Update: Article updated with final box office actuals.
The box office generated strong business this weekend, with both Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted and the Ridley Scott sci-fi action prequel Prometheus carving out their own respective strong showings. Prometheus had a stronger opening day — $21.466M vs. $20.651M — but ‘Madagascar 3′ led […]
The Ridley Scott “Alien” prequel Prometheus opened to a very strong $3.56 million from Thursday midnight showings (at 1,368 theaters). That’s a very impressive number, eclipsing both MIB 3 ($1.55M) and last weekend’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” ($1.38M) by more than twofold. Including the Thursday midnights, Prometheus opened Friday to an impressive first place estimated $21.4M […]
Nintendo has partnered with DreamWorks Animation to offer Nintendo 3DS owners access to original 3D shorts from the company. The first shorts feature characters from the Shrek and Aliens vs. Monsters franchises and will premiere on the Nintendo Video service this week [via THR]:
The Halloween-themed shorts, “Night of the Living Carrots,” […]
DreamWorks Animation has released the theatrical trailer for Puss in Boots. Click over the jump to watch the trailer.
Featuring the voices of Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek and Zach Galifianakis and directed by Chris Miller, Puss in Boots is scheduled to hit conventional and 3D theaters on November 4, 2011.
Continue reading Theatrical trailer for Puss in Boots
The Hangover Part II is a huge success for director Todd Phillips and stars. Warner Brothers estimates that the R-rated comedy will gross $86.48M for the 3-day weekend (Fri-Sun) for a 4-day cume of $118.09M including its Thursday opening day from 3,615 theaters. Additionally, Monday grosses could top $20M for a current 5-day estimate […]
The highly anticipated R-rated comedy The Hangover Part II grossed an incredible $31.610 million from an R-rated record 3,615 theaters on Thursday (including an R-rated record $10.4M from Thursday midnight screenings). That’s a new record for the biggest opening day ever for a live-action comedy and nearly doubles the original, which grossed $16.734M in […]
USA Today has our first look at the character Kitty Softpaws, voiced by Salma Hayek, in DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming animated comedy Puss in Boots. Click to enlarge. The article also includes some quotes from Antonio Banderas about the new characters:
Banderas says the origin story will explore how the cat came to […]
DreamWorks Animation’s theatrical release schedule is currently planned as follows: Kung Fu Panda 2 for May 26, 2011 and Puss In Boots for November 4, 2011; Madagascar 3 for June 8, 2012 and Rise of the Guardians for November 21, 2012; The Croods for March 1, 2013, Turbo for June 7, 2013 and Me and My Shadow for November 8, 2013; Mr. Peabody & Sherman for March 21, 2014 and How to Train Your Dragon 2 for June 20, 2014.
The full press release is included after the jump.
Continue reading DreamWorks Animation announces release slate through 2014; Includes Mr. Peabody & Sherman (3/21/2014) and How to Train Your Dragon 2 (6/20/2014)
DreamWorks Animation has released the teaser trailer and poster for the upcoming “Shrek” spin off Puss in Boots. The film is based on the popular character Puss voiced by Antonio Banderas and also features the voices of Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton and Amy Sedaris. Click over the jump to watch the trailer and see the poster in full.
Puss in Boots hits conventional, 3D and IMAX 3D theaters on November 4, 2011.
Continue reading Teaser trailer and poster for Puss in Boots
DreamWorks Animation has announced that Kung Fu Panda 2 and Puss in Boots will both be released into IMAX theaters simultaneous with their conventional theater release.
Puss in Boots will have a two-week day-and-date release in IMAX theaters.