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  1. Sony Entertainment Hires Bain & Co. to Cut $100 Million in Annual Costs

    1:50 pm PST 11/18/2013
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    UPDATED: CEO Michael Lynton is planning to announce the hire, which could lead to layoffs, at Thursday's investor meeting. READ MORE

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  2. 19 Films Submitted for Animated Feature Oscar

    10:18 am PST 11/05/2013
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    "Despicable Me 2," "Monsters University" and "Frozen" are among the films submitted for the 86th Academy Awards. READ MORE

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  3. Scoring Summer Animation: 'Smurfs 2' Composer Talks Minions, Naughties, Working With Pharrell

    1:32 pm PDT 08/08/2013
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    Heitor Pereira scored both installments of the "Despicable Me" and "Smurfs" series. READ MORE

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  4. Style Notes: Smell Like a Smurf; 'Yo! MTV Raps' Returns

    6:07 pm PDT 08/05/2013
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    Six haute headlines to liven up your Monday night dinner conversation. READ MORE

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  5. Box Office Report: '2 Guns' Wins With $27.4 Mil; 'Smurfs 2' Sings the Blues

    8:45 am PDT 08/04/2013
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    UPDATED: Elsewhere, "The Wolverine" crosses the $255 million mark worldwide; Lindsay Lohan's "The Canyons" bombs at the specialty box office but strong on VOD, while dramedy "The Spectacular Now" enjoys nice debut. READ MORE

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  6. Box Office Report: '2 Guns' No. 1 Friday With $10 Million; 'Smurfs 2' Falls to No. 3

    8:20 am PDT 08/03/2013
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    UPDATED: A glut of family product is dampening "Smurfs 2" in North America; Lindsay Lohan erotic thriller "The Canyons" doing so-so business at the specialty box office, while no numbers have yet been released for 200 midnight screenings of "Sharknado." READ MORE

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  7. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of '2 Guns,' 'The Smurfs 2' and More

    6:00 pm PDT 08/01/2013
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    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this weekend. READ MORE

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  8. Box Office Report: 'Smurfs 2' No. 1 Wednesday With $5.2 Mil; No. 3 in the U.K.

    8:19 am PDT 08/01/2013
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    UPDATED: The sequel's chances in North America could be dimmed by an unprecedented glut of family product; moviegoers award the film an A- CinemaScore. READ MORE

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  9. 'The Smurfs 2' India Release to Feature Extra Local Song

    2:25 am PDT 07/31/2013
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    Indian viral sensation Adhi of group HipHop Tamizha headlines the track and is joined by top contestants from talent show “Indian Idol Junior.” READ MORE

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  10. Box Office Preview: Can 'Smurfs 2' Fight Off Family Fatigue?

    5:45 pm PDT 07/30/2013
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    The CGI/live-action hybrid -- opening Wednesday -- is tracking to post a five-day debut in the $35 million range but could hit $100 million worldwide. READ MORE

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  11. 'Smurfs 2': Westwood Premiere Had L.A. Feeling (Happily) Blue

    5:15 pm PDT 07/29/2013
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    Both the animated and live-action stars, including Katy Perry and Neil Patrick Harris, were dressed in their best shade of Smurf blue for the sequel to Sony's 2011 family friendly flick. READ MORE

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  12. The Smurfs 2: Film Review

    5:03 pm PDT 07/28/2013
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    Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria, Jayma Mays and Katy Perry return for a fairly rote sequel. READ MORE

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  13. Sony's 'Smurfs' PSA Urges Kids to Enjoy Nature (Video)

    4:29 pm PDT 07/02/2013
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    The studio created the video message pro bono for the Discover the Forest campaign. READ MORE

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  14. Smurfette Turns Naughty in 'Smurfs 2' Trailer (Video)

    1:13 pm PDT 06/20/2013
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    The Sony Pictures Animation movie will be released in 3D on July 31. READ MORE

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  15. 'The Smurfs 2' Trailer

    8:11 am PDT 06/19/2013
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    Katy Perry (Smurfette) introduces the new trailer from Sony Pictures and director Raja Gosnell. Gargamel (Hank Azaria) travels to Paris and teams up with his new creation the Naughties to hunt down Smurfette. READ MORE

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  16. Report: Licensing Industry Up 2.5 Percent in 2012

    5:00 am PDT 06/17/2013
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    The $110 billion business sees Sony sign on more than 100 promotional partners for "Smurfs 2." READ MORE

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  17. 'Monsters,' 'Despicable Me 2,' 'Turbo': Summer's Brutal Animation War

    5:00 am PDT 06/13/2013
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    A record six cartoon flicks hit between Memorial Day and Labor Day; says DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, "This will be the strongest summer for animation ever." READ MORE

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  18. Britney Spears' 'Smurfs 2' Single 'Ooh La La' Hits the Web

    1:19 pm PDT 05/17/2013
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    Dr. Luke, Ammo and Cirkut produced the sugary sweet pop track. READ MORE

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  19. Britney Spears to Sing in 'Smurfs 2'

    10:30 am PDT 04/17/2013
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    The pop star will release a new song, "Ooh La La," for the big-screen sequel. READ MORE

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  20. 'The Smurfs 2' Trailer

    5:01 pm PST 12/18/2012
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    Gargamel (Hank Azaria) creates a new edition of Smurfs called Naughties in hopes of capturing Smurfette in the sequel to Columbia Pictures 'Smurfs'. READ MORE

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