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2014-04-15 20:22:36

New York Times Bestseller is First Book in Planned Trilogy CULVER CITY, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment has closed a deal with Chloe Grace Moretz to star in the film adaptation of the bestselling novel The 5(th) Wave, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for the studio. An original approach to an alien invasion movie, the film will be directed by J Blakeson, with a...

2014-03-18 16:23:54

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Columbia Pictures and Annapurna Pictures' hit film American Hustle arrives today on Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack and DVD, the film has become the biggest worldwide hit in David O. Russell's career, taking in more than $250 million worldwide, it was announced today by Jeff Blake, chairman, Worldwide Marketing and Distribution for Sony Pictures. In the coming days, the film will surpass $150 million at the domestic box office. American...

2014-01-09 16:23:54

FILM OPENS EXCLUSIVELY IN IMAX® 3D NATIONWIDE ON FEB. 28 CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Pictures will release Fedor Bondarchuk's Stalingrad in the United States for a one-week exclusive engagement in IMAX® 3D theatres nationwide on Feb. 28. The 3D World War II drama has recently become the highest-grossing Russian movie of all time, earning $66.1 million in its six-week theatre run. Stalingrad, which is Russia's official entry for Best Foreign...

2013-12-05 08:27:46

CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has secured all media rights to the comedy, The Hungover Games, acquired from producers Ash R. Shah and Ben Feingold. The Hungover Games is a parody of contemporary films including The Hangover and The Hunger Games series in addition to other recent blockbusters. Stars include Hangover look-alike stars and character actors Ben Begley (NCIS: Los Angeles, Franklin & Bash), Ross...

2013-04-22 12:27:05

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks today announced plans to launch getTV, a new US digital broadcast television network airing classic movies, in the fall of 2013. The third wholly owned Sony-branded channel in the US, getTV will premier on the digital subchannels of Univision Television Group owned television stations. SPT is in active discussions with other stations groups in advance of launch. The announcement was made by Andy...

2013-03-01 16:24:11

New Daytime Talk Series from SPT, Flavor Unit and Overbrook Entertainment Staffs Up With Diverse Team of Top Producers From Late Night, Daytime, News and Reality Television CULVER CITY, Calif., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television announced today the senior staffing of its new daytime talk series The Queen Latifah Show, with a mix of top writers, producers and filmmakers from a wide-range of backgrounds including daytime, late night, news, comedy and reality...

2013-02-24 16:20:10

CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Overbrook Entertainment, Marcy Media, director Will Gluck and Sony Pictures Entertainment have cast Academy Award® nominee Quvenzhane Wallis, the star of Beasts of the Southern Wild, in the title role of Annie, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures, and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for the studio. Commenting on the announcement, Minghella said, "With the recent Academy Award® nomination...

2012-09-10 02:25:47

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pat Sajak and Vanna White, hosts of America's Game, "Wheel of Fortune," and Alex Trebek, host of "Jeopardy!", America's Favorite Quiz Show, have renewed their contracts with Sony Pictures Television to continue hosting their respective shows through the 2015/16 season, it was announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080424/LATH509LOGO) "As we celebrate 'Wheel's' 30(th) anniversary season and look forward to the...

2012-08-15 14:21:12

CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Interactive has launched the company's first premium social game, The Hotel Transylvania Social Game (facebook.com/hoteltgame), it was announced today by Bob Osher, president, Sony Pictures Digital Productions, and Emmanuelle Borde, executive vice president and general manager, Sony Pictures Interactive. Featuring the iconic setting of the upcoming Sony Pictures Animation monster comedy Hotel Transylvania, the Hotel...

2012-06-27 10:23:58

TORONTO, Ontario, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Principal photography has commenced in Toronto, Ontario on the highly anticipated horror film CARRIE, it was announced today by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and Screen Gems. Director Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don't Cry; Stop-Loss) reimagines Stephen King's best-selling novel for MGM and Screen Gems' take on the enduring genre classic. Starring Chloe Grace Moretz (Hugo), four time Oscar-nominee Julianne Moore (Crazy, Stupid, Love; The Kids are Alright)...