Dreamworks

  • Of Scotland and dragons: Gerard Butler and Craig Ferguson reunite as burly best friends in 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' June 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: As two of Hollywood's prominent Scotsmen, actor Gerard Butler and comedian Craig Ferguson relished the chance to embrace their inner Vikings and ride dragons. Butler and Ferguson reunite as Stoick and Gobber, two burly best friends in Dreamworks' animated fantasy sequel "How to Train Your Dragon 2," where they...
  • Steven Spielberg to adapt David Kertzer novel 'Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara' April 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Steven Spielberg is adapting the David Kertzer novel 'The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara' as a religious period drama which he may direct. The director's Dreamworks has partnered with The Weinstein Co to adapt the novel which will reunite Spielberg with Tony Kushner, who penned Oscar-nominated 'Lincoln'. Kushner was brought onboard...
  • YouTube Nation launched, serves you the most viral videos of the day January 15, 2014

    New York: How do you cope with an exploding world of YouTube video? Starting Tuesday, you can get help by visiting "YouTube Nation." The video-sharing website has teamed with DreamWorks Animation to create this daily highlight reel of brand-new, trending and yet-to-be-discovered content. It will serve as a handy sampler, says DreamWorks...
  • Dream Merchants: Spielberg says Reliance-Dreamworks alchemy is a success story March 13, 2013

    Hollywood director Steven Spielberg and producer Stacey Snider, during an interview with CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor, said the alchemy of Anil Ambani-owned Reliance and animation company Dreamworks has been nothing but a success story. ...
  • Snapshot: Anil and Tina Ambani pose with Daniel Day-Lewis February 27, 2013

    Reliance group's Anil Ambani and wife Tina with best actor Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis (2nd R), Director Steven Spielberg (4th L) of Dreamworks and other stars of the movie 'Lincoln' at Oscar Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. The movie was co-produced by Reliance and Dreamworks. PTI Photo. ...
  • WikiLeaks film script leaked to WikiLeaks January 26, 2013

    London: If you're making a movie about WikiLeaks, this is the kind of thing you probably see coming. Julian Assange says he has obtained a leaked copy of the script for The Fifth Estate, a DreamWorks film about the maverick computer expert and his famed secret-busting site. In a speech before...
  • Netflix edges out HBO for Dreamworks deal: Report September 26, 2011

    Los Angeles: Netflix Inc has won a deal to pipe Dreamworks Animation movies starting in 2013, the first time a major Hollywood studio has chosen Internet streaming over traditional pay TV, The New York Times reported on Sunday. Dreamworks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg told the newspaper the deal, worth $30 million...
  • Reliance DreamWorks announces first three films September 5, 2009

    Mumbai: Reliance BIG Entertainment and Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks Studios have rolled out details of the first three movies they will be working on as part of their $825 million partnership. The projects, I Am Number 4, Pirate Latitudes and Harvey, are a mix of adventure as well as book and play...
  • DreamWorks closes film financing deal with Reliance August 18, 2009

    Los Angeles: DreamWorks Studios has closed a film financing deal with Indian conglomerate Reliance ADA Group, the companies said on Monday. JPMorgan Securities arranged the syndication of about $325 million in financing to DreamWorks Studios, which is headed by Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider. Reliance Big Entertainment, a division of Reliance...
  • Deal done, Ambani, Spielberg speak to CNN-IBN July 16, 2009

    Indian businessman Anil Ambani on Wednesday announced a $825-million deal with Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg to make six films a year for global audiences. The deal between Ambani’s Reliance Big Entertainment and Los Angeles-based production house Dreamworks Studios is one of the largest deals in global cinema in recent years....
  • Anil Ambani signs deal for Hollywood debut July 15, 2009

    New York: In one of the largest deals in global cinema in recent years, Anil Ambani's Reliance Big Entertainment and Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg on Wednesday announced $825-million funding for their Los Angeles-based production house Dreamworks Studios to make six films a year for global audiences. Ambani and Spielberg, in a...
  • Reliance-DreamWorks, Walt Disney ink deal February 11, 2009

    Washington: Movies produced by India's Reliance BIG Entertainment in partnership with Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks will be distributed by The Walt Disney Studios. Disney's agreement to enter into an exclusive long-term distribution arrangement with DreamWorks Studios was announced in Burbank, California Monday. Under the terms of this arrangement, Disney will handle...
  • Photogallery: Comic-book character Tintin turns 80 January 10, 2009

    With sales of two to three million comic books a year and a Steven Spielberg film in the making, Tintin continues to rack up profits more than 30 years after creator Herge drew his final adventure. ...
  • DreamWorks-Reliance ADA to start film company September 20, 2008

    Los Angeles: The principals behind DreamWorks SKG on Friday signed a long-expected deal with Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group of India to start a new $1.2 billion film company. This means the studio co-founded by director Steven Spielberg would part ways with Paramount Pictures. The Hollywood-Bollywood linkup of DreamWorks and the...
  • ADAG invests Rs 2000 cr in Spielberg's firm June 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Anil Ambani's Reliance ADA Group is reportedly investing Rs 2000 crore in director Steven Spielberg's production company Dreamworks. With this deal, Reliance will be the new principal financier for Dreamworks, which will end its existing agreement with Paramount Pictures. Earlier at the Cannes festival last month, the ADA...
  • Happy B'day to Tintin creator Herge June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: For all you Tintin fans, it's a landmark day a. The man who gave us the iconic boy reporter with a tuft has turned 100! In 1926 Herge first created a precursor to Tintin - a boy scout named Tortor. Three-years later Tintin and Snowy are born and...
  • After 25 yrs Tintin gets film break June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: He is probably the most famous fictional journalist there is, and after 25 years of negotiations between Herge (Air-Jay) studios and the man who made extraterrestrials cute, Steven Spielberg, Tintin the intrepid reporter will finally be on celluloid. ''The negotiations between Dreamworks and our company has been going on...