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‘Shovel Buddies’ 2013 Blacklist Script Heads To May Shoot With AwesomenessTV, Film 360

Shovel Buddies, a 2013 Black List script by Jason Mark Hellerman, will be produced by Awesomeness TV and Film 360 for day-and-date theatrical and VOD release. […] Casting is underway, and filming is expected to begin by May. The project is the latest full-length being created by DreamWorks Animation-owned Awesomeness and was packaged by Big Frame. […] The directors are Simon Atkinson and Adam Townley, known in England collectively as Si & Ad for their work producing commercials with a gritty, indie feel. – David Bloom, Deadline Hollywood 
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Verizon’s Video Service is Coming This Summer…

Verizon said Awesomeness TV will provide more than 200 hours of new shows for the service, broken up into two channels: An AwesomenessTV channel aimed at teens and millennials, and a DreamWorksTV channel for families, […] Whatever Verizon is planning, it will be joining a field of digital video services that is starting to attract many new entrants. Dish launched Sling a little more than a month ago. Next month HBO will launch HBO Now, its standalone subscription service, and CBS CEO Les Moonves says his Showtime pay-TV network will launch something similar soon. Sony plans to roll out a pay-TV service in a few U.S. cities this month, and will go nationwide later this year. – Peter Kafka, Re/code
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Netflix Sets ‘The Adventures of Puss in Boots’ Series Premiere

The Adventures of Puss in Boots’ finds the feline in the hidden city of San Lorenzo, a mythical land invisible to the outside world thanks to a magical spell the protects its inhabitants, and its wonderous treasure. When Puss in Boots accidentally breaks the spell, the must do more than fight off an endless legion of invaders and marauders – he must become a legend. […] “The Adventures of Puss in Boots” is the latest in DreamWorks Animation’s lineup for Netflix. The studio is also behind “Turbo FAST,” “All Hail King Julien” and upcoming “DreamWorks Dragons” and “Dino Trux.” – Shelli Weinstein, Variety
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Netflix to Stagger Rollout of ‘All Hail King Julien’ Series from DreamWorks Animation

Netflix will bow the first five episodes of DreamWorks Animation’s “All Hail King Julien” kidvid — a spinoff of the studio’s “Madagascar” franchise — on Dec. 19, with additional installments to follow next year. […] New 22-minute episodes of “All Hail King Julien” the series will debut throughout 2015. The release deviates from Netflix’s standard practice of releasing all episodes of an original series at once; DWA and Netflix have previously said the lengthy process of producing animation prevents a binge-style launch. […] In “All Hail King Julien,” the titular lemur holds court before the Zoosters arrive on Madagascar. The series features a voice cast that includes television legend Henry Winkler (“Happy Days”) as Julien’s regal predecessor, Uncle King Julien, with Danny Jacobs as King Julien, Andy Richter (“Conan,” “Arrested Development”) as Mort, Kevin Michael Richardson (“Family Guy”) as Maurice, and India de Beaufort (“One Tree Hill”) as Clover, the king’s special-ops expert. – Todd Spangler,Variety
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