• Sony Pictures Classics Acquires American Independent Film “The Climb” Directed By Michael Angelo Covino

    NEW YORK – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights worldwide, excluding France and German speaking Europe, to Michael Angelo Covino’s THE CLIMB. The film premiered at the 2019 Cannes International Film Festival.

    Directed by Covino and written by Covino and Kyle Marvin, the film stars Covino, Marvin, Gayle Rankin, Talia Balsam, George Wendt, and Judith Godrèche.

  • Entertainment One Joins Tristar Pictures’ Holiday Romantic Comedy Happiest Season Starring Kristen Stewart And Mackenzie Davis

    Culver City, CA [May 15, 2019] – It was announced today that Entertainment One (eOne) has come aboard TriStar Pictures’ Happiest Season and will co-finance the holiday-season romantic comedy.
    Additionally, TriStar Pictures has set a U.S. release date of November 20, 2020. eOne will handle distribution for the United Kingdom and Canada with TriStar Pictures distributing in all other territories.

  • Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Bart Freundlich’s "After the Wedding"

    NEW YORK (May 14, 2019) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in North America, France, India and several other Asian countries to Bart Freundlich’s AFTER THE WEDDING. The film is an adaptation of Susanne Bier’s Academy Award® nominated Danish film of the same title and screened as an opening night selection at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

  • Sony Pictures Classics Announces U.S. Release Date for Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain & Glory

    NEW YORK (May 1, 2019) – Sony Pictures Classics today announced that they will release Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar’s newest film, PAIN & GLORY, in the United States on October 4, 2019. The film will screen In Competition at the Cannes International Film Festival. 

  • Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Ira Sachs' "Frankie" Ahead Of Cannes

    NEW YORK (April 30, 2019) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in North America, Eastern Europe (including CIS), Scandinavia, the Middle East, South Africa, Spain, India and for worldwide airlines to Ira Sachs’ FRANKIE. The film is premiering In Competition at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. 
    Written by Mauricio Zaccharias and Sachs, FRANKIE stars Academy Award® nominee Isabelle Huppert, Academy Award® winner Marisa Tomei, Academy Award® nominee Greg Kinnear and Brendan Gleeson.  

  • Phil Lord and Chris Miller Ink Multi-Year Overall TV Deal With Sony Pictures Television

    [Culver City, CA – April 29, 2019] Sony Pictures Television (SPT) today announced an expansive five-year overall television deal with Academy Award-winning and Emmy-nominated writers, directors, and producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller. The pair land at Sony after a highly competitive situation with multiple studios vying for the in-demand team. Under the exclusive new deal, Lord and Miller will develop live-action and animated series in both comedy and drama.

  • Screen Gems and Ground Control Partner to Open a Horror Lab

    CULVER CITY, CA – April 9, 2019 – Sony Pictures’ genre label is forging a partnership with Ground Control to open the Screen Gems’ Horror Lab, an initiative that will focus on the development and production of horror genre proof-of-concepts. The program will collaborate with up-and-coming filmmakers to produce horror shorts with the primary goal of developing this new, original content into feature films. Scott Glassgold’s Ground Control will serve as producer on the proof-of-concepts and prospective feature adaptations.

  • Sony Honored as One of “World’s Most Ethical Companies” in 2019

    Tokyo, Japan (February 27, 2019) – Sony Corporation has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the "2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies." The US-based Ethisphere Institute researches and advances the standards of ethical business practices worldwide.

  • Sony Pictures Classics Acquires John Prine Documentary

    NEW YORK (February 10, 2019) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights worldwide to the John Prine documentary tentatively titled JOHN PRINE: HELLO IN THERE.

  • President Of Tristar Pictures, Hannah Minghella, Expands Oversight To Include Tristar Television

    CULVER CITY, CA, January 31, 2019 - Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) today announced that Hannah Minghella, President of TriStar Pictures, will expand her role at the studio and also assume oversight of TriStar Television. The role expansion will further strengthen the studio's synergistic efforts between all lines of business. Minghella will be named President of TriStar Pictures and TriStar Television, effective immediately.