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  • SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES CINELOU'S THE COMEDIAN
  • NEW YORK (October 5, 2016) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired North American rights to Academy Award® winner Taylor Hackford's comedy, THE COMEDIAN. Written by Art Linson, THE COMEDIAN stars Academy Award® winner Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Edie Falco, Harvey Keitel, Danny DeVito, Patti LuPone and Veronica Ferres. The film will have an awards qualifying run in 2016 and open officially in 2017.
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  • SONY PICTURES CLASSICS GOES TO PARIS WITH PARIS CAN WAIT
  • NEW YORK (September 19, 2016) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired North American rights to Eleanor Coppola’s narrative directorial and screenwriting debut, PARIS CAN WAIT, which made its World Premiere last week during the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
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  • SONY PICTURES TO ACQUIRE TEN SPORTS FROM ZEE
  • Mumbai, August 31, 2016 – Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) today announced that SPN and its affiliates have entered into definitive agreements to acquire TEN Sports Network from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEE) and its subsidiaries for 385 million U.S. dollars. Completion of the acquisition is subject to regulatory approval. The acquisition will add South Asia's leading sports network to SPN’s existing portfolio of channels.
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  • SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS ANNOUNCES KEY NEW HIRES
  • VANCOUVER, BC – July 15, 2016 – Randy Lake, president of Sony Pictures Imageworks, the Academy Award®-winning visual effects and animation unit of Sony Pictures Entertainment, today announced four new hires at the studio’s Vancouver headquarters: senior VP, production, Michelle Grady, VP, artist management, Ryan Pollreisz, veteran visual effects supervisor Sue Rowe, and art director Daniel Cox.
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  • INFERNO TO BE RELEASED WORLDWIDE IN IMAX® THEATRES
  • LOS ANGELES – June 28, 2016 – Sony Pictures Entertainment, IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX), and Imagine Entertainment today announced that Inferno, the latest film in the Dan Brown (Da Vinci Code) franchise, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® format. The film, starring Tom Hanks as Dr. Robert Langdon and directed by Ron Howard, will be released into IMAX® theatres worldwide coinciding with the film's general release dates. Inferno – which continues the $1.2 billion franchise, following the hits The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons – will be released domestically on Oct. 28.
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  • SONY PICTURES MOTION PICTURE GROUP TAPS JAKE ZIM TO BUILD VIRTUAL REALITY SLATE
  • June 27, 2016 – CULVER CITY, CA – Tom Rothman, Chairman, Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, has appointed Jake Zim as Senior VP, Virtual Reality. In this newly-created position, Zim will be tasked with building a slate of narrative VR content for the motion picture group, working closely with Kuni Suzuki, EVP for Strategic Corporate Initiatives at Sony Entertainment, and a team of professionals from across Sony Pictures who are dedicated to the production and distribution of virtual reality (VR).
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  • Sony Pictures Animation Announces 2017 & 2018 Slate
  • Sony Pictures Animation Announces 2017 & 2018 Slate
  • Culver City, CA, June 20, 2016 - In a move signaling an expansion of its output and increased year-round production across multiple platforms, Sony Pictures Animation announced today its slate through 2018 which includes five theatrical features, three television series and one direct-to-video movie.
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  • SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT NAMES PHILIP ROWLEY CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
  • [Culver City, CA – May 10, 2016] Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) today announced that Philip Rowley will be the studio’s new Chief Financial Officer. Rowley comes to SPE after a distinguished career in finance spanning the entertainment, media and tech sectors, including working with EMI Music Worldwide and AOL Europe, where he served as CFO, COO and CEO.
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  • The Magnificent Seven TO BE RELEASED WORLDWIDE IN IMAX® THEATRES
  • LOS ANGELES – May 10, 2016 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that The Magnificent Seven, starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, and Ethan Hawke and directed by Antoine Fuqua, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® format.
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  • SONY PICTURES'/AFFIRM'S 'RISEN' ON STEEP BOX-OFFICE RISE
  • HOLLYWOOD—Feb. 25, 2016—Motion picture audiences across the country have embraced the latest faith-based hit from Sony Pictures Entertainment's AFFIRM label: RISEN, the story of a Roman tribune's investigation to prove the Resurrection a hoax, emerged as the weekend's number-one new movie and the fourth-highest opening of all time for a faith-based film, scoring an A- CinemaScore and exceeding industry predictions.
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  • "SPIDER-MAN" TO BE RELEASED WORLDWIDE IN IMAX® 3D THEATRES
  • CULVER CITY, Calif., January 26, 2016 – Spider-Man, one of the world’s most beloved superheroes, will once again come to IMAX® Theatres for a network-wide event run when the film is released in theaters on its new worldwide date on July 7, 2017, it was announced today by Josh Greenstein, president of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution for Sony Pictures, Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios, and Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment.
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  • SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES EQUITY
  • MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016 – Park City, Utah – Sony Pictures Classics announced today, on the eve of the film’s world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, that they have acquired worldwide rights to the first female driven Wall Street film, EQUITY.
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