Tartakovsky to Direct Sony’s 3D ‘Popeye’ Movie

Hotel Transylvania director Genndy Tartakovsky won’t be slowing down any time soon. The much-respected animation veteran (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Clone Wars) will be ... Continue Reading →

Sony Tackles Hasbro’s ‘Tonka’

Now that the Battleship hype-fest has wound down, a new addition to the unfolding onslaught of Hasbro toy and game properties coming to the big screen is underway at Sony Pictures, ... Continue Reading →

‘Smurfs’ Writers Tackle Sony’s Animated ‘Popeye’ Movie

Sony Pictures Animation has set screenwriters Jay Scherick and David Ronn to write the screenplay for a new animated feature version of Popeye. Scherick and Ronn previously worked with ... Continue Reading →

Kelly Asbury to Write Sony’s Pic ‘Pooch Café’

Oscar-nominated writer-director Kelly Asbury has been tapped to write Sony Picture Animation’s upcoming feature Pooch Café. Asbury most recently directed and co-wrote Gnomeo and ... Continue Reading →

Sony, Dark Horse Plan ‘Chickenhare’ Animated Feature

Sony Pictures Animation and Dark Horse Entertainment will develop an animated feature film based on the Dark Horse graphic novel series Chickenhare by Chris Grine. Chickenhare is the ... Continue Reading →

Sony Adapting ‘Muncle Trogg’ for Big Screen

Sony Pictures Animation has acquired the motion picture rights to Janet Foxley’s prize-winning book Muncle Trogg. The deal was announced by Bob Osher, president of Sony Pictures Digital ... Continue Reading →