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Sony Pictures Animation is ramping up its plans for a sequel to the 2009 hit Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, hiring Horrible Bosses screenwriters John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein to work on the script, according to the Los Angeles Times. The sequel will be based on an original [...]
Paramount Pictures is getting into the cartoon game, announcing plans for an in-house animation division that will roll out its first title in 2014. Chairman and CEO Brad Grey said the initiative was part of the studio’s long-term strategy for growth and that the new division, called Paramount Animation, will [...]
Sony Pictures Animation is looking to make this the Smurfiest summer ever, releasing July 29 a major 3D Smurfs movie and declaring June 25 Global Smurfs Day. Global Smurfs Day celebrates the birthday of Peyo, the Belgian artist who created the Smurfs in 1958 in the pages of the comic [...]
Instant Karma has found a new home at Sony Pictures Animation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio has picked up the rights to the project, which is a comedy project from writer director Paul Hernandez that would be made as a hybrid of live-action and CG-animation. Story follows a [...]
Robert Zemeckis has re-emerged at Sony Pictures Animation, which has optioned the book How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack for him to produce as a mix of CG animation and live-action, Variety reports. The film is being developed as an R-rated feature with a budget in the $20 million [...]
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 Productions—who describes the story as “one of the most original” he’s come across—and Michelle Raimo-Kouyate, president of production for Sony Pictures Animation. [...]
The movie had been set for release on Aug. 3. The studio changed its plans after Fox re-scheduled its new Planet of the Apes reimagining — titled Rise of the Apes — to Aug. 5. The Smurfs began life as a popular comic strip in Belgium, created by the cartoonist [...]
Sony Pictures Animation has picked up a pitch for a live-action/CG-animated hybrid movie from director Kevin Lima and writer David Sussman, reports Variety. Lima directed the 2007 Disney film Enchanted, which had animated and live-action segments, as well as 102 Dalmatians, Tarzan and A Goofy Movie for Disney. He will [...]
A crew — but not yet a title or story description — have been set for the first of four animated feature film collaborations between Sony Pictures Animation and The Gotham Group. David Reynolds, who was nominated for an Oscar for his work on Pixar’s Finding Nemo, will write the [...]
Get your first look at Arthur Christmas, an animated feature from Aardman and Sony Pictures Animation about the son of Santa Clause due out Nov. 23. 2011. [Via Yahoo! Movies] Let us know what you think — is this a groovy gift or a potential coal in the stockings?