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DreamWorks' latest animated blockbuster, The Croods, is getting a tie-in iOS and Android game courtesy of Angry Birds developer Rovio. The game, due March 14, takes the film's prehistoric family and throws them into a caveman sim, apparently. You can hunt and gather, catch weird creatures, and cult...

March 1st 2013 at 12:33pm 0 Comments
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While Netflix is trying to lure in the grown-ups with the launch of House of Cards, it's not leaving kids without their own choice of original material. DreamWorks plans to follow up the July release of its animated movie Turbo with a Netflix-only series, Turbo FAST, in December. The episodes will...

February 12th 2013 at 2:02pm 0 Comments
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The world's second original Batman has joined the cast of Dreamwork's surprisingly still forthcoming Need for Speed movie adaptation, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Michael Keaton will play the role of a "reclusive and eccentric" race organizer and host, one that invites drivers from around t...

February 6th 2013 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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It looks like Dreamworks' Need for Speed movie is on the fast track to production: Aaron Paul, who plays Jesse Pinkman in AMC's Breaking Bad, is slated to play the lead. Paul has won two Emmys for his role in Breaking Bad, and has also starred in The Last House on the Left and HBO's Big Love.Scott...

October 15th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Dreamworks' film adaptation of the Need for Speed series has been given a fixed point in time: February 7, 2014, according to Deadline. (And provided nothing derails that fast track the project was put on last month.)The movie, directed by ex-stuntman Scott Waugh, (whose last name sounds like the n...

July 11th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Back in April, we heard that EA, script in hand, was courting several film companies (Paramount, Warner Bros. and Sony, specifically) over the prospect of making a movie based on the Need For Speed franchise. As it turns out, Dreamworks has taken the bait and will be fast-tracking the project for a...

June 22nd 2012 at 2:10pm 0 Comments
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Reuters is reporting that regulators have begun a probe of American movie studios and their dealings with Chinese officials. The Security and Exchange Commission has sent letters to at least five companies, including 20th Century Fox, Disney and DreamWorks Animation requesting information about "p...

April 24th 2012 at 4:53pm 0 Comments
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DreamWorks Animation has signed up with Walmart's VUDU-powered disc to digital service. From today, you can take any of the studio's movies (such as Shrek or Kung-Fu Panda) and have them converted to standard quality video for $2 or a HD version for $5. There's no word on if DreamWorks proper woul...

April 16th 2012 at 1:59pm 0 Comments
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Is the internet on the cusp of a post-text era? Dreamworks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg certainly thinks so. Speaking at the Techonomy conference in Tucson yesterday, Katzenberg confirmed that his company is already working on expanding 3D animation to the realm of social media, as part of a collaborat...

November 15th 2011 at 3:46pm 0 Comments
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So this is ... weird. Halo.fr received a press release for the French version of the novel Halo: Cryptum, and it mentions a forthcoming Halo movie in development with Steven Spielberg and Dreamworks. Now, we've gotten better than a greedy mortician at ignoring signs of life from the oft-revived...

October 6th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments