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  • The Warner Bros. comedy "Get Hard" starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart arrived in second place with $33.8 million. 1. "Home," 20th Century Fox, $52,107,731, 3,708 locations, $14,053 average, $52,107,731, 1 week. 2. "Get Hard," Warner Bros., $33,803,253, 3,175 locations, $10,647 average, $33,803,253, 1 week.

  • Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. jumped $1.63, or 7.2 percent, to $24.31 in midday trading. Cowen& Co. analyst Doug Creutz said analysts had expected "Home" to bring in $30 million to $40 million. He said the movie's opening is the best for a DreamWorks movie in almost three years, since the third "Madagascar" film, and its best result for a non-sequel in six years.

  • NEW YORK— Business was brisk at the weekend box-office, where the DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home" beat out the Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" with a resounding debut of $54 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Though a distant second, "Get Hard" also opened strongly with an estimated $34.6 million, rewarding the Warner Bros. pairing of...

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  • 'Frozen' out of the voice-over market Saturday, 7 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Still from the movie "Frozen"

    Animated movies are big business in Hollywood nowadays, yet unknown voice-over actors are getting left in the cold.

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  • Early movers: LOW, DHR, HTZ, CHK, HPQ & more Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:54 AM ET
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    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • *Q4 loss $3.08/ shr vs est $3.01. *Revenue $234.2 mln vs est $246.2 mln. Feb 24- Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc said it expected revenue in its feature film business to decline in the mid-teen percent range as it had only one theatrical release planned for 2015..

  • Feb 24- Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc reported a fourth-quarter loss, compared with a profit a year earlier, as it took charges related to restructuring and the weaker-than-expected performance of "The Penguins of Madagascar." The company took impairment charges of $57.1 million, or a loss of about 63 cents per share, related to the performance...

  • After-hours buzz: Lending Club, DreamWorks & more Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:25 PM ET
    Wall Street subway station NYSE

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: HP, Lending Club, DreamWorks & more.

  • Feb 24- Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc reported a fourth-quarter loss, compared with a year-earlier profit, as it took charges related to restructuring and weak performance of "The Penguins of Madagascar" and "Mr. Net loss attributable to DreamWorks Animation was $263.2 million, or $3.08 per share, for the quarter ended Dec. 31, compared with a...

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    Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee July 15, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat open on Tuesday, as investors await hints on the timing of a rate rise at Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech.

  • Early movers: GE, BK, SBUX, LULU, DWA & more Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 8:11 AM ET
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    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Jan 22- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc will cut about 500 jobs, more than a fifth of its workforce, and produce one fewer movie a year as part of a major restructuring after a string of box-office misses. DreamWorks, which held unsuccessful buyout talks twice last year, said it plans to produce two feature films per year, down from three, and close its Northern...

  • Jan 22- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc will cut about 500 jobs, more than a fifth of its workforce, and produce one fewer movie a year as part of a major restructuring after a string of box-office misses. Most of this charge will be incurred in the quarter ended Dec. 31 and the remainder by 2016. DreamWorks, which had about 2,200 employees as of Dec. 31, 2013, expects to...

  • DreamWorks to cut 500 jobs, pare movie production Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 4:18 PM ET
    Jeffrey Katzenberg

    DreamWorks on Thursday said it would cut 500 jobs across all locations as a part of a plan to restructure its feature film business.

  • Early movers: MS, DAL, FB, JCP, HAL, T & more Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:13 AM ET
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    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Jan 12- Walt Disney Co, Sony Corp and DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc urged a federal judge to throw out a antitrust lawsuit accusing them of conspiring not to poach each other's animators in order to keep wages down. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, that the plaintiff animators took too long to sue by waiting until five years after the U.S. Department of...