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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...

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 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 03, 2014, 14:05 ET

TriStar Productions Greenlights Film Version Of "The Lady in the Van" Starring Maggie Smith

 Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions has joined with BBC Films to greenlight The Lady in the Van, Alan Bennett's adaptation of his commercial and...

May 14, 2014, 13:15 ET

Sony Pictures Entertainment Options Pulitzer Prize Winner Glenn Greenwald's Book On Edward Snowden

Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that it optioned the film rights to NO PLACE TO HIDE: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S....

May 08, 2014, 19:41 ET
Hitler Album donated to NARA as The Monuments Men film arrives on Digital (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)

Monuments Men Foundation & Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Commemorate V-E Day at U.S. National Archives

 At a ceremony today at the U.S. National Archives in Washington, D.C., Monuments Men Foundation Founder and Chairman Robert Edsel...

Apr 23, 2014, 16:01 ET

Jack Black Stars In Goosebumps Directed By Rob Letterman Also Starring Dylan Minnette And Odeya Rush

 Principal photography has commenced on Goosebumps, starring Jack Black.  Rob Letterman directs the film from a screenplay by Darren Lemke...

Apr 23, 2014, 13:37 ET

Sony Pictures Entertainment And Mattel Announce Plan To Bring The Iconic Character Of Barbie To Life On Screen

 Sony Pictures Entertainment, Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation today announced a partnership on a live-action comedy featuring the...