www.411mania.com
|  News |  Film Reviews |  Columns |  DVD/Other Reviews |  News Report |
SPOTLIGHTS  SPOTLIGHTS
MOVIES/TV
// More Female Characters Coming In Guardians of the Galaxy
MUSIC
// Lea Michele Posts Some Sexy Photos For Her Birthday
WRESTLING
// Full WWE Smackdown Taping Results (SPOILERS)
MMA
// Arianny Celeste Posts Sports Bra Selfie On Instagram
GAMES
// Four Player Co-op: Has it been too long for a true Chrono Trigger sequel?


MOVIE REVIEW  MOVIE REVIEWS
//  The November Man Review
//  As Above, So Below Review
//  Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Review
//  If I Stay Review
//  The Expendables 3 Review [2]
//  The Expendables 3 Review
 HOT MOVIES
//  The Dark Knight Rises
//  The Avengers
//  Prometheus
//  The Amazing Spider-Man
//  Iron Man 3
//  The Hobbit
SYNDICATE  SYNDICATE



411mania RSS Feeds





Follow 411mania on Twitter!




Add 411 On Facebook
 


 
 411mania » Movies » News

Advertisement
[Movies] Sony Pictures Animation Gives Updates On The Smurfs 3, Hotel Transylvania 2 And More
Posted by Joseph Lee on 03.12.2014



Coming Soon reports that Sony Pictures Animation has provided updates on four different upcoming films from the studio.

Sony Pictures Digital Productions President Bob Osher said: "I am really excited by the variety of our upcoming projects as well as the amazing talent working on them."

The first film is The Smurfs 3, which will be directed by Kelly Asbury (Shrek 2, Gnomeo & Juliet). It will be a fully computer-animated film and is currently under the title of The Untitled Smurfs Movie. It will be released in August 2015. Jordan Kerner will produce with Mary Ellen Bauder (Hotel Transylvania). The first two movies, a combination of live-action and CG, brought in $910 million worldwide combined.

Genndy Tartakovsky has three projects that he is working on. The first is Hotel Transylvania 2, which will be released on September 2015. Adam Sandler will once again voice Dracula and will co-write with Robert Smigel. Tartakovsky is also working on a new CG version of Popeye and a new original idea called Genndy Tartakovsky's Can You Imagine?. It's described as a "fantastic journey through one boy's imagination". Michelle Murdocca will produce.

Asbury said: "I'm really excited about taking the Smurfs in a completely new fresh direction. We're not making a 'Smurfs 3' film. Our character designs and environments will be stylistically closer to the original artwork created by Peyo. Our story will explore the beginnings of the beloved little blue creatures in a fun full CG animated comedy-adventure for every generation to enjoy."

Tartakovsky added: "It's good to be back at the Hotel Transylvania, and I'm very excited to work on Popeye, a character that I've loved since I was a kid. I'm also looking forward to developing an entirely new and original animated feature here at Sony Pictures Animation. This is an exciting time for me and for the studio."

Sony Pictures Animation President of Production Michelle Raimo Kouyate is working with the filmmakers on the projects while overseeing the studio's development slate. All of the images and animation will be done by Sony Pictures Imageworks.





MUST-READ 411 STORIES:

5 Most Godlike Comic Characters

More Female Characters in Guardians 2?

Jen Selter's Latest Booty Selfie


comments powered by Disqus











www.41mania.com
Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.