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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.
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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.
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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…
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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…

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.

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.
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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.

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.

DreamWorks nabs Need For Speed movie rights

Need for Speed is tentatively headed to the big screen, courtesy DreamWorks Studios and EA.
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Hollywood studios under investigation for bribery in China: report

A number of major Hollywood movie studies have come under investigation by the SEC for allegedly making "inappropriate payments" to Chinese government officials, according to Reuters.
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Will Netflix streaming suffer without Starz?

While Netflix seems to be shifting subscriber attention to a vast library of television content over feature films, Starz finally exits the streaming service this month.

Opinion: Some amazing tech mergers that will probably never happen

Whether they’re prophecies or just pipe dreams, these potential company combinations could change the face of technology as we know it.