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  • Berlin: SPWA Takes Int'l Territories on Jason Segel-Jesse Eisenberg's 'End of the Tour'

    Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has taken all rights in international English-speaking territories, Latin America and other European markets to "The End of the Tour," starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg and directed by James Ponsoldt. Fortitude...
  • Daniel Radcliffe to Star in 'Brooklyn Bridge'

    LONDON -- Daniel Radcliffe is to star in "Brooklyn Bridge," which will be scripted and directed by Douglas McGrath ("Emma"). Goldcrest will finance and sell international rights to the pic, which will be introduced to distributors at the European Film...
  • Chris Albrecht Hunts for Hits as He Reinvents Starz

    Chris Albrecht worked the crowd with confidence at Starz's first-ever investor day presentation in November. The CEO summoned his roots as a standup comic with a breezy anecdote about his previous job at HBO, recounting how Steven Spielberg and Tom...
  • Sundance: Sony Classics Claims Road-Trip Comedy 'Land Ho!'

    Making its second deal of the festival, Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to Martha Stephens and Aaron Katz's road-trip comedy "Land Ho!" which premiered Jan. 19 in Sundance's Next category. Sony Classics plans to release the film...
  • 'Captain Phillips' helps sail Sony Pictures into third-quarter profit

    'Captain Phillips' helps sail Sony Pictures into third-quarter profit
    Sony Pictures Entertainment reported a profit of $231 million in the fiscal third quarter ending Dec. 31, a significant improvement from the previous quarter, when it lost $181 million. However, the film and television studio's profit was down 4.2% from...
  • Sony Pictures lays off employees in technology group, including leader

    Sony Pictures lays off employees in technology group, including leader
    Sony Pictures Entertainment has laid off an undisclosed number of people from its Sony Pictures Technologies group, including the unit's president, Chris Cookson. The studio confirmed the layoffs, which occurred Wednesday, saying in a statement that the...
  • Sony Pictures Slashes More Staff as Part of Streamlining Plan

    Continuing to slash overhead at its Culver City studio, Sony Pictures Entertainment is laying off at least three dozen employees, according to knowledgeable sources. The company announced Wednesday that it was shuttering its Sony Pictures Technologies...
  • Netflix stock surges. Sony layoffs. Cosby and NBC together again.

    After the coffee. Before figuring out new passwords ... again. The Skinny: Are you as tired of choosing new passwords for work-related software and email every three to six months as I am? There are only so many variations I can come up with on the...
  • 'Jeopardy' Producer Sony Pictures TV Launches First Mobile Game

    After producing game shows like "Jeopardy and "Wheel of Fortune," Sony Pictures Television has launched its first mobile game, "Suits and Swords," which it hopes to turn into a franchise on digital platforms like smartphones and tablets. Designed to...
  • 'The Lego Movie' likely to build a big audience

    "The Lego Movie" is expected to stack up plenty of cash in its box-office debut as it easily beats fellow new contenders "The Monuments Men" and "Vampire Academy."  The animated comedy based on the veteran toy brand could gross around $50 million in...
  • Six Biz Leaders Join TV Academy's Exec Committee

    TV Academy chairman-CEO Bruce Rosenblum has enlisted six top biz execs to join the executive committee that helps advise the org and its leaders. The appointees are: FX's John Landgraf, HBO's Michael Lombardo, Sony Pictures TV's Steve Mosko, Netflix's...