Among the upcoming films announced by president Kristine Belson are a new Smurf movie, Hotel Transylvania 3, an animated Spider-Man film, a film based on the lives of Emoji's, and a Nativity movie - The Star, from The Jim Henson Company.
The Star – a small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the greatest story ever told, the first Christmas.
The Star (working title). The computer-animated feature is directed by Oscar nominee Timothy Reckart (Head Over Heels); executive produced by DeVon Franklin, Lisa Henson, and Brian Henson; co-produced by Jenni Magee Cook; and written by Carlos Kotkin and Simon Moore.
Sony Pictures Animation in association with The Jim Henson Company, scheduled for a December 8, 2017 theatrical release.