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  1. Sony Pictures Teams With Wizard World to Develop Comic-Inspired Projects

    For years, movie executives and producers would scour comic book conventions in the hopes of discovering an unmoored piece of intellectual property that could become the next big thing. Monday, Sony Pictures Entertainment is formally making comic conventions a part of the movie development process by teaming up with Wizard World, one of the largest producers of pop culture fan expos.

  2. Sony apologizes for controversial 'Peter Rabbit' scene which 'made light' of food allergies

    Parents are angry with Peter Rabbit after a scene shows him whip blackberries at someone with an blackberry allergy until the man falls on the floor choking. Sony Pictures Entertainment has issued an apology over a controversial scene in its new film "Peter Rabbit," during which a character with an allergy to blackberries is attacked with the offending foodstuff.

  3. Hip to the hop

    James Corden plays the Ferris Bueller of rabbits in the modern screen version of "Peter Rabbit." Photo courtesy Sony Pictures Entertainment.

  4. Kevin Hart's First-Wife Torrei Hart Stars in Antonio James' Resolution Song Movie

    Resolution Song, the highly anticipated second film by Urbanstylz will be released nationwide through Target, Wal-Mart, Amazon, and Best Buy stores February 6, 2018. Sony Home Pictures Entertainment affiliate Smith Global Media, distributor of Believe, will release the film early 2018 in time to position it as a Valentines Day memento.

  5. Will Sony's New CEO Care About Hollywood?

    Despite a reputation for axing underperforming divisions, many Sony-watchers believe Kenichiro Yoshida is unlikely to unload entertainment assets . On Feb. 1, the conglomerate said its top exec, Kaz Hirai, 57, would hand over the reins to chief financial officer Kenichiro Yoshida, 58, on April 1. The move ignited speculation that Sony's entertainment assets could end up auctioned.

  6. Sony TV Shake-Up: Andy Kaplan Among Trio of Top Executive Exits

    Worldwide networks president Kaplan, home entertainment topper Man Jit Singh and president and CMO Sheraton Kalouria will all exit the company as Tony Vinciquerra streamlines executive roster. Meanwhile, distribution president Keith Le Goy will expand his role and add home entertainment duties.

  7. Three Sony Pictures executives out in major studio shakeup

    In another major shakeup for Sony Pictures Entertainment, the Culver City-based studio is removing three executives as the company orchestrates sweeping changes to its home entertainment and television businesses. Home entertainment president Man Jit Singh, worldwide networks head Andy Kaplan and television marketing president Sheraton Kalouria are all stepping down, Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman and Chief Executive Tony Vinciquerra told staff Tuesday.

  8. Torrei Hart, Lester Speight, and Ella Joyce Star in Antonio James' Resolution Song Movie

    Contact: Antonio James, Director, Resolution Song, 470-230-8311, Urbanstylz1@yahoo.com SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Feb. 6, 2018 / Christian Newswire / -- Resolution Song, the highly anticipated second film by Urbanstylz will be released nationwide through Target, Wal-Mart, Amazon, and Best Buy stores February 6, 2018. Sony Home Pictures Entertainment affiliate Smith Global Media, distributor of Believe, will release the film early 2018 in time to position it as a Valentines Day memento.

  9. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC Purchases New Holdings in Sony Corp

    Greenwood Capital Associates LLC purchased a new position in shares of Sony Corp in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 54,883 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,467,000.

  10. 'Jumanji' Raises Game To $856M WW, $503M Overseas;...

    Refresh for latest : While the Super Bowl kicks off in Minneapolis later today, there's another Big Game being played out at the international box office . In its 7th weekend, Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle has drummed past $500M overseas and $850M worldwide.

  11. Does Sony CEO Shakeup Open the Door for Major Film and TV Sale?

    In a shocking move, Sony announced Thursday night that CEO Kaz Hirai will step down and transition into a new role as chairman, while his top lieutenant Kenichirio Yoshida will take over as Hirai's replacement. The move was reportedly Hirai's idea and was approved by the company's board earlier yesterday.

  12. Sony's Q3 Sees Record Returns; 'Jumanji' Swings Film Division To $96M Profit

    Following the announcement that Sony Corp CEO Kazuo Hirai would step down from his post later this year, with CFO Kenichiro Yoshida replacing him, the Japanese conglomerate reported a 280% increase in operating income to 350.8B yen for the third quarter ended December 31 2017. In net income attributable to stockholders, that's a jump from 19.6B yen in the similar period last year to 296B .

  13. Meitu's BeautyPlus and MakeupPlus Apps Launch New Filters in...

    PALO ALTO, Calif: Meitu Inc. , the world's leading beauty app developer with downloads on over 1.5 billion unique devices, announces a new creative partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment in celebration of the return of the hit horror franchise - Insidious: The Last Key. Haunting filters and an Insidious-inspired makeup look will be available on both of Meitu's flagship apps, BeautyPlus and MakeupPlus.

  14. Sony Pictures Entertainment to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Comedy Classic, Groundhog Day

    Sony Pictures Entertainment will celebrate the 25th anniversary of director Harold Ramis' groundbreaking comedy classic, Groundhog Day, with a series of screenings. As a highlight of the celebration, the film will be returning to the big screen in time for Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, in the United States and Canada.

  15. Sony Corp (SNE) Receives $48.19 Consensus PT from Analysts

    Shares of Sony Corp have been assigned a consensus rating of "Buy" from the eleven brokerages that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, four have assigned a buy recommendation and two have assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company.

  16. Sony goes negative as JPMorgan downgrades on phone sensor worries

    Sony , in positive ground all day, has slipped to a 1% decline after JPMorgan downgraded the stock to Neutral on image sensor weakness . With momentum slowing on the iPhone and high-end smartphones "clearly hitting a plateau," Sony's image sensors will fall on harder demand.

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