Who ya gonna call? Whoever can help get you passes to the first-ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest kicking off in California.
Sony Pictures, Ghost Corps and Wizard World are teaming up for this event, which will mark the first official Ghostbusters-centric celebration. The event will arrive just in time for the original film’s 35th anniversary, not to mention the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters II. And with a new Ghostbusters movie slated to arrive in 2020, you can bet there will be some big news from the fan fest too. Read More »
Did you love the Looney Tunes-style appearance of Spider-Ham in Sony Pictures Animation’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse? Do you want to see more of the wise-cracking Peter Porker, but don’t want to wait until a potential sequel or spin-off? Good news: Spider-Ham is back in a new short film called “Caught in a Ham” that will be on the Spider-Verse bonus features. Check out a preview of the short and get the full details of the Oscar-nominated movie’s home video release below.
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There’s no question that Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse looks unlike any feature animated film that we’ve ever seen. Its effortless blending of traditional hand-drawn techniques with cutting-edge CG animation creates an eye-popping movie that can only be compared to, well, art. And that’s the intention of the filmmakers.
“One thing we wanted to do with this movie was bring the hand of the artist back, bring line drawings back into it,” visual effects supervisor Danny Dimian says in the latest Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse featurette released by Sony. “Basically bring more of the art back into it.” But it’s more than just scribbling a few more lines and dots onto the finished product. Watch the behind-the-scenes video below to find out how the team built brand new technology to animate Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
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The summer of 2020 just got a little more interesting with two of the year’s biggest blockbusters shifting their release dates. Fast and Furious 9 has bumped back their initial April 2020 release date by nearly two months, and James Bond 25 has swept in and filled the gap. Meanwhile, Denis Villeneuve‘s forthcoming Dune remake will try to rake in some serious holiday box office dough with a Thanksgiving 2020 release date.
Get the full rundown on the Dune, James Bond 25 and Fast and Furious release dates below. Read More »
The next movie from Phil Lord and Chris Miller will see the duo heading back into the live-action realm after they conquered animation, spawning a multimillion dollar franchise with their surprise hit The LEGO Movie and shepherding last year’s critical darling Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse to possible Oscar success. Lord and Miller’s latest film, a sci-fi feature called The Last Human, has sparked a heated bidding war between several studios that landed them an eight-figure deal with Sony/Tristar.
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Shameik Moore, the up-and-coming actor who most recently voiced Miles Morales in Sony’s animated hit Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, initially met producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller for a completely different project. The Dope star auditioned for the role of Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story before Lord & Miller were fired from that project. Learn about that encounter, and how Moore may perform a song for the Into the Spider-Verse sequel below. Read More »
Mondo picked up the license to Ghostbusters merchandise last year, and they celebrated by releasing a new print from artist Tom Whalen. But it sounds like this is the year that bustin’ will really make them feel good.
A brand new Ghostbusters print from Ken Taylor has been revealed by Mondo – but that’s not all. They’ll also be releasing a set of Stay Puft Marshmallow Man tiki mugs and a new batch of enamel pins by Whalen (to go with the previous set released last year). Read More »
Rob Liefeld is best known for creating the fourth wall-breaking, wisecracking mutant mercenary known as Deadpool. But soon he’ll be responsible for another unique superhero project heading to the big screen.
Sony Pictures has picked up the original comic by Rob Liefeld called Shrink, which focuses on a female psychiatrist who offers therapy to various superheroes. The project was previously developed by Sony in the early 2000s, but it never went anywhere after that. With Deadpool being a hit, it would seem studios are interested in Liefeld’s subversive take on the superhero genre again. Read More »
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We haven’t seen a Paul W.S. Anderson movie since he wrapped up his long-running Resident Evil franchise back in 2016, but the director’s next film will hit theaters next year.
Sony Pictures has unveiled the specific release date for Anderson’s Monster Hunter, a fantasy action film based on the popular Capcom video game series. The film will feature the first pairing of action stars Milla Jovovich and Tony Jaa on screen together. Add the date to your calendar and learn more about the Monster Hunter movie below. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, February 7th, 2019 by Fred Topel
After the success of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, now nominated for the Best Animated Film Oscar, Sony Pictures was quick to announce sequels and spin-offs to the film. One rumored idea was an animated series, but producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller haven’t even heard that one. They were at a Television Critics Association panel for their upcoming Fox animated series Bless the Harts, and were surprised when we asked them about the Spider-Verse TV series.
“That’s news to us,” Lord said.
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