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02 Jun, 2017, 12:28 ET Spider-Man, NBA Fan: Sony Pictures And ESPN Team Up For Four Innovative Spots Airing During NBA Finals

When fans tune into the NBA Finals on ABC, they'll be joined by two superfans – superheroes Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Tony Stark/Iron Man. In...


01 Jun, 2017, 10:00 ET Sony Pictures Entertainment's Consumer Products Division Establishes First China-Based Licensing Arm, To Be Led By Sabrina Gu

In a first for the studio, Sony Pictures Entertainment's consumer products division is establishing a Shanghai-based licensing office with Sabrina...


24 May, 2017, 15:25 ET "Rough Night" Advance Screenings Have Audiences Partying Nationwide In Packed Houses

Rough Night, the highly anticipated R-rated comedy about women directed by Lucia Aniello, brought the party to 20 cities across the country last...


22 May, 2017, 11:00 ET "The Angry Birds Movie 2" Takes Flight As Columbia Pictures And Rovio Entertainment Set Creative Team, Release Date

Following the success of The Angry Birds Movie, which slingshot to nearly $350 million in worldwide box office and launched a global movie brand,...


15 May, 2017, 11:00 ET BABY DRIVER announces a first of its kind sponsored Geofilter Contest on Snapchat

TriStar Pictures and MRC's upcoming highly anticipated new film BABY DRIVER announced today a first of its kind sponsored Fan Art Geofilter Contest...


04 Apr, 2017, 12:30 ET MovieTickets.com Teams Up With Sony Pictures Entertainment For Biggest Co-Promotion Deal In Ticketing Company's History

In the most wide-ranging, longest deal in its history, MovieTickets.com, a leading global provider of remote movie ticketing, has teamed up with...


24 Mar, 2017, 12:00 ET Production Begins On "White Boy Rick"

Principal photography has begun on the Studio 8 drama, "White Boy Rick", which is being produced by LBI Entertainment and Protozoa Pictures. Based...


13 Mar, 2017, 14:30 ET Lisbeth Salander to Return to the Screen in Sony Pictures' "The Girl in the Spider's Web" October 5, 2018

Lisbeth Salander, the cult figure and title character of the acclaimed Millennium book series created by Stieg Larsson, will return to the screen...


17 Jan, 2017, 14:09 ET Moviegoers To Chat With The First AI Movie Character To Make Their Social Media Debut As True AI

In anticipation of the worldwide release of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) is teaming up with...


07 Dec, 2016, 14:32 ET Sony Pictures Entertainment Explores The Real-life Science Of "Passengers"

In anticipation of the nationwide release of Passengers, in theaters December 21, Sony Pictures Entertainment is working with NASA to provide the...


01 Nov, 2016, 22:30 ET Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group Launches China Writers Initiative

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio is launching a China Writers Initiative in which emerging and established writers from...


03 Oct, 2016, 13:00 ET Join The "Inferno Journey Through Hell" Experience And Match Wits Against "The Da Vinci Code" Author Dan Brown By Solving A Series Of Puzzles

 Beginning today, moviegoers highly anticipating the release of Inferno starring Tom Hanks can play the part of Robert Langdon himself. ...


26 Sep, 2016, 09:13 ET Sony's Columbia Pictures Teams Up With Frederick Warne & Co., Part Of Penguin Random House UK, For "Peter Rabbit™"

 Columbia Pictures has teamed up with Frederick Warne & Co., part of Penguin Random House UK, for Peter Rabbit™, a new...


16 Sep, 2016, 11:00 ET Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures And Columbia Pictures Team Up With Twitch For The Magnificent Seven Online Gamer Showdown During 2-Hour Live Event On September 19

 With The Magnificent Seven starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt out in theaters next Friday, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Columbia...


09 Aug, 2016, 14:39 ET The Mark Gordon Company, The C.S. Lewis Company, Entertainment One And TriStar Pictures Join Forces On "The Chronicles Of Narnia"

 The Chronicles of Narnia will receive new life on screen as TriStar Pictures, the literary-focused label, has teamed with The Mark Gordon...


07 Jul, 2016, 11:00 ET Sony Pictures' "Ghostbusters" Offers First-Ever Front And Rear-Facing Lens On Snapchat

 For the first time ever, Snapchatters can use both the front and rear cameras of their phones with a new type of lens as millions of users...


13 Jun, 2016, 06:00 ET Ghostbusters Fans Set A New Guinness World Records™ Title For Largest Gathering Of People Dressed As Ghosts

 Ghostbusters fans have set a new Guinness World Records title for the Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Ghosts at a Single Venue....


09 Jun, 2016, 15:00 ET The Angry Birds Movie's Hatchlings Star In Brand-New Short Coming To Theaters

The Angry Birds Movie has flown to new heights, circling $300 million in worldwide box office, and The Hatchlings are celebrating in their own...


03 Jun, 2016, 12:00 ET GHOSTBUSTERS DAY: JUNE 8, 2016

In anticipation of the release of Ghostbusters, which brings the legendary franchise back to theaters with a new team fighting the paranormal on...


10 May, 2016, 11:00 ET The Magnificent Seven To Be Released Worldwide In IMAX® Theatres

 IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that The Magnificent Seven,...


09 May, 2016, 11:00 ET Sony Pictures, Madame Tussauds New York And The Void Team For "Ghostbusters"-Themed Immersive, Virtual Reality Experience

 In advance of the July 15, 2016 release of Ghostbusters, one of the most highly anticipated films of the summer, Sony Pictures, Madame...


09 May, 2016, 09:00 ET "The Angry Birds Movie" Characters Come To McDonald's For Massive Worldwide Happy Meal Program And Innovative Digital Promotion

In anticipation of the worldwide release of The Angry Birds Movie this May, McDonald's will be serving as a key collaborator, supporting...


06 May, 2016, 11:51 ET The Angry Birds Movie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Is Out Now!

Stream Demi Lovato's Anthemic Cover of "I Will Survive" LISTEN/POST: https://youtu.be/Sh3EUvi9b4Y   Listen to Charli XCX's fun new...


06 May, 2016, 09:00 ET World To Celebrate "Red's Carpet Day" On May 7

 To celebrate the imminent release of Columbia Pictures and Rovio Animation's 3D CG-animated comedy The Angry Birds Movie, Sony Pictures will...


29 Apr, 2016, 14:30 ET Moviegoers Get Excited for New "Ghostbusters" Film With a Nationwide Limited-Time Re-Release of the Original Classic And Special Immersive Ghostbusters Party Experiences

 In anticipation of the worldwide release of Ghostbusters, starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones, in...