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12 Things We Just Learned About 'Penguins of Madagascar' at Comic-Con
(Dreamworks Animation) In  Penguins of Madagascar , the franchise's scene-stealing penguins finally get their own movie, and even origin story. This time Skipper ( Tom McGrath ) and his fellow penguins encounter a team of animal secret agents called North Wind, led by a wolf named Classified (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch ). The penguins and North Wind don't really get along, but they'll have ...(7/24/2014 4:53:11 PM)
Madagascar denies approving exiled leader's return
Madagascar on Thursday denied saying ousted leader Marc Ravalomanana was free to come home after five years in exile, claiming hackers may have issued a bogus government statement. The apparently fake foreign ministry statement said that the 64-year-old Ravalomanana was "free to return to Madagascar" given "the evolution of the current political situation". "We took this decision to restore the ...(7/17/2014 6:56:10 PM)
Benedict Cumberbatch uses his sass to talk ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ at SDCC
The Penguins of Madagascar from Dreamworks is the newest installment featuring the mischievous penguins. Benedict Cumberbatch joins the cast as a character named Classified, the leader of a super spy organization. John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch took the stage to promote the Penguins of Madagascar movie. It is the first time that either have ever […] The post Benedict Cumberbatch uses ...(7/24/2014 5:45:34 PM)
Madagascar needs fuel subsidy reforms to help the poor: IMF
By Lovasoa Rabary ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Madagascar needs to reform its fuel subsidy programme which does not help its poorest people, a senior International Monetary Fund official said as the lender considers more funding for the Indian Ocean island. Famed for its wildlife and eyed by foreign companies for its minerals, Madagascar has struggled to lure back tourists and attract oil and mining ...(7/1/2014 7:06:24 AM)
Madagascar: China, Madagascar Strengthen Cooperation in Geosciences
[Focac]Antananarivo -China and Madagascar strengthened their cooperation in Geosciences, as a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on Wednesday among the University of Antananarivo, Beijing-based China University of Geosciences (CUG) and China Geological Survey.(7/21/2014 6:45:20 AM)
'40 percent' of Madagascar budget lost to corruption: PM
Madagascar's Prime Minister Roger Kolo has vowed to stamp out corruption after revealing that 40 percent of his country's budget is lost to graft. "The independent anti-corruption bureau, created in 2004, will be restructured and the second national stage of the fight against corruption will be adopted soon," said Kolo, who was named prime minister in April. According to Madagascar's 2014 ...(7/4/2014 3:17:33 PM)
Malkovich, Cumberbatch make Comic-Con premieres
John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch each made their Comic-Con debuts - as themselves and as their first animated characters.(7/24/2014 5:16:39 PM)
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John Malkovich attends "The Penguins of Madagascar" press line on Day 1 of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)(7/24/2014 5:57:41 PM)
Comic-Con: Benedict Cumberbatch Brings Charm to DreamWorks Animation Panel
The "Sherlock" star joked to the audience that he went "undercover at Yellowstone National Park" for his role as a wolf in "Penguins of Madagascar." read more(7/24/2014 11:33:26 PM)
Comic-Con: Benedict Cumberbatch Mania Headlines DreamWorks Animation Panel
DreamWorks Animation might take it as a good sign that the mere sound of Benedict Cumberbatch ‘s voice — and the vision of him in character as an animated wolf in Penguins Of Madagascar – elicited screams in Hall H this morning at Comic-Con . Cumberbatch, who’s making his first stop at the San Diego fan convention this year, also stars in Comic-Con fave Sherlock and Peter Jackson’s upcoming The ...(7/24/2014 4:38:00 PM)
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