock Gnomes and will be produced by Elton John’s company Rocket Pictures. The British rock star is also writing new songs for the sequel, [...]
DreamWorks Animation is in final talks with 20th Century Fox and Sony Pictures to zero in on a distributor to replace Paramount after its self-imposed Labor Day deadline, reports the Los Angeles Times. Paramount and DreamWorks have been partners since 2006, through hits such as Kung Fu Panda, Puss in [...]
It looks like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda will now be hanging out with Casper the Friendly Ghost and Underdog. DreamWorks Animation has acquired Classic Media, the company that owns the rights to Casper, Lassie, The Lone Ranger, Rocky and Bullwinkle, Felix the Cat, Rupert the Bear, and many other [...]
The USC School of Cinematic Arts will host a curated art exhibit of DreamWorks Animation’s 24 animated features including Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar and How To Train Your Dragon, along with the upcoming November release, Rise of the Guardians. Opening July 31 and running through September 7, “DreamWorlds Behind the Scenes: Production Art From DreamWorks [...]
Damian Perea, director of the ANIMAYO International Festivals, does not entertain the idea that something may be too difficult to accomplish: He dwells in the world of the possible. Against the backdrop of festivals around Spain and the world struggling or closing their doors, he has continued to build the [...]
Curtis Lelash has been promoted to vice president of comedy animation for Cartoon Network. Lelash will oversee the development of Cartoon Network’s animated comedy series, which have helped drive the network to its current standing as the No. 1 network among boys 6-11 and 9-14. Creatively responsible for projects from pilot development through series [...]
Don Levy, the well-respected and tireless senior VP of communications at Sony Pictures Digital, is leaving the company on June 4. Levy, who has been with the studio for 17 years, will be pursuing a new family entertainment project. He will also be a visiting scholar at USC and teach entertainment [...]
As expected, DreamWorks Animation made an early splash at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday with a big press event for its holiday season feature Rise of the Guardians. Studio head Jeffrey Katzenberg has made a habit of launching his big animated titles (Shrek, Bee Movie, Kung Fu Panda, Puss [...]
DreamWorks Animation (Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon) has signed up with Wal-Mart Stores’ plan to help home audiences convert their DVD collections to online film libraries, the AP reports. DreamWorks head Jeffrey Katzenberg says the new “Disc to Digital” service will aid consumers in adjusting to [...]
Animated characters will help the first family and the nation celebrate Easter this year, with costumed characters ranging from Babar, the Cat in the Hat and the Smurfs to Spider-Man, Charlie Brown, Jake and Finn, and Alvin and the Chipmunks slated to appear Monday at the 134th annual White House [...]