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  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′ Tops '22 Jump Street' in Weekend Pre-Sales

    "How to Train Your Dragon 2" is leading "22 Jump Street" in pre-sales as the two sequels barrel toward what is shaping up to be a fiercely competitive weekend at the box office. The DreamWorks Animation film about a Viking and his fire-breathing pal is...
  • Boycott Cripples Biz at Beverly Hills Hotel

    More than six weeks after a wave of Hollywood groups and showbiz figures launched a boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air, business at the fabled Hollywood-centric properties is off dramatically. The Beverly Hills Hotel even acknowledges...
  • Box Office: 'How to Train Your Dragon,' 'Jump Street' Sequels to Jockey for No. 1

    It's a sequel slugfest at the multiplexes this weekend as "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and "22 Jump Street" battle for no. 1 at the box office. Both films will capitalize on residual goodwill for the first installments in the franchise, and should...
  • 'Transformers 4′ Tops Foreign Box Office Thanks to Huge China Weekend

    Transformers: Age of Extinction" dominated the international box office for the second week in a row, picking up $95.8 million in foreign markets, according to studio estimates. The giant robots sequel played better in China than it did in the United...
  • Netflix Taps Ex-Nickelodeon Exec Brian Wright to Lead Kids' Content Deals

    Netflix has hired Brian Wright, most recently Nickelodeon's senior VP of live-action development, to head up the streaming service provider's stepped-up efforts to acquire kids and family programming. Wright reports to Cindy Holland, Netflix's VP of...
  • Sun Valley: Cable Consolidation, Murdoch and Digital Disruption Among Big Themes

    Media and technology moguls are jetting to Sun Valley, Idaho this week for mountainside pressing of the flesh and potentially some deal-making. The exclusive confab, sponsored by investment bank Allen & Co., gets started Tuesday behind closed doors,...
  • Children's book roundup: 'Tiny Creatures,' others

    Children's book roundup: 'Tiny Creatures,' others
    Here are three recent children's book releases worth checking out. Tiny Creatures by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Emily Sutton, Candlewick Press, $15.99, ages 5-8 If you love both science and children's literature, you're in for a certain amount of...
  • '22 Jump Street' slays 'How to Train Your Dragon' in battle for No. 1

    The property value on Jump Street just increased significantly. “22 Jump Street,” Sony’s R-rated followup to the successful 2012 buddy comedy “21 Jump Street,” topped the domestic box office with a whopping $60 million over...
  • Netflix Pacts with Mattel for 'Ever After High' Animated Movie and Series

    Netflix and Mattel next year will launch an all-new animated "Ever After High" original series and movie for kids, based on the toymaker's doll franchise of the teen offspring of fairytale legends. The Netflix original series will be preceded by a new...
  • DreamWorks Animation Launches YouTube Channel with Shrek, Original Series and More

    DreamWorks Animation officially launched DreamWorksTV, a YouTube channel aimed at families with a mix of animated and live-action original series. The new channel is part of the studio's effort to reach millennials (and their parents) -- and provide a...
  • Dragon development: Dreamworks crew ready to unleash sequel to 2010 hit

    Dragon development: Dreamworks crew ready to unleash sequel to 2010 hit
    The Glendale campus of DreamWorks Animation feels like a serene Mediterranean oasis with its Italian-inspired architecture, fountains, duck ponds and shady courtyards ringed with olive trees. Since its inception two decades ago, the studio has become...