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BREAKING: NBCU Buys DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion

NBCUniversal announced this morning that it has bought DreamWorks Animation and will add it to the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. According to reports, Chris Meledandri, head ... Continue Reading →
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Fifth Journey Strikes Major Studio Deals for Games, VR

Hong Kong-based development studio Fifth Journey has entered into partnerships with Universal, Lionsgate and MGM to develop mobile games, interactive entertainment and virtual reality ... Continue Reading →
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Antonella Ceraso Named Country Manager at Planeta Junior

Antonella Ceraso has joined Planeta Junior as Country Manager for Spain and Portugal, the Barcelona-based production and distribution company announces. In her new role, Ceraso will ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave’ Arrives Feb. 2

Next week, the latest installment in the ongoing animated adventures of Littlefoot the Apatosaurus and his four dino pals will be available on Digital HD and exclusively on DVD at Walmart ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars’ is Top Domestic B.O. Opening with $238M

So, the Force is definitely with the bottom line for Disney. Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered plenty of box office openings in posting a $238 million domestic gross in its opening ... Continue Reading →
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Holiday Trailer for Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’

Universal has released a new holiday trailer for its Illumination Entertainment animated feature film The Secret Life of Pets. Here’s how the studio describes the movie: “Comedy ... Continue Reading →
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Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson Sign to ‘Sing’

Hollywood stars Reese Witherspoon and Scarlett Johansson and jack-of-all-trades Seth MacFarlane will be joining previously announced headliner Matthew McConaughey in the voice cast ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild Ratifies Contract

Members of Animation Guild have ratified a new three-year contract with management with an overwhelming voter majority. The deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers ... Continue Reading →
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China’s Original Force Makes Feature Film Move

Original Force Animation — a well-established Chinese service studio with a roster of TV and videogame clients including Disney, DreamWorks Television, Sony, Tencent, Activision ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ant-Man’ Earns Extra Life Atop B.O. From ‘Pixels’

Ant-Man remained the king of the box office this weekend, managing to edge out the newly released Adam Sandler video game comedy Pixels. The Marvel Studios release earned a reported ... Continue Reading →