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Multiple ‘Smurfs’ Movies in the Works at Paramount, Nickelodeon

Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Animation are teaming with LAFIG Belgium and IMPS to produce multiple movies based on the Smurfs franchise. The first project from the new partnership banner is an animated musical film to start production this year ahead of a Dec. 20, 2024, release. Pam Brady (South Park, Team America) will write the first […]

Sony Sets Release Date for Next ‘Smurfs’ Movie

Kelly Asbury ('Shrek 2') is directing.

Oscars 2015: Nine Inside Jokes Explained

References to "Chinese bucks," "the Dependent Spirit Awards" and the box-office grosses of this year's nominees may have left non-entertainment industry viewers scratching their heads.

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

UPDATED: CEO Michael Lynton is planning to announce the hire, which could lead to layoffs, at Thursday's investor meeting.

19 Films Submitted for Animated Feature Oscar

"Despicable Me 2," "Monsters University" and "Frozen" are among the films submitted for the 86th Academy Awards.

Scoring Summer Animation: ‘Smurfs 2’ Composer Talks Minions, Naughties, Working With Pharrell

Heitor Pereira scored both installments of the "Despicable Me" and "Smurfs" series.

Style Notes: Smell Like a Smurf; ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ Returns

Six haute headlines to liven up your Monday night dinner conversation.

Box Office Report: ‘2 Guns’ Wins With $27.4 Mil; ‘Smurfs 2’ Sings the Blues

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.

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

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."

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of ‘2 Guns,’ ‘The Smurfs 2’ and More

What THR's critics say about the movies opening this weekend.

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

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.

‘The Smurfs 2’ India Release to Feature Extra Local Song

Indian viral sensation Adhi of group HipHop Tamizha headlines the track and is joined by top contestants from talent show “Indian Idol Junior.”