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Sony Animation and Netflix Deal Confirmed

After rumors and speculations, streaming service Netflix has finally confirmed signing a new deal with Sony Animation films, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The new deal will be beneficial to Netflix, as it lets them recover part of the content they lost after ending a licensing deal with Starz, such as Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. Sony Animation is also poised to bolster Netflix’s kids animation catalog, which is already impressive due to exclusive access to various Pixar, Disney, and DreamWorks Animation properties.

New International Trailer for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

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A new international trailer has been released for Sony’s CG animated sequel to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (aptly titled Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2), which follows the first film’s intrepid inventor Flint Lockwood as he returns to Swallow Falls, in order to make amends and clean up the mess that his invention left behind in the first movie.

Sony Announces New Release Date for Cloudy Sequel

Sony Announces New Release Date for Cloudy Sequel

Sony has just announced September 27, 2013 as the new release date for the much-anticipated sequel to Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, titled Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers, bringing it much closer compared to the previous schedule (early 2014). It seems that Sony is starting to schedule their animated features on specific times of the year, since the new release date follows the same weekend that the studio has released the Genndy Tartakovsky blockbuster Hotel Transylvania this year.

Sony Announces Casting for Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Sequel

Sony Announces Casting for Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Sequel

Sony Pictures Animation has finally managed to assemble an all star, comedy voice cast for the upcoming Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs sequel, Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers, which is scheduled for release in 3D on February 7, 2014. The sequel will be helmed by director Cody Cameron (Shrek, Madagascar, Surf’s Up, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) and Kris Pearn. Kirk Bodyfelt will be producing.

Warner Bros. Announces LEGO Movie

Warner Bros. Announces LEGO Movie

Warner Bros. has recently announced the release date for their upcoming CG-animated feature based on the LEGO franchise: Feb. 28, 2014. Warner Bros. LEGO feature will be helmed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, and will be based on a story penned by Dan and Kevin Hageman, featuring some of the most popular characters from LEGO, as well as new ones that were made specifically for the movie.

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs sequel gets directors

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs sequel gets directors

According to a recent Variety report, Sony Animation Studios has tapped Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn to direct the sequel to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, both of them worked as artists for the original. Variety noted that the project is still under development and has not yet received an official greenlight from the mother studio.

Warner Bros. Greenlights Lego CG movie

Warner Bros. Greenlights Lego CG movie

As one of the most popular franchises in the world, Lego has appeared in almost all forms of merchandise and media, particularly the big three – toys, videogames, and TV shows. But recently, Warner Bros has given the go signal for Lego to break through yet another popular medium: Movies. As reported by Variety, the popular Danish construction toy will get its own CG-animated / live action hybrid film co-directed by Chris McKay (Robot Chicken), Phil Lord, and Chris Miller (Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs). Visuals will be provided by Animal Logic, of Happy Feet and Legends of the Guardians fame.

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