The BFD: Disney’s Plans to Acquire Spielberg’s DreamWorks?


Michael Fassbender stars as Tom Sherbourne and Alicia Vikander as his wife Isabel in DreamWorks Pictures' poignant drama THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS, written and directed by Derek Cianfrance based on the acclaimed novel by M.L. Stedman.DISCLAIMER: This site has no legal background nor does the author of this article have any legal expertise, education or background. Everything presented in this article should be taken at face value.

Walt Disney Studios has had a tumultuous experience at best with companies it has had distribution agreements with. Until it acquired Pixar in 2006, Disney acted as Pixar Animation Studios’ film distribution, a relationship that all but crumbled between Steve Jobs and Michael Eisner and was only soothed over by Robert Iger who ended up acquiring the studio altogether.

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‘The Hundred Foot Journey’ on Blu-ray in December

'The Hundred Foot Journey' on Blu-rayWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment today announced that DreamWorks’ The Hundred-Foot Journey will be available to own on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital as well as available On-Demand beginning December 2, 2014 and is now available for pre-order.

From producers Steven Spielberg & Oprah Winfrey and director Lasse Hallström comes the deliciously entertaining story of The Hundred-Foot Journey, available to own on December 2, 2014. Based on the beloved, best-selling novel by Richard C. Morais and starring Academy Award®-winner Helen Mirren, this flavorful tale of cultural differences, shared passions, and the unifying nature of food is the perfect gift for movie fans of all ages this holiday season! The movie is available for purchase on Digital HD, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand.

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‘Need for Speed’ on Blu-ray August 5 with Deleted Scenes, Featurettes and More

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that DreamWorks’ Need for Speed will be available to own on Blu-ray, Digital HD and On Demand on August 5, 2014.

Based on the most successful racing video game franchise ever with over 140 million copies sold, DreamWorks Pictures’ Need for Speed captures the thrills of the game in a real-world setting. An exciting return to the great car-culture films of the 1960s and ‘70s, when authenticity brought a new level of intensity to the action, Need for Speed taps into what makes the American myth of the open road so enticing.

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‘Need for Speed’ Poster (High-Resolution)

'Need For Speed' PosterWalt Disney Studios and DreamWorks Pictures have recently released the first poster for their upcoming big-screen adaptation of the video game classic, Need for Speed (in theaters March 14, 2014).

DreamWorks Pictures’ Need for Speed marks an exciting return to the great car culture films of the 1960s and ’70s, when the authenticity of the world brought a new level of intensity to the action on-screen. Tapping into what makes the American myth of the open road so appealing, the story chronicles a near-impossible cross-country journey for our heroes — one that begins as a mission for revenge, but proves to be one of redemption. Based on the most successful racing video game franchise ever with over 140 million copies sold, Need for Speed captures the freedom and excitement of the game in a real-world setting, while bringing to life the passion for the road that has made our love of cars so timeless.

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‘Need For Speed’ First Images in Hi-Res, Synopsis

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Walt Disney Studios and DreamWorks Studios have provided us with these high resolution first look images at their upcoming release, Need for Speed, based on the popular video game by EA. The new images feature Aaron Paul of ‘Breaking Bad’ fame with Scott Mescudi (Kid Cudi) and Dominic Cooper with Dakota Johnson.

Based on the most successful racing video game franchise ever with over 140 million copies sold, DreamWorks Pictures’ Need for Speed captures the thrills of the game in a real-world setting. An exciting return to the great car-culture films of the 1960s and ’70s, when authenticity brought a new level of intensity to the action, Need for Speed taps into what makes the American myth of the open road so enticing.

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‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ ‘Frankenweenie,’ ‘Brave,’ ‘Paperman,’ ‘Avengers,’ Get Oscar Noms; ‘Lincoln’ Leads Charge

Earlier this morning, awards show host Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announced the nominations for the primary categories for the upcoming 85th annual Academy Awards at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

Disney’s only nominations announced thus far — unsurprisingly — have been for Best Animated Feature Film in which Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Wreck-It Ralph, Pixar Animation Studio’s Brave were all nominated. Other films in the category are Laika’s Paranorman and Aardman Animation’s The Pirates! Band of Misfits.

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‘Delivery Man’ First Image, Official Synopsis

Vince Vaughn in 'Delivery Man' © DreamWorksThough a couple of images from the filming have made their way around, we now have what we believe to be the first official image from DreamWorks’ The Delivery Man which stars Vince Vaughn and Cobie Smulders.

The image comes to us via Walt Disney Studios’ annual theatrical preview for the upcoming year. The document also contains what appears to be the first official synopsis for the film:

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‘Lincoln’ Trailer Debuts Online

'Lincoln' Theatrical 1 SheetDreamWorks has released its first official trailer for Lincoln online, which you can view below. The trailer made its debut during a Google+ Hangout featuring Steven Spielberg and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln, a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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‘People Like Us’ on Blu-ray October 2

'People Like Us' on Blu-ray/DVDFrom the studio that brought you the award-winning blockbuster The Help, comes an emotional and inspirational story about a young man’s journey of self discovery as he connects with a family he barely knows. Starring Chris Pine (Star Trek), Elizabeth Banks (Hunger Games), Olivia Wilde (Tron) and Michelle Pfeiffer (Dark Shadows), DreamWorks Pictures releases People Like Us, a must-own, heartfelt and relatable story – on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, Digital and On-Demand on October 2, 2012 and now available for pre-order from Amazon.com.

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First Look: ‘Lincoln’ Theatrical Poster

'Lincoln' Theatrical 1 SheetSteven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln, a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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