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2014-07-28 12:26:40

JODIE FOSTER DIRECTED THRILLER SET TO SHOOT FIRST QUARTER 2015 CULVER CITY, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions has acquired the worldwide rights and given the go ahead to Money Monster, a fast-paced, character-driven thriller written by Jamie Linden. Daniel Dubiecki, who worked with Clooney on Up in the Air, and Lara Alameddine developed the script along with Jodie Foster, who will direct the film. Dubiecki and Alameddine's The Allegiance...

2014-07-22 16:26:05

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Animation today announced that Jimmy Miller's Mosaic, and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions will produce MANIMAL, a live-action/animated feature film that takes the concept of the cult television drama of the same title - a crime-fighter who can transform into animals - and reinvents it as an action-comedy. Original series co-creator Glen A. Larson will also produce. The feature is being written by Jay...

2014-07-21 12:30:58

PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, Space Invaders and Centipede® Join the Cast CULVER CITY, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose classic characters - including PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, Centipede®, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders - will be featured in the highly-anticipated action comedy Pixels, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin...

2014-07-10 16:23:51

Outstanding Miniseries, BONNIE & CLYDE CULVER CITY, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television (SPT), one of the television industry's leading content providers, earned 33 Primetime Emmy® Award nominations this morning. The 66(th) Primetime Emmy® Awards will air live on Monday, August 25 at 8pm ET/5pm PT on the NBC Network. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080424/LATH509LOGO Breaking Bad, received 16 Emmy nominations overall for the culminating episodes of the...

2014-07-08 16:24:45

Franklin Entertainment Will Develop Mainstream, Inspirational and Diverse Content for Sony Pictures Entertainment's Portfolio of Labels CULVER CITY, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that DeVon Franklin will transition from his position as senior vice president of Production for Columbia Pictures to a long-term, first-look producing deal with the studio. In his new role, Franklin will continue to develop and produce mainstream commercial...

2014-06-26 08:23:51

Adds 16 Channels to UK Portfolio LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television (SPT) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire CSC Media Group (CSC) in the UK. Under the agreement, SPT will own and operate the 16 ad-supported channels in the company's portfolio, pending regulatory approval. The deal has been struck between SPT Networks and private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson, majority shareholders in the CSC Media Group, with SPT...

2014-06-12 12:30:00

Writers of "Bridesmaids" to Script, Star and Produce CULVER CITY, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions has closed a preemptive deal for Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo's new comedy. Based on their original idea, the film is also intended as a directing debut for Wiig. Story details and title are being kept under wrap, but Wiig and Mumolo will write and star as best friends who find themselves in over their heads and out of their depths, which...

2014-06-10 20:21:59

CULVER CITY, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marza Animation Planet, a CG animation film production company of the SEGA SAMMY Group, today announced a partnership to develop a film based on the acclaimed Sonic the Hedgehog video game series. A hybrid CG-animated/live-action feature, the movie will be written by Evan Susser and Van Robichaux and produced by Neal H. Moritz through his Original Film banner, along with Marza's Takeshi Ito and Mie...

2014-06-05 16:25:28

Theatrical Re-release Hits Theaters August 29; Blu-ray Anniversary Editions of "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters II" Available September 16 CULVER CITY, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment will celebrate the 30(th) anniversary of its blockbuster franchise Ghostbusters with a series of special events and home entertainment releases. As a highlight of the celebration, the original 1984 film has been restored and remastered in 4K and will be returning to the big...

2014-06-05 12:27:43

CULVER CITY, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Animation today announced the acquisition of an original animated comedy feature pitch by Todd Alcott and Holly Golden entitled MEDUSA, which will tell an all-new story behind the infamous snake-headed lady from Greek mythology. Emmy(®) winner Lauren Faust, who rebooted the My Little Pony franchise in 2010 and turned it into the current My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic phenomenon with an ever-growing fanbase of all ages, is...


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