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New Clip for Angry Birds Movie 2: Frienemies

Sony has just released a new sneak peek for the upcoming CG animated sequel, The Angry Birds Movie 2. The sneak peek release coincides with the movie’s launch at the Carlton Hotel pier in Cannes ahead of the big film fest. The rest of us mortals can watch the movie on its actual release in […]

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WATCH: Angry Birds Movie 2 Unveils New Trailer

Sony and Rovio have just released a new domestic trailer for The Angry Birds Movie 2, which sees the adorable but temperamental birds striking an unlikely alliance with the pigs in order to save both of their islands. The original voice cast consisting of Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, DAnny McBride, Peter Dinklage, and Bill Hader […]

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Sony Pictures Classics Releases Trailer for Ruben Brandt, Collector

Sony Pictures Classics has just released a new official trailer for the Hungarian 2D animated thriller, Ruben Brandt, Collector. The feature is slated for release with an Oscar-qualifying run in 2019. You can check out the trailer below: Ruben Brandt, Collector is written and directed by Milorad Krstić and is notable for a stylish noir […]

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Sony Planning Spider-Verse Sequel and Spin-Off

It is a good thing that Marvel and Sony seem to be civil when it comes to the rights of the Spider-Man property (as opposed to the more antagonistic relationship that built up between Fox and Marvel, before the buyout happened.), because Sony is making bank with the wall-crawler. Aside from the Tom Holland Spider-Man […]

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New Smurfs CG TV Series is Returning to the Small Screens Soon

Peyo’s iconic little blue creatures, The Smurfs, will be making a grand return to the small screens soon after a period of semi-absence – the franchise enjoys a consistent presence through merchandise and various entertainment platforms, but audiences last saw the Smurfs through Sony Pictures Animation’s The Lost Village last year. The new CG animated […]

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Sony’s Spider-Man Game Swings Into Action at E3 2018

Sony’s E3 presentation showcased footage from the long-awaited, and honestly kickass-looking Spider-Man game. The footage fulfills Sony’s promise to give fans a deep dive into the 3D brawling game, via a glimpse into one of the in-game missions. The mission in question shows Spidey and an associate taking a helicopter to a prison that is […]

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Sony Acquires Minority Stake in DHX’s Share of Peanuts

Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) has recently acquired a minority stake from DHX Media’s 80 percent interest in Peanuts for $185 million. Once completed, DHX Media’s ownership of the iconic Charles M. Schulz creation would be down to 41 percent while Sony have a 39 percent ownership. Schulz’ estate will continue to own 20 percent of […]

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Sony Reveals Release Date for Peter Rabbit Sequel

Sony Pictures’s new announcement reveals the release date for the sequel to hybrid box-office hit Peter Rabbit. According to the announcement, Peter Rabbit 2 will debut in the US on 7 February 2020, with the UK release to follow on 27 March 2020. It is worth noting that the first Peter Rabbit film set records […]

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Disney Resumes Negotiations Over Fox Assets

According to recent reports from Deadline.com and the Wall Street Journal, The Walt Disney Co. have resumed talks to acquire some of the assets of Fox, amid reports of other big players entering the arena in a bid to acquire Fox’s properties. Some of the interested parties include NBCUniversal owner Comcast, and Sony. The deal […]

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Comcast Interested in Buying 21st Century Fox

By now, most everyone who would be interested in the information already knows that Walt Disney is in talks to buy 21st Century Fox. The news is already a big deal because more than 90% of mainstream entertainment production in the US is controlled by only five companies, and Walt Disney buying 21st Century Fox […]

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Sony Aims for Majority Stake in Funimation

Sony Pictures Television Networks has recently reached an agreement that will see them acquire a significant majority stake in anime distributor Funimation Productions, Ltd. Barring any problems with regulatory approvals and closing conditions, the company is estimated to be valued at $150 million. Funimation’s current CEO Gen Fukunaga will retain his position and will still […]

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WATCH: Teaser for New Sony CG Film, The Star

Sony Pictures Animation has just released a new teaser trailer for their pre-Christmas CG feature, “The Star,” which has been animated by Cinesite Studios and slated for a November 10 release. The film aims to provide a more comedic, talking animal-driven take on the New Testament. The Star focuses on a brave donkey named Bo, […]