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What Is It About Animated Sequels?

In a Hollywood atmosphere that currently seems obsessed with stretching even the most moderate of box-office successes into a full blown franchise, sequels and prequels are a ubiquitous presence in cinema multiplexes. But in the...

Shrek World? Hunger Games Land? The Rise Of Movie Themed Parks

Who isn’t obscenely excited about the news that DreamWorks Animation is due to team up with the chaps behind the London Eye ferris wheel to create a Shrek themed attraction park on London’s South Bank?...

Fifth Instalment Of Shrek Franchise Planned

Movie bosses at DreamWorks Animation are developing a fifth instalment of the Shrek franchise.CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg insists the friendly ogre and his pals will be back in a new film if he has his way....

Shrek Theme Park Attraction Opening In London

Executives at DreamWorks Animation have teamed up with experts at themepark company Merlin Entertainments to develop a London attraction based on the Shrek franchise.Shrek's Far Far Away Adventure will open at the County Hall next...

Shrek-themed Attraction Heading To London's South Bank

DreamWorks Animation is teaming up with Merlin Entertainments to create a Shrek-themed attraction in London on the city’s famous Southbank – a central hub for entertainment and the arts. The "live interactive adventure" will guide...

Jessie J: I Looked Like Shrek's Little Sister

Jessie J looked like ''Shrek's little sister'' when medication turned her skin green.The 25-year-old star suffered a major health scare as a child when she was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat, and she reveals that...

Netflix Buys More Originals -- This Time From Dreamworks Animation

In what appears to be an accelerating race among video streaming service to see who can offer the most original programs, Netflix announced today (Monday) that it had signed a mult-year deal with DreamWorks Animation...

Snoop Lion In Talks With Eddie Murphy Over Film/tv Deal

Rapper-turned-reggae star Snoop Lion is hoping to team up with Eddie Murphy for a series of movie and TV-related projects after staging a high-powered meeting with the Shrek star.The Drop It Like It's Hot hitmaker...

Nicolas Cage: 'I Was Almost Shrek'

Nicolas Cage has revealed he was the unlikely first choice to voice Shrek.The National Treasure star has confirmed a long-standing Hollywood myth linking him to Mike Myers' jolly green ogre character. Talking about his...

Dreamworks Animation Teeters

The studio that brought you Shrek had a day on Wall Street that could be likened to dreck. Stock in DreamWorks Animation tumbled 3.8 percent to $16.75 -- a tad above its 52-week low of...

Amelia Lily 'Grateful' Debut Single Didn't Reach Number One

Amelia Lily is ''grateful'' her debut single didn't go to number one. The 18-year-old singer - who shot to fame after finishing third in 'The X Factor' UK in 2011 - was ''over the moon''...

Cheryl Cole Praises Girls Aloud Bandmates

Cheryl Cole is ''so proud'' of her Girls Aloud bandmates Kimberley Walsh and Nicola Roberts.The 28-year-old beauty has lavished praise on Kimberley admitting she loves and supports her friend in everything she does.Cheryl - who...

Kimberley Walsh Worried About Shedding Weight

Kimberley Walsh is ''worried'' about staying in shape once she finishes her stint in 'Shrek: The Musical'.The Girls Aloud singer - who took over the role of Princess Fiona last October - is concerned that...

The Muppets Get Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Muppets have received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Jim Henson-created puppet group - made up of characters Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear among many others - turned...

Gabourey Sidibe Loved Tower Heist Flirting Scenes

Gabourey Sidibe loved flirting with Eddie Murphy for 'Tower Heist'. The Oscar nominated actress stars as safe-cracking maid, Odessa, alongside the 'Shrek' star in the comedy-action movie about a group of workers at a luxury...

On Dvd Puss In Boots Is The Cat's Meow

As expected, the DVD sales chart was dominated last week by the debut of DreamWorks Animation's Puss in Boots. Nielsen VideoScan First Alert observed that the movie, a prequel to Shrek , earned twice as...

Nick Carter Dedicates Tour To Late Sister

Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter has dedicated the group's forthcoming tour to his late sister. The singer - who is due to go on the road with the boy band later this spring - made...

Nick Carter's Sister Dies

Nick and Aaron Carter's sister has died.Leslie Carter passed away aged 25 in New York yesterday (31.01.12) and the "deeply saddened" family of the two pop stars have appealed for privacy while they mourn the...

Overseas Box Office Is The Cat's Meow

The fog that obscured the domestic box office was no where apparent overseas, where Puss in Boots came in on little cats' feet to claim first place with $45.6 million in 42 countries. In fact,...

Salma Hayek Says Accent Stalled Her Career

Salma Hayek's Mexican accent stalled her career. The Latina beauty is proud of her heritage, but admits she had a hard time in Hollywood when she first moved to America aged 22, because she could...

Antonio Banderas Loves 'Interesting Message' In Puss In Boots

Antonio Banderas thinks Humpty Alexander Dumpty is like his childhood friends.The Spanish actor reprises the titular role in 'Shrek' spin-off movie 'Puss in Boots' - in which the swashbuckling feline reunites with his childhood friend,...

Angelina Jolie Has 'Greatest Commitment' To Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have the "greatest commitment" they could possibly have. The Oscar-winning actress - who raises six children, Maddox, 10, Pax, right, Zahara, six, Shiloh, five, and three-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne,...

Antonio Banderas' Puss Surprise

Antonio Banderas thinks it is "mindblowing" he voices Puss In Boots.The Spanish actor could barely speak English when he arrived in Hollywood 20 years ago and is still astonished that he has progressed so far...

Nicola Roberts' Birthday Speech For Kimberley

Nicola Roberts made a speech on behalf of her absent Girls Aloud bandmates at Kimberley Walsh's 30th birthday bash on Saturday (19.11.11) night. The 'Lucky Day' singer was the only member of the on hiatus...

Eddie Murphy Has Been Teetotal For 18 Years

Eddie Murphy hasn't touched alcohol in 18 years. The 'Shrek' star revealed he can no longer drink because it makes him sick and the last time he was hungover was after he consumed three glasses...

Kimberley Walsh Passes Wind In Front Of Boyfriend

Kimberley Walsh farts in front of her boyfriend.The glamorous Girls Aloud star has been dating Justin Scott for over seven years and says she's so comfortable in his presence she will break wind when she...

Movie Reviews Puss In Boots

DreamWorks Animation's Puss in Boots is garnering the kind of reviews ordinarily reserved for films displaying the Pixar label. Among the country's leading newspaper critics, only one, Lou Lumenick of the New York Post ,...

Zach Galifianakis 'Sounds Like An Egg'

Zach Galifianakis thinks he sounds like an egg. The 42-year-old actor - who has played roles in 'The Hangover' movies, and 'Due Date' with Robert Downey Jr. - takes on the roll of Humpty Alexander...

Sarah Harding Doing Well In Rehab

Sarah Harding is doing "really well".The Girls Aloud star entered rehab earlier this month to receive treatment for depression and alcohol addiction and bandmate Kimberley Walsh says she's responding well.Kimberley - who is currently playing...

Mike Myers Becomes A Dad

Mike Myers has become a father for the first time.The 'Shrek' star and his wife Kelly Tisdale welcomed a baby boy into the world earlier this month and have decided to call the tot Spike.A...

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