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2014-09-18 20:22:11

Three-Time Oscar® Winner Commits to TriStar and Film4 Collaboration as Next Film Spring Start Planned CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar(®)-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film, his first since winning the Academy Award(®) for directing the groundbreaking Life of Pi. The film will be produced...

2014-09-18 16:26:19

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Guts Over Fear," the new single from Eminem featuring Sia, has just launched to great success as a digital download, with near universal acclaim and over 247,000 downloads worldwide. Moviegoers will hear the song in the upcoming film The Equalizer, starring Denzel Washington, in theaters September 26. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147126 "By the end of The Equalizer, Denzel's character of Robert McCall will have to...

2014-09-10 16:25:19

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of the release of the highly anticipated motion picture Annie, in theaters on December 19, 2014, Sony Pictures Entertainment is helping to support Turnaround Arts, a signature program of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. Turnaround Arts works with local program partners to provide intensive arts education resources to clusters of high-poverty schools across the country, leading to increases in attendance,...

2014-09-10 16:24:40

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Horn has joined Sony Pictures Releasing International as a senior vice president supervising the region of Latin America, it was announced today by Rory Bruer, president, Worldwide Distribution for the studio. Horn will report to Steven O'Dell, president, Sony Pictures Releasing International, beginning October 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140910/145230 In his new role, Horn will oversee Latin American...

2014-09-09 12:25:11

Website Supports Film's Theatrical Re-Release and Special Edition Blu-ray Release NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In association with the 30th anniversary of Sony Pictures Entertainment's blockbuster film Ghostbusters, relentlessGENERATOR, a digital marketing and eCommerce solutions provider, was tapped to create engagement-focused online destinations to support the film's theatrical re-release and special edition Blu-ray anniversary release. The original 1984 film has been...

2014-09-08 16:22:56

Reese Witherspoon, Denzel Washington, Jada Pinkett Smith and Goldie Hawn along with Little League Pitching Phenom Mo'ne Davis Headline An All-Star Line-Up of Guests Kicking off Season Two CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television's The Queen Latifah Show, hosted by global entertainment icon Queen Latifah, returns with an all new season on Monday, September 15 (visit queenlatifah.com for "Where to Watch" in your local market). This season Queen will...

2014-09-04 16:24:29

Based on Acclaimed PlayStation® Game CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that Andres Muschietti has signed on to direct the highly-anticipated adaptation of best-selling PlayStation(®) software title, "Shadow of the Colossus." Seth Lochhead to write the screenplay (under Muschietti's supervision). Barbara Muschietti will come on board the project to produce alongside Kevin Misher, who produces through his Misher Films...

2014-09-03 16:27:35

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George Clooney has identified his next project to direct: an adaptation of the book Hack Attack, journalist Nick Davies' account of the British phone hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch's news empire. The adaptation will be produced by George Clooney and Grant Heslov through their Smokehouse banner for Sony Pictures Entertainment. Commenting on the announcement, Michael De Luca, president of Production for Columbia Pictures,...

2014-08-26 04:20:36

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston Wins Fourth Emmy® for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television (SPT), one of the television industry's leading content providers, garnered five Emmy(®) awards Monday evening for the final season of its groundbreaking dramatic series, Breaking Bad. The series, which earned 16 nominations and six wins total, essentially sweeping the top drama awards, took home Emmys(®) for Outstanding...

2014-08-20 08:26:54

Theatrical Re-release Hits Theaters August 29; Blu-ray Anniversary Editions of "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters II" Available September 16 CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who you gonna call? On Thursday, August 28, 2014, grab your Proton Pack and hop in your Ecto-1 for National Ghostbusters Day! Celebrate the 30(th) anniversary theatrical re-release of the blockbuster classic with your fellow Ghostbusters, but beware of Slimers and menacing marshmallow men. The original...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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