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  1. DreamWorks Animation profit of $11.9 million in quarter tops estimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A scene from the DreamWorks Animation film "How to Train Your Dragon 2." Released in June, the movie did strong business in China and other overseas markets. A scene from the DreamWorks Animation film "How to Train Your Dragon 2." Released in June, the movie did strong business in China and other overseas markets.

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  2. DreamWorks Animation Profit Beats Estimates on - Dragon 2'Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. , the independent film studio, posted third-quarter profit that rose more than analysts estimated while labeling reports the company may be for sale "rumor and speculation." Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Katzenberg , on a conference call with analysts yesterday, declined to comment on reports the company held sale talks with Japan 's SoftBank Corp. and instead said he remains "bullish" on company efforts to reduce its dependence on one or two film releases each year.

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  3. DreamWorks Profit Rises on - Dragon 2'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Investors hoping for guidance on the sale prospects of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. didn't get much on Wednesday, when Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg addressed "rumors" that the animation studio might be sold by saying only that he was "bullish" on the firm.

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  4. UPDATE 1-"Dragon" sequel sends Dreamworks revenue soaring; shares riseRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Reuters

    DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc reported a 17 percent jump in third-quarter revenue, helped by the strong box-office showing of its most recent movie "How to Train Your Dragon 2". DreamWorks' shares rose 6.5 percent in extended trading on Wednesday after the results handily beat analysts' estimates in spite of the lack of a major movie release in the quarter.

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  5. DreamWorks Animation Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial ResultsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2013 | Digital Post Production

    "The third quarter of 2014 was strong for DreamWorks Animation, with both quarterly revenue and earnings per share up 17% in a year-over-year comparison," commented , Chief Executive Officer of DreamWorks Animation. "Driving the Company's third quarter results is the blockbuster performance of How to Train Your Dragon 2 , which has reached over , respectively, to the third quarter and reached an estimated 5.3 million, 7.8 million and 5.8 million home entertainment units sold worldwide, respectively, through the end of the third quarter, net of actual and estimated future returns.

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  6. DreamWorks Animation posts improved earnings in third quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. reported stronger-than-expected profits in the third quarter, fueled by the box-office success of "How to Train Your Dragon 2." The Glendale-based animation studio earned a profit $11.9 million, or 14 cents a share, on revenue of $180.9 million in the third quarter. That was an improvement over the same quarter a year ago, when the company posted a net income of $10.1 million, or 12 cents a share, on revenue of $154.5 million.

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  7. SpiderMan may swing over Beijing in new theme parkRead the original story

    Yesterday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Spider-Man could soon swing over Beijing, chasing Optimus Prime and despicable minions through a $3.3 billion Universal theme park aimed at capitalizing on China's rising middle class and growing demand for all things animated. China has been a major booster of animated movies such as "Transformers: Age of Extinction" - which was partly filmed in China - and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." Brand is becoming more important to Chinese market as its middle class pours cash into entertainment, and malls and parks across China are installing animation and cartoon-themed attractions to woo visitors, says global architecture firm AECOM.

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  8. Beijing could see Spider-Man swing, Optimus Prime transform in new $3.3B Universal theme parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Spider-Man could soon swing over Beijing, chasing Optimus Prime and despicable minions through a $3.3 billion Universal theme park aimed at capitalizing on China's rising middle class and growing demand for all things animated. China has been a major booster of animated movies such as "Transformers: Age of Extinction" - which was partly filmed in China - and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." Brand is becoming more important to Chinese market as its middle class pours cash into entertainment, and malls and parks across China are installing animation and cartoon-themed attractions to woo visitors, says global architecture firm AECOM.

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  9. Jeffrey Katzenberg Reflects on Career, Muses on Future at London Fest TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Orlando Sentinel

    DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg was in a typically ebullient mood as he addressed an industry audience Oct. 14 with his keynote address at the London Film Festival's Industry Program. The keynote was timed to mark the 20th anniversary of the creation of DreamWorks SKG.

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  10. Jeffrey Katzenberg Says DreamWorks Animation "Strong And...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Deadline

    Jeffrey Katzenberg celebrated Dreamworks Animation 's 20th anniversary, replete with a cake and an audience rendition of Happy Birthday, at the BFI London Film Festival as he gave this year's annual industry keynote. An emotional and characteristically passionate Katzenberg recalled his rise from "a gofer for Barry Diller" at Paramount at the age of 23, to joining Steven Spielberg and David Geffen for the launch of Dreamworks SKG in 1994.

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  11. Universal plans new theme park in Beijing - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    China has been a major booster of animated movies such as "Transformers: Age of Extinction" - which was partly filmed in China - and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." Brand is becoming more important to the Chinese market as its middle class pours cash into entertainment, and malls and parks across China are installing animation and cartoon-themed attractions to woo visitors, says global architecture firm AECOM Tom Williams, chairman and chief executive officer of Universal Parks and Resorts, stands next to a minion, a character from the "Despicable Me" films, after he unveiled an artist's impression of the Universal Beijing theme park in Beijing on Monday.

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  12. Universal building $3.3 billion theme park in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Pasadena Star-News

    Spider-Man could soon swing over Beijing, chasing Optimus Prime and despicable minions through a $3.3 billion Universal theme park aimed at capitalizing on China's rising middle class and growing demand for all things animated. China has been a major booster of animated movies such as “Transformers: Age of Extinction” - which was partly filmed in China - and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” Brand is becoming more important to Chinese market as its middle class pours cash into entertainment, and malls and parks across China are installing animation and cartoon-themed attractions to woo visitors, says global architecture firm AECOM.

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  13. Universal Studios to Launch First China Theme Park in BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Chosun Ilbo

    Universal Studios said on Monday it had sealed an agreement to open a $3.3 billion theme park in Beijing, the culmination of a 13-year effort to enter China's fast-growing entertainment market. U.S. theme park operators are rushing to build in China, which has few high-quality parks but where park revenues have been growing rapidly as city dwellers spend more on entertainment and travel.

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  14. Beijing could see Spider-Man swing, Optimus Prime transform in new $3.3B Universal theme parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Spider-Man could soon swing over Beijing, chasing Optimus Prime and despicable minions through a $3.3 billion Universal theme park aimed at capitalizing on China's rising middle class and growing demand for all things animated. China has been a major booster of animated movies such as "Transformers: Age of Extinction" - which was partly filmed in China - and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." Brand is becoming more important to Chinese market as its middle class pours cash into entertainment, and malls and parks across China are installing animation and cartoon-themed attractions to woo visitors, says global architecture firm AECOM.

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  15. SpiderMan may swing over Beijing in new theme...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | SFGate

    Tom Williams, chairman and chief executive officer of the Universal Parks and Resorts, speaks at a ceremony to announce plans for the Universal Beijing theme park in Beijing Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. China has approved the development of a $3.3 billion Universal theme park in Beijing, marking the first major foreign-owned theme park in the Chinese capital.

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  16. SoftBank Invests $250 Million in Legendary for TV, MoviesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Washington Post

    SoftBank Corp. is investing $250 million in Legendary Entertainment, producer of the "Godzilla" film, gaining some online rights to the independent studio's film, TV and merchandise businesses. SoftBank will acquire 7.5 percent to 10 percent of Legendary, people with knowledge of the situation said, suggesting a valuation of more than $3 billion for the closely held studio.

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  17. SoftBank Buys Stake in Legendary EntertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Wall Street Journal

    Just days after talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. stalled, Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Corp. has agreed to pay $250 million for close to 10% of Hollywood production and finance company Legendary Entertainment.

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  18. Softbank invests $250M in Legendary EntertainmentRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | ETaiwanNews.com

    The announcement from the companies Thursday comes days after media reports that SoftBank was in acquisition talks with DreamWorks Animation. But SoftBank and DreamWorks never confirmed the talks, which reportedly have cooled off.

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  19. DreamWorks Bidder Invests in LegendaryRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | San Fernando Business Journal

    Legendary Pictures LLC received on Thursday a $250 million investment from SoftBank Corp., a Japanese telecom company that reportedly has bid $3.4 billion for DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. The Burbank feature film and television production company also will form a joint venture with SoftBank, in Tokyo, to focus on distribution of streaming content in growing markets in China and India. Legendary Chief Executive Thomas Tull said the partnership is an opportunity for SoftBank, and its newly formed unit SoftBank Internet and Media, Inc. to extend its reach into entertainment and media.

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  20. Japan's Softbank invests $250 million in maker of 'Dark Knight' and 'Man of Steel' filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Star Tribune

    Japanese telecommunications and Internet company SoftBank Corp. is investing $250 million in media company Legendary Entertainment, known for films such as "The Dark Knight" and "Man of Steel." The announcement from the companies Thursday comes days after media reports that SoftBank was in acquisition talks with DreamWorks Animation.

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