Fox Unveils DreamWorks Animation's Release Slate
New DreamWorks Animation distributor 20th Century Fox has unveiled the studio's feature film release slate for 2013 to 2016, which includes twelve CG animated films in four years. The major industry first includes: the sequels How to Train Your Dragon 2 & 3, and Kung Fu Panda 3, the Madagascar spin-off The Penguins of Madagascar, the big-screen adaptation of the classic cartoon Mr. Peabody & Sherman and the pre-historic adventure The Croods.
"We have had the privilege not only to view many of these films in their various stages but also to meet the incredible leadership teams behind each one, and we are very confident about DreamWorks Animation's robust future slate," said Fox Filmed Entertainment CEOs and Chairmen Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman. "We are truly excited about our new partnership and bringing these extraordinary films to audiences around the world."
"What we are announcing today is the result of the amazing work and devotion from DreamWorks Animation's vast roster of directors, producers and artistic talent over many years," added Bill Damaschke, DreamWorks Animation's Chief Creative Officer. "Every one of the movies in our lineup – whether it is an original film or a sequel to one of our beloved franchises – comes from the unique and special vision of our filmmakers, and we look forward to joining together with Fox to make them available to family audiences starting next year."
The following DreamWorks Animation films will be distributed by Fox:
The Croods - March 22, 2013
Turbo - July 19, 2013
Mr. Peabody & Sherman - November 1, 2013
Me and My Shadow - March 14, 2014
How to Train Your Dragon 2 - June 20, 2014
Happy Smekday! - November 26, 2014
The Penguins of Madagascar - March 27, 2015
Trolls (working title) - June 5, 2015
B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations - November 6, 2015
Mumbai Musical (working title) - December 19, 2015
Kung Fu Panda 3 - March 18, 2016
How to Train Your Dragon 3 - June 18, 2016