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Oct 25, 2017, 08:00 ET Sony Pictures Consumer Products And Netflix Team Up With Reebok And BAIT As "Stranger Things" Kids Get Their Ghostbusters™ On

As "Stranger Things" fans get stoked to binge watch the show's second season on Netflix, Sony Pictures Consumer Products is teaming with Reebok and...


Sep 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Dierks Bentley And Bon Iver's S. Carey Team Up For "Hold The Light" From Upcoming Film 'Only The Brave'

The distinctive vocals of multiplatinum singer/songwriter and Arizona native Dierks Bentley resonate throughout "Hold The Light," his first-ever...


Sep 15, 2017, 13:52 ET Award-Winning Star Claire Foy Set To Play Lisbeth Salander In Sony Pictures' 'The Girl In The Spider's Web'

The coveted role of Lisbeth Salander has been set: Sony Pictures Entertainment has confirmed that the studio has tapped Claire Foy to portray the...


Aug 25, 2017, 15:24 ET Hit The Road Again - See "Baby Driver," Summer's Most Original Action-Thriller Hit, Back In Theaters

This weekend, audiences will have the chance to hit the road again with Baby Driver as the film that became the model for original content this...


Jul 15, 2017, 13:20 ET A World First! "The Emoji Movie" Sets A Brand-New Guinness World Records™ Title To Celebrate World Emoji Day!

In anticipation of World Emoji Day, and the upcoming worldwide release of "The Emoji Movie," emoji fans around the world celebrated by setting the...


Jul 13, 2017, 09:15 ET Moviegoers Celebrate "The Emoji Movie" On World Emoji Day Monday, July 17

In celebration of the fourth annual World Emoji Day (@WorldEmojiDay) on Monday, July 17, audiences can get excited for the film by getting their...


Jun 02, 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...


Jun 01, 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...


May 24, 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...


May 22, 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,...


May 15, 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...


Apr 04, 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...


Mar 24, 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...


Mar 13, 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...


Jan 17, 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...


Dec 07, 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...


Nov 01, 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...


Oct 03, 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. ...


Sep 26, 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...


Sep 16, 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...


Aug 09, 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...


Jul 07, 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...


Jun 13, 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....


Jun 09, 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...


Jun 03, 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...