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Strong Showing of 'Shrek 2' Boosts Dreamworks

This weekend's opening of Shrek 2 broke box office records for an animated film. The film smashed records and jolted Hollywood out of a box-office slump. The showing also increases the chances that Dreamworks, the privately held studio, could make a public stock offering later this year. NPR's Kim Masters reports.

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Kim Masters
Kim Masters covers the business of entertainment for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. She joined NPR in 2003.