New Paul McCartney Single to Be Featured in CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2

By: Sep. 10, 2013
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As inventor Flint Lockwood returns to the island of Swallow Falls to save the world again! he'll be doing it to the brand "new" beat from Paul McCartney as his single, "New," will be featured in the film.

"New," which is produced by Mark Ronson and now available for sale as a digital download, is the title track from McCartney's forthcoming "New" album, set for release on October 14 thin the UK and October 15 thin the US.

Lia Vollack, president of Worldwide Music for Sony Pictures, said, "We're thrilled and honored to have Paul's infectious and inspiring song in the film. The sequence in the film is about Flint Lockwood optimistically beginning what he thinks will be a new and exciting chapter in his life, so as soon as we heard 'New' we thought that everything about it was perfect."

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2picks up where Sony Pictures Animation's mouth-watering comedy left off. Inventor Flint Lockwood thought he saved the world when he destroyed his most infamous invention a machine that turned water into food causing cheeseburger rain and spaghetti tornadoes. But Flint soon learns that his invention survived and is now creating food-animals "foodimals!" Flint and his friends embark on a dangerously delicious mission to battle hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees, hippotatomuses, cheespiders and other foodimals to save the world again! Directed by Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn. Screenplay by Erica Rivinoja and John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein. Story by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller and Erica Rivinoja. Inspired by the book Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballswritten by Judi Barrett and illustrated by Ron Barrett. Produced by Pam Marsden and Kirk Bodyfelt.

About Sony Pictures Animation
Sony Pictures Animation produces a variety of animated and family entertainment for audiences around the world.The studio is following its worldwide comedy hitsthe 2012 monster hit comedyHotel Transylvania, the hybrid live action/animated blockbustersThe SmurfsandThe Smurfs 2,and the 2009 mouth-wateringCloudy with a Chance ofMeatballswith the family comedyCloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2in theaters September 2013. Sony Pictures Animation will also release a brand new mini-movie on DVD and television this Fall,The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow. The studio, in conjunction with Aardman Animations, has produced two critically acclaimed feature films: the CG-animated family comedyArthur Christmas; and the Academy Award nominated stop-frame animated high-seas adventure,The Pirates! Band of Misfits. In 2007,Surf's Upalso received anAcademy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature Film. The division, whose first feature filmOpen Seasonled to a very successful movie franchise, turned 10 in 2012.Sony Pictures Animation is an operating unit of Sony Pictures Digital Productions.

SOURCE Sony Pictures Animation