Comcast buys DreamWorks Animation in $3.8 billion deal

NEW YORKComcast is about to get more animated. The company’s NBCUniversal division is acquiring the DreamWorks Animation studio for roughly $3.8 billion.

On Thursday, Comcast said shareholders in DreamWorks will receive $41 in cash per share of stock.

DreamWorks shares closed at $32.20 on Wednesday afternoon.

Comcast said it expects the deal to pass regulatory muster and take effect by the end of the year.

Comcast said DreamWorks “will become part of the Universal Filmed...

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