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DreamWorks’ New TV Series May Highlight Why This 13-Year-Old Film Remains Underrated

DreamWorks Animation has an exciting project in the pipeline, offering a chance to shed light on a classic film that has long been overlooked. While the studio boasts a repertoire of successful franchises like Kung Fu Panda and Madagascar, certain gems have been somewhat overshadowed. One such movie, despite its quality, has yet to receive […]

12 DreamWorks Films You Shouldn’t Miss

“Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron” (2002) – This animated adventure follows the journey of a wild mustang named Spirit, who forms an unbreakable bond with a young Lakota brave. With breathtaking animation and a powerful soundtrack, it’s a timeless tale of freedom and friendship. “Flushed Away” (2006) – When pampered pet rat Roddy finds himself […]

“Orion and the Dark” animated its visuals to suit Charlie Kaufman’s whimsical humor

Charlie Kaufman’s distinctive style shines through in the script of the new DreamWorks family movie, offering a surreal and whimsical framework for the producer and director to explore. As DreamWorks Animation transitions to a new collaborative model with Sony Pictures Imageworks, “Orion and the Dark” stands out as a prime example of the studio’s indie-inspired […]

Shrek 5 faces a tough battle to reclaim a box office record lost 7 years ago

The Shrek franchise, once a reigning champion in the realm of animated films, faced a significant setback seven years ago when it lost a major box office record to the Despicable Me series. Now, with the highly anticipated release of Shrek 5, DreamWorks is gearing up for a challenging journey to reclaim its former glory. […]

Shrek 5 aims to break a 16-year box office slump

Shrek 5 is poised to be a pivotal release for DreamWorks as they endeavor to breathe new life into their iconic animated franchise. However, the success of Shrek 5 is imperatively tied to overcoming a prolonged box office downturn that has afflicted the series for the last 16 years. Although the original Shrek film was […]

DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Wild Robot’ set to hit the early fall 2024 box office

The mystery surrounding the untitled feature dates on the 2024 theatrical release calendar has been resolved, confirming that Universal has marked September 20, 2024, for the release of DreamWorks Animation’s highly anticipated project, ‘The Wild Robot.’ This adaptation, directed by the three-time Oscar nominee Chris Sanders, brings to life Peter Brown’s award-winning and #1 New […]

Guide to Major Animated Films in 2024: Calendar of Next Year’s Releases

As we approach the end of 2023, it’s time to anticipate the animated features coming in 2024. The upcoming slate includes a mix of familiar franchises like Kung Fu Panda 4, Inside Out 2, and Despicable Me 4, alongside adaptations of established children’s IP such as Garfield and Mufasa: The Lion King. However, a notable […]

The 1995 SHREK test animation is visually unconventional

The recently unearthed 1995 test animation for DreamWorks’ beloved film Shrek has emerged online, providing a fascinating and visually peculiar glimpse into an alternative portrayal of the iconic character. Unlike the familiar Shrek design, this early concept has been characterized by viewers as both “Terrifying” and “Ugly.” In this intriguing clip, we witness the green […]

Disney’s ‘Wish’ and DreamWorks’ ‘Trolls Band Together’ Divide Holiday Weekend Viewership

During the cherished five-day Thanksgiving holiday period, families flocked to theaters in search of animated entertainment, setting the stage for a head-to-head competition between Disney’s 62nd animated feature, “Wish,” and DreamWorks Animation’s 47th title, “Trolls Band Together.” The dynamic between the two films played out as they secured the No. 3 and No. 4 spots […]

DreamWorks has a plan to replicate the $1.6 billion success of ‘How to Train Your Dragon

DreamWorks Animation soared to great heights with the immensely successful How To Train Your Dragon trilogy, yet as the chapter on the beloved series concluded with 2019’s The Hidden World, the studio faces the formidable challenge of finding a worthy successor to its iconic franchise. While DreamWorks boasts an impressive lineup of established franchises such […]