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May 27, 2015, 18:43 ET

Become the Strongest Version of Yourself on the New NBC Reality Competition Series S.T.R.O.N.G.

   WHAT: The network that brought you THE VOICE & AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR and the creator of THE BIGGEST LOSER are coming...

May 20, 2015, 15:00 ET

PAC-MAN™ Turns 35 And Sony Pictures' "Pixels" Is There To Celebrate

On May 22, 2015, PAC-MAN™ – one of the most iconic videogame characters in history – will celebrate his 35th birthday.  With...

May 20, 2015, 13:10 ET

Columbia Pictures Partners With China Film Co., Ltd. On The Chinese Remake Of "My Best Friend's Wedding"

 Columbia Pictures and China Film Co., Ltd. announced its latest local language co-production, the Chinese remake of the romantic comedy My...

May 11, 2015, 17:01 ET
Sony Pictures Entertainment commences principal photography in Florence, Italy on "INFERNO," the new film in the billion-dollar Robert Langdon franchise, based on Dan Brown's bestselling series of books. Pictured: (Left to Right) Tom Hanks ("Robert Langdon");  Sidse Babett Knudsen ("Dr. Elizabeth Sinskey"); Ron Howard, director/producer; Omar Sy ("Christoph Bouchard"); Dan Brown "Inferno" Author; Felicity Jones ("Dr. Sienna Brooks");  - Event Date: 11 May 2015, Photo by Luca Dammicco.

Principal Photography Begins On "Inferno," Third Robert Langdon Movie Starring Tom Hanks And Directed By Ron Howard

 Principal photography has commenced on Inferno, the new film in Columbia Pictures' Robert Langdon series, which has taken in more than $1.2...

Apr 22, 2015, 22:02 ET

Spider-Man Gets Animated And Dated With Phil Lord & Christopher Miller And Sony Pictures Entertainment

On July 20, 2018, Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, the directors of The Lego Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and 21 and 22 Jump...

Apr 13, 2015, 18:30 ET
Sanford Panitch Named President Of International Film And Television For Sony Pictures Entertainment

Sanford Panitch Named President Of International Film And Television For Sony Pictures Entertainment

 Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton today named Sanford Panitch as President of International Film & Television. Panitch comes to SPE...

Apr 11, 2015, 14:23 ET
Kevin James, star of "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2," joins security guards to successfully set two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS(TM) titles on Segways.

"Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" And New York's Finest Security Guards Claim Two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Titles On National Security Guard Day

Today, in celebration of the upcoming release of the highly anticipated motion picture Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 and National Security Guard Day,...

Apr 01, 2015, 12:00 ET

TriStar Pictures And LD Entertainment In Association With AFFIRM Films To Release Epic Action Drama "Risen" On January 22, 2016

 Sony Pictures Entertainment's TriStar Pictures in association with AFFIRM Films announced that they have acquired worldwide rights from LD...

Mar 30, 2015, 11:00 ET

Celebrate Your Local Security Guard With Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 On National Security Guard Day Saturday, April 11

Each day, millions of Americans go to offices and hospitals, banks and stadiums, schools, museums, and, of course, malls – and now we'll all...

Mar 19, 2015, 12:43 ET

Sony Pictures' "Pixels" Trailer Generates 34.3 Million Online Streams In Its First 24 Hours Making It The Studio's #1 Trailer Launch Of All Time

The trailer for Sony Pictures Entertainment's Pixels, the highly anticipated action-comedy event film slated for release on July 24,...

Feb 27, 2015, 14:09 ET

Sony Pictures Entertainment's Faith Label AFFIRM Films Options Book The Devil in Pew Number Seven, Partners with Mass Hysteria Entertainment

Today, AFFIRM Films and Mass Hysteria Entertainment Inc. announced their partnership to develop a motion picture based on the book, The Devil In...

Feb 25, 2015, 16:10 ET
Sony Pictures Entertainment Signs Two-Year First-Look Deal With Josh Bratman's Immersive Pictures

Sony Pictures Entertainment Signs Two-Year First-Look Deal With Josh Bratman's Immersive Pictures

 Sony Pictures Entertainment has entered into a two-year, first-look deal with Josh Bratman's Immersive Pictures, it was announced today by...

Feb 17, 2015, 17:15 ET
Robert Langdon to return in Inferno

Robert Langdon To Return In "Inferno" Starring Tom Hanks Alongside Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, And Sidse Babett Knudsen

 Director/producer Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have cast an energetic company of some of the world's most talented and interesting...

Jan 27, 2015, 17:00 ET

Studio 8 and Bona to Partner With Tristar on Ang Lee's Adaptation of "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk"

 Jeff Robinov's Fosun-backed Studio 8, together with Chinese distribution company Bona Film Group, will partner with Tom Rothman's TriStar and...

Jan 27, 2015, 14:15 ET
Kristine Belson Named President, Sony Pictures Animation

Kristine Belson Named President, Sony Pictures Animation

 Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that Oscar® nominee Kristine Belson has been named President, Sony Pictures Animation...

Jan 14, 2015, 12:38 ET
Own The "Freedom Edition" Of "The Interview"On Blu-ray(TM) And DVD Feb. 17

Own The "Freedom Edition" Of "The Interview"On Blu-ray™ And DVD Feb. 17

 From the writers of Superbad and Pineapple Express, and the directors of This Is The End, the new film THE INTERVIEW arrives on "Freedom...

Jan 13, 2015, 13:59 ET
Guest Designers John Lithgow, Alfred Molina and Ira Sachs design the Love Is Strange Bow Tie Collection for Tie the Knot, in support of marriage equality. LOVE IS STRANGE is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD.

"Guest Designers" John Lithgow, Alfred Molina and Ira Sachs Team Up with Tie The Knot

 Writer/Director Ira Sachs and Love is Strange stars John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, have teamed up with Tie The Knot as guest designers,...

Dec 24, 2014, 13:01 ET

Sony Pictures To Distribute "The Interview" Online Beginning Christmas Eve Through Google Play, YouTube Movies, Microsoft's Xbox Video and Dedicated Website

 Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that The Interview will be available online across the United States starting today, Christmas Eve. As...

Dec 18, 2014, 13:00 ET

Sony Pictures Entertainment's "Pixels" Teams Up With Mobile App LEBLOX To Take Audiences Into A 3D Pixelated World

 In advance of Sony Pictures Entertainment's highly anticipated action comedy Pixels, in theaters July 24, 2015, the studio is...

Dec 17, 2014, 23:00 ET

Cyber Attack Notification And AllClear ID Services

 As is being widely reported in the press, Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) experienced a significant system disruption on Monday, November...