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‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ Lands $58.3M U.S. Opening

Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda 4 opened to a stellar $58.3 million domestically, well ahead of expectations and a near-series best in a win for the family marketplace, as well as for DreamWorks Animation and parent company Universal. The only other Kung Fu Panda installment to open higher was the first one in 2008 with $62 …

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‘Boss Baby’ Barely Beats ‘Beauty and the Beast’

DreamWorks Animation’ The Boss Baby grabbed an estimated $49 million during its debut weekend. The film did better than expected managing to edge out Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, which collected another $47.5 million during its third weekend as it domestic gross rose to $395.5 million. The success of The Boss …

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‘Girl on the Train’ Roars To Top Of The Box Office

The Girl on the Trainopened to a solid $24.7 million from 3,133 theaters over the weekend, easily winning the North American box-office race, The female-fueled Girl on the Train, an adaptation of British author Paula Hawkins’ hit novel and starring Emily Blunt, was produced by Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks for under $50 million …

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Universal Filmed Entertainment Group Announces Structure and Leadership Team for DreamWorks Animation Business

Following the closing of NBCUniversal’s acquisition of DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Universal Filmed Entertainment Group today announced its new structure and senior management team for DWA business segments. “The DreamWorks Animation brand brings with it a cachet that few family entertainment companies can match,” commented Ron Meyer, Vice Chairman, NBCUniversal, Jeff …

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Playmates Toys Ready To Roar As Master Toy Licensee For DreamWorks Animation’s Voltron: Legendary Defender

Let’s Voltron! Playmates Toys and DreamWorks Animation today announced plans for a new toy line based on the new DreamWorks Animation series Voltron: Legendary Defender, a reimagining of the classic property featuring five teenage pilots of mystical robot lions that combine to form Voltron, the most powerful defender in the universe, set …

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DreamWorks Studios Acquires Michael Crichton Book “Micro”

DreamWorks Studios has acquired the film rights to the Michael Crichton novel, “Micro,” it was announced today by Michael Wright, CEO of DreamWorks Studios. Frank Marshall is on board to produce, with Sherri Crichton and Laurent Bouzereau set as executive producers for CrichtonSun. The high-concept thriller follows a group of graduate …

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‘Home’ Wins The Box Office Race

Animated family film Home easily topped the North American box office with $54 million from 3,708 theaters in a much-needed win for Jeffrey Katzenberg‘s DreamWorks Animation. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, March 29, are as follows: RANK TITLE DISTRIBUTOR NAME WEEKEND REVENUE CUME REVENUE REVENUE # OF LOCATIONS* LOC …

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 Soars To IMAX Theatres Starting June 13

IMAX Corporation announced that How to Train Your Dragon 2, the second chapter of DreamWorks Animation’s beloved How to Train Your Dragon franchise, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX  3D format and released across all IMAX theatres domestically in select engagements starting June 13, the same day the film – which will be …

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DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo FAST Launches as First-Ever Netflix Original Series For Kids

Turbo and his Fast Action Stunt Team are challenging the world to “snail up!” as they make their global television debut on Christmas Eve – Tuesday, December 24th at 12:01 AM PST – with the launch of DreamWorks Animation’s all new Turbo FAST series, exclusively in all Netflix territories. Families will be able to stream the first five …

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