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Sep 01, 2015, 13:28 ET

'War Room' Surprises at Box Office With $11.35mm Opening Weekend

 WAR ROOM, released by Sony Pictures' faith-based TriStar/AFFIRM Films label in partnership with Provident Films, and the fifth film from Alex...

Aug 05, 2015, 14:50 ET

Sony Pictures Entertainment Dates 16 Films For 2016 And 2017 Slates

 Sony Pictures Entertainment today unveiled release dates for 16 films for the studio's 2016 and 2017 slates.  The additions...

Jul 17, 2015, 14:22 ET

MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN Starring Jennifer Garner, Martin Henderson, Kylie Rogers, Eugenio Derbez & Queen Latifah Begins Filming in Atlanta

Filming began this week around Atlanta, Georgia, on Sony Pictures' new film, MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN, starring Jennifer Garner, Martin Henderson...

Jun 25, 2015, 13:07 ET

IMAX® 3D Audiences To Experience "The Walk" First When The Film Is Released On September 30; Wide Release To Begin October 9

 Audiences at IMAX® 3D and other select theaters will have the chance to be the first to experience The Walk, the new motion picture...

Jun 22, 2015, 13:00 ET

Can You Walk the Walk? Puts You Where Only One Person In The History Of Mankind Has Ever Been

 Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA), Sony Pictures Entertainment, and IMAX Corporation today are teaming up to deliver "Can You...

Jun 05, 2015, 12:52 ET

"Game On," The Theme From "Pixels" By Waka Flocka Flame Feat. Good Charlotte Now Available Everywhere

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that "Game On," by Waka Flocka Flame feat. Good Charlotte, will be the end credits song in Pixels,...

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...