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Dreamworks goes Rusty?

29/12/2003. Contributed by Jessica Martin

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Yep, Dreamworks is showcasing it's 2004 movie lineup at Rustycon this January.

Fans will be introduced to the stars of DreamWorks' upcoming animated projects at Rustycon, being held January 16th-18th 2004 in Seattle at the Radisson Hotel (near Seattle Airport).

DreamWorks will be hosting a booth featuring art from the animated films "Shrek 2," "Shark Tale" and "Millennium Actress." Also represented is the new animated comedy series "Father of the Pride," being produced by DreamWorks for NBC's 2004-2005 slate.

In addition to the art showcasing the cast of characters from "Shrek 2" and "Shark Tale," attendees will also get to view conceptual behind-the-scenes art of the sets and character development.

Opening on May 21st 2004, "Shrek 2" continues the adventures of the loveable green ogre, his bride Princess Fiona, and his loyal but talkative friend Donkey. The film reunites the cast from "Shrek," including Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz, while also introducing a new characters voiced by Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Rupert Everett, and Jennifer Saunders.

"Shark Tale" is an undersea comedy about a little fish who gets into hot water when he pretends to be something he's not-a great sharkslayer. The film features an all-star cast, including Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Renee Zellweger, Angelina Jolie, Jack Black, Martin Scorsese, Peter Falk, Michael Imperioli, Vincent Pastore, Doug E. Doug and Ziggy Marley. "Shark Tale" is the first CG film to be produced out of DreamWorks' new state-of-the-art pipeline in Glendale, CA, and is slated for release on October 1, 2004.

"Father of the Pride," the first completely computer-animated series for primetime television, focuses on the magical world of Las Vegas' famed Siegfried and Roy-seen through the eyes of their extraordinary white lions and other animals. The series stars the voices of John Goodman, Orlando Jones, Cheryl Hines and Carl Reiner, and will debut on NBC in Fall 2004.

"Millennium Actress" is the second film from animé director Satoshi Kon, whose debut feature was the widely praised "Perfect Blue." The story looks at the mystery behind the disappearance of a great star of the Japanese cinema.

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