20 August 2012 1:46 PM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Although children could likely care less which studio releases their upcoming animated films, it certainly means a lot in Hollywood and today a major development occured as DreamWorks Animation have announced who they will partner with for distribution. The company which is behind the Shrek and Kung Fu Panda series, as well as the recent critical darling How to Train Your Dragon, was working with Paramount Pictures, but now The Wrap reports that with that deal ending, they’ve found a new home at 20th Century Fox.

The deal will last for five years at Fox and stretch to everything from marketing and distribution in international and domestic markets. This comes after the news that Paramount was ramping up their animation slate with the likes of J.J. Abrams and more, one of the reasons why Dreamworks didn’t continue their deal with the studio. This new Fox and DreamWorks deal »

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