‘Smurfs 2’ in the works

Sony sets Aug. 2, 2013 release date for sequel

With “The Smurfs” grossing more than $135 million worldwide since opening 12 days ago, Sony Pictures has decided to move forward with a sequel, setting an Aug. 2, 2013, release for “The Smurfs 2.”

Jordan Kerner will produce.

The Smurfs” opened atop the box office in 23 markets overseas, and has grossed $78.8 million stateside, outperforming such star-driven films as “Cowboys and Aliens” and “The Change-Up.”

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