The spread of the Delta variant, coupled with vaccine mandates, may have done for the film’s theatrical release.
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The subtitle of the fourth “Hotel Transylvania” film is “Transformania,” but perhaps it should be “The Search for a Release Date.”
When the songs kick in, the design is dialed up to 11. It’s a shame and an irony, then, that the songs themselves aren’t very memorable.
The film debuts on Netflix on August 6.
The Sony Pictures Animation-produced film has been viewed by 53 million households in its first 28 days of release.
In a wide-ranging conversation, Appelhans explains why he ended up making the feature in China, rather than through the U.S. studio system, and reflects on what it means to be an American telling a story rooted in Chinese culture.
Sony’s spooky fourquel has moved from July 23 to October 1 on the theatrical release calendar.
The film is coming to theaters on July 23.
A continuing series in which we map out what major corporations own in terms of animation-related characters, studios, and distribution platforms.
The Mike Rianda-directed film has also notched six straights days at no. 1 worldwide.
Disney has picked up second pay tv window rights to Sony’s upcoming features.
Olivares, who also served as character designer on Sony’s new film, tells us how it came together visually.
The slate runs the gamut from singing honey bears to a chainsaw-wielding George Washington.
The Lin-Manuel Miranda musical was previously set for a theatrical release on June 4. A new date has not been announced.
The director speaks to us about the challenges of developing a hand-drawn look for his cg feature, and much more.
The film squanders an interesting set-up by diverting into frenetic action and comedy.
The film is due to open in theaters on October 7, 2022.
The executive was previously at China’s Pearl Studio, where he oversaw co-production on “Abominable” and “Over the Moon.”
Netflix and Sony have cemented their growing ties with a major licensing deal covering animation and live-action.
The fourth and final feature in the franchise will now hit theaters on July 23, not August 6.