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 Entertainment Puts Solar Centerstage with 1.6-Megawatt Project Planned for Legendary Studio Lot in Culver City
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.
Sony Pictures Acquires Virtual Production Software Company Nurulize
[Culver City, CA – July 8, 2019] – Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) today announced that Sony Innovation Studios Inc., a division of SPE, recently acquired Nurulize, a software development house which specializes in delivering creative realism and enabling virtual production of content. Nurulize will now be part of Sony Innovation Studios, a state-of-the-art facility that launched last year on the Sony Pictures Studios lot.
Sony Pictures Launches Spider-Man™: Far From Home, Virtual Reality
Available in home on PlayStation® VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift on June 25
Sony Pictures Entertainment Spins A Web Over Hollywood For The World Premiere Of "Spider-Man™: Far From Home"
CULVER CITY, Calif., June 27, 2019 – On Wednesday, June 26, an 80-foot long Spider-Man inflatable swung over the red carpet as Sony Pictures Entertainment took over Hollywood Blvd. to celebrate the world premiere of Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man™: Far from Home at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California. The event attracted 1,500 guests as well as thousands of fans who lined the streets to cheer on the film’s cast and filmmakers.
Sony Pictures Launches Ghostbusters™ 35th Anniversary Celebration
CULVER CITY, June 7, 2019 – To coincide with the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters, first released in U.S. theaters on June 8, 1984, Sony Pictures is launching “Ghostbusters 35th,” a year-long celebration of the iconic multi-media franchise, it was announced today by Jeffrey Godsick, EVP of Brand Strategy and Global Partnerships for Sony Pictures. The event represents a collaboration between several Sony Corporation divisions and will lead up to the newest installment in the film series to be released in theaters in 2020.
Sony Pictures Entertainment Renames Theater to Honor Academy and Emmy Award-Nominated Director, Screenwriter and Producer John Singleton
[CULVER CITY, CA, June 7, 2019] Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) today announced the renaming of one of the largest theaters on its Culver City lot to honor Academy and Emmy Award-nominated director, screenwriter and producer John Singleton, who passed away in April.