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  • SONY PICTURES NAMES TWO NEW EXECUTIVES TO INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTION
  • [CULVER CITY, CA – September 29, 2015] - In two new hires that bolster Sony Pictures Entertainment’s moves to expand the creation of international films and television for worldwide markets, the studio has named Diego Suarez as Senior Vice President, International Television Production, and Matthew Stein as Vice President International Film Production, it was announced today by Sanford Panitch, President of International Film and Television, to whom both will report.
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  • STEVE MOSKO NAMED CHAIRMAN, SONY PICTURES TELEVISION
  • [CULVER CITY, CA – September 28, 2015] Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton today named Steve Mosko as Chairman, Sony Pictures Television. Previously President, Sony Pictures Television, Mosko will continue to oversee all television operations for Sony Pictures Entertainment worldwide, reporting to Lynton. Lynton made the announcement today at a studio all-staff meeting.
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  • SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES MAGGIE'S PLAN
  • NEW YORK (September 24, 2015) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they acquired all rights in North America, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, CIS, Hungary, Romania, China and various other Asian territories to Rebecca Miller's MAGGIE'S PLAN. Written and directed by Miller (PERSONAL VELOCITY) with a script based on a story by Karen Rinaldi, the film premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival and will screen at the upcoming New York Film Festival.
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  • MOVIEGOERS TO GET GOOSEBUMPS WITH VIRTUAL REALITY ADVENTURE
  • CULVER CITY, Calif., September 23, 2015 – In celebration of the worldwide release of Goosebumps, in theaters October 16, 2015, moviegoers can put themselves inside an action-packed scene from the movie in a virtual reality adventure with immersive motion by D-BOX with the Goosebumps Virtual Reality Adventure. In eleven cities over four weekends, Goosebumps fans can buckle up for adventure as Jack Black, playing famed Goosebumps author R.L. Stine, takes them on an unforgettable journey through town, just after his creatures have escaped from their manuscripts.
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  • <em>WHEEL OF FORTUNE</em> NAMES ROBERT ENNIS DIRECTOR
  • WHEEL OF FORTUNE NAMES ROBERT ENNIS DIRECTOR
  • Culver City, CA (September 14, 2015) – Wheel of Fortune will kick off its 33rd season with a new director. Robert Ennis has been promoted to director of the top-rated syndicated game show, it was announced today by executive producer Harry Friedman.
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  • SAM SMITH TO SING TITLE SONG TO
  • SAM SMITH TO SING TITLE SONG TO "SPECTRE"
  • CULVER CITY, Calif., September 8, 2015 – Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment today confirmed that Sam Smith has recorded "Writing’s On The Wall," the theme song to SPECTRE, the 24th James Bond adventure. SPECTRE will be released in the UK on October 26 and in the US on November 6. The song, released by Capitol Records, will debut and be available to purchase and stream on September 25.
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  • SONY PICTURES CLASSICS TO DISTRIBUTE "THE MEDDLER" IN NORTH AMERICA
  • NEW YORK (August 25, 2015) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they will theatrically release THE MEDDLER, starring Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne and J.K. Simmons, in North America. Written and directed by Lorene Scafaria (Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World), the film will have its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
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  • SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT MOTION PICTURE GROUP ANNOUNCES PRODUCTION STAFFING CHANGES
  • CULVER CITY, Calif., August 6, 2015 – On the heels of announcing the release dates for 16 films on its upcoming slate, Sony Pictures Entertainment has made staffing changes and new hires in its Motion Picture Group, it was announced today by Tom Rothman, chairman, Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group, and Doug Belgrad, president, Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group.
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  • SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES DON CHEADLE’S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT MILES AHEAD
  • NEW YORK (August 5, 2015) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired worldwide* rights to Don Cheadle’s directorial debut, MILES AHEAD. MILES AHEAD tells the story of a few lost days in the life of Miles Davis (Cheadle), the virtuoso, fighter and genius, as he bursts out of his silent period, conspires with a Rolling Stone writer (McGregor) to steal back his music, and relives the years he had with his great love, Frances Taylor (Corinealdi). The film was recently announced as this year’s Closing Night selection for the 53rd New York Film Festival.
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  • TRANSMISSION FILMS AND SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER IN MULTI-YEAR DISTRIBUTION DEAL
  • CULVER CITY, CA (July 22, 2015) – Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) and Transmission Films today announce a multi-year distribution agreement for Transmission's extensive film library and future new release slate. Beginning October 1st, 2015, SPHE will distribute Transmission's titles on both physical and digital formats for the home entertainment market in Australia (through its joint venture, Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Australia Pty Limited) and in New Zealand.
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  • SONY PICTURES AND MARVEL STUDIOS FIND THEIR "SPIDER-MAN" STAR AND DIRECTOR
  • CULVER CITY, Calif., and BURBANK, Calif., June 23, 2015 – Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios are proud to announce that after a full worldwide casting search, Tom Holland will play Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the next Spider-Man film, in theaters in IMAX and 3D on July 28, 2017. The film will be directed by Jon Watts, director of Cop Car, the upcoming thriller that made its debut earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival.
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  • The World To GET SMURFY on March 31, 2017
  • CULVER CITY, Calif., June 14, 2015 - To mark this year’s June 14th Global Smurfs Day, Sony Pictures Animation announced the all star cast of Get Smurfy, its brand new, fully computer-animated feature film reminiscent of creator Peyo Culliford’s original recognizable style.
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  • DANIELLE MISHER TO HEAD MARKETING FOR SCREEN GEMS
  • CULVER CITY, Calif., June 5, 2015 - Danielle Misher has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Marketing for Screen Gems, it was announced today by Josh Greenstein, president, Worldwide Marketing and Distribution for Sony Pictures Entertainment.
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  • PAC-MAN™ TURNS 35 AND SONY PICTURES’ "PIXELS" IS THERE TO CELEBRATE
  • CULVER CITY, Calif., May 20, 2015 - On May 22, 2015, PAC-MAN™ – one of the most iconic videogame characters in history – will celebrate his 35th birthday. With the character coming to the big screen this summer in Sony Pictures’ Pixels, the studio is joining in to celebrate with a global birthday party of epic proportions.
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  • SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES 13 MINUTES
  • NEW YORK (February 7, 2015) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they acquired North American and Latin American rights to 13 MINUTES from Beta Cinema. The film, directed by Academy Award® nominated Oliver Hirschbiegel (DOWNFALL), is playing Out of Competition at the Berlin Film Festival.
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  • SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES SUNDANCE SENSATION THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL
  • NEW YORK (January 27, 2015) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they acquired the rights in North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, Asia, Scandinavia and Germany to Marielle Heller’s directorial debut, THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL. The film, based on the acclaimed graphic novel by Phoebe Gloeckner, premiered on Saturday at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it has been one of the most well received films by critics and audiences alike. K5 International is handling all international territories.
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  • SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES PAUL WEITZ’S GRANDMA
  • NEW YORK (January 27, 2015) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they acquired worldwide rights to GRANDMA. The film, written and directed by Paul Weitz, premieres Friday at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and stars Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Laverne Cox and Sam Elliott. GRANDMA is produced by Andrew Miano, Weitz, Paris Kassidokostas-Latsis and Terry Dougas and executive produced by Stephanie Meurer, Dan Balgoyen and Danielle Renfrew Behrens.
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  • NEAL H. MORITZ RENEWS FIRST-LOOK DEAL AT COLUMBIA PICTURES
  • CULVER CITY, Calif., January 14, 2015 - Neal H. Moritz, founder of Original Film and producer of such crowd-pleasing hits as the Jump Street and Fast and Furious franchises, has renewed his first-look development and production deal with Columbia Pictures until 2019, it was announced today by Amy Pascal, Co-Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group.
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  • SONY PICTURES ANNOUNCES ONLINE, CABLE, SATELLITE AND TELECOM UPDATE FOR THE INTERVIEW
  • [Culver City, CA – January 6, 2015] Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that from Wednesday, December 24, 2014 through Sunday, January 4, 2015, The Interview has been rented or purchased online and through cable, satellite, and telecom providers more than 4.3 million times, totaling over $31 million in consumer sales.rizon FiOS; DIRECTV; as well as VUDU, Walmart's digital VOD service.
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