DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will announce the studio’s slate through 2012 today, says Variety. The line-up will include five original movies along with sequels in the blockbuster Shrek, Madagascar, and Kung Fu Panda series. All projects will be produced in 3-D.
The most high-profile newcomer is Oobermind (due November 2010), featuring the voices of Robert Downey Jr. and Tina Fey in a story about a supervillain who becomes bored with life after defeating his good-guy nemesis.
Other new titles with tentative dates include:
-The Viking fantasy How to Train Your Dragon (2010), featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera and Jonah Hill.
–Guardians (2011), based on an upcoming book series about a band of make-believe heroes — including Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy –who unite to save the world.
-The caveman comedy The Croods (2012)
–Super Secret Ghost Project (2012), a supernatural story about what ghosts think of people.
The announcement also mentions four sequels:
–Shrek Forever After (2010)
–Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom (2011)
–Puss in Boots (2012), a prequel about the popular Shrek character.
–Madagascar 3 (2012), in which the animals go to Europe in a traveling circus.