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  • Sony Confirms Josh Greenstein to Head Marketing

    Sony Pictures Entertainment has hired Josh Greenstein as the studio's president of worldwide marketing and distribution. Greenstein will assume the role previously held by Jeff Blake, who was forced out in late July, and oversee the day-to-day...
  • Sony Pictures names Josh Greenstein head of marketing, distribution

    Sony Pictures names Josh Greenstein head of marketing, distribution
    Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday named Josh Greenstein as its new president of worldwide marketing and distribution, handing him responsibilities previously held by its former vice chairman, Jeff Blake. Greenstein comes from Viacom Inc.'s Paramount...
  • 'Blended' Takes 'Amazing Spider-Man 2's' Top Spot on Home Video Sales Chart

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Spidey lost his grip on the top of the national home video sales chart after just one week due to the newly released Adam Sandler comedy "Blended," a theatrical underperformer distributed by Warner Bros. The film, which...
  • George Clooney to Direct Movie About U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal

    George Clooney has come on to direct "Hack Attack" for Sony Pictures, delving into the hot-button topic of celebrity privacy scandals. The pic will be an adaptation of journalist Nick Davies' account of the British phone hacking scandal surrounding...
  • George Clooney to direct 'Hack Attack,' about British media scandal

    George Clooney is answering the call to direct "Hack Attack" for Sony Pictures, an adaptation of journalist Nick Davies' book about the British phone-hacking scandal that erupted around Rupert Murdoch's news empire. Davies investigated Murdoch's News...
  • Box Office Down 15% in Hollywood's Worst Summer in Nearly a Decade

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Summer in Hollywood iced over early, and never recovered. Despite an August thaw that saw "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" shatter expectations, the summer box office will likely finish at its...
  • Directors Like 'Whiplash's' Damien Chazelle Drum Up Attention With Short Films

    Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in "Whiplash," its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his white-knuckle feature won Sundance's grand jury prize,...
  • J.K. Simmons on Playing a 'Real' Villain in 'Whiplash'

    Though he's appeared in more than 50 movies and several hit TV shows, J.K. Simmons is perhaps still best known as the deadpan professor in Farmer's Insurance commercials. "It's humbling, to say the least," says the 59-year-old actor. So perhaps it's only...
  • Toronto Film Fest Market Faces Challenges With Platform Changes, Global Politics

    Sellers at this week's Toronto Film Festival hope to ride the wave of Cannes and Sundance, which saw a healthy number of deals close earlier in the year. But by no means does that suggest that the movie business is in full recovery. "The market is bigger...
  • Sony Taps Ryan Doherty as Vice President of New Literary Development Division

    Ryan Doherty has joined Sony Pictures Entertainment in the newly created position of vice president, literary development. He will be pursuing book to film and television opportunities for all content divisions across Sony Pictures Entertainment,...
  • Netflix Lands Fox's 'Gotham' After First Season Worldwide

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. Worldwide TV Distribution will deliver the upcoming Fox drama series "Gotham" exclusively to Netflix worldwide after its first season, the companies announced Tuesday. The pact is unusual not only because the...