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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...

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...