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In the United States, animation still has the reputation of being largely for children. But an entire medium of artistic expression shouldn’t be relegated to one demographic, and Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are trying to help make that clear to audiences. The duo, who co-wrote and produced 2016’s outrageous animated feature Sausage Party, is getting back into animation by producing Bubble, an animated film based on the podcast of the same name.

In the United States, animation still has the reputation of being largely for children. But an entire medium of artistic expression shouldn’t be relegated to one demographic, and Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are trying to help make that clear to audiences. The duo, who co-wrote and produced 2016’s outrageous animated feature Sausage Party, is getting back into animation by producing Bubble, an animated film based on the podcast of the same name.

Animated series based on Angry Birds franchise set to take flight on Netflix First they invaded your phones, then they came for your children. Not long after that, Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds franchise took flight in theaters by way of two animated films featuring characters based on the mega-popular video game series. It stands to reason that Angry Birds won't be satisfied until its had a chance to behave like the cock of the walk on screens both big… Read More...

Sausage Party (coming to Blu-ray and DVD on November 8) is already a success, having pulled in $135 million worldwide on a budget of just $19 million, not to mentions an 83% on Rotten Tomatoes. But that’s not enough for Sony Pictures, writers Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, and directors Conrad Vernon & Greg Tiernan. No, they’re looking to get some awards love as well. Find out about the Sausage Party Oscars campaign after the jump. The Hollywood Reporter has learned Sony Pictures plans to make a run for some awards this season for their raunchy animated comedy Sausage Party.

Toxic Avenger Remake Will Be Directed By Sausage Party Co-Helmer Big fans of classic B-movie machine Troma Entertainment have been excited yet wary of The Toxic Avenger remake since the film’s announcement nearly six years ago. The studio’s successful remake of Mother’s Day in 2010 had boosted interest in remaking other classic Troma films.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 is Officially in Development The Angry Birds Movie didn’t exactly sound like a solid bet going into this summer. It was a cartoon based on a mobile phone video game – one which peaked in popularity a couple of years ago. Not to mention, the gameplay of the original game – birds slingshotting themselves into pigs, over and over again – didn’t exactly seem conducive to a feature film story. Then The Angry Birds Movie opened to a surprisingly decent response – though not an over-enthused one (read Screen Rant’s review for case in point).

Sausage Party: Seth Rogen Discusses the Sequel’s Premise [SPOILERS for Sausage Party ahead.] – Screenwriting duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have continued to extend their raunchy (and often twisted) brand of entertainment to different genres and mediums alike, over the past decade. The Superbad and Pineapple Express writers have now directed an apocalyptic comedy (This Is the End) and a political satire (The Interview), in addition to having brought a decidedly non-mainstream comic book property to the small screen (Preacher) and co-written an R-Rated Disney/Pixar spoof, titled Sausage Party.

Box office report: 'Sausage Party' cooks up tasty $33.6 million Suicide Squad, which broke August records with a $133.7 million opening last weekend, takes the box office crown for the second weekend in a row despite taking a steep dive across its sophomore frame, pulling in an estimated $43.8 million for an overall haul of around $222.9 million. A...

Sausage Party Tops Friday Box Office; Suicide Squad to Win the Weekend Warner Bros. Pictures’ latest DC Extended Universe installment, Suicide Squad, is competing with an eclectic collection of newcomers during its second weekend at the U.S. box office.

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