Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks May Move to Universal, Threatening ‘Jaws’ and ‘Back to the Future’ Reboots

by Britt Hayes September 2, 2015 @ 5:49 PM
For several years now, Steven Spielberg’s production company DreamWorks has partnered with Disney to distribute their films, while Spielberg has been free to produce and direct films with and for other studios. But a major change is brewing, as DreamWorks is cutting free from Disney next year with the studio eyeing a leap over to Universal. This seems like a basic corporate maneuver, but with that change could come something that either excites or terrifies you: reboots of properties like Jaws and Back to the Future.

Bill Murray to Play a 'Ghostbust'-ed Villain in DreamWorks' 'B.O.O.'

by Nick Romano October 31, 2013 @ 12:30 PM
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After famously hunting down ghosts in 'Ghostbusters' and 'Ghostbusters 2,' Bill Murray will now become the hunted. DreamWorks Animation announced that the iconic actor has been cast in their animated movie 'B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherwordly Operations' as a phantom villain.

'Breaking Bad' Finale: Did DreamWorks Offer $75 Million for More Episodes?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 9, 2013 @ 12:06 PM
We've heard some pretty insane responses and theories emerge from the 'Breaking Bad' series finale, "Felina," but the latest would make even Walter White blush. Dreamworks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg reportedly offered AMC the gargantuan sum of $75 million, just short of Walter White's life's work, to commission three additional 'Breaking Bad' episodes to take place after the finale.

Steven Spielberg Drops 'American Sniper' as His 'Lincoln' Follow-Up

by Jacob Hall August 5, 2013 @ 4:07 PM
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For the past few months, it looked like Steven Spielberg was going to follow up the massive success of 'Lincoln' with 'American Sniper,' a war film about the career of slain Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. Despite plenty of momentum and the starpower of Bradley Cooper in the lead role, Spielberg, along with production company DreamWorks, has dropped the project and vanished to wherever he goes when he needs to decide what movie he wants to direct next.

Netflix and DreamWorks Developing Original Series Based on 'Turbo' Movie

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 12, 2013 @ 11:54 AM
Though Netflix's model for success has been kept close to the vest, the short span that high-profile drama 'House of Cards' has been available to view on the streaming website has clearly generated a great deal of buzz, the success of which is sure to be exponential with the releases of 'Hemlock Grove' and the upcoming revival season of 'Arrested Development.' To that end, Netflix has made history once again by partnering with Dreamworks to develop 'Turbo: F.A.S.T.,' an original series based on the upcoming DreamWorks movie 'Turbo.' Will it's all-star voice cast join the series as well? Get the latest inside!

'All of Me' Remake Announced at DreamWorks

by Nick Romano September 11, 2012 @ 2:30 PM
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DreamWorks has a full plate ahead of them. Their animation department recently announcement its next 12 films, which include 'Kung Fu Pand 3,' a 'How to Train Your Dragon' trilogy and 'The Penguins of Madagascar.' But what's on the docket for the non-cartoonized division, you ask? Well, get ready for the return of the body-switching story made famous by Steve Martin and Lily Tomlin in a remake of 'All of Me.'

Scott Waugh Officially Attached To Direct 'Need For Speed'

by George Roush June 22, 2012 @ 6:35 PM
Electronic Arts
The video game franchise 'Need For Speed' has been a best-selling one for Electronic Arts, who wanted to capitalize on the popular success of the 'Fast & Furious' franchise by shopping their property to studios. Dreamworks bit, and rumors had been circulating about who would direct the big screen adaptation. Looks like we finally got a driver behind the wheel of this pedal stomping first installment.