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Movie News: First Look at 'Get Smurfy'; 'Spider-Man' Casting Speculation Continues

15 June 2015 12:08 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Get Smurfy: Our first look at Get Smurfy reveals a fresh yet familiar world. The animated reboot features the voices of Demi Lovato (as Smurfette), Mandy Patinkin (as Papa Smurf), and Rainn Wilson (as Gargamel, aka "their nemesis"). The story "will follow Smurfette and her brothers as they search for a legendary Smurfs village." It's heading for theaters on March 31, 2017. [EW.com]   Spider-Man: Who will be the new Spider-Man? The character is rumored to have a small role in Captain America: Civil War, which is currently filming, and so it would seem a decision would need to be made soon. Current speculation claims that Asa Butterfield (Ender's Game) is now out of contention, while Tom Holland (The Impossible, above left) is still in the mix...

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Demi Lovato replaces Katy Perry in Smurf franchise

15 June 2015 10:02 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

American singer-songwriter Demi Lovato has been announced as the new Smurfette in ‘Get Smurfy’. Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato is replacing Katy Perry as the voice of Smurfette in the third Smurfs feature film.

The 22-year-old singer will voice the part in the sequel ‘Get Smurfy‘ and takes the place of Katy, who starred in the first two films released in 2011 and 2013.

In a promotional video released to introduce the new casting, the ‘Heart Attack’ singer said: “I’m so excited to announce that I will be voicing Smurfette in the new fully-animated Smurfs movie.”

The movie will set out to tell the origin story of the blue creatures, with comedic actor Rainn Wilson, 49 – known in the Us for being funnyman Dwight Schrute in ‘The Office‘ – playing the evil wizard Gargamel and Mandy Patinkin, 62, voicing Papa Smurf.

Demi’s fans will be thrilled with the announcement since her career began in children’s TV and film, »

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Watch preview of new Smurfs sequel Get Smurfy: Demi Lovato is the new Smurfette

15 June 2015 9:45 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Celebrate Global Smurf Day with some major re-castings for the upcoming sequel Get Smurfy.

In celebration of the unofficial holiday, Sony has released a new video announcing that Demi Lovato and Rainn Wilson will join Mandy Patinkin as new cast members.

Lovato is taking over the role of Smurfette from Katy Perry, while Wilson succeeds Hank Azaria as the scheming villain Gargamel.

It was already announced that Patinkin would become the new voice of Papa Smurf, following the passing of Jonathan Winters in April 2013.

There is no word yet on whether other Smurfs voice cast members Fred Armisen, Alan Cumming or Anton Yelchin will be back.

Get Smurfy is scheduled to open in cinemas in 2017, coming four years after the release of 2013's The Smurfs 2. »

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Get Smurfy Announces Voice Cast and March 31, 2017 Release Date

15 June 2015 9:25 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Together, Sony's previous films The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2 have earned almost $1 billion worldwide, so it was a foregone conclusion that another film would be on the way. Now titled Get Smurfy, the latest installment in the little blue franchise will be fully computer animated rather than a hybrid with live-action. Over the weekend on Global Smurfs Day, Sony Pictures Animation unveiled the first look at the characters, the newly added voice cast, and the picture's release date. As for the cast, Demi Lovato will be voicing Smurfette, Mandy Patinkin will star as Papa Smurf, and Rainn Wilson will step in as Gargamel. Get Smurfy hits theaters on March 31, 2017. Meet the cast of Get Smurfy below: Check out all the details in the press release below: The World To Get Smurfy on March 31, 2017 —Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson and Mandy Patinkin To Lend Their Voices to Fully Computer-Animated Feature Film— Culver City, »

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‘Smurfs’ Reboot Stars Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson Tease Upcoming Movie

15 June 2015 8:29 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson and Mandy Patinkin, just cast in Sony Pictures Animation’s CGI reboot “Get Smurfy,” hammed it up for fans in a promo for the next bundle of small blue laughs coming in 2017. “There’s going to be a brand new Gargamel movie,” said Wilson, who will voice the villain. “No! it’s a Smurf movie,” a voice called from off screen. “No, my agent said it would be a Gargamel movie!” insisted Wilson. “I’ve always dreamed of having 99 kids, and having them listen to me,” said Mandy Patinkin, who will provide the voice of Papa Smurf. »

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First Look: Sony’s Animated ‘Get Smurfy’ Starring Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson and Mandy Patinkin

15 June 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Sony Pictures previously revived The Smurfs in two live-action/computer animated hybrid adventures. But now the studio is having its Sony Pictures Animation division take a crack at the little blue creatures in a fully computer animated feature film that will harken back to creator Peyo Culliford’s original animation style. Since today is supposedly Global Smurfs Day, there’s […]

The post First Look: Sony’s Animated ‘Get Smurfy’ Starring Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson and Mandy Patinkin appeared first on /Film. »

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Rainn Wilson, Mandy Patinkin and Demi Lovato Get Smurfy For Sony

15 June 2015 5:29 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

For people of a certain age, there can be little argument that the most recent big screen outings for the Smurfs were disappointing, to say the least. Thrusting the beloved little blue characters into an animation/live action hybrid scenario was, quite simply, ill-advised – even if Hank Azaria was obviously born to play the evil wizard, Gargamel. The fact that the 2011 and 2013 movies are the only Smurfish point of reference for a whole new generation of children is tragic – which makes the news of a fully animated re-boot from Sony Pictures Animation – titled Get Smurfy – most welcome indeed.

The Smurfs hail from a bygone era – first appearing in 1958, as the comic strip creation of Belgian artist Peyo. Peyo was the author of Johan And Peewit at the time, which was a story set in the Middle Ages, and featured a King’s Page and his sidekick. Published in an issue »

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Now Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson Will Also Get Smurfy

14 June 2015 8:21 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

How long has it been since we've had a Smurf movie? Apparently too long, because Sony took some time today to let the world know that its Smurf reboot is getting real, revealing a title, a cast of some pretty incredible people, a synopsis, and a release date. Entertainment Weekly reports that the movie, dubbed Get Smurfy (because why the Smurf not?), plans to follow Smurfette and her bro-Smurfs as they Smurf-quest for a legend-Smurf-y Smurf village. "The continued popularity of the Smurfs is unmistakable," director Kelly Asbury said in a statement. "This new outing will return them to the fully-animated world that launched them." Demi Lovato will play Her Badassery, Smurfette, and Rainn Wilson is set to Smurf things up as the naughty Gargamel; they join Mandy Patinkin, who was already inked to play Papa Smurf. You'll be able to Get Smurfy on March 31, 2017. »

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Lovato, Wilson Join The "Smurfs" Reboot

14 June 2015 6:44 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Rainn Wilson and Demi Lovato will join Mandy Patinkin in "Get Smurfy," the upcoming CG animated reboot of "The Smurfs" franchise.

Ditching the live-action elements in favor of a purely CG animated feature, the new film will harken back to creator Peyo Culliford’s original style of the creatures. The story finds the small blue characters searching the Enchanted Forest for the Smurf village.

Lovato is set to play the one and only Smurfette, whilst Wilson will tackle the role of the evil sorcerer Gargamel. Kelly Asbury is directing the film which is scheduled to open March 2017.

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Demi Lovato and Rainn Wilson Get Smurfy in New Animated Movie

14 June 2015 2:30 PM, PDT | CineMovie | See recent CineMovie news »

How do you celebrate Global Smurfs Day (June14)? By announcing a new Smurfs animated movie that will feature Demi Lovato voicing our favorite blue gal, Smurfette while Rainn Wilson will play Smurf nemesis, Gargamel. Instead of adding another live-action Smurfs film, Sony Pictures Animation is going the digital route with a fully computer-animated feature film titled Get Smurfy for the third outing.

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Case of the Cooties? New Poster and Trailer

14 June 2015 1:00 PM, PDT | Horror News | See recent Horror News news »

Case of the Cooties? New Poster and Trailer

Get a taste with the New Poster from Lionsgate Premiere’s Cooties. From the creators of Saw & “Glee”, Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson & Alison Pill star in this deadly horror-comedy which crawls into select theaters & VOD on Friday, September 18! Enjoy and please feel free to share with your readers! Cooties In Select Theaters & VOD ...

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Demi Lovato to voice Smurfette in Sony's upcoming animation Get Smurfy

14 June 2015 11:52 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Demi Lovato will voice Smurfette in Sony's upcoming Smurfs movie.

The film's title has also been revealed, with the reboot to be called Get Smurfy, Deadline reports.

It was also announced that Rainn Wilson will take on the role of the film's villain Gargamel.

Mandy Patinkin is voicing Papa Smurf in the reboot, which will set out to tell the origin story of the blue creatures.

It was previously announced that the upcoming animated movie has been delayed until 2017.

Originally scheduled for August 5, 2016, the reboot will now launch in cinemas on March 31, 2017.

Lovato has previously starred in 2008's Camp Rock. She was also recently cast in From Dusk Till Dawn. »

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Rainn Wilson, Demi Lovato And More Voicing Get Smurfy

14 June 2015 11:36 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

The news broke in January that Sony had decided to stop making live-action/CG blended films with the Smurfs and switch back to just CG animated adventures for a new origin story. Mandy Patinkin was announced as Papa Smurf back then, with Rainn Wilson and Demi Lovato joining him for what we now know is called Get Smurfy.Sony used Global Smurfs Day (that is, at time of writing, today) to fully announce the new movie, which aims to harken back to Smurfs creator Peyo Culliford’s original style of the creatures in a story that finds the small blue characters searching the Enchanted Forest for the Smurf village, while tackling questions such as why there is only one girl – Lovato’s Smurfette – among them.  “We felt it was important to take a very different approach with this origin story. It returns to the roots of Peyo’s creation in this CG animated adventure, »

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The World To Get Smurfy – Demi Lovato

14 June 2015 10:52 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson and Mandy Patinkin to lend their voices to fully computer-animated feature Film. To mark this year’s June 14th Global Smurfs Day, Sony Pictures Animation announced the all star cast of Get Smurfy, its brand new, fully computer-animated feature film reminiscent of creator Peyo Culliford’s original recognizable style. Get Smurfy finds Smurfette and her brothers trekking through the uncharted Enchanted Forest to try and discover a fabled Smurfs village before their nemesis, the evil wizard Gargamel, does. Along the way, some of the mysteries of the little blue creatures’ origins are brought to light: do Smurfs come in any other colors? are their mushroom houses organic? And… why are there 99 boys and only one girl??? Platinum-selling recording artist Demi Lovato has signed to voice the girl-power-ful Smurfette, with Emmy-nominated comic actor Rainn Wilson (The Office, Monsters vs. Aliens) stepping into the evil shoes of the Smurf nemesis, »

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‘Get Smurfy’ Unveiled: Demi Lovato Joins As Smurfette, Rainn Wilson As Gargamel

14 June 2015 10:42 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Today happens to be Global Smurfs Day, and Sony Pictures Animation is marking the occasion with the unveiling of Get Smurfy as the title for the studio’s until-now movie-without-a-name third adventure in the brave blue world. Casting has been firmed with pop star Demi Lovato giving voice to the single Smurfette, Rainn Wilson seizing the role of the villainous Gargamel as well as the previously announced Mandy Patinkin as Papa Smurf. For a glimpse of Get Smurfy, and the… »

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Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson, Mandy Patinkin Join ‘Get Smurfy’ Voice Cast

14 June 2015 10:15 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Demi Lovato, Mandy Patinkin and Rainn Wilson have boarded Sony Pictures Animation’s fully computer-animated Smurf reboot “Get Smurfy.” The castings were announced in conjunction with Global Smurfs Day on Sunday.

Lovato will voice Smurfette and Patinkin will play Papa Smurf. Wilson will lend his voice to the evil wizard Gargamel.

“We have gathered a group of filmmakers and artists who have grown up with these loveable characters, and ‘Get Smurfy’ will be imbued with the same spirit of adventure that first made all of us lifelong fans of these little blue guys…and girl,” says Kristine Belson, president of Sony Pictures Animation.

Pic, which hews back to Smurfs creator Peyo Culliford’s original style, will follow Smurfette and her fellow blue creatures as they search the Enchanted Forest for the fabled Smurfs village. The film will answer some long-held questions about the Smurfs, including why there’s only one girl among them. »

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Get Smurfy Set For Worldwide Release on March 31, 2017; Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson and Mandy Patinkin Star

14 June 2015 9:35 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

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To mark this year’s June 14th Global Smurfs Day, Sony Pictures Animation announced the all star cast of Get Smurfy, its brand new, fully computer-animated feature film reminiscent of creator Peyo Culliford’s original recognizable style.

Get Smurfy finds Smurfette and her brothers trekking through the uncharted Enchanted Forest to try and discover a fabled Smurfs village before their nemesis, the evil wizard Gargamel, does. Along the way, some of the mysteries of the little blue creatures’ origins are brought to light: do Smurfs come in any other colors? are their mushroom houses organic? And… why are there 99 boys and only one girl???

Demi Lovato has signed to voice the girl-power-ful Smurfette, with Rainn Wilson (The Office, Monsters vs. Aliens) stepping into the evil shoes of the Smurf nemesis, Gargamel. »

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New Poster for Zombie Film Cooties, Starring Elijah Wood & Rainn Wilson

11 June 2015 10:34 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We've seen students strive to survive their teachers' wrath in Robert Rodriguez's The Faculty, but in the zombie film Cooties, the teachers are the ones fending off an infected student body. A new poster teases the Elijah Wood-starring horror comedy.

A SpectreVision film, Cooties is scheduled to come out on VOD and in select theaters on September 18th from Lionsgate Premiere:

"From the twisted minds of Leigh Whannell (co-creator of Saw and Insidious) and Ian Brennan (co-creator of "Glee"), Cooties is a horror comedy with unexpected laughs and unapologetic thrills. When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage. The film stars Elijah Wood (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings), Rainn Wilson ("The Office"), and Alison Pill ("The Newsroom") as teachers who fight to survive the mayhem while hilariously bickering in an »

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Lionsgate Premiere unleashes a new poster for Cooties

11 June 2015 10:14 AM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

From the twisted minds of Leigh Whannell (co-creator of Saw and Insidious) and Ian Brennan (co-creator of “Glee”), Cooties is a horror comedy with unexpected laughs and unapologetic thrills. When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage. The film stars Elijah Wood (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings), Rainn Wilson (“The Office”), and Alison Pill (“The Newsroom”) as teachers who fight to survive the mayhem while hilariously bickering in an uncomfortable love triangle on the worst Monday of their lives. Cooties will be one of the debut releases of the newly-launched Lionsgate Premiere label, which will release the film on September 18th in select theaters and on demand. »

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Elijah Wood And Crew Go On Defense In New Cooties Poster

11 June 2015 9:06 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Get a taste with the new poster from Lionsgate Premiere’s Cooties. The deadly horror-comedy will crawl into select theaters & VOD on Friday, September 18.

From the twisted minds of Leigh Whannell (co-creator of Saw and Insidious) and Ian Brennan (co-creator of “Glee”), Cooties is a horror comedy with unexpected laughs and unapologetic thrills. When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage.

The film stars Elijah Wood (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings), Rainn Wilson (“The Office”), and Alison Pill (“The Newsroom”) as teachers who fight to survive the mayhem while hilariously bickering in an uncomfortable love triangle on the worst Monday of their lives.

The film is directed by Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion from a screenplay by Leigh Whannell and Ian Brennan.

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