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Smurfs: The Lost Village Premieres on Easter Sunday

Sony Pictures Animation’s theatrical reboot of The Smurfs franchise, titled Smurfs: The Lost Village, will be making its way to theatres this weekend, bringing along a star-studded voice cast that includes the likes of Demi Lovato as Smurfette, Mandy Patinkin as Papa Smurf, Joe Manganiello as Hefty Smurf, Jack McBrayer as Clumsy Smurf, Danny Pudi as Brainy Smurf and Rainn Wilson as Gargamel. ...

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Smurfs: The Lost Village Video Teaser Arrives

After releasing the first poster, Sony Pictures Animation has unveiled the 1st teaser trailer for its new fully-animated film Smurfs: The Lost Village. It follows Brainy, Smurfette, Hefty and Clumsy watchfully breaking the fourth wall, until a very hungry carnivorous flower intervenes. The video shows how the refreshed CG characters and their fantastical forest world mirror the original art by ...

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New The Smurfs Game Makes its Way to Mobile: Epic Run

Peyo’s cute little blue creatures The Smurfs has found its way to our mobile devices via a new 2D platforming game titled Smurfs Epic Run. It doesn’t matter what type of mobile device you have, as the game has been released simultaneously on iOS, Android, and Amazon’s respective digital storefronts. Your budget is also completely irrelevant, as the game is being offered completely free. The ...

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Unlimited Smurfs Movie Moved to 2016

Despite originally being announced for a 2015 release, the Unlimited Smurfs Movie has been moved to an August 5, 2016 release date for the US and July 5, 2016 for overseas markets. The change of schedule was announced by director Kelly Asbury via his official production blog, smurfsproductionblog.tumblr.com. ...

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How Animated Films Fared in 2013 Summer Box Office Race

Despite the underwhelming box office grosses of several big budgeted films, Summer 2013 (May-August) set a new record with $4.76 billion, up 11 percent from last year’s Summer gross receipts. The previous record was established in Summer 2011 with $4.4 billion. The record-setting feat was largely due to the stellar performance of monster movie franchises, prequels and reboots – Iron Man 3, ...

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Sony and The Smurfs Start Their Halloween Early

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Peyo’s The Smurfs will be celebrating Halloween early this year, via the release of The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow on September 10. The TV special will feature state of the art animation techniques that blend CG animation and traditional hand-drawn techniques. It will also reunite the stars of the blockbuster film The Smurfs 2, such as Alan ...

Sony Pictures and Ubisoft Team Up for Smurfs 2 Game
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Sony Pictures and Ubisoft Team Up for Smurfs 2 Game

In support of the upcoming release of Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation’s CG/live action hybrid family comedy The Smurfs 2, leading videogame developer Ubisoft has been commissioned to develop and publish a video game based on the movie. The game will be developed with the help of WayForward and will be released as an action-adventure platforming game for the Xbox 360, ...

Sony and Cartoon Network Celebrate Christmas with the Smurfs
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Sony and Cartoon Network Celebrate Christmas with the Smurfs

If you’re one of the many people who enjoyed Sony Animation’s refreshing CG take on The Smurfs, you would do well to tune in to Cartoon Network this December 5 at 7:30PM, as Sony will be prepping The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol. The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol was directed by Troy Quane, and features the voices of George Lopez, Jack Angel, Melissa Sutrm, Fred Armisen, Gary Basaraba, ...

Smurfs 3 Gets Writers
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Smurfs 3 Gets Writers

It’s only been a few weeks since details about The Smurfs 2, which is scheduled for release on the 31st of July, 2013) were made public, yet Sony has already announced additional info about the next iteration of the Smurfs movie franchise. Namely, the sequel writers Karey KirkPatrick and Chris Poche being asked to return as writers for Smurfs 3. ...

Plot and Cast for Smurfs 2 Revealed
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Plot and Cast for Smurfs 2 Revealed

Sony Animation has just begun production on the sequel to its hit 2011 big screen adaptation of The Smurfs, and it has been confirmed that most of the cast and crew will make a return for the second outing. The tentative release date for The Smurfs 2 is July 13, 2013. ...

New Popeye Animated Movie in the Works
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New Popeye Animated Movie in the Works

Shiver me timbers! You can stock up on burgers and cans of spinach, because Popeye, Sweepea, Olive Oyl, and Bluto are all set to come to the big screen, as Sony Pictures Animation has recently contracted Jay Scherick and David Ronn to pen the screenplay for a new Popeye animated feature. Known for their work in last summer’s blockbuster reimagining of The Smurfs, Scherrick and Ronn are ...

‘The Smurfs Holiday Celebration‘ Comes Out a Little Early for Christmas
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The Smurfs Holiday Celebration comes a little early for Christmas

It’s already November, and we all know that it’s the perfect time for Home Video companies to release their Holiday specials and compilations, because which person in his right mind would buy these things at the last minute? Warner Home Video is one of the companies that expect you to buy your Christmas special marathon fodder a couple of months early, which is why they have released The ...

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