GLENDALE, Calif., March 8 (UPI) -- California's DreamWorks Animation says its upcoming film slate will include sequels to "Kung Fu Panda," "Madagascar" and "How to Train Your Dragon."
Its theatrical release schedule is currently planned as follows: "Kung Fu Panda 2" for May 26, "Puss In Boots" for Nov. 4, and "Madagascar 3" for June 8, 2012.
Also on the lineup are "Rise of the Guardians" for Nov. 21, 2012, "The Croods" for March 1, 2013, "Turbo" for June 7, 2013, and "Me and My Shadow" for Nov. 8, 2013.
2014 will see the releases of "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" on March 21 and "How to Train Your Dragon 2" on June 20.
"At DreamWorks Animation, our creative ambition has never been greater and the release schedule we're unveiling today is designed to give our movies the time and resources they need to realize their full potential so each one can become a true event for our audiences," Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation, said in a statement Tuesday.
"Thanks to the extraordinary talent base at DreamWorks Animation today, our feature film slate is full of both original story ideas and exciting new franchise chapters that will form a solid foundation for the studio's creative output through 2014," added Bill Damaschke, the company's chief creative officer.