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Nov 26, 2014, 17:37 ET

Komiker-Legende Mel Brooks wird Draculas Vater in HOTEL TRANSSILVANIEN 2 synchronisieren

– Sony Pictures Releasing International besetzt Vlads Stimme auch mit lokalen Berühmtheiten  Sony Pictures Animation gab heute...

Nov 26, 2014, 17:35 ET

La légende de l'humour Mel Brooks prêtera sa voix au père de Dracula dans HÔTEL TRANSYLVANIE 2

-- Sony Pictures fait également appel à des célébrités locales reconnues pour le doublage de Vlad  Sony Pictures...

Nov 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

La leyenda del cómic Mel Brooks pondrá la voz al padre de Drácula en HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2

-- El lanzamiento internacional de Sony Pictures cuenta también con la participación de amados famosos locales para dar voz a Vlad...

Nov 26, 2014, 09:00 ET
The ancient, undead and incredibly grumpy vampire Vlad (voiced by Mel Brooks) pays an impromptu visit to his son Dracula (Adam Sandler), granddaughter Mavis (Selena Gomez) and her boyfriend Johnny (Andy Samberg) in Sony Pictures Animation's HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2, in theaters September 2015.

Comic Legend Mel Brooks To Voice Dracula's Father In HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2

 Sony Pictures Animation today announced the casting of Oscar®-, Tony-, Grammy- and Emmy-winning writer, director, performer, composer and...

Nov 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

Sony Pictures Animation Partnering With Fred Seibert's Cartoon Hangover YouTube Channel To Find New Wave Of Animation Talent

 Sony Pictures Animation today announced it would partner with animation pacesetter Fred Seibert to forge GO! Cartoons, a new idea incubator...

Jul 22, 2014, 17:16 ET

Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Jimmy Miller to Produce Columbia Pictures / Sony Pictures Animation's Live-Action/Animation Hybrid Comedy "MANIMAL"

 Sony Pictures Animation today announced that Jimmy Miller's Mosaic, and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions will produce...

Jun 05, 2014, 12:03 ET
Sony Pictures Animation announces new original feature project MEDUSA, with Emmy(R) Winner Lauren Faust to direct. (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Animation)

Sony Pictures Animation Announces New Original Feature Project MEDUSA, With Emmy® Winner Lauren Faust To Direct

Sony Pictures Animation today announced the acquisition of an original animated comedy feature pitch by Todd Alcott and Holly Golden...

Mar 12, 2014, 12:52 ET
Concept art from the Sony Pictures Animation project tentatively titled "Genndy Tartakovsky's CAN YOU IMAGINE?"    (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Animation)

Sony Pictures Animation Unveils Updated Production Slate

 Sony Pictures Animation today gave an update on their lineup of upcoming projects—which includes the animated motion picture debut of a...

Sep 10, 2013, 08:00 ET

Sony Pictures Animation's "Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2" Gets "New" Music From Paul McCartney

As inventor Flint Lockwood returns to the island of Swallow Falls to save the world – again! – he'll be doing it to the brand "new"...

Aug 29, 2013, 14:17 ET

Moviegoers Invited To Meet The Foodimals On The "Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2" Foodimobile Tour

Inventor Flint Lockwood, the star of Sony Pictures Animation's highly anticipated animated feature Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, has a whole...

Aug 12, 2013, 08:00 ET
Cody Simpson's "La Da Dee" to become the end credits song for Sony Pictures Animation's "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2."  (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Animation)

Cody Simpson's "La Da Dee" To Become The End Credits Song For Sony Pictures Animation's "Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2"

Cody Simpson's new single "La Da Dee" will be heard as the end credits song in Sony Pictures Animation's Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2,...

Jul 23, 2013, 11:00 ET
Jun 22, 2013, 15:00 ET

The World Gets Blue For Global Smurfs™ Day

 Today, in honor of Global Smurfs Day, Smurfs fans around the world once again joined together to celebrate the birthday of Peyo, the creator...

Jun 13, 2013, 16:10 ET
Jun 10, 2013, 12:00 ET
Global Smurfs(tm) Day Returns Saturday, June 22, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Global Smurfs™ Day Returns Saturday, June 22, 2013

On Saturday, June 22, 2013, in celebration of the birthday of Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs (born June 25, 1928), Columbia Pictures...

Jun 10, 2013, 03:15 ET
Global Smurfs(tm) Day Returns Saturday, June 22, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Global Smurfs™ Day Returns Saturday, June 22, 2013

On Saturday, June 22, 2013, in celebration of the birthday of Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs (born June 25, 1928), Columbia Pictures and...

Jun 05, 2013, 13:56 ET
Red, White, And Smurfy Blue: The Smurfs(TM) Celebrate "America The Bluetiful" And Help To Preserve Our Country's Environment. (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Red, White, And Smurfy Blue: The Smurfs™ Celebrate "America the Bluetiful" And Help To Preserve Our Country's Environment

In anticipation of the worldwide release of Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation's The Smurfs™ 2, in theaters July 31, and in honor of...

Apr 01, 2013, 15:36 ET
Gargamel's creations Hackus and Vexy (far left and center left), along with Papa Smurf (center), Smurfette (center right), and another Smurf from the village (far right) participated in the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll today.  Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation's "The Smurfs(tm) 2" will be released in theaters on July 31, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation)

The Smurfs™ Participated in the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll

 The 2013 Easter Egg Roll, which took place on the South Lawn of the White House, is focused on promoting health and wellness with the theme,...

Dec 04, 2012, 14:23 ET

Sony Pictures Animation & Sony Pictures Imageworks Score Studio Record 16 Annie Award Nominations On Anniversary Year

 Sony Pictures Digital Productions (SPDP) racked up a solid 16 Annie Award nominations for 2012, the highest in the company's history,...

Nov 12, 2012, 12:00 ET

Sony Pictures Animation and Sony Pictures Imageworks Filmmaker Presentations and Recruitment Opportunities at CTN animation eXpo Nov. 16-18 in Burbank

 Sony Pictures Animation and Sony Pictures Imageworks will lead several engaging panels, signings and recruitment opportunities November 16-18...