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"Hotel Transylvania 2" Planned for September 25, 2015 Release

by Ed Liuon November 12, 2012
Sony Pictures Animation is penciling in a release date of September 25, 2015, for Hotel Transylvania 2, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The first film, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, was a surprise hit with a $258 million worldwide gross so far, making it Sony Pictures Animation’s highest-grossing title to date. No director is attached to […]
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"Frankenweenie" Disappoints in Debut Weekend with $11.5M Box Office; "Hotel Transylvania" Adds $26.3M

by Ed Liuon October 8, 2012
This past weekend’s estimated box office results held good news for Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania and disappointment for Disney’s Frankenweenie. Hotel Transylvania showed continuing strength with $26.3 million in ticket sales (estimated), placing it in the #2 box office spot behind Fox’s Taken 2 and representing a 38% drop from its premiere weekend for a […]

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"Hotel Transylvania" Sets September Box Office Record with $42.5 Million Debut Weekend

by Ed Liuon October 2, 2012
Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania set a box office record for a film released in September, scaring up $42.5 million in ticket sales in its premiere weekend, handily beating the last recordholder (2002’s Sweet Home Alabama, which took in $35.6 million). The box office take also represents the best opening for a Sony Pictures Animation […]
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Review: "Hotel Transylvania" Brings the Laughs

by Todd DuBoison October 1, 2012
Sporting a host of amusing G-rated monsters and an overt Aesop about overprotective parenting, Hotel Transylvania is a successful and relentlessly silly comedy that might also have been a winning family movie with a stronger script. In lieu of that, the movie makes the most of Adam Sandler’s surprisingly effective performance as Count Dracula, which […]

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SDCC2012: The "Hotel Transylvania" Panel Report

by 90'sCartoonManon July 18, 2012
On Thursday, July 12, at the San Diego Comic-Con International 2012, Sony Pictures Animation hosted a panel to discuss its new animated movie, Hotel Transylvania, hosted by producer Michelle Murdocca and director Genndy Tartakovsky, who reecently signed an overall agreement with the studio. Murdocca explained that the pitch for Hotel Transylvania was brought to Sony […]
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PR: Director Genndy Tartakovsky Inks Overall Deal with Sony Pictures Animation

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2012
Acclaimed Animation Director Genndy Tartakovsky Inks Overall Deal with Sony Pictures Animation Culver City, CA, July 11, 2012 – Sony Pictures Animation continues to expand its stable of talented filmmakers with the signing of three-time Emmy Award winner Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars) to an overall agreement that extends beyond […]

Genndy Tartakovsky Attached to 3D "Popeye" Feature

by Ed Liuon June 26, 2012
Variety reports that Genndy Tartakovsky (Samurai Jack, Sym-Bionic Titan) has been attached to develop and direct Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D Popeye feature film. According to the report in Variety, Sony Pictures Animation president Michelle Raimo-Kouyate and production SVP Michael Lachance were “keen to put Tartakovsky on another project” after Hotel Transylvania finished production. The movie […]

Toonzone Interviews Genndy Tartakovsky on "Sym-Bionic Titan"

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2010
The first major heyday of Cartoon Network came from a raft of new, original programming created by a batch of young up-and-coming artists. One of them was Genndy Tartakovsky, a Russian immigrant who came to the United States at the age of 7, studying film in Chicago at Columbia College and then animation at the […]

Top 5 Martial Arts Fights of Animation

by Ed Liuon May 11, 2010
Hit with emotional content! Below, we’ve selected our picks for the Top 5 Animated Martial Arts Fights. Our main standard for judgment was that these fights had to work as both “Animation” and “Martial Arts.” It wasn’t enough for a bout to be well-choreographed and well-animated if it could have been done as well or […]