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Sep 10, 2014, 17:10 ET
Minneapolis, MN - September 10, 2014: Jamie Foxx from Columbia Pictures' ANNIE at the Minneapolis Turnaround Arts Event at Northport Elementary in Brooklyn Park. (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Sony Pictures Entertainment's "Annie" Adopts Turnaround Arts to Support Struggling Schools

 In advance of the release of the highly anticipated motion picture Annie, in theaters on December 19, 2014, Sony Pictures Entertainment is...

Sep 10, 2014, 15:54 ET
Sony Pictures Taps Michael Horn To Oversee Latin America. (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Michael Horn Tapped To Oversee Latin America For Sony Pictures Releasing International

Michael Horn has joined Sony Pictures Releasing International as a senior vice president supervising the region of Latin America, it was announced...

Sep 05, 2014, 09:00 ET

Sports Legends, Coaches And Teams Inspired By True Story 'When The Game Stands Tall'

 From sports legends, to coaches, to entire sports teams excitement and praise continue to roll in for WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL in theaters...

Sep 04, 2014, 14:15 ET

Andres Muschietti To Direct "Shadow Of The Colossus" For Sony Pictures

 Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that Andres Muschietti has signed on to direct the highly-anticipated adaptation of best-selling...

Sep 03, 2014, 15:15 ET

George Clooney To Direct "Hack Attack," An Adaptation Of Journalist Nick Davies' Investigation Into The True Story Of The British Phone Hacking Scandal, For Sony Pictures Entertainment

 George Clooney has identified his next project to direct:  an adaptation of the book Hack Attack, journalist Nick Davies' account of the...

Aug 26, 2014, 03:05 ET
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Sony Pictures Television's "Breaking Bad" Caps Its Historic Run With Six Emmy® Wins, Including Second Win for Outstanding Drama Series

 Sony Pictures Television (SPT), one of the television industry's leading content providers, garnered five Emmy® awards Monday evening for...

Aug 20, 2014, 14:33 ET
The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man from Ghostbusters(TM) makes a surprise appearance on NBC's TODAY to wish Al Roker a Happy Birthday. (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Entertainment)

"National Ghostbusters Day" To Take Place Thursday, August 28, 2014

 Who you gonna call?  On Thursday, August 28, 2014, grab your Proton Pack and hop in your Ecto-1 for National Ghostbusters Day! ...

Aug 06, 2014, 18:07 ET

TriStar Announces Title And Wrap Of Production For "The Walk"

Principal photography has wrapped on the inaugural film from Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions, now officially titled The Walk.  Directed by...

Jul 28, 2014, 13:23 ET

TriStar Productions Bullish On Money Monster

 Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions has acquired the worldwide rights and given the go ahead to Money Monster, a fast-paced, character-driven...

Jul 22, 2014, 17:16 ET

Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Jimmy Miller to Produce Columbia Pictures / Sony Pictures Animation's Live-Action/Animation Hybrid Comedy "MANIMAL"

 Sony Pictures Animation today announced that Jimmy Miller's Mosaic, and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions will produce...

Jul 21, 2014, 13:00 ET

Sony Pictures Entertainment Teams Up With Iconic Video Game Companies As Classic Characters Come Together In "Pixels"

 Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose...

Jul 10, 2014, 15:58 ET
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Sony Pictures Television Receives 33 Primetime Emmy® Nominations Including Outstanding Drama Series, BREAKING BAD

 Sony Pictures Television (SPT), one of the television industry's leading content providers, earned 33 Primetime Emmy® Award nominations...

Jul 08, 2014, 17:07 ET

Sony Pictures Entertainment Announces First-Look Producing Deal With DeVon Franklin's Newly Formed Franklin Entertainment

 Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that DeVon Franklin will transition from his position as senior vice president of Production for...

Jun 26, 2014, 06:00 ET
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Sony Pictures Television To Acquire CSC Media Group

 Sony Pictures Television (SPT) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire CSC Media Group (CSC) in the UK.   Under...

Jun 23, 2014, 17:04 ET
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Sony Pictures Television Dominates Top Categories at Daytime Emmy® Awards With Seventeen Wins

Sony Pictures Television, one of the television industry's leading content providers, garnered seventeen Daytime Emmy® Award wins at...

Jun 12, 2014, 12:00 ET

TriStar Lands New Comedy From Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo

Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions has closed a preemptive deal for Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo's new comedy.  Based on their original idea,...

Jun 10, 2014, 18:10 ET

Sony Pictures Entertainment And Marza Animation Planet Partner To Create Feature Film Based On "Sonic The Hedgehog"

Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marza Animation Planet, a CG animation film production company of the SEGA SAMMY Group, today announced a...

Jun 05, 2014, 14:20 ET

Sony Pictures Entertainment Celebrates "Ghostbusters" Milestone Anniversary With Theatrical Re-release And All-New Special Edition Blu-ray Anniversary Editions

 Sony Pictures Entertainment will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its blockbuster franchise Ghostbusters with a series of special events and...

Jun 05, 2014, 12:03 ET
Sony Pictures Animation announces new original feature project MEDUSA, with Emmy(R) Winner Lauren Faust to direct. (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Animation)

Sony Pictures Animation Announces New Original Feature Project MEDUSA, With Emmy® Winner Lauren Faust To Direct

Sony Pictures Animation today announced the acquisition of an original animated comedy feature pitch by Todd Alcott and Holly Golden...

Jun 04, 2014, 13:28 ET
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The Queen Latifah Show Promotes From Within For Season Two Naming Todd Yasui Executive Producer and Jack Mori and Ianthe Jones Co-Executive Producers

 Sony Pictures Television today announced several exciting changes within the ranks of the senior staff of its successful daytime talk series...