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SIGGRAPH Keynote Selick Talks Studio Challenges

During Monday’s keynote panel at SIGGRAPH, which featured top Toon Town vets from major studios, acclaimed stop-motion film director Henry Selick (Coraline, The Nightmare Before ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ ‘Turbo’ Ready to Race the Minions

Turbo, DreamWorks’ second animated feature of 2013, offers a high-energy tale about an unlikely hero who dreams of winning the Indianapolis 500 race. Hollywood has always had ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2' Takes the No. 1 Spot for Third Week

The clever Gru and his lovable Minions displayed their lasting appeal once again as Universal/Illumination’s blockbuster pic Despicable Me 2 became the No. 1 movie at the box ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2' Breaks B.O. Records Overseas

Although the Universal/Illumination animated feature hasn’t opened in the U.S. yet, the film has already made over $41.5 million from only seven international territories. The pic, ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Signs Multi-Year Pact with Netflix

It’s official: Netflix loves the green ogre and everyone else in the DreamWorks Animation family. It was announced today that the Netflix and DreamWorks have signed a multi-year ... Continue Reading →
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Authorities Pull ‘The Croods’ Out of Chinese Theaters

A Guangzhou-based cinema chain manager told The Hollywood Reporter that Chinese authorities are forcing theater owns to end the run of DreamWorks’ The Croods two weeks earlier ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks to Work with China’s Wanda Group

DreamWorks Animation has signed an initial co-operation deal with China’s Dalian Wanda Group to work together on future projects, the heads of the two companies announced at a ... Continue Reading →
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‘Epic,’ ‘Croods’ Continue to Draw Audiences

Although audiences didn’t respond to M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth this past weekend (the movie opened at No. 2 with a $27 million at the box office domestically), families are ... Continue Reading →
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Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Posts Solid Weekend Numbers

Fox/Blue Sky’s imaginative movie about a young girl and a miniature eco-centric forest world, posted solid numbers at the U.S. box office during the four-day Memorial Day weekend. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Trek’ Beams Down $84 Mil. Weekend

Paramount’s Star Trek Into Darkness landed on top of the domestic box office this weekend, with an estimated $84 million. The J.J. Abrams-directed sequel to the rebooted franchise ... Continue Reading →