This sequel retains its predecessor's genially goofy shenanigans, incredibly corny punchlines and Hank Azaria's go-for-broke performance as Gargamel.
"Hotel Transylvania" helmer Genndy Tartakovsky is attached to develop and direct "Popeye," Sony Pictures Animation's 3D take on the familiar sailor man.
Jonathan Winters, George Lopez, Katy Perry and Alan Cumming are seeing blue.
Adam Sandler, Cher, Jon Favreau, Sylvester Stallone and Judd Apatow will provide voices for the animals in MGM's live-action comedy "The Zookeeper," starring Kevin James and Rosario Dawson.
MGM has put a musical remake of its 1983 comedy "Valley Girl" into development, with Sean Bailey producing through his Idealogy Inc. banner.
MGM has acquired and greenlit "The Cabin in the Woods," a thriller penned by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard with Goddard signed to make his directorial debut and Whedon producing.
"Guess Who" scribes Jay Scherick and David Ronn are in negotiations to write the bigscreen version of "Baywatch" for DreamWorks.
Upholding the tradition of late-August as a time for minor efforts, "Serving Sara" is little more than a mall movie designed to kill time. Pic marks an improvement over helmer Reginald Hudlin's "SNL"…
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