| Feb 9, 2015
| 10:38 PM
There are two well-known axioms in Hollywood. Former executives are given big titles to produce when they leave their jobs. And franchise properties never really die.
Both are coming to fruition with a fast-breaking story. Sony and Marvel announced...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Employees at Sony Pictures Entertainment received threatening emails on Friday that claimed to be from the group that carried out a massive cyber attack at the Hollywood film studio.
The email said it came from GOP, the shorthand for "Guardians of Peace,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment said Friday it immediately began looking for alternative platforms to release "The Interview" after it shelved the Christmas Day theatrical opening when movie theater chains bailed on the screwball comedy.
"It is still our...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment plans to roll out the red carpet for the Thursday premiere of "The Interview," but the stars of the controversial comedy about North Korea will not face the customary glare of TV news cameras.
The studio said Wednesday only...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 3:13 PM
The Sony hackers released a seventh dump of files online Saturday morning and promised a larger "Christmas gift" that will "put Sony Pictures into the worst state."
A spokesman for Sony had no immediate comment.
It's unknown what exactly the stolen...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Forensics experts hired by Sony Corp to investigate the massive cyber attack at its Hollywood studio said the breach was unprecedented, well-planned and carried out by an "organized group," according to an email obtained on Saturday.
Kevin Mandia, the...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Sony Pictures Entertainment wants news outlets to stop publishing stories based on material stolen by hackers, who recently ransacked the company's computer network to devastating effect. From one perspective, that might be the right thing to do. Though...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.
Hundreds of theaters Thursday, from The Edge 8 in Greenville, Alabama, to...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Two years ago, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned that the United States faced the threat of cyberattacks from technologically sophisticated foes who could one day unleash chaos and death via the Internet.
Derailing a train, contaminating water...
| Dec 31, 2014
As we contemplate how to strike back at North Korea because it is believed to be behind the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment's computer network, the foremost proposal is tightening sanctions. In my visits to targeted countries, I have seen how...