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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 →
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Reynolds to Write, Franck to Direct Sony-Gotham Group Feature

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 ... Continue Reading →
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First Look: ‘Arthur Christmas’ Teaser

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 ... Continue Reading →