• In this Thursday, July 19, 2012, file photo, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, center, plays with Madagascar characters, Alex the lion, right, and Kowalski the penguin, left, during a groundbreaking opening of DreamWorks studios in Redwood City, Calif. Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, the companies announced Thursday, April 28, 2016. DreamWorks will become part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, which includes Universal Pictures. Once the deal closes, DreamWorks co-founder and CEO Katzenberg will become chairman of DreamWorks New Media. He'll also serve as a consultant to NBCUniversal, a unit of Comcast Corp. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

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  • This book cover image released by Dial Books for Young Readers shows "Devlin Quick: Into the Lion's Den," the first book in a new children's series by Linda Fairstein, launching Nov. 1. (Dial Books for Young Readers via AP)

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