| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:41 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG is licensing its movie characters for various theme parks being developed in Russia, an increasingly important market for the Glendale-based studio.
The creator of the "Shrek," "Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" franchises said it...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:40 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the Glendale-based entertainment company led by Hollywood film veteran Jeffrey Katzenberg, is expected to lay off up to 20% of its 2,200-employee workforce, following a decision to shelve production of the movie "Me and My...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Gaylord Palms resort will say "Merry Madagascar" to guests for its ICE! exhibit this year.
Elaborately carved, colorful ice pieces, created by Chinese artisans, will reconstruct the story of "Merry Madagascar," an animated short released by DreamWorks...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Universal Studios has made two dining experiences open to the general public, and both are related to new attractions at the theme park.
Universal's Superstar Character Breakfast features some participants from its Superstar Parade, which runs daily...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Micky Dolenz played to a full house at Disney World on Friday — but he really would have preferred not to be.
"Frankly, I wish it was someone else," Dolenz said after finishing a few songs during the Flower Power concert series, part of the Epcot...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Expect more sightings of little, yellow, goggled, banana-happy beings as Universal Studios has started showing off its new attraction, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, to guests.
The ride — more properly, a motion simulator — has entered its...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 12:48 PM
They are identical twins, and as is so often the case, you may have to ask their parents how to tell them apart.
Oasis of the Seas has the Seafood Shack; Allure of the Seas has Rita's Cantina. Allure features performances of Chicago: The Musical; Oasis...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 9:52 AM
MIAMI — The new Disney Dream has a water ride, the AquaDuck, that propels guests through a clear tube that loops out over the edge of the ship. It has two interactive game floors that parents want to play on. too; a 3-D theater that screens Disney...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:39 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Cameron Diaz was born in San Diego today in 1972. This birthday gal has starred in such hits as "There's Something About Mary," "My Best Friend's Wedding" and "Shrek." Her most recent starring role was in the comedy "Bad Teacher."...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:20 AM
The touring company of "Jersey Boys" will open the 2012-13 Broadway series at the Shubert Theater in New Haven.
The show, which had a "dry run" of its initial tour several years ago at the Shubert, returns to the theater for a two-week engagement in New...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 5:30 AM
Universal Studios Hollywood has announced plans for haunted attractions based on "The Thing," "The Wolfman," "Scream," "Hostel" and "House of 1000 Corpses" films as well as shock rocker Alice Cooper and the La Llorona folk legend while continuing to...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:44 PM
First published on April 24, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
The San Fernando Valley is 260 square miles of suburbia. Actually, make that suburbia on nutritional supplements. And antidepressants. With perhaps a little cosmetic surgery south...