DreamWorks Animation

In a first, a VR short will become a Hollywood movie

In a first, a VR short will become a Hollywood movie

Over its short life, virtual-reality entertainment has often been spun out of traditional Hollywood productions, whether an episodic piece based on “The Martian” or a more participatory experience derived from “Ghostbusters.”

But the transom has rarely if ever gone the other way--an original VR piece has never been turned into a Hollywood movie.

The director of the...

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