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‘Overcoat’ Casts Cillian Murphy and Alfred Molina

Dublin-based Giant Animation has kicked off production on The Overcoat — a 26-minute animated film being co-produced with A Film Estonia — and announced that the short story ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds’ Feathers Nest with No. 1 Opening

CG action-comedy The Angry Birds Movie from Rovio Animation and Columbia Pictures (with animation by Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver) is off to a strong start at the worldwide ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Sausage Party’ Trailer Might Ruin Your Appetite

A poppin’ fresh new trailer for R-rated CG comedy Sausage Party has dropped, and it might make you want to drop your snack and take a good, hard look at yourself. The film, coming ... Continue Reading →
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First Teaser Offers a Taste of ‘Sausage Party’

Voice star Seth Rogen served up a teaser for the adult animated comedy Sausage Party on Twitter on Sunday. The 33-year-old comic actor from The Interview, This Is the End and Knocked ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Teases ‘Pixels’

Columbia Pictures has released a teaser for the upcoming action-comedy Pixels, coming to theaters July 24, 2015. The film is directed by Chris Columbus (Percy Jackson: The Lightning ... Continue Reading →
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When the Studios Saw Red

These days, it’s difficult not to wander into a social-media argument over unions, with organized labor having become just one more political wedge issue. But as anyone familiar ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Imageworks Moving to Vancouver

Sony has revealed plans to move the headquarters for its Sony Pictures Imageworks visual-effects division from Culver City to Vancouver, Canada. The company plans to move into a new ... Continue Reading →
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Sony, Ubisoft Team on Hybrid ‘Rabbids’ Feature

Video game and TV stars The Rabbids are being developed for a big screen outing in a live-action and animation hybrid feature film via a partnership between game maker Ubisoft and Sony ... Continue Reading →
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Imageworks Transfers L.A. Staff to Vancouver

Sony Pictures Imageworks is moving some of its staff from its Los Angeles studio to Vancouver in a cost-cutting move. According to a report in Variety, employees at both studio locations ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Movies Get PGA Award Nods

Five movies were nominated for Best Animated Feature Producers Guild Awards this morning (Jan. 2). They are: The Croods (DreamWorks Animation) Producers: Kristine Belson, Jane Hartwell Despicable ... Continue Reading →