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Sony to Revamp Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Sony to Revamp Sabrina the Teenage Witch
According to a recent Deadline.com report, Sony Pictures is planning to revamp Sabrina the Teenage Witch into a live-action superhero franchise. The character was designed by Dan DeCarlo for Archie Comics back in the 60s, and was simply portrayed as a well-meaning teenager who’s having difficulties balancing her normal teenage life with her responsibilities as the youngest member of a clan of witches.

New Starship Troopers Anime Planned for Summer 2012

Starship Troopers

A new promo site for Starship Troopers: Invasion was recently launched by Sony Pictures, which has confirmed former rumors about an anime sequel to the Paul Verhoeven adaptation of Robert Heinlein’s novel about militaristic mecha versus biggie icky poo crawlies. Shinji Aramaki (of Megazone 23, Robotech, and Transformers fame) is set to provide the same direction he previously gave to the 2004 CG movie Appleseed and its 2007 follow up.

Sony brings The Smurfs, Tintin, and Spider-Man to Cartoon Network EMEA

Sony brings The Smurfs, Tintin, and Spider-Man to Cartoon Network EMEA

After much negotiation and term-finalizing, Sony Pictures has inked a two-year deal with Turner Media Innovations that promises fans around the world lots of new animated goodies! The deal specifically brings nine feature film releases to Cartoon Network EMEA, which runs across the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Romania, Turkey, and regions of the Middle East. What’s included in the mix? The Smurfs movie, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, Arthur Christmas, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Men in Black 3, The Amazing Spider-Man, Hotel Transylvania, Cartoonito’s The Ha! Ha! Hairies, and others!

Sony preps Men in Black 3 for theaters, MIB: The Series to follow?

Sony preps Men in Black 3 for theaters, MIB: The Series to follow?

Sony Pictures is now deep into the production of the latest film in the Men in Black franchise, MiB3, aka Men in Black 3. The film will reunite Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as the famous agents, ready to protect earth against intergalactic criminals. Currently, Sony is penning a deal with Jakks Pacific to unveil a new line of toys and action figures around the 3D film, which hits theaters May 25, 2012. However, of key interest to us is the potential revival of the Men in Black animated series (MIB: The Series) which ran on Warner Bros.’ KidsWB programming block back in the late 1990s. Now that Agent K and Agent J will be icons on the big screen once more, can we count on any of our animation homes to bring us some aliens…?

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