Posts Tagged ‘Sony’

"The Illusionist" Teaser and Clip; Coming to Blu-ray/DVD on May 10, 2011

by Ed Liuon April 27, 2011
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has released the following teaser and clip from The Illusionist, the latest animated film by Sylvain Chomet, coming to DVD and Blu-ray on May 10, 2011. Special features include a director’s commentary track with Sylvain Chomet and a “Making of” featurette. The Illusionist will be available on May 10, 2011. For […]

Washington Post Interviews Sylvain Chomet on "The Illusionist"

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2011
The Washington Post‘s Comic Riffs weblog has interviewed French animation director Sylvain Chomet on his latest movie, The Illusionist, now in a limited US theatrical run and one of three contenders for a Best Animated Feature Academy Award (alongside Toy Story 3 and How to Train Your Dragon). Among other topics, Chomet discusses how famed […]

Sony Pictures Animation Lands Film Project from Industry Vets

by Ed Liuon December 20, 2010
The Hollywood Reporter states that Sony Pictures Animation has picked up an original project to be penned by Oscar-nominated writer David Reynolds (A Bug’s Life, The Emperor’s New Groove, Finding Nemo) and animator Stephen Franck (The Iron Giant, How to Train Your Dragon, Despicable Me) and the Gotham Group. Details of the project are being […]

"Open Season 3" Coming to DVD and Blu-ray January 25, 2011

by Ed Liuon November 17, 2010
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced Open Season 3 will be coming to DVD and Blu-ray on January 25, 2011. The trailer for the direct-to-video sequel is embedded below: The full press release for the DVD and Blu-ray follows, along with box art. “Those funny, furry, forest friends are back with another great adventure. True […]

New CG Resident Evil Movie Announced

by darkdetectiveon September 15, 2010
Capcom and Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan Co., Ltd. have announced the co-production of Resident Evil: Damnation, an new CG feature. It will be the sequel to Resident Evil: Degeneration. The film is currently in production and being directed by Makoto Kamiya and produced by Hiroyuki Kobayashi. There are plans for a 3D release in 2012. […]

Volume 3 of "The Real Ghostbusters" Coming to Stores August 3rd

by Dan Collinson June 18, 2010 reports that Time-Life is bringing Volume 3 of the hit cartoons series The Real Ghostbusters to retailers on August 3, 2010. The 5-disc set contains 31 more episodes, 5 commentaries from cast & crew, image galleries, scripts and storyboards on DVD Rom, a booklet, and more.

Sony Announces 3-D CGI Animated "Popeye"

by Ed Liuon March 23, 2010
Variety is reporting that the iconic spinach-eating comic and cartoon sailor Popeye will be returning to theater screens in a 3-D CGI feature film from Sony. The article states that King Features Syndicate, the owners of Popeye, brought it to Avi Arad (Spider-Man) for feature film treatment, and Arad has been named as the producer. […]

Animated "Karate Kid" Coming to Digital Download on May 4, 2010 (UPDATED)

by Dan Collinson February 23, 2010
UPDATED February 23, 2010: TVShowsOnDVD has updated their original report to state that (e.g., iTunes, Amazon Unbox), not on DVD as originally reported. The original report follows: reports that Sony is releasing two volumes of the animated series The Karate Kid to DVD on May 4, 2010. In the series, Daniel LaRusso and […]

Volume 2 of "The Real Ghostbusters" Coming to Stores in January 2010

by Dan Collinson December 4, 2009 reports that retailers will sell Volume 2 of The Real Ghostbusters on DVD. Originally as part of the complete series box set from Time-Life, the second volume contains 31 episodes on 5 DVDs as well as bonus features including commentary tracks; featurettes; scripts and storyboards in PDF form; a 12 page booklet; and more. […]

Sony Incurs Exhibitor Wrath with Early Digital "Meatballs"

by Ed Liuon November 12, 2009
The Hollywood Reporter states that four major theater chains are planning to pull Sony Pictures’ Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs this weekend over Sony’s announcement that the movie will be available digitally starting on December 8, 2009, to select owners of Internet-enabled TV sets and Blu-ray disc players. The digital release ($24.95 for a […]