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Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse gets a new trailer

Miles Morales returns for the next chapter of the Oscar-winning Spider-Verse saga, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. After reuniting with Gwen Stacy, Brooklyn’s full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is catapulted across the Multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People charged with protecting its very existence. But when the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles finds himself pitted against the other Spiders and must redefine what it means to be a hero so he can save the people he loves most.

The next Spider-Man movie is coming to theaters June 2023.

The Mitchells vs. the Machines Comes to Digital, Blu-ray and DVD in December

The Mitchells vs. the Machines

The Mitchells vs. the Machines is coming to digital, Blu-ray, and DVD on December 14.

An old school father and his plugged-in, filmmaker daughter struggle to relate as their family embarks on a road trip to her new college. Their drive is interrupted by a machine apocalypse that threatens to tear these unlikely heroes apart unless they can find a way to join forces and save humanity.

The Mitchells vs. the Machines is directed by Mike Rianda and co-directed by Jeff Rowe with a story by Rianda and Rowe. It’s produced by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and Kurt Albrecht and executive producers include Will Allegra and Louis Koo Tin Lok. The cast features Danny McBride, Abbi Jacobson, Maya Rudolph, Mike Rianda, Eric Andre and Olivia Colman.

The Mitchells vs. the Machines Bonus Materials:

  • Katie’s Cabinet of Forgotten Wonders: Take a rare look inside Katie Mitchell’s filmmaking process as she gives you an exclusive look into how the movie was made.
    • Katie-Vision! 
    • Dumb Robots Trailer
    • The Original “Mitchells” Story Pitch
    • The Furby Scene – How? Why?
    • PAL’s World
  • The Mitchells Vs. The Machines: Or How a Group of Passionate Weirdos Made a Big Animated Movie: Go inside the story of The Mitchells vs the Machines and meet a group of first-time filmmakers & talented cast who banded together to take a collective risk on making a unique, original, and totally off-the-wall film about an everyday, epic, world-saving family!
  • How To Make Sock Puppets: Katie Mitchell opens the door to her film school. Learn how to make sock puppets who could be extras in your next short film!
  • How To Make Katie Face Cupcakes: Enjoy making cupcakes only a mother could love.

Exclusive Blu-ray Bonus Material:

  • Dog Cop 7: The Final Chapter: Katie Mitchell is back and creating the most hilarious film of her young career – check out an all-new mini-movie, Dog Cop 7: The Final Chapter. In a world where the holidays are being haunted by the Candy Cane Kidnapper, there is only one Dog with the skills to solve the case.
  • Katie’s Extended Cinematic Bonanza Cut! Prepare to witness Katie’s director’s cut, an extended version of the original film with over 40 minutes of deleted scenes.
  • 8 Bonus Scenes: Get more Mitchells with over 20 minutes of Deleted & Extended Scenes.
  • Filmmakers’ commentary

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness Comes to Blu-ray and DVD in December

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness

In 2006, American federal agent Leon S. Kennedy is invited to the White House to investigate a hacking incident. During the investigation, he encounters a horde of zombies in a mysterious attack against the President. Meanwhile, TerraSave staff member Claire Redfield uncovers a strange image drawn by a young boy in a country she visited. Haunted by this drawing, which appears to be of a victim of viral infection, Claire starts her own investigation. Claire visits the White House and has a chance reunion with Leon. Together, Leon and Claire investigate the connection between the White House attack and strange drawing and uncover a threat that will shake the nation to its very core.

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness features a 30-minute making of special feature. It comes to Blu-ray and DVD on December 21.

The film is written by Shogo Mutoh and Eiichiro Hasumi, and directed by Eiichiro Hasumi. It stars Nick Apostolides, Stephanie Panisello, Ray Chase, and Jona Xiao.

You can order the film now.

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Issa Rae Enters the Spider-Verse as Mystery Character

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2

Issa Rae has joined the cast of the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel. She’ll voice an unknown character in the animated film from Sony Pictures Animation.

Issa Rae is a writer, actress, and producer known for projects such as Insecure, A Black Lady Sketch Show, The Lovebirds, and The Hate U Give.

Rae is the first addition to the cast that includes Shameik Moore as Miles Morales, aka Spider-Man, and Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen.

The plot of the film is unknown but it’s again expected to feature numerous versions of characters from the Spider-Man universe. Rae is rumored to be joining the cast as Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Woman.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller will be the credited writers on the project along with David Callaham. Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers and Justin K. Thompson are directing the sequel.

The film is currently expected to be released on October 7, 2022. It was pushed back from April of the same year.

The original Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was a massive hit and critically praised. It won the Oscar for “best animated film”.

Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson will direct the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Sequel

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

A trio of directors will tackle the sequel to the hit Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Sony Pictures Animation has tapped Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson for the difficult task.

Dos Santos had been previously reported as directing the film but all three have been working on the project from the start.

Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Amy Pascal, Avi Arad and Christina Steinberg are returning to produce the project. Alonzo Ruvalcaba co-producing. “Spider-Verse” director Peter Ramsey will executive produce, along with Aditya Sood.

David Callaham, Lord, and Miller are all credited as screenwriters.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was a hit earning $373.5 million worldwide and won an Oscar for the best-animated feature. The film focused on Miles Morales bringing together various Spider-Man from around the multiverse. The sequel is expected to repeat that with even more added.

The film is scheduled to come to theaters on October 7, 2022.

(via Variety)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Is Getting a Sequel in 2022

The award-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is getting a sequel and release date. The anticipated animated film comes to theaters on April 8, 2022.

Sony Pictures Animation is again putting together the film which won an Academy Award for “Best Animated Film.”

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller return to bring their vision for the next adventure of Miles Morales. The original film was directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman based on a screenplay by Phil Lord.

The voice cast of the original Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse includes Shameik Moore as Miles Morales, Jake Johnson as Peter Parker, Liev Schreiber as Kingpin, Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen, Nicolas Cage as Spider-Man Noir, John Mulaney as Spider-Ham, Kimiko Glenn as Peni Parker, Mahershala Ali as Aaron, Brian Tyree Henry as Jefferson, Luna Lauren Velez as Rio, Lily Tomlin (“Grace and Frankie”) as Aunt May, and Oscar Isaac as Miguel O’Hara/Spider-Man 2099.

Lion Forge Animation and Sony Pictures Animation Team Up for Hair Love

Hair Love, a heartfelt animated short film about an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time, will be making its theatrical debut on August 14th, 2019 with The Angry Birds Movie 2, from Sony Pictures Animation, Columbia Pictures, and Rovio Animation.

Directed by Matthew A. Cherry (executive producer, “BlacKkKlansman”), Everett Downing Jr. (animator, “Up,” “WALL·E”), and Bruce W. Smith (creator, “The Proud Family,” animator, “The Princess and the Frog”), Hair Love is a collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation that was launched as a Kickstarter campaign in 2017 with a fundraising goal of $75,000. Strong support led to the campaign amassing nearly $300,000, making it the most highly-funded short film campaign in Kickstarter history.

The short’s co-executive producers include Jordan Peele, Andrew Hawkins, Harrison Barnes, Yara and Keri Shahidi. The short’s associate producers include N’Dambi Gillespie, Gabrielle Union-Wade & Dwayne Wade Jr., Gabourey Sidibe, Stephanie Fredric and Claude Kelly.

Physical production of Hair Love has taken place at the Los Angeles-based animation studio, Six Point Harness (“Guava Island”).

The picture book Hair Love was released by Kokila Books/Penguin Random House releasing on May 14, 2019, and became a New York Times Bestseller.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Gets a New Trailer… Plus Spider-Gwen!?

Miles Morales steps into the spotlight in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse a new animated movie from Sony diving into the world of Spider-Man in whole new directions. And it looks like Miles isn’t the only character making his big screen debut, we’re also getting Spider-Gwen!?

Check out the new trailer above and some new photos below. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse comes to theaters December 14, 2018.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Gets an Official Trailer

On December 14, 2018, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales, and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse exists independently of the projects in the live-action Spider-Man universe, all of which are continuing.

Miles Morales is Swinging into Sony’s Animated Spider-Man Film

Miles_Morales_1_Peterson_VariantSony Pictures Animation made some announcements yesterday concerning their upcoming films including next year’s animated Spider-Man film. Being released December 21, 2018, the biggest revelation is that the film will star Miles Morales the popular Spider-Man who recently joined the main Spider-Man universe and was the subject of a petition to take the lead in Sony’s latest live action reboot for the character.

Check below for the full details.

UNTITLED ANIMATED SPIDER-MAN (December 21, 2018 release)

From Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, the geniuses behind THE LEGO MOVIE, comes an animated SPIDER-MAN feature starring Miles Morales.

The feature is directed by Bob Persichetti (head of story on PUSS IN BOOTS and THE LITTLE PRINCE) and Peter Ramsey (RISE OF THE GUARDIANS).  The film is written by Phil Lord.  Avi Arad (IRON MANSPIDER-MAN), Amy Pascal (SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING), Phil Lord & Christopher Miller (Untitled HAN SOLO Movie) are executive producing; Christina Steinberg (TROLLHUNTERS) is producing.