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Detective Pikachu Sequel in the Works Over at Warner

According to a recent Variety report, Warner Bros. is currently developing a sequel to Legendary Entertainment’s surprise live action/CG hybrid movie, Detective Pikachu. Variety notes that Oren Uziel is on board as screenplay writer. Fans will recognize Uziel for his recent work on the script for Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog. More astute movie buffs will know Uziel for Shimmer ...

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Angry Birds Movie Sequel Voice Cast Revealed

Angry Birds Movie was not really a surprise hit, given how popular Rovio’s Angry Birds franchise was at the time the movie was released. But now that the long-running pig-smashing game has waned a bit in terms of popularity, but that will not stop fans from enjoying yet another go-around as Red, Chuck, Leonard, Bomb, and Mighty Eagle return for yet another hilarious CG animated adventure. Dated ...


Joel Crawford to Direct Croods Sequel

DreamWorks Animation has recently announced that Joel Crawford has been hired as director for The Croods 2, which has been slated for a 2020 release. Studio veteran Mark Swift has been tapped as producer. Crawford is notable for being head of story on the recent Trolls film. The Croods sequel will mark his directorial debut. His past credits also include the Kung Fu Panda series, the Rise of the ...


Yo-Kai Watch Busters Sequel in the Works

The latest issue of CoroCoro Comic has revealed that a sequel to the Yo-Kai Watch spinoff, Yo-Kai Watch Busters, is already in the works. The reveal has not clarified which platform it is going to come out on or whether it will be a multiplatform release, but the date is apparently already penciled in for Japan this winter, which means that it’s already far along enough in the development ...


Wonder Woman Sequel Dated

The Gal Gadot-driven Wonder Woman film was a surprise hit for Warner Bros., raking in more than $389 million in the US alone, despite fears among critics that the film will suffer from the poor critical acclaim of Batman v Superman, and the many controversies surrounding the film prior to its release (including the ridiculous debacle over Gal Gadot’s underarms.) So it stands as no surprise ...


Sony Confirms Date for Angry Birds Movie Sequel

Rovio and Columbia Pictures have recently revealed the official release date for the follow-up to The Angry Birds Movie, aptly titled “The Angry Birds Movie 2.” According to the announcement, the CG animated sequel will debut on September 20, 2019 in accordance with the Angry Birds franchise’s 10th anniversary. Sony Pictures Imageworks is producing the film in collaboration with Sony ...


Wreck-It Ralph Sequel Confirmed for 2018

Disney has recently announced both the name and the release date of Wreck-It Ralph’s anticipated sequel. Titled “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-it Ralph 2”, the follow up to the hit videogame-inspired CG adventure is penciled in for a March 9, 2018 debut. The official title was revealed by he Walt Disney Studios head of distribution Dave Hollis at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. He also confirmed ...


Angry Birds Movie Sequel in the Works

Rovio Entertainment has announced plans for a sequel to The Angry Birds Movie. Though no details for the movie were given away in the statement by Kati Levoranta (Chief Executive) but the Finnish entertainment company revealed that it earned a profit for the first half of 2016 outside the hit app-spinoff movie. The entertainment company reported earnings of $6.4 million US (5.7 million EU) and a ...


Surf’s Up 2 New Trailer Released

A new trailer for Surf’s Up 2: Wavemania has debuted from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The CG sequel to the Oscar-winning animated comedy of 2007 is a co-production with WWE Studios, with some of the biggest Superstars in wrestling, together with the familiar Sony characters. Surf’s Up 2: Wavemania is to be released in early 2017. The sequel of the film is directed by Henry Yu, Genndy ...


Secret Life of Pets to Get a Sequel

Illumination Entertainment’s The Secret Life of Pets is currently enjoying a very successful global box office cume to the tune of more than $400 million, which is why it’s not surprising that a sequel has been confirmed for next year, with reporting a July 13, 2018 release date. Illumination’s CEO and founder Chris Meledandri, along with longtime collaborator Janet Healy will ...


Keroppi Stars in Dokonjō Gaeru Sequel

Fans of Dokonjō Gaeru or Gutsy Frog will be surprised by Sanrio’s news that the famous sequel series featuring Keroppi, the frog mascot character is in the works. The comedy manga, written by Yasumi Yoshizawa is about a boy who ends up with a flattened, talking frog attached to his favorite T-shirt. The new series is entitled Dokonjō!! Kero Kero Keroppi and is set 28 years after the ending of ...


Jackie Chan Joins the Cast of Nut Job 2

Jackie Chan has agreed to voice one of the characters in the film The Nut Job 2. The movie also features the voices of Katherine Heigi, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph and will come in theaters on May 19, 2017 via Open Road Films. The Nut Job 2 is the sequel to the very successful family toon The Nut Job, which received the biggest box-office opening for an indie animated feature worldwide. The film ...

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