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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 →
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New Trailer for Sony/Aardman’s ‘Arthur Christmas’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Orders New Writers for ‘Cloudy’ Sequel

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Launches In-House Feature Animation Unit

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Ready to Celebrate Global Smurfs Day June 25

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 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Instant Karma’ Hybrid Film Comes to Sony Animation

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Zemeckis to Oversee ‘Gnome Attack’ at Sony

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, ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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‘Smurfs’ Release Moved Ahead of ‘Apes’ to July 29

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Animation Picks Up Hybrid Pitch from ‘Enchanted’ Director

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 ... Continue Reading →