| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:58 PM
Tom Rothman has been tapped as the next chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment's motion picture group.
Rothman replaces current chair Amy Pascal, who will step down in May to become a producer for Sony Pictures.
Get to know Rothman better:...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:45 AM
Fox Searchlight Pictures took flight at the Oscars thanks to "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel."
The specialty film label, a division of 20th Century Fox, racked up eight awards during the Sunday night telecast to beat out Hollywood rivals. Its...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:30 AM
In publishing, as in showbiz, timing is critical. Serendipity seems to have smiled on author Paul Fischer and his new book, "A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress and a Young Dictator's Rise to...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 5:00 AM
"Inferno" is heating up.
Ron Howard's third film based on the novels of Dan Brown has rounded out its cast with an international coterie of actors who will join franchise star Tom Hanks. The Oscar winner is reprising his role as the globetrotting,...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 12:00 PM
The Theory of Everything
Universal, $29.98; Blu-ray, $34.98
Available on VOD on Tuesday
The lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations wouldn't be so glaring if the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hadn't been so charitable to...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 12:42 PM
Five years after launching its digital intermediate facility, Sony is turning over operations to Deluxe Entertainment, one of Hollywood's leading post-production and digital asset management companies.
Deluxe, which is based in New York and Los Angeles,...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:57 PM
After a tumultuous development period marked by bugs, glitches, crashes and hard resets, the "Steve Jobs" biopic is finally up and running.
Principal photography has begun in San Francisco on the Aaron Sorkin-scripted, Danny Boyle-directed film starring...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 2:00 PM
There is no official award for being a national treasure, so recently Lily Tomlin had to settle for a Kennedy Center Honor.
At 75, Tomlin continues to break new ground in her career. When the film "Grandma" premieres Friday, it will mark her first...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:52 AM
The November attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment drew around-the-clock media attention, but far from Hollywood's studio lights is a growing legal debate in the starchy insurance industry about whether most cyber-policies cover such a breach.
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:02 AM
Sony said Friday that it will miss its deadline to report its next quarterly earnings as a result of the cyberattack on its film unit late last year.
The Tokyo-based company was expected to report results on Feb. 4 for the fiscal third quarter ending...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:20 PM
Amy Pascal, long considered one of the most powerful women in Hollywood — and a throwback to old-school moviemaking — is stepping down from her co-chair job at Sony Pictures Entertainment in the wake of the devastating cyberattack that...