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6 items from 2012


Production Begins On “The Smurfs® 2″

26 April 2012 2:02 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Production has begun on Columbia Pictures’ and Sony Pictures Animation’s live-action/computer animated hybrid 3D family comedy The Smurfs® 2, the sequel to the 2011 worldwide hit that took in over $560 million at the worldwide box office.

Returning from the first film for an all-new adventure that takes the Smurfs to Europe are Director Raja Gosnell, Producer Jordan Kerner, Executive Producer Ezra Swerdlow, and stars Neil Patrick Harris as Patrick Winslow, Jayma Mays as Grace Winslow, Sofia Vergara as Odile, and Hank Azaria as Gargamel. Brendan Gleeson joins the cast as Patrick Winslow’s stepfather, Victor Doyle. Behind the microphone, as the voices of the Smurfs, all of the principal voice cast members will reprise their roles, including Katy Perry as Smurfette, Jonathan Winters as Papa Smurf, Alan Cumming as Gutsy, Fred Armisen as Brainy, George Lopez as Grouchy and Anton Yelchin as Clumsy; in addition, John Oliver, who took a »

- Michelle McCue

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Brendan Gleeson, J.B. Smoove Join 'Smurfs' Sequel

26 April 2012 11:11 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Brendan Gleeson and J.B. Smoove have joined The Smurfs sequel. The two actors are among the new faces in the followup to the 2011 film that starred Neil Patrick Harris and Jayma Mays. They join Christina Ricci, which The Hollywood Reporter first reported Wednesday. Gleeson joins the cast as Patrick Winslow's stepfather Victor Doyle, while Smoove will voice the new character, Hackus, who is described as "naughty." Last year's CG/live-action hybrid, directed by Raja Gosnell, grossed $564 million worldwide. Gosnell will return to helm the second film. Producer Jordan Kerner and executive producer Ezra Swerdlow will also

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The Smurfs 2 Begins Production

26 April 2012 9:54 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Production has begun on Columbia Pictures' and Sony Pictures Animation's live-action/computer animated hybrid 3D family comedy The Smurfs 2, the sequel to the 2011 worldwide hit that took in over $560 million at the worldwide box office.

Returning from the first film for an all-new adventure that takes the Smurfs to Europe are Director Raja Gosnell, Producer Jordan Kerner, Executive Producer Ezra Swerdlow, and stars Neil Patrick Harris as Patrick Winslow, Jayma Mays as Grace Winslow, Sof&#237a Vergara as Odile, and Hank Azaria as Gargamel.

Brendan Gleeson joins the cast as Patrick Winslow's stepfather, Victor Doyle.

Behind the microphone, as the voices of the Smurfs, all of the principal voice cast members will reprise their roles, including Katy Perry as Smurfette, Jonathan Winters as Papa Smurf, Alan Cumming as Gutsy, Fred Armisen as Brainy, George Lopez as Grouchy and Anton Yelchin as Clumsy; in addition, John Oliver, who took »

- MovieWeb

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Smurfs 2 has Unfortunately Started Production

26 April 2012 7:22 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Sony Pictures announced soon after the release of the first movie, that they were going to be making a Smurfs sequel...and I died just a little bit inside.  Well, Sony has now announced that they've made good on that promise and production on the second film has officially started.

I haven't enjoyed any of the cartoons turned live-action hybrid movies that have come out (Yogi, Chipmunks, and Smurfs).  They felt hollow to me and a mere shadow of what made the original cartoons such classics.  Part of that is the writing/story, but it's also in the fact that they're taking them out of the cartoon setting and into the 'real' world. 

The worse part, for me, is that the damn things keep making a lot of money!  So the studios are encouraged to keep pumping them out.  Anyway, the press release came out this morning that production had commenced on the film, »

- feeds@themoviepool.com (Jordan Maison)

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Production Begins on The Smurfs 2

26 April 2012 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation announced today that production has begun on the live-action/computer animated hybrid 3D family comedy The Smurfs 2 , the sequel to the 2011 worldwide hit that took in over $560 million at the worldwide box office. Returning from the first film for an all-new adventure that takes the Smurfs to Europe are Director Raja Gosnell, Producer Jordan Kerner, Executive Producer Ezra Swerdlow, and stars Neil Patrick Harris as Patrick Winslow, Jayma Mays as Grace Winslow, Sofia Vergara as Odile, and Hank Azaria as Gargamel. Brendan Gleeson joins the cast as Patrick Winslow's stepfather, Victor Doyle. Behind the microphone, as the voices of the Smurfs, all of the principal voice cast members will reprise their roles, including Katy Perry as »

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SXSW Announces 2012 Feature Film Lineup

1 February 2012 4:28 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival is thrilled to announce the features lineup for this year's Festival, March 9 - 17, 2012 in Austin, Texas. We are also pleased to reveal the world premiere of Emmett Malloy's documentary Big Easy Express as our Closing Night Film, which follows a train ride unlike any other with Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros and Old Crow Medicine Show. Big Easy Express will screen on Saturday, March 17. The program will also include the world premiere of Columbia Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures' 21 Jump Street, screening in the Centerpiece slot on Monday, March 12. The 2012 lineup continues the SXSW tradition of celebrating ambitious experimentation with risk takers both in front of and behind the camera, and a deep immersion into cultural touchstones. The Midnighters feature section and the Short Film program will be announced on February 8.

"SXSW has long been a haven for bold »

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