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  • 'Kindred Spirits' Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell Share Stories at Fundraiser

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell swapped stories, quips, compliments and occasionally got serious during a Q&A held Friday in Newark, N.J., held as part of a fundraiser for the state's upcoming Montclair Film Festival....
  • Transformers and Dragons Boost Home Video Sales in Fourth Quarter

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Early reports indicate fourth-quarter disc sales are getting off to a strong start, helping studio executives breathe a little easier as the industry gears up for the Black Friday sales frenzy. "We kicked off the fourth...
  • Sony's Charles Sipkins Out as PR Chief

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony Pictures Entertainment PR chief Charles Sipkins has left the studio after a little over a year in the post as executive VP of communications. Chairman and CEO Michael Lynton said in a Friday afternoon notice to Sony...
  • Ventana Sur Market Works to Fuel Indie Biz in Latin America, Europe

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Over the past decade, one of the biggest shifts in the international movie business has been the rise of local film industries. Latin America has proved the pacemaker in growth. Fueled by government subsidies, tax coin, TV...
  • Los Angeles Times and EPIX Create Original Five-Part TV Series "Hollywood Sessions" to Premiere December 8th at 8pm ET/PT

       Award Season Contenders Including Jennifer Aniston, Emily Blunt, Steve Carell, Jessica Chastain, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Eddie Redmayne, Emma Stone, Christoph Waltz and Shailene Woodley in Conversation with Times...
  • Sony Drops Out of Steve Jobs Movie from Aaron Sorkin

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony Pictures has surprisingly ditched its Steve Jobs project, putting the high-profile feature into turnaround. The studio had no comment on the story. An informed source said that Universal was likely to make a deal for the...
  • NBC Pulls Bill Cosby Comedy Project Amid Rape Allegations

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - NBC has dropped its Bill Cosby comedy project as the scandal of rape allegations leveled at the comedian by multiple women made it untenable for the network to keep it in development, according to multiple sources. Sources...
  • Oscars: Will Indies Outshine the Major Studios (Again)?

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Oscars are supposed to be Hollywood's biggest night, but for the second year in a row, they could mirror the Independent Spirit Awards. So far, the early frontrunners in the best picture race -- IFC's "Boyhood," the...
  • Sony 'Powers' Up its First Scripted TV Series on PlayStation

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Taking the long road from script to screen is not uncommon in Hollywood, but Brian Michael Bendis' "Powers" is notable for more than just its 14-year development journey at Sony Pictures. In 2001, the studio thought the graphic...
  • Sony targets stronger entertainment revenue growth to help restructuring

    Sony targets stronger entertainment revenue growth to help restructuring
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp aims to lift its movie entertainment revenues by more than a third in the next three years, its chief executive said on Tuesday as the loss-making consumer electronics firm tries to counter flagging smartphones sales. CEO...
  • Sony's Kazuo Hirai Promises SPE Revenue and Profit Growth

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - TOKYO -- Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai forecast that revenue at Sony Pictures Entertainment would be in the $10 billion to $11 billion range by 2017-18 fiscal year. That compares with $8.1 billion expected for the current full-year...