Sony Pictures Animation News
2:27 PM 5/20/2013 by Jeff Giles
We remain 90 percent mortified that Sony insists on turning Angry Birds into a movie, but give them this much: they at least seem to recognize that if you're going to take a repetitive one-fingered puzzle game and somehow make a film out of it, you'd better hire some pretty creative people to do the job.
thewrap.com – Jon Vitti, an Emmy-winning writer and producer of hit animated shows such as "The Simpsons" and "King of the Hill," will write the screenplay for the upcoming "Angry Birds" movie, multiple individuals with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. Rovio Entertainment, which developed and made the popular gaming franchise, is financing and producing the film. 3 days 16 hours ago via donnieyen
2:27 PM 5/15/2013 by Jeff Giles
So, uh...how often are you playing Angry Birds these days? Anywhere near as much as you were a few years ago? And, um, do you think you'll still be playing it in 2016?
variety.com – “Escape from Planet Earth”-producers Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment plan to adapt the Insomnia Games franchise “Ratchet & Clank” into a 3D-animated film. Goal is to release the film early 2015. First released in 2002, the franchise has been a successful series of games exclusive to Sony’s PlayStation consoles and sold 26 million copies worldwide.... 4 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
collider.com – Sony Pictures Animation has released a new featurette for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. The plot revolves around Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader) and Sam Sparks (Anna Faris) returning to Swallow Falls to clean up the mess created by the FLDSMDFR, only to find that food is now taking on the form of mutant beasts. 7 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
3:50 PM 2/27/2013 by Jeff Giles
Once upon a time, there was a classic children's book that used unique, hand-drawn illustrations to tell the fanciful tale of a time when food started falling out of the sky. "THE END," said Hollywood, and turned that book into a bright CGI-animated adventure full of goofy voices -- but even if Sony's version of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs didn't have much to do with the book, it was still fairly entertaining, and it did well enough to earn something its printed namesake never got:
collider.com – Sony Pictures has released the first poster for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. The plot revolves around Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader) and Sam Sparks (Anna Faris) returning to Swallow Falls to clean up the mess created by the FLDSMDFR only to find that food is now taking on the form of mutant beasts. 12 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman