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Peacock will get new Universal movies within months of theatrical release

Peacock will get new Universal movies within months of theatrical release

NBC's Peacock probably isn't the first (or second, or third) streaming service that comes to mind when you want to watch a movie or catch up with a TV show. The platform has finally gained relevancy in the streaming market, however, with a major deal that'll bring new Dreamworks and Universal movies to Peacock within a few months of hitting theaters.

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Minecraft DreamWorks How to Train Your Dragon DLC released with real flying mounts

Minecraft DreamWorks How to Train Your Dragon DLC released with real flying mounts

Today a DreamWorks How to Train Your Dragon downloadable content pack was released for Minecraft. This new DLC was released to the Minecraft Marketplace with dragons, flying dragons, and the ability to fly on dragons. This content pack was released by Gamemode One, so you know it's going to be wild.

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Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous is Netflix’s next big show

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous is Netflix’s next big show

Netflix announced today that it's teamed up with DreamWorks Animation to produce a new animated series based on the first Jurassic World movie. The show is called Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous and is set to debut at some point in 2020. The show is actually set during the same timeline as 2015's Jurassic World, but it's going to tell a very different story from the movie.

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Netflix orders animated Fast & Furious series from DreamWorks

Netflix orders animated Fast & Furious series from DreamWorks

Netflix has teamed with DreamWorks to announce an animated series based on the Fast & Furious movie franchise. The animated series is Netflix's latest involvement with DreamWorks, which has offered a variety of content on the streaming platform for years. The new Fast & Furious show "will capture the action, heart, humor and global appeal of the feature films," according to Netflix.

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Netflix Voltron official trailer introduces its motley crew

Netflix Voltron official trailer introduces its motley crew

Ever since Michael Bay came out with his first re-interpretation of Transformers, we have looked at each and every remake with both anticipation and dread. Eschewing the trend to go live action and 3D, Netflix and Dreamworks have thankfully stuck with the animated roots of Voltron, Defender of the Universe. Or rather, Legendary Defender as it is now titled. The latest teaser to drop from Netflix finally gives some screen time to the five young lads that will be piloting the overgrown metallic cats.

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Comcast negotiating DreamWorks Animation purchase for over $3B

Comcast negotiating DreamWorks Animation purchase for over $3B

It sounds as if cable giant Comcast is making plans to expand its movie studio ownership with a purchase of DreamWorks Animation. In a move that could allow Comcast, which already own Universal Picture, to better compete with the likes of Disney and Pixar, the Wall Street Journal reports that talks are currently ongoing, with a price for DreamWorks set at over $3 billion.

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Verizon woos millenials with AwesomenessTV, DreamWorksTV

Verizon woos millenials with AwesomenessTV, DreamWorksTV

You know those videos where kids react to gadgets and devices that were en vogue 30 or so years ago? There might come a time soon when those videos will also start to revolve around TV sets. Today's generation, nicknamed millenials, are no longer confined to the "tube" for their entertainment needs and instead bury their heads on smartphones and tablets. That is why Verizon, who of course caters to mobile users, is signing up with partners to deliver even more content to these mobile devices.

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DreamWorks Animation reveals restructuring plan, will nix 500 jobs

DreamWorks Animation reveals restructuring plan, will nix 500 jobs

DreamWorks Animation has produced some popular movies, but the company itself has been facing some struggles for a while, and now it seems it has a plan in place to address that. Unfortunately, according to a recent announcement by the company, that plan involves a restructuring that will require 500 jobs to be cut. When precisely those jobs will be nixed hasn't been detailed, though it seems it will be taking place in the relatively near future. In addition, the company will be shifting its creative focus, and that'll mean fewer movies.

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Report: Hasbro might acquire DreamWorks Animation

Report: Hasbro might acquire DreamWorks Animation

Hasbro is looking to acquire DreamWorks Animation, according to sources that spoke with the New York Times. Talk between the companies is said to be "advanced", but the sources say that nothing is concrete yet and it might still come to nothing. If the acquisition does pan out, however, it would see Hasbro's product lines open to a new level of feature film possibilities, and DreamWorks Animation would have numerous options for future projects. This follows news in September claiming Softbank was looking to acquire the company.

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SoftBank eyes DreamWorks Animation purchase

SoftBank eyes DreamWorks Animation purchase

If you have watched some of the more recent animated movies in theaters, you have probably seen a movie from DreamWorks Animation. DreamWorks is the company behind films like How to Train Your Dragon, Madagascar, and Shrek to name a few. A new rumor is flying around that DreamWorks may be for sale and Japanese firm SoftBank is interested in buying.

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Netflix plans Dragons original series for 2015

Netflix plans Dragons original series for 2015

Netflix has revealed that it will be taking over DreamWorks' How to Train Your Dragon television spinoff series, Dragons: Riders of Berk. The video streaming service will be taking over the series and launching it as a Netflix Original.

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HP workstations used for DreamWorks’ latest Turbo animated film

HP workstations used for DreamWorks’ latest Turbo animated film

DreamWorks Animation is one of the most well-known movie animation studios around. Pixar might be a bit more popular, but DreamWorks has certainly come up with some classic hits recently. The company announced, alongside HP, that their latest film used HP workstations to render animations and create graphics for the movie "Turbo."

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