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Sony Animation has announced the release date for two eagerly anticipated projects. First up, Genndy Tartakovksy will be helming a new 3-D, CG-animated version of Popeye. The new pic about the spinach-chomping sailor is slated to arrive in theaters on September 26, 2014. The script for the 21st century version [...]
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 developing and directing Sony’s 3-D Popeye feature next, reports Variety. Avi and Ari Arad are producing the movie, which had David Ronn and Jay Scherick attached [...]
The world’s most famous boy reporter and the return of the light-footed penguins headline a strong week for animated home video releases. Steven Spielberg directs and Peter Jackson produces The Adventures of Tintin (Paramount, $30.99 DVD, $40.99 Blu-ray and DVD combo pack, $49.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD combo pack), which [...]
George Miller’s Oscar-winning, soft-shoeing penguin crew is back in the new 3-D adventure, Happy Feet 2. Back in 2006, audiences around the world got their toes tapping for an inventive CG animated feature called Happy Feet. The film shook up the toon world and sealed its reputation by beating Pixar’s [...]
George Miller’s dancing penguins of Happy Feet Two will be aiming for the family audiences this weekend, before Disney’s The Muppets and Sony/Aardman’s Arthur Christmas steal them away on Wednesday. Warner Bros.’ 3-D animated sequel is projected to bring in a modest sum of $30 to $35 million, while Twilight: Breaking [...]
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 the studios on The Smurfs. They also have written an upcoming Baywatch feature for Paramount and have a comedy pilot in [...]
The push is starting for Warner Bros.’ Happy Feet Two, which hits theaters in November, via the release of a new poster and theatrical trailer. Here’s the poster: And here’s the new trailer: The film will again be directed by George Miller and features the voices of Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Alecia Moore, Elizabeth [...]