Sony has a line-up spanning the next few years full of remakes, sequels and films based on TV shows. There will, of course, be some original film such as the “The Girl Who” films.
The list below includes films that Sony produced themselves and films in which they are acting as the distributor. The difference being; a film they produce is a piece of work they have been involved with from the beginning. When Sony acts as a distributor, they have purchased the rights to distribute a film that they didn’t produce.
Some of these films have a date consisting of???, because they are just a twinkle in someone’s eye right now. Others have a year that the film will be released, or so the studio hopes.
- “Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning” release date is August 3 ,2012. Stars Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren again. (Completed)
- “6 Bullets” also stars Van Damme, this film will go direct to DVD on August 21. (Completed)
- “Silent Hill: Revelation 3D” is a sequel to be released in October. (Completed)
- “Elysium” This looks like an interesting film starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster. In post-production, with a release date of March 1, 2013.
- “The Evil Dead” With Sam Raimi writing and Bruce Campbell producing, one would think this film has a chance to be an OK film. However, do we really need a remake of such a classic horror film? Currently filming, with a release date of April 12, 2013.
- “The End of the World” This is a film I would be more than happy to go see. It’s a star studded with a simple script.
While attending a party at James Franco’s house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.
Starring in addition to James Franco and Seth Rogan are:
- Jonah Hill
- Emma Watson
- Jason Segel
- Paul Rudd
- Michael Cera
- Danny McBride
- Aziz Ansari (rumored)
- David Krumholtz
- Martin Starr
- Mindy Kaling
- Craig Robinson
- Matt Walsh
Evan Goldberg, director, producer screenplay writer.
Seth Rogan also directs, writes and produces.
This film is currently filming with a release date of June 14.
- “Grown-Ups 2” sequel
- “The Mortal Instruments” billed as several genres; romance, action/adventure, drama, fantasy, mystery. There’s a lot going on. This film is in pre-production and the studio hopes to open it on August 23, 2013.
- “Untitled Dracula Project” ???
- “The Lost Symbol” ??? another installment of a Dan Brown novel starring Tom Hanks. In production with Danny Strong in to write the script. No release date.
- “One Hit Wonders” ??? In development, with; Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diza, Gwyneth Paltrow, Andy Samberg and Beyonce Knowles attached. No release date.
- “Neverland” ??? Yet, another film centering around Peter Pan.
- “I Want My MTV” ??? An optioned property. The story of how the video-filled TV station came to be.
- “I Dream of Jeannie” TV show to movie
- “H.R. Pufnstuf” TV show to movie, bad TV show to movie.
- “Goosebumps” The popular R.L. Stine series of books might get to the big screen, might not.
- “Flash Gordon” another go round with Flash.
- “Annie” One more time we will hope Annie gets a good home with a rich old man. This is a Jay Z and Will Smith production starring Will Smith’s daughter.
- “Salt 2” sequel starring Angelina Jolie.
- “Fantasy Island” TV to movie.
Many of these films will not see the light of day. However, a few of these look like good films, especially “The End of the World.”
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