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The Mitchells vs. The Machines to Be Released by Netflix

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights (excluding China) to The Mitchells vs. The Machines (formerly Connected) from Sony Pictures Animation. The original animated comedy is produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Their film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, won the 2019 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. The Mitchells vs. The Machines is an original animated …

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Connected Release Date Moved Back by Sony Pictures Animation

Sony Pictures Animation is moving back the Connected release date to later this year. The original animated comedy was previously scheduled to open in theaters on October 23, 2020. Connected joins other wide releases such as Wonder Woman 1984, Candyman and Greenland moving out of the months of October and November to later this year. …

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Made by Maddie Series Pulled After Hair Love Comparisons

Nickelodeon has removed the Made by Maddie series from its schedule following comparisons made on social channels by fans of the Hair Love short by Matthew A. Cherry. Made by Maddie was scheduled to premiere on Nick Jr. Sunday, Sept. 13. Created by Paula Rosenthal and produced by Silvergate Media (Sunny Day, Peter Rabbit, The …

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Young Love Series Coming from Hair Love Creator Matthew A. Cherry

HBO Max has ordered a 12-episode season of the all-new, 2D animated series Young Love, based on the characters introduced in the Academy Award-winning short film, Hair Love (watch below) from Oscar winner Matthew A. Cherry and Sony Pictures Animation. The new series for HBO Max is created by Cherry, who will showrun with long-time …

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Peter Rabbit 2 Release Date Pushed Back Due to Coronavirus

A second major April film has been pushed back in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) fears. Previously set for April 3, the Peter Rabbit 2 release date has been moved to August 7, 2020, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The sequel was going to be released at the end of March in Europe, but the August 7 date …

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A Family Faces a Tech Uprising in Sony’s Connected Trailer

Sony Pictures Animation has released the trailer for their new original animated comedy, Connected, directed by Mike Rianda (Gravity Falls) and produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The LEGO Movie). The film is about an everyday family’s struggle to relate while technology rises up around the world! In the film, when Katie …

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Watch the New Trailer for Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

Sony Pictures Animation has revealed the new trailer for Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, which is opening in theaters on April 3, 2020. We’ve also got new photos from the sequel which you can view in the gallery below. In Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, the lovable rogue is back. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have …

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Sony Pictures Animation Releases the Full Hair Love Short

Sony Pictures Animation has brought online Matthew A. Cherry’s full animated short Hair Love, which tells the heartfelt story of an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time. The project is a collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation that was launched as a Kickstarter campaign in 2017 with a fundraising goal of …

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Sequel Set for April 2022

Sony Pictures Animation has announced that the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel will open in theaters on April 8, 2022! No other movie has been scheduled for that date yet. You can view the Into the Spider-Verse sequel tease in the Instagram post below. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (buy here) won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film and …

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Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway Trailer and Poster Debut

Sony Pictures Animation has revealed the trailer and poster for Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, which is opening in theaters on April 3, 2020. In Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, the lovable rogue is back. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his …

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HBO Max Picks Up Two Reimagined Seasons of The Boondocks

HBO Max is ordering two reimagined seasons, including 24 episodes, of the beloved animated series The Boondocks. The series from creator Aaron McGruder will launch in Fall 2020 with a 50-minute special. All 55 episodes of the original The Boondocks series will also be available on the direct-to-consumer offering at launch. Based on the comic …

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CBS All Access Adds Children’s Programming to the Service

CBS All Access today announced plans to bring children’s programming to the service, including exclusive original series and more than 1,000 episodes of library programming, marking CBS All Access’ first venture into children’s content. CBS All Access will begin rolling out its children’s programming later this year. CBS All Access has teamed up with DHX …

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Hatchlings Voices Announced for The Angry Birds Movie 2

Sony Pictures Animation and Rovio announced today who is voicing the Hatchlings in The Angry Birds Movie 2, opening in theater on August 14. The adorable Hatchlings are being voiced by Brooklynn Prince (The Florida Project), JoJo Siwa, Genesis Tennon, Alma Varsano, Faith Urban and Sunday Urban. The Hatchlings are the baby birds that have stolen …

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Frenemies Meet in a New Angry Birds Movie 2 Sneak Peek

Frenemies meet in a new one-minute sneak peek for The Angry Birds Movie 2. Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment debuted the sneak peek on the eve of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival at the Carlton Hotel’s iconic pier. Star Josh Gad (“Chuck”), producer John Cohen, and director Thurop Van Orman unveiled the new scene from …

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Watch the First 9 Minutes of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse!

Still not sure whether to watch Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse? Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Sony Pictures Animation today have brought online the first 9 minutes of the Oscar-winning film so you can get a great extended look at the film. The winner of Best Animated Feature Film is now available on Digital and will be …

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The Angry Birds Characters Are Chillin’ in New Posters

Following the first trailer and poster, Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment have released The Angry Birds Movie 2 character posters. In the trailer, you got to meet Zeta, who’s got a ton of ice and looks to have chilled the Angry Birds characters in the posters, which you can view below. The sequel opens in theaters on August …

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The Angry Birds Movie 2 Trailer and Poster Come Flying In

Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment have revealed the first trailer and poster for The Angry Birds Movie 2, flying into theaters on August 16, 2019. In the trailer, you’ll get to meet Zeta. She’s got tons of ice… and zero chill. The first film’s birds and pigs – including Jason Sudeikis as the temperamental Red, Josh Gad as …

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Digital and Blu-ray Dates

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Sony Pictures Animation today announced the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Digital and Blu-ray release dates. The Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature Film swings onto Digital February 26 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD on March 19. From Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the uniquely creative minds …

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Script is Now Online

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse co-writer (and co-director) Rodney Rothman has revealed on Twitter that you can now download the screenplay for the acclaimed movie online! You can get the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse script via the tweet below or directly by clicking here. Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation’s critically-acclaimed, Golden Globe-nominated and award-winning feature film was released in …

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Nicki Minaj Joins the Angry Birds 2 Movie 2 Voice Cast

Nicki Minaj has joined the voice cast of Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment‘s upcoming The Angry Birds Movie 2, according to Variety. We’ll have to wait a while longer to find out who she plays, however, as the trade says that her role is currently unknown. The first film’s birds and pigs – including Jason Sudeikis as …

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