• Sony Pictures Classics To Release ‘Freud’s Last Session’, Starring Anthony Hopkins And Matthew Goode, In New York And Los Angeles On December 22, 2023

    NEW YORK (October 5, 2023) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they will release FREUD’S LAST SESSION in theaters in New York and Los Angeles on December 22, 2023, followed by an expansion in January. Directed by Matt Brown, the film stars Academy Award® winner Anthony Hopkins and Emmy® nominee Matthew Goode. The screenplay is written by Mark St. Germain (THE GOD COMMITTEE) based on his play of the same name. 

  • Sony Pictures Classics To Release Minhal Baig’s ‘We Grown Now’, From Stage 6 Films, Participant And Symbolic Exchange, In North America

    NEW YORK (October 4, 2023) – Sony Pictures Classics has landed North American rights to Stage 6 Films, Participant and Symbolic Exchange’s WE GROWN NOW. The film stars Blake Cameron James, Gian Knight Ramirez, S. Epatha Merkerson, Avery Holliday and Ora Jones, with Lil Rel Howery and Jurnee Smollett.

  • Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Poland’s Official Academy Awards Submission ‘The Peasants’

    Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in North America, Latin America, the Middle East, and Australia/New Zealand to Academy Award® nominee DK Welchman and Academy Award® winner Hugh Welchman’s THE PEASANTS, which Poland has submitted as their official entry for the Best International Feature category for this year’s Academy Awards®. The film will also be submitted in the Best Animation category.

  • Sony Pictures Entertainment Names Andrew Reinsdorf Head Of Global Public Policy & External Affairs

    CULVER CITY, September 7, 2023 – Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that Andrew Reinsdorf will join the studio as Head of Global Public Policy & External Affairs.

    Reinsdorf will lead SPE’s worldwide government affairs operations, overseeing the development and execution of the company’s government relations strategy, public policy, and public impact work, including SPE’s Corporate Social Responsibility team. He will report to Leah Weil, Senior EVP and General Counsel.

  • Sony Pictures Television and Channel 4 support We Are Parable’s Momentum filmmaker programme; Applications open July 18th

    We Are Parable, the award winning film exhibition platform, have announced a new partnership with Sony Pictures Television’s Creative Diversity Fund who will support the continued growth of Momentum, We Are Parable’s existing initiative funded by Channel 4 providing Black British filmmakers and content creators with the tools to enhance and elevate their careers.

  • Sony Pictures Television Kicks Off 2023 L.A. Screenings With Global Sales Of Key Titles

    [Culver City, LA – May 22, 2023] Sony Pictures Television (“SPT”) has today announced sales of key titles the studio will be screening to international clients this week during L.A. Screenings 2023. On the heels of MGM+ announcing that they are taking The Winter King for the U.S., the studio announced pre-sales for that series as well as the much-anticipated series, Twisted Metal, and BBC and Stan drama Ten Pound Poms.

  • Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Rights To Pedro Almodóvar’s Short Film And Cannes Selection, ‘Strange Way Of Life’, Starring Ethan Hawke And Pedro Pascal

    NEW YORK (April 27, 2023) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired worldwide rights (excluding the UK, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, and Latin America) to Pedro Almodóvar’s short film, STRANGE WAY OF LIFE, starring Ethan Hawke and Pedro Pascal. This follows the news that the short will premiere as an official selection at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. It is Almodóvar’s second English-language project after THE HUMAN VOICE, which was also distributed by Sony Pictures Classics.

  • Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Worldwide Rights To Feature Documentary ‘Carlos’ On Legendary Musician Carlos Santana From Imagine Documentaries And Sony Music Entertainment

    NEW YORK (April 26, 2023) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today they have acquired worldwide rights to CARLOS, a feature-length documentary film about the father of Latin American jazz fusion and global icon, Carlos Santana, directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Rudy Valdez (THE SENTENCE, WE ARE: THE BROOKLYN SAINTS.)

  • Josh Gordon And Will Speck Sign First Look Deal With Sony Pictures Entertainment

    Josh Gordon and Will Speck have signed a first look deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to develop and produce feature films. Speck & Gordon most recently directed Sony Pictures’ live-action musical adaptation of the beloved children’s book Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, starring Javier Bardem and Constance Wu, with songs by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award-winning songwriters Pasek & Paul and Shawn Mendes.  The film earned over $100 million at the global box office and will be released in theaters in China on April 15, 2023.

  • Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Sundance Audience Award Winner ‘Shayda’

    NEW YORK Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all media rights in North America, Latin America, Benelux, Eastern Europe, Portugal, the Middle East, and Turkey to SHAYDA, written and directed by Noora Niasari in her feature film debut. SHAYDA earned rave reviews upon its world premiere last month at the Sundance Film Festival and took home the Audience Award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition.