Sony Sets THE SMURFS 2 for August 2, 2013

     August 9, 2011

The-Smurfs-movie-image-slice

After managing to almost beat out Cowboys & Aliens at the box office a couple weeks ago, The Smurfs now qualifies as a “surprise hit” even though it was marketed to death and aimed squarely at young children who are worth the price of two tickets since at least one parent usually has to tag along.  Sony has now given the go ahead to The Smurfs 2 and will release the film on August 2, 2013.  Back in June, Steve caught up with The Smurfs director Raja Gosnell and producer Jordan Kerner during which the pair talked about how they had already began penning The Smurfs 2.  You can click here to check out his video interview with them and rest assured knowing that two years from now we’ll be getting more tired jokes about how the word “smurf” can be used as a substitute for swear words. [Box Office Mojo]

Around The Web

Latest News

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DC Entertainment Confirms Tao Okamoto’s Role

She is who you think she is.

Seth Rogen Christmas Comedy X-MAS Now Titled THE NIGHT BEFORE

The new film from '50/50' director Jonathan Levine also stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anthony Mackie.

Christopher McQuarrie Talks MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5, Easter Eggs and More

He also reveals how much CG is in the underwater sequence and if there's a 'Mission: Impossible' bible.

DOCTOR STRANGE: Marvel Eyes Rachel McAdams for Lead Opposite Benedict Cumberbatch

Marvel's magical movie opens November 4, 2016.

Hugh Jackman Teases Final WOLVERINE Movie with New Image

The actor turns to Twitter for story ideas.

Disney’s BOB THE MUSICAL Adds Composer Bret McKenzie, In Talks with Michael Chabon

Tom Cruise is reportedly still circling the lead for director Michel Hazanavicius.

Richard Linklater May Direct Jennifer Lawrence in THE ROSIE PROJECT

The 'Boyhood' filmmaker is the favorite to helm the long-gestating romance, which at one point had Phil Lord and Chris Miller attached.

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE II Revisited: “Who Wants to Be Decent?”

The franchise almost self-destructs in John Woo’s misguided, misogynistic sequel.

Collider Movie Talk – New SPIDER-MAN Writers, Adam Sandler, and More

The gang also talks new casting in 'Star Trek Beyond' and the continued success of 'Ant-Man' at the box office.

SPECTRE Theme Finished and Sounding “Fantastic”; Place Your Bets on Who Sang It

Odds are on Sam Smith.

Page 1 of 4,06112345...102030...Last »