CULVER CITY, Calif., April 11, 2018 - The blockbuster motion picture Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle last night crossed $403.714 million at the domestic box office to become Sony Pictures' highest-grossing film of all time domestically, passing the studio's 2002 hit Spider-Man.
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle Becomes The Highest-Grossing Film In Sony Pictures History
Tom Hanks Sets Sail On Greyhound
March 9, 2018 -- Baton Rouge, LA -- Principal Photography has begun on the WWII dramatic thriller GREYHOUND, starring and written by Tom Hanks, based on C.S. Forester's novel "The Good Shepherd." Aaron Schneider (GET LOW) is directing.
Elisabeth Shue (BATTLE OF THE SEXES), Rob Morgan (MUDBOUND) and Stephen Graham (THE IRISHMAN) also star.
Tristar Pictures Acquires Worldwide Rights To The Woman King
Culver City, CA - March 1, 2018 -- TriStar Pictures announced today they have acquired worldwide rights to Dahomey Amazons of Benin spartan tale The Woman King, inspired by true events and based on an original story by Maria Bello starring Academy Award-winning actresses Viola Davis and Lupita Nyong'o. The film is produced by Cathy Schulman's Welle Entertainment, Viola Davis and Julius Tennon of JuVee Productions, and Maria Bello of Jack Blue Productions.
Quentin Tarantino's Ninth Film Titled Once Upon A Time In Hollywood; Will Star Leonardo Dicaprio And Brad Pitt
Culver City CA - February 28, 2018 -- Quentin Tarantino's ninth film will be titled ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, and will star Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group announced today. The film will be released worldwide on August 9, 2019.
Ghostbusters World Announced With First Playable Demo At Google's Mobile World Congress Booth.
SEOUL, February 23, 2018 - Ghostbusters World, an all-new state-of-the-art augmented reality game, was revealed today as part of Google's ARCore announcement (https://www.blog.google/products/google-vr), timed with Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Spain, the world's largest gathering for the mobile industry. The Ghostbusters World Game is currently in development as part of a collaboration between Sony Pictures Entertainment Consumer Products, Ghost Corps and publisher FourThirtyThree Inc.(4:33).
Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Rupert Everett's The Happy Prince
BERLIN, GERMANY (February 16, 2018)- Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American and Latin American rights to THE HAPPY PRINCE, written and directed by, and starring Rupert Everett. The film has its European premiere tomorrow at the Berlin International Film Festival as a Special Gala. It also stars Colin Morgan, Edwin Thomas, Colin Firth, Emily Watson and Tom Wilkinson. THE HAPPY PRINCE had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January.
Sony Pictures Television Networks And The United Nations Foundation Launch The Picture This Festival For The Planet To Showcase Emerging Filmmakers
Culver City CA - January 29, 2018 - Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN), in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, today announced the opening of the Picture This Festival for the Planet (www.sonypicturethis.com), a short-film competition for emerging filmmakers, everyday storytellers and changemakers worldwide to showcase the positive future they see for our planet.
Tristar Pictures Acquires Worldwide Rights To Big Beach's You Are My Friend, Based On The Life Of Fred Rogers, With Tom Hanks To Star, And Marielle Heller To Direct
Culver City CA - January 29, 2018 - TriStar Pictures announced today they have acquired worldwide rights to You Are My Friend, from Big Beach (Little Miss Sunshine, Loving). Tom Hanks is attached to star as Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, the pioneering children's television series from The Fred Rogers Company that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Marielle Heller (Diary of a Teenage Girl) will direct from a screenplay by Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster (Transparent, Beautiful Ruins… Read More
Peter Rabbit Teams Up With Take Your Child To The Library Day For Blue Jacket Day
CULVER CITY, Calif., January 25, 2018 - On Saturday, February 3, as families across the country go to their local libraries to celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day, Peter Rabbit will be teaming up with local events across the country to make the day Blue Jacket Day. Joining forces with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the largest non-profit children's literacy organization in the United States, Peter will help bring awareness to children's literacy and ignite a lifelong love of reading with a series of special events.
Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Worldwide Rights For Marc Turtletaub's Puzzle Starring Kelly Macdonald
Park City, Utah - January 25, 2018 - On the heels of the world premiere of Marc Turtletaub's Puzzle starring Kelly Macdonald and Irrfan Khan, Sony Pictures Classics announced they've acquired worldwide rights. A female driven, coming of age story, Puzzle has quickly become a crowd-pleasing favorite at this year's festival. It features Kelly Macdonald in her first lead role in a feature film.