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Variety reports that DreamWorks Animation is in talks to acquire Classic Media for more than $150 million! While DreamWorks and Classic Media have declined to comment, sources close to the situation confirmed to Variety that the offer has been made.
Should the deal close, DreamWorks would own a vast library of characters, including Archie, Casper the Friendly Ghost,The Lone Ranger, Voltron and of particular note, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. The Lone Ranger is being turned into a big screen action movie by Jerry Bruckheimer and starring Johnny Depp at Disney.
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