Disney's Best Buddy Hasbro Is In Talks To Buy Dreamworks. Weird, Right?

Toymaker Hasbro is in talks to buy CG movie powerhouse Dreamworks Animation for some ungodly amount of money. According to Deadline.com, , the two giants would form "a family entertainment powerhouse to be called DreamWorks-Hasbro." But what does Disney think about this? » 11/13/14 8:50am 11/13/14 8:50am

Did Ghost In the Shell Swap Out a Suicide Squad Member For an Avenger?

Buried in an article on Warner Bros.' casting choices for their Suicide Squad movie is the news that DreamWorks has reportedly gone after Scarlett Johansson to star in their live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell. » 10/16/14 9:30pm 10/16/14 9:30pm

Home Is the First 3D Animated Film Starring A Black Character

Zak Cheney-Rice at Policy Mic puts it simply: "Not one major Hollywood studio has released a 3D animated feature starring a black character." That's about to change with Home, a new DreamWorks Animation film hitting theaters in November. » 4/18/14 3:00pm 4/18/14 3:00pm

DreamWorks introduces its new alien characters in a short prequel film

The upcoming animated film Home is about a group of alien refugees who conquer the Earth. Instead of meeting them and their Steve Martin-voice captain through a trailer, we get a short film about their difficulty in finding a planet to inhabit. » 3/11/14 7:00pm 3/11/14 7:00pm

The How to Train Your Dragon 2 trailer is beyond epic

Hiccup and Toothless are back and badass in the sequel to the wonderful How to Train Your Dragon, and now that there are vikings riding dragons, the stakes have risen considerably. But this trailer also has a pretty big reveal in it, and one that Dreamworks Animation is none too happy about. » 12/19/13 8:01am 12/19/13 8:01am

Turbo could be the sweetest surprise of the summer

Every once in a while, there's an animated film that has a totally bizarre premise, which should not work at all. And yet, the result is actually kind of great. Gnomeo and Juliet was one such movie, and so is Turbo, the story of a snail that wants to be a race car. Turbo could be the summer's most pleasant surprise. » 7/17/13 11:20am 7/17/13 11:20am

How To Train Your Dragon 2 Turned Hiccup Into One Hot Piece of CG Ass

Fox gave us a first look at How To Train Your Dragon 2 at CinemaCon — and the biggest surprise was a brand new look for Hiccup. Suddenly, the skinny Viking boy has become a leather-tricked out hottie who sky dives off his dragon for fun. Minor spoilers... » 4/18/13 1:32pm 4/18/13 1:32pm

The first Epic trailer is suitably... well, you know

What happens when you mash up Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Ferngully? Well, if you also crank it up to 11, you apparently get Fox's upcoming CG flick Epic. It's based on William Joyce's children's book The Leaf Men, and while it may have a wacky slug voiced by Aziz Ansari, it also seems to feature enough… » 3/06/13 11:40am 3/06/13 11:40am

First clip from The Croods shows off a sex-crazed prehistoric bird…

Dreamworks' upcoming prehistoric comedy The Croods is really growing on us, with some truly beautiful production art and a host of odd-looking animals. This first clip gives us a peek at some of those critters in action, including Guy's sloth, Belt, and one tiger-striped fellow who's in danger of becoming lunch. But… » 2/16/13 11:30am 2/16/13 11:30am

New Peabody and Sherman movie could make you love the time-traveling…

We've seen a large chunk of the new CG animated Mr. Peabody & Sherman movie — and surprise, it's actually not terrible. Ever since this movie was announced, we've been giving off nervous "please don't ruin my childhood" noises. » 12/07/12 12:47pm 12/07/12 12:47pm

Everything You Need to Know About How to Train Your Dragon Spinoff, …

The How to Train Your Dragon spin-off Dragons: Riders of Berk will be the first Dreamworks TV series to premiere on Cartoon Network — with the series set to fill in the gap between the 2010 feature film and its 2014 sequel, How to Train Your Dragon 2. And yesterday at Comic Con, we learned everything there is to know… » 7/14/12 8:20am 7/14/12 8:20am

Will the movie adaptation of The True Meaning of Smekday stay true to…

Dreamworks Animation has announced their big film for 2014, an adaptation of The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex. This children' novel was published in 2007, and we're excited to see the cross-country adventures of Gratuity and J.Lo. (not that one) on the big screen. So what exactly is this book about? Spoilers… » 7/12/12 3:05pm 7/12/12 3:05pm

See the first image from Dreamworks' CG Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Mr. Peabody and Sherman, Rocky and Bullwinkle's time-traveling dog and his boy, are headed for the big screen in a new Dreamworks CG movie. Here's the first image of the reunited pair in computer-generated 3D. » 6/10/12 10:30am 6/10/12 10:30am

Two janitors working for the world's biggest evil scientist corporation…

Two unlucky janitors, working for the world's most diabolical evil scientist corporation are getting their own feature film! The Oni Press comic book Maintenance will be adapted by DreamWorks. So fingers crossed for an adorable toxic spill monster! [THR] » 12/28/10 8:00am 12/28/10 8:00am

Megamind answers the question, "What if Lex Luthor won?"

DreamWorks latest animated outing Megamind infuses the rote battles of serial film superheroes with a heaping of existential malaise. In this fun, fart-joke-free kids' flick, a supercriminal vanquishes his foe...and loses his reason to wake up in the morning. » 11/05/10 3:45pm 11/05/10 3:45pm

DreamWorks wants to make the Halo movie, but will Microsoft take the…

The success of the latest Halo game has sparked DreamWorks' interest in making a Halo movie. Which on one hand, means Steven Spielberg's potential involvement. But if the movie's garbage, would it set back Halo's very lucrative video-game franchise? [Vulture] » 10/07/10 8:00am 10/07/10 8:00am

Guillermo del Toro will be improving all your Dreamworks animated…

Thanks to the popular How To Train Your Dragon, genre legend Guillermo del Toro has signed a deal with Dreamworks as an executive producer hired to help improve all of their animated features. His first project: Trollhunters! [THR] » 9/28/10 7:00am 9/28/10 7:00am

Dreamworks to turn those nightmare troll dolls into a movie

Remember those awful toys your obnoxious coworkers would litter all over their desks? Dreamworks is keen on turning the hideous troll doll toy line into an animated feature, with a complex mythos. Sounds timely. [THR] » 6/23/10 10:00am 6/23/10 10:00am

Will Ferrell Reveals His Bulbous Blue-Headed Supervillain, Megamind

The first teaser trailer for Dreamworks' Megamind is out, and it perfectly encapsulates the hilarious insanity that we saw in the preview footage. But wait until you hear supervillain Will Ferrell spar with damsel in distress Tina Fey. » 3/18/10 3:38pm 3/18/10 3:38pm