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Business

DreamWorks may soon be a subsidiary of Comcast

Animated characters are a lucrative business. Don't believe us? Just talk to Comcast, who is reportedly in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation SKG for a whopping $3 billion.
Movies & TV

Ready for a new side of Amy Schumer? Comedian to appear in PTSD drama

Amy Schumer may be known for her comedy roles, but she'll show off her serious side in an upcoming drama. The comedian has taken a role in Thank You for Your Service, a film that deals with PTSD.
Movies & TV

Edgar Wright to direct DreamWorks Animation film about shadows

Shaun of the Dead and The Adventure of Tintin's Edgar Wright will direct and co-write a fully animated project for DreamWorks about shadows. English comedian David Walliams, best known for the BBC comedy sketch show Little Britain, will…
Movies & TV

DreamWorks and Steven Spielberg will reportedly part ways with Disney in 2016

DreamWorks, led by Steven Spielberg, will reportedly not renew its distribution deal with Disney when it expires next year. Although Universal Pictures seems like a good fit, a source says Spielberg will evaluate his other options.
Movies & TV

Big red mistake: Starz CEO calls 2008 deal with Netflix ‘terrible’

Starz CEO spoke at the 2014 UBS Global Media and Communications and explained why business with Netflix is not always good.
Home Theater

What if you could get movies 17 days after theaters … and pay by screen size?

Jeffrey Katzenberg of DreamWorks has a novel new idea to combat the shifting landscape of the movie industry, proposing to charge viewers for movie downloads according to screen size after just 17 days in theaters. Crazy premise, or…
Home Theater

Netflix adds three DreamWorks originals, including Shrek and Madagascar spin-offs

The shows, set for a "late 2014" release according to a press release from Netflix, include: "King Julien," a spinoff from the Madagascar franchise, "Puss In Boots," which follows the wily kitten from the Shrek films, and reboot "Veggie…
Gaming

Need for Speed Super Bowl trailer definitely not on cruise control

The latest trailer for DreamWorks' Need for Speed premieres during the Super Bowl, offering some new looks at a race car-driving Aaron Paul in his first major post-Breaking Bad role.
Web

DreamWorks Animation buys YouTube network for $33 million

DreamWorks Animation is more serious about the digital space by purchasing YouTube network AwesomenessTV for the grand total of $33 million, with another $100 million in the offing if things work out. That's pretty serious.
Home Theater

Netflix and Dreamworks to collaborate on a kid-centric animated series based on the upcoming movie, ‘Turbo’

Netflix shows further evidence that it is serious about providing compelling, original content for its audience with a kid-centric TV show based around a forthcoming Dreamworks movie.
Gaming

Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul tapped for lead in Need For Speed movie

Emmy award winning actor Aaron Paul has signed a deal to star in the upcoming feature-film adaptation of EA's Need For Speed racing franchise.
Gaming

DreamWorks nabs Need For Speed movie rights

Need for Speed is tentatively headed to the big screen, courtesy DreamWorks Studios and EA.