New CG-animated short from the director of ‘Samurai Jack’ and the ‘Hotel Transylvania’ franchise to play in theaters ahead of Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Emoji Movie.’
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Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry and Patrick Stewart join studio’s voice roster; animated films from Phil Lord & Christopher Miller and Lin-Manuel Miranda on the horizon.
Projects include ‘Emojimovie: Express Yourself,’ faith-based film ‘The Star,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 3,’ animated ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Ghostbusters’ animated TV series.
Sony Pictures Animation wins a three-studio auction for an animated movie pitch centering on emoji; project is to be directed by Anthony Leondis and produced by Michelle Raimo Kouyate.
Former head of production also to oversee transition of SPA’s newly-appointed president, Kristine Belson.