New Poster for DreamWorks’ ‘Captain Underpants’ Feature

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DreamWorks Animation’s last film under its distribution agreement with 20th Century Fox will be their adaptation of the popular Captain Underpants book series. The movie, called Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, just got a new poster which debuted exclusively on Nerdist.com.

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Cool Image from Guillermo del Toro’s Upcoming Netflix Series ‘Trollhunters’

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It would pretty much be the coolest thing ever to attend a master class taught by visionary director Guillermo del Toro. Some lucky folks will get that chance this summer when del Toro will be presenting at the 2016 Annecy International Animation Festival. In the Annecy advertisements, we were give a peek of Trollhunters, one of his latest projects for DreamWorks Animation and Netflix.

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Watch This: New Trailer for DreamWorks’ ‘Trolls’

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DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox have released a new teaser trailer for their upcoming animated feature Trolls. Based on the iconic troll dolls from Denmark, it looks like the dolls have had a significant and colorful makeover for the film.

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Review: DreamWorks’ New ‘DINOTRUX’ Series Combines Construction Vehicles and Dinosaurs for Kid-Sized Fun

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DreamWorks Animation’s new and original Netflix series DINOTRUX breaks new ground for the studio. It’s their first animated series that isn’t based on one of their existing film series. The creative team has constructed a clever set of characters and an inventive new world that should hopefully entertain dino- and truck-loving kids for many years to come.

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Watch This: Chris Farley as ‘Shrek’

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Although it’s hard to believe, comedian Mike Myers was not the original choice for the lead voice of DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek character. Before his untimely death in 1997, comedian Chris Farley was cast to voice the green ogre. Recently, a Shrek story reel with Chris Farley’s voice, along with Eddie Murphy’s voice as Donkey, has surfaced.

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Review: ‘Turbo FAST’ Season 2 Puts the Speedy Snails in New, Funny Situations

The snails go to outer space, one of the many off-track comedic adventures in season 2 of 'Turbo FAST' (© DreamWorks Animation)

The snails go to outer space in one of the many off-track comedic adventures in season 2 of ‘Turbo FAST’ (© DreamWorks Animation)

The Turbotown crew is back for a second season in DreamWorks Animation’s animated series Turbo FASTwhich is available exclusively on Netflix beginning July 31st.

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Watch This: New Trailer and New Characters for ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’

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DreamWorks Animation has dropped a brand new teaser trailer for their upcoming feature Kung Fu Panda 3.

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Redbox Pick of the Week: ‘Penguins of Madagascar’

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I’m no huge Madagascar fan, thus the reason it took me until the DVD release to see this film, but Penguins of Madagascar (DreamWorks Animation, 2014) is a fun, hilarious, highly enjoyable movie. I was awww’ing and lol’ing almost immediately, as we get to see Skipper, Rico, Kowalski and Private as adorable wittle penguin babies sticking it to some leopard seals and getting kicked down a mountain by some documentary filmmakers. The premise is not too bad—little funky with the octopus/doctor super-villain, but it totally fits in with the weird world of these wannabe military special-op soldiers.

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Viewpoint: Dreaming of DreamWorks

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We’ve all read the stories–DreamWorks Animation recently restructured its management team, reduced its workforce, and revamped its film slate. Sure, the news is depressing. It’s never fun seeing talented people lose their jobs. Sending promising films back into development could mean that we animation fans may never get to see them at all. Even with all of the bad news, the dream is still alive at DreamWorks Animation and, fingers crossed, the future looks promising.

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