D'Works skips a toon tussle

Graser, Marc
August 2003
Daily Variety;8/18/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 31/32, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of DreamWorks SKG LLC to change the schedule for the release of the animated film 'Sharkslayer' in the U.S. Impetus to the decision; Projected sales of the film; Titles of the other films to be released by DreamWorks.


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