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Sony Pictures Animation Unveils Updated Production Slate

Sony Pictures Animation today gave an update on their lineup of upcoming projects—which includes the animated motion picture debut of a classic comic strip figure, an original tale from one of the form's most multi-faceted filmmakers, as well as the continued expansion of two of the studio's most popular worlds.

THE SMURFS 2: A Fun-Filled Adventure for Every Member of the Household this Holiday Season

On Blu-ray 3D™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD & Digital on Dec. 3. Combo Packs include Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD UltraViolet™. Smurf-tastic Special Features Include a Smurfs Mini-Movie, 5 Featurettes & Deleted Scenes.

Sony Pictures Animation's "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" Gets "New" Music from Paul McCartney

"New," which is produced by Mark Ronson and now available for sale as a digital download, is the title track from McCartney's forthcoming "New" album, set for release on October 14th in the UK and October 15th in the US.

Sony Pictures Animation's "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" Feeds America with the Help of Some of the Nation's Leading Produce Companies to Support Hunger Action Month with Over 200,000 Pounds of Donated Produce

The event, along with other Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 food packing events held today in Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Atlanta, are part of a collaboration between Sony Pictures Animation and some of the nation's leading produce companies to support Hunger Action Month.

Cody Simpson's "La Da Dee" To Become the End Credits Song for Sony Pictures Animation's 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2"

Announcement was made today by Lia Vollack, president of Worldwide Music for Sony Pictures

The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow™

An All-New, Never Before Seen Mini-Movie Featuring the Voice Talent of Alan Cumming, Fred Armisen, Anton Yelchin, Hank Azaria & more. On DVD September 10th.

Britney Spears' new single "Ooh La La" released today, bundles with the debut single "Vacation" from brand new artist G.R.L.

The Smurfs2 (Music From and Inspired By) to be released July 23rd for Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation's Family Comedy, "The Smurfs™ 2" due out in theaters July 31st

Global Smurfs™ Day Returns Saturday, June 22, 2013

Celebrate the Birthday of Peyo, the Creator of the Smurfs, with Smurfy Events Around the World

Red, White, and Smurfy Blue:
The Smurfs™ Celebrate "America the Bluetiful"
and Help to Preserve Our Country's Environment

Sony Picture's is orchestrating a nationwide series of environmental efforts celebrating "America the Bluetiful," in which kids and their parents can meet the Smurfs as they clean up their local parks, encourage recycling, plant trees, and discover other ways they can help "bluetify" our country.

Britney Spears to Release New Song "Ooh La La" for Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation's Family Comedy "The Smurfs™ 2"

"Ooh La La," which will play at the end credits of the film, was written by Lukasz Gottwald (Dr. Luke), Joshua Coleman (Ammo), Henry Walter (Cirkut), Bonnie McKee, Jacob Kasher Hindlin (J Kash), Lola Blanc and Fransisca Hall and produced by Dr. Luke, Ammo and Cirkut for Prescription Songs.

Enjoy Monster Mayhem With HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA Interactive Digital Apps & Games

Debuting All-New Monster Party App, Monsterize Me Facebook App, and All-New Hotel Transylvania Feature for the Goldrun Mobile App

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA on Blu-ray 3D™ Combo Pack, Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack & DVD January 29th

Special Features Include All-New Featurettes, "Goodnight Mr. Foot" Mini-Movie by Genndy Tartakovsky, An Exclusive Game, and Filmmaker Commentary

No Trick, Big Halloween Treat from Sony Pictures Animation's HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA Director
Genndy Tartakovsky

New Animated Short Directed and Animated by respected director, to Screen Across the Country Exclusively in Regal Entertainment Group Cinemas

ARTHUR CHRISTMAS on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray™ and DVD with UltraViolet™ ON NOVEMBER 6th

Critically Acclaimed Christmas Classic, Featuring the Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent and Ashley Jensen

SONY PICTURES ANIMATION CELEBRATES 10th ANNIVERSARY WITH RETROSPECTIVE FILM SERIES AND EXCLUSIVE SCREENING OF HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA

Partnership with ASIFA-Hollywood and Animation Magazine Puts Spotlight on First Decade of Productions; Screenings include Filmmaker Reunions, Rare Footage and Giveaways

VOICE CAST STORMS IN TO "CLOUDY 2: REVENGE OF THE LEFTOVERS"

The studio has reassembled the all-star, comedy voice cast of the animated hit CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS for CLOUDY 2: REVENGE OF THE LEFTOVERS, set for release in 3D on February 7, 2014

SONY PICTURES INTERACTIVE OPENS A HOTEL GAME ON FACEBOOK

Iconic Setting of Upcoming Animated Film HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA Gets Interactive Treatment

FIFTH ANNUAL 3D ENTERTAINMENT SUMMIT ANNOUNCES 3D CONTENT

Featuring Sony Pictures Animation's "Hotel Transylvania"

Check Into Sony Pictures Animation's Hotel Transylvania At Comic-Con International: San Diego 2012

Director Genndy Tartakovsky to Unveil Never-Before-Seen Footage Thursday, July 12 Panel at 3:00PM

THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS on Blu-ray 3D™/DVD Combo Pack, Blu-ray™/DVD Combo Pack & DVD with UltraViolet™ August 28th

Special Features Include an All-New "So You Want To Be A Pirate!" Mini-Movie, Exclusive Game, Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes and More

PRODUCTION BEGINS ON "THE SMURFS® 2"

Production has begun on Columbia Pictures' and Sony Pictures Animation's live-action/computer animated hybrid 3D family comedy THE SMURFS® 2.

JUSTIN BIEBER IS COMING TO TOWN:

New song and video debut with upcomming movie "ARTHUR CHRISTMAS"

KELLY ASBURY SET TO WRITE POOCH CAFÉ FOR SONY ANIMATION

The studio behind this year's worldwide hit THE SMURFS® , continues to advance its development slate with the hiring of veteran animation writer/director Kelly Asbury.

THE SMURFS™ COMING SOON ON BLU-RAY 3D™ DVD & DIGITAL!

Featuring the All-New Mini-Movie THE SMURFS™ : A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

ADAM SANDLER CHECKS IN TO "HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA"

Steve Buscemi, Fran Drescher, Cee Lo Green, Kevin James, Andy Samberg, Molly Shannon, and David Spade on the Guest List

HUGH GRANT TAKES THE LEAD IN "THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS"

Martin Freeman, David Tennant, Imelda Staunton, Jeremy Piven, Salma Hayek, Brian Blessed, Brendan Gleeson, Russell Tovey, and Ashley Jensen Also On Board

Sony Pictures Animation Acquires MUNCLE TROGG

Janet Foxley Novel to be Developed as Animated Feature

SPA Sets Writer and Director for Untitled Feature Film

Oscar™ nominated screenwriter David Reynolds (FINDING NEMO) has been hired to write an untitled animated feature film based on an original story by animation veteran Stephan Franck (IRON GIANT, DESPICABLE ME) who will also direct.

Michelle Raimo-Kouyate Named President of Production for SPA

The respected industry veteran joins SPA from Dreamworks Animation, where she was serving as executive producer for the upcoming feature Puss in Boots, a spin-off of the blockbuster Shrek.

ARTHUR CHRISTMAS Cast Announced

James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, and Ashley Jensen, have joined the voice cast of the 3D, CG-animated family comedy, Arthur Christmas.

Doug Sweetland Joins Sony Pictures Animation To Direct THE FAMILIARS

Doug Sweetland, the Academy Award-nominated director of the 2008 Pixar short "Presto," is set to direct THE FAMILIARS for Sony Pictures Animation.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Brings 3D Movies Into the Home

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Brings 3D Movies Into the Home With Sony Pictures Animation's Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs on Blu-ray 3D™ June 22, 2010

'Rollercoaster Tycoon' riding to the screen for Sony Pictures Animation

Sony Pictures Animation has pre-emptively picked up rights to the Atari video game "Rollercoaster Tycoon."

"The Smurfs" Begins Production in New York

Principle photography has begun on Columbia Pictures'/Sony Pictures Animation's hybrid live-action and animated family comedy.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to Deliver Blu-ray 3D™ Content

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to Deliver Blu-ray 3D™ Content Timed to the Debut of SONY 3D Hardware for the Home

SPHE Unveils Multi-Million Dollar Marketing Campaign for CLOUDY

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Unveils Multi-Million Dollar Marketing Campaign for the January 5 Blu-Ray™ and DVD Release of CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS

CLOUDY earns 4 Annie Award nominations

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS earns 4 Annie Award nominations, including Best Animated Feature. OPEN SEASON 2 nominated for Best Home Entertainment Production

The Art and Making of CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS

This lavish book escorts you into the studios of Sony Pictures Animation, where artistry and storytelling reign.

Aardman Begins Production On PIRATES! And ARTHUR CHRISTMAS

Aardman, the world's leading stop-frame animation studio, has begun production on their next two animated feature length motion-pictures, ARTHUR CHRISTMAS and PIRATES!

For Ubisoft® , The Forecast Is Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs

Ubisoft Continues Partnership with Sony Pictures Consumer Products

Sony Pictures Animation And Platinum Studios, Inc.

Sony Pictures Animation And Platinum Studios, Inc. To Develop Animated Feature

Sony Pictures Animation Sets First Look With The Gotham Group

Sony Pictures Animation Sets First Look With The Gotham Group

Happy Smurfday!

The Smurfs Celebrate their 50th Anniversary With a New Giant Character Helium Balloon and Whimsical Float in the 82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Sony Pictures Animation's Forecast For January 15, 2010

Sony Pictures Animation's Forecast For January 15, 2010: Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs

Osher Named President Of Digital Production Division Of SPE

Osher Named President Of Digital Production Division Of Sony Pictures Entertainment. Minghella To Be President Of Production At Sony Pictures Animation.

IPAX Partners with Animation Mentor

Sony Pictures Imageworks' And Sony Pictures Animation's IPAX Education Program Partners With Animation Mentor To Create State-Of-The-Art Online Mentor Program

SIGGRAPH 2008

Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation: SIGGRAPH 2008 - Companies Highlight Animation and Visual Effects Projects, Expanded Academic Program, and a Stan Winston Tribute at The Nokia Theater

Columbia Pictures And Sony Pictures Animation Team Up For Smurfs

Columbia Pictures And Sony Pictures Animation Team Up For Live Action/Animated Smurfs Movie

SURF'S UP Makes a Splash at Annecy

Filmmakers from Sony Pictures Animation will be speaking today at the 2007 Annecy Animation Festival to share details of the pioneering work that went into making SURF'S UP.

Imageworks Projects Recognized with Oscar® Nominations

Sony Pictures Imageworks, renowned for its state-of-the-art visual effects and character animation services, is proud to announce that it is the only company to have projects nominated for an Academy Award® in both the visual effects and animated feature categories.

SPA to welcome audiences to the HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA

Based on an original story, Hotel Transylvania takes a 21st Century look at the stories of the classic monsters Frankenstein, The Mummy, Dracula and The Werewolf.

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