CULVER CITY, CA – September 24, 2019 – Sony Pictures Television, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., and Aniplex Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., today announced they have combined multiple Sony-owned Anime streaming businesses. France’s Wakanim, Australia’s Madman Anime Group and US-based Funimation will form a joint venture to be owned by Aniplex and Sony Pictures Television. The venture will be led by Funimation’s General Manager, Colin Decker.
Sony Pictures Television and Aniplex Announce Global Anime Streaming Merger
‘Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son’ Now Available on PlayStation® VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive
LOS ANGELES - Sept. 17, 2019 - “Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son,” a virtual reality narrative adventure game that takes place in the world of the feature film “Groundhog Day,” is now available on PlayStation® VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive and Vive Cosmos.
Watch the brand-new game trailer here: https://youtu.be/Rq3y3Dn_aVE
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Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Guiseppe Capotondi's
NEW YORK (September 16, 2019) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in all media, excluding airlines, in North America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Latin America, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Thailand to Guiseppe Capotondi’s THE BURNT ORANGE HERESY. Based on the novel by Charles Willeford, the film stars Claes Bang, Elizabeth Debicki, Mick Jagger and Donald Sutherland. It premiered as the closing night film at the Venice Film Festival, where Capotondi, Jagger and Sutherland won the Fondazione Mimmo Rotella… Read More
Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son
CULVER CITY, CA (September 13, 2019) – Madison Gate Records announces the release of “Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son (Original Soundtrack)”, featuring music from the upcoming Sony Pictures Virtual Reality game by the same title. The album includes original score by prolific gaming composer Cris Velasco (Fortnite, Resident Evil, Overwatch), an original song titled “Sarah Everyday” written and performed by Cris Velasco and David Feldstein, and a collection of songs featured in the game, including “I Got You Babe” by Sonny & Cher, “Lonely Friday Night”… Read More
Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Dan Friedkin’s Lyrebird
NEW YORK (September 11, 2019) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in all media in North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, the Middle East and Asia to Dan Friedkin’s LYREBIRD. The film stars Vicky Krieps, Guy Pearce, Roland Moller and Claes Bang. It premiered at the Telluride Film Festival and will screen this evening at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Sony Pictures Entertainment Puts Solar Centerstage with 1.6-Megawatt Project Planned for Legendary Studio Lot in Culver City
SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 11, 2019 – Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) today announced a commitment to generate clean, solar electricity with SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) technology at its historic studio lot in Culver City, Calif. The 1.6-megawatt project is expected to generate over 58 million kilowatt hours of solar power over 25 years, counteracting greenhouse gas emissions from over 9,000 passenger cars for a year according to the EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator.
Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Azazel Jacobs’ “French Exit” Starring Oscar® Nominee Michelle Pfeiffer And Oscar® Nominee Lucas Hedges
NEW YORK (September 9, 2019) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, China and worldwide airlines to Azazel Jacobs’ FRENCH EXIT. The film stars Oscar® nominee Michelle Pfeiffer and Oscar® nominee Lucas Hedges, and is set to start production this October in Montreal and Paris.
Spider-Man™: Far From Home Breaks Sony Pictures Record As Highest-Grossing Film In Studio’s Ninety-Five Year History
CULVER CITY, Calif. August 19, 2019 – Columbia Pictures’ Spider-Man: Far From Home has officially become Sony Pictures’ highest-grossing film of all time, passing the global box office gross of Columbia Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/EON Production’s Skyfall. Through Sunday, August 18, Spider-Man: Far From Home made $376.7 million domestically and $732.9 million internationally for a worldwide cume of $1.109 billion.
Quentin Tarantino Curates One-Of-A-Kind Film Series For Sony Pictures Television’s Networks Worldwide
CULVER CITY, Calif., July 15, 2019 – In advance of the highly anticipated theatrical release of Quentin Tarantino’s original film, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, Sony Pictures Television’s networks worldwide will come together for "Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood and Quentin Tarantino Present The Swinging Sixties," a series of 10 films personally curated by the writer/director, all of which served as a specific influence in the creation of his latest 1969-set film.
Sony Pictures Entertainment And Harpercollins Publishers Join Forces With Elizabeth Gabler And Entire Fox 2000 Team In Unprecedented Partnership
[Culver City, CA and New York, NY – July 15, 2019] Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and HarperCollins Publishers today announced an unprecedented partnership with former Fox 2000 President Elizabeth Gabler and her entire Fox 2000 team to source literary material and produce film content across all platforms. The yet-to-be-named venture will be located on the Sony Pictures lot in Culver City, CA and will commence operations later this summer.