Tag: DreamWorks Animation


by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2016
DreamworksAnimation_Logo Acquisition Builds on NBCUniversal’s Presence in Family and Animation Space DreamWorks Animation to Become Unit of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), today announced the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ: DWA). One of the world’s most admired family brands, DreamWorks Animation creates animated feature films, television series…


by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
Voltron-30thAnniversary-Logo Toy Line to Launch in Spring 2017 HONG KONG — Let’s Voltron! Playmates Toys and DreamWorks Animation today announced plans for a new toy line based on the new DreamWorks Animation series Voltron: Legendary Defender, a re-imagining of the classic property featuring five teenage pilots and mystical robot lions, set to debut as a Netflix…


by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2015
Dinotrux-Diecast-Assortment This October, The World’s Greatest Toy Store™ Will Serve as the First Destination For Kids to Find Mechazoic Era-Inspired Playsets, Vehicles and More  WAYNE, N.J., Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ –– Toys”R”Us® will be the first retailer to debut toys this fall based on DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming Netflix original series, DINOTRUX. Beginning Thursday, October 1, shoppers…


by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2015
DRTTE_ep0103_01002312_RGB Debuting this June Exclusively on Netflix   DreamWorks Animation Television today revealed to a enthusiastic crowd at WonderCon in Anaheim, that the all-newDragons TV series will be called Dragons: Race to the Edge — and that 13 episodes will premiere this June only on Netflix. Art Brown and Doug Sloan, executive producers of Dragons: Race to the Edge, were…


by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2014
Spend your Thanksgiving with The Penguins of Madagascar! Your favorite penguins are starring in their own feature film! Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private are waddling into theaters tomorrow! Join the Penguins as they work undercover to stop the evil Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world! Check out the trailer right here! Coming in February!…


by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2014
HTTYD2DVD1 “The best animated film of the year…fun for the whole family” – Bill Zwecker, Chicago Sun Times   Catch the all-new animated adventure, DreamWorks DRAGONS: DAWN OF THE DRAGON RACERS, exclusively with the Blu-ray™ Combo, DVD Double Pack and Digital HD   LOS ANGELES, CA (August 29, 2014) – Soaring past the $500 million mark…


by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2013
riders-of-berk-logo.jpeg Toy Line from Hit TV Series DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk to Debut in Fall of 2013   Los Angeles, CA – February 19, 2013 – To forge an alliance worthy of the great Vikings and dragons of Berk, Spin Master Ltd., one of the leading toy manufacturers in the world and DreamWorks Animation SKG,…


by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2011
Kung Fu Panda 2 and Penguins of Madagascar Toy Lines Debut at Toy Fair 2011 NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mattel, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: MAT) subsidiary, Fisher-Price®, Inc., and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) today announced that they have entered into an exclusive licensing relationship in which Fisher-Price, the world’s leading brand of infant and preschool toys, will…


by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2010
COSTA MESA, CA., March 11, 2010– Playmates Toys is moving its US offices to Los Angeles from Costa Mesa, CA and expects to be settled into their new home by April 1st 2010.  This move is on the heels of a restructuring of the U.S. organization in an effort to reduce overhead and focus all…


by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2010
New Toy Line Launches at Walmart March 1st BENTONVILLE, Ark. (Feb. 16, 2010) – DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) announce today the first of many elements to come from Walmart’s involvement with the studio on its upcoming feature film, “How to Train Your Dragon,” which enters theaters on March 26,…


by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2010
SHREK – SHREK FOREVER AFTER- In Theaters May 21, 2010 In May 2010, Shrek will embark on an all new adventure in the highly anticipated fourth installment of the #1 animated franchise of all time, Shrek Forever After. For the first time ever, Playmates Toys delivers the full Shrek experience through a complete World of…