After shutting the door on a number of big-budget Hollywood films, China has given the greenlight to Sony’s “Smurfs” sequel, sources close to the film told Variety. Sony declined to comment. The…
There's nothing small about the promotional partnerships Columbia Pictures has lined up around "The Smurfs 2." The studio has brokered deals with more than 100 partners to help hype the Sony Pictures…
Pop star Britney Spears will contribute a new song to "The Smurfs 2" soundtrack, according to a new release from Sony.
PARIS -- La Cite du Cinema, the €160 million ($195 million) film hub masterminded by French helmer-producer Luc Besson, officially opens its doors in September but it is already up and running.
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."
Adorable and annoying, patently unnecessary yet kinda sweet, "The Smurfs" is a calculated commercial enterprise with little soul but an appreciable amount of heart.
Jonathan Winters, George Lopez, Katy Perry and Alan Cumming are seeing blue.
Army Archerd, whose 52-year run as a Daily Variety columnist made him unique among showbiz reporters, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of a rare form of mesothelioma, a lung cancer thought to be the…
Paramount's getting the blues, acquiring film rights to vintage cartoon characters the Smurfs and setting up development of a 3-D CGI feature with producer Jordan Kerner and Nickelodeon Movies.