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‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Director Jason Reitman and Co-Writer Gil Kenan Discuss Next Franchise Film (Exclusive)

Ghostbusters: Afterlife director Jason Reitman and co-writer Gil Kenan are letting a few details out of the ghost trap about their upcoming entry in the live-action supernatural comedy franchise. The duo is also spilling on the plethora of content coming fans’ way via two films, an animated Netflix TV series, video games and a Dark […]

Sony Pictures Entertainment Teams With CAPE to Launch Animation Accelerator for Asian Pacific Islanders (Exclusive)

Having successfully run development programs for screenwriters and creative executives for many years, the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment is now turning to animation. The nonprofit’s new CAPE Animation Directors Accelerator, powered by Sony Pictures Entertainment for 2021, will give rising API animation directors the opportunity to boost their careers through one-on-one executive mentorship […]

Sony’s ‘Hotel Transylvania 4’ Heads to Amazon, Will Skip Theaters

Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania: Transformania will bypass a theatrical run, opting instead to stream on Amazon Prime, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Amazon offered no comment when contacted about the possible deal for Hotel Transylvania 4. But the decision to skip theaters and head to Prime Video with the CG-animated pic is understood to […]

‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’: Film Review

A barely functional family becomes humanity's last hope when a robot apocalypse led by evil Olivia Colman interrupts their road trip in this Sony Animation feature, premiering on Netflix.

Netflix Nabs Post-PVOD Streaming Rights to Sony’s Feature Films in Multiyear Deal

The multiyear, exclusive first pay window licensing deal in the U.S. will begin with the studio's 2022 film slate, which includes anticipated titles like 'Morbius' and 'Uncharted'.

Netflix Acquires Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s Animated ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’

Made by Sony Pictures Animation, the film previously titled 'Connected,' was initially scheduled for a 2020 theatrical release and then pulled due to the pandemic.

Black Label Media’s War Epic ‘Devotion’ Lands at Sony Pictures, STXinternational

Black Label Media's historical war epic Devotion, directed by JD Dillard and starring Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell as U.S. Navy fighter pilots, has signed worldwide distribution deals.

Matthew Cherry’s ‘Hair Love’ Becoming HBO Max Animated Series

HBO Max has ordered a 12-episode animated series based on Oscar-winning animated short 'Hair Love' from its writer-director, Matthew A. Cherry, and Sony Pictures Animation.

Oscars: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Wins Best Animated Feature

'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' wins best animated feature at the 2019 Oscars.

UltraViolet Digital Movie Service Shutting Down

UltraViolet, the cloud-based digital movie locker service, will close down on July 31.

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Filmmakers Take off Their Masks for ‘Behind the Screen’ Podcast

Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Peter Ramsey talk 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' in new 'Behind the Screen' podcast.

Sony Animation Taps Walt Disney Vet Garth Burkhard to Head Publicity (Exclusive)

Sony Pictures Animation has tapped Walt Disney Animation publicity veteran Garth Burkhard as its new senior vp publicity. The news comes a week after the release of 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.'