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‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ Boosts 2Q Results for DreamWorks

Kung Fu Panda 2 gave the bottom line at DreamWorks Animation a big boost, helping to boost revenue 38 percent and net income 42 percent over the same quarter last year. For the second ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’ Takes the Box Office Fight to ‘Potter’ Finale

With Comic-Con in full swing, it’s the perfect time for Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The First Avenger to come out ready to take on the hugely successful boy wizard. Captain ... Continue Reading →
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The Robots Invade a New Dimension

Michael Bay’s shiny Transformers are back for their third big-screen outing, but this time they require a lot more vfx magic in 3-D. Here’s the thing about revisiting a big, shiny ... Continue Reading →
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Extended ‘Lord of the Rings’ Arrives on Blu-ray

Fans of Middle Earth can put the final touches on their high-def home video collection. Out this week for the first time on high-definition disc is The Lord Of The Rings: The Motion ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim’s ‘Squidbillies’ Wiggle Home on DVD

America’s favorite hillbilly squids are back. Leading this week’s animation-related home video releases is Squidbillies, Vol. 4 (Warner Bros., $19.97), collecting all 10 ... Continue Reading →
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Seeing the (Green) Light!

Sony Imageworks vfx supervisor Jim Berney and his team revisit the classic comic book and use real-world references to construct the luminous world of Green Lantern. The summer of ... Continue Reading →
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Rights Sold for New ‘Cabbage Patch Kids’ TV Special

Producer Galen Walker has acquired the rights to animated the beloved toys The Cabbage Patch Kids for a new TV special, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The producer, who is producing ... Continue Reading →
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Abrams’ ‘Super 8′ Enters Crowded Box Office Race

The box office is looking to continue its summer rebound with the unknown quantity of Super 8 going up against kid flick Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer — and both looking to ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Picks Up Penny Arcade’s ‘New Kid’ For Feature

Paramount has picked up the rights to a webcomic called The New Kid that it plans to develop into an animated feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The comic comes from ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Picks Up ‘Not Born to Be Gladiators’

Rainbow Studio has announced major deals with Paramount and Medusa for its latest 3D animated feature film, Not Born to be Gladiators. Presented to the international market at this ... Continue Reading →