Sony Pictures has recently acquired rights that hint at where its next blockbuster movie ambitions lie, and, oddly enough, it revolves around the recent Target credit card hack's breaking reporter. Reports The Hollywood Reporter, the movie will be a cyber thriller inspired by The New York Time's article "Reporting From the Web's Underbelly."
The latest in the growing line of trailers being released for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, "Rise of Electro" arrives with a solid look at Electro, Spiderman, and a city being simultaneously blown up and electrified. When pieced together with the previous trailers, it offers a tad wider look at the story in general, and is a solid teaser for the upcoming flick.
It would appear that the little creatures known as Rabbids - sourced from the Rayman video game series and readied for the public as their own series by Ubisoft - have secured themselves a full-length feature film deal with Sony Pictures. This film has Jean-Julien Baronnet, Executive Director, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for Columbia Pictures, speaking up on the deal, letting it be known that Columbia will be working on the picture as well. This release comes after the collaborative effort between Ubisoft Motion Pictures, France Television, and Nickelodeon called "Rabbids Invasion", a television show out right this minute.
Today the Amazing Spider-Man 2 appears in the first full-length trailer to be shown to the public. What you've got here is a glimpse at the full collection of villains our friendly neighborhood web-slinger is set to face off against right alongside teasers for the next generation. This trailer shows so much, you might just want to skip it.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and the Walmart video streaming service Vudu have announced a tie up that will bring an enhanced viewing experience to movie watching fans. The new service is Vudu Extras+ and it allows streaming viewers to enjoy the same sort of extras typically available on DVD and Blu-ray titles. The Extras+ service will put those extra features from physical disks online and add in additional interactive features.
If you're a fan of Breaking Bad, you know full well Walter White is no fan of taking money like a charity - he wants to earn it. So it should come as no surprise when Sony Pictures Entertainment makes with the profit (as opposed to donating any of the proceeds to a non-profit) in a series of auctions for Breaking Bad props. Hundreds of props, that is, straight from the show and up for auction with everything from Hector "Tio" Salamanca's bell to Gustavo Fring's laptop computer.
It was revealed - officially, this time - that a big screen movie will be made in the near future as a collaboration between developers Ubisoft, Sony Pictures, Columbia Pictures, and New Regency. This announcement was made Ubisoft and Sony during their PlayStation 4 / PS Vita event in which they supported the release of the PlayStation 4 iteration of Watch Dogs with a new video trailer, complete with a peek at an exclusive level that'll be available only to those playing on said console. This game will be available for several platforms this holiday season.
The folks at Sony Home Entertainment have teamed up with the folks at both UltraViolet and Sony Pictures Imageworks to bring to you an iPad-based interactive "Movie Touch" experience for the home video release of Men in Black 3. What you've got here is a vast collection of features that help you immerse yourself in the film, the plotline in and outside the film, and the creation of the film as well. The app itself is free, including a 10 minute preview of the movie inside, and if you've got the Men In Black 3 movie in your UV collection you can work with the full timeline right away.
This week the folks at Sony Entertainment have released a new Amazing Spider-Man Second Screen app before its companion Blu-Ray Disc hits the market. With this app you'll be working on your iPad, Sony Tablet S, or Sony Xperia Tablet S to see content related to the film feature even before the Blu-ray is released. Once the Blu-ray is out on the market and you've got it home with you, you'll have companion content available with bonuses galore!
This week we got to speak to the multi-talented Genndy Tartakovsky about his direction of the new-to-theaters animated feature Hotel Transylvania. This film is a big step in an already star-studded path for Tartakovsky whose creative career also crossed paths with or was straight up responsible for Dexter's Laboratory, Power Puff Girls, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars, and soon Popeye - another animated feature coming soon. Have read here as we trade words with the director on his new vision for a monster-filled hotel filled with the likes of Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, and Andy Sandberg.