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Roger Allers, who co-directed Disney’s smash hit The Lion King and Sony Pictures Animation’s Open Season, has signed on to an animated adaptation of Khalil Gibran’s poetry collection The Prophet. According to Deadline.com, Allers will oversee the creative end of the movie, which will feature chapters made by other animators. [...]
If you managed to avoid the Black Friday mania over the holiday weekend, you may congratulate yourself on your cool-headed approach to the consumer madness. However, the gift-getting clock is ticking down! Why not cross a couple names off your list with a few of this week’s cool toon and [...]
Last weekend, the Academy screened the 45 projects that were submitted for Best Animated Shorts consideration. Members of the Shorts and Animation branch of the Academy will vote for the 10 titles to be included on the short list and we will finally learn about the final five nominees with [...]
Pop star Miley Cyrus is the newest addition to the cast list of Sony Pictures Animation’s 2012 feature Hotel Transylvania. The Hannah Montana star will be the voice of Mavis, the teenage daughter of Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) who runs a resort for monsters and their families. Directed by [...]
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 [...]
Sony Pictures Animation has a tasty morsel for the toon town kiddies in honor of Halloween: The first character designs for Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler), star of their upcoming CG animated feature Hotel Transylvania. Due out Sept. 12, 2012, the flick focuses on Dracula who runs a lavish resort [...]
Despite the sweltering summer heat, the holiday season is nearly upon us. To help you get into the spirit of the season, Sony has launched a new online contest for a chance to attend the premiere of Aardman Animations/Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming film, Arthur Christmas. For your chance to win, [...]
It’s time to get Smurfy, as the little blue forest-dwellers take on the combo of Cowboys & Aliens at the box office. Sony/Columbia’s stereoscopic 3D hybrid take on the classic comic-strip characters and Saturday-morning cartoon stars arrives in theaters this week. The Smurfs is set to open in almost 3,400 [...]
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 story of a unique animal that is half chicken, half hare and all hero. The graphic novels in which Chickenhare was introduced, [...]
Aardman, Sony and Columbia are reminding movie goers it’s only six months to the holidays by releasing the second trailer to the animated comedy feature Arthur Christmas. Here’s how the studios describe the film: The 3D, CG-animated family comedy Arthur Christmas, an Aardman production for Sony Pictures Animation, at last [...]