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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...

Dec 15, 2014, 23:02 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...

Dec 04, 2014, 09:26 ET

SPECTRE, The 24th James Bond Adventure, Set To Begin Production

 007 Soundstage, Pinewood Studios, London -- James Bond Producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli today released the title of the...

Nov 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
In Columbia Pictures' "Annie," in theaters December 19, Annie (Quvenzhane Wallis) rides a Citi Bike(R) through the city. Starting Monday, New Yorkers will have the chance to ride themed, red "Annie" bikes in celebration of the film, in theaters December 19th.

New Yorkers & NYC Bike Share, Operators Of The Citi Bike® Program, Celebrate "Annie" With Red Bikes And A Chance To Win Tickets To The Film Premiere - Or A Trip To Los Angeles

 Starting today, the Citi Bike® program is getting a new shade of red.  In celebration of the upcoming December 19 release of...

Nov 11, 2014, 15:00 ET
Nicholas Weiss Joins Sony Pictures Entertainment As Senior Vice President, Creative Advertising

Nicholas Weiss Joins Sony Pictures Entertainment As Senior Vice President, Creative Advertising

 Nicholas Weiss has been named Senior Vice President, Creative Advertising for Sony Pictures Entertainment, it was announced today by Dwight...

Nov 10, 2014, 13:00 ET

"Fury" Celebrates Veterans Day And Remembrance Day With Free Admission For Veterans And Military Personnel

Military personnel and veterans are invited to celebrate Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Canada with free admission all...

Oct 23, 2014, 13:36 ET

Production Begins On "The 5th Wave"

 Principal photography has commenced on the highly anticipated motion picture The 5th Wave, Columbia Pictures' adaptation of the bestselling...

Sep 18, 2014, 19:30 ET

Ang Lee To Direct "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk"

 Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar®-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben...

Sep 18, 2014, 16:56 ET
McCall (DENZEL WASHINGTON) leaves the ship yard as the explosion goes off in Columbia Pictures' THE EQUALIZER. (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Entertainment)

"Guts Over Fear," The New Single From Eminem Feat. Sia To Be The End Title Song In "The Equalizer" Starring Denzel Washington

 "Guts Over Fear," the new single from Eminem featuring Sia, has just launched to great success as a digital download, with near universal...

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 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 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...