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  • 'The Lego Movie' builds big advance ticket sales

    "The Lego Movie" already is blocking out a big following -- even before it has hit theaters. The computer-animated movie from Warner Bros., the first full-length feature film centered around the Lego toys, is on track to become Fandango's second-biggest...
  • '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...
  • Disney launches Movies Anywhere 'digital movie locker'

    Disney launches Movies Anywhere 'digital movie locker'
    With the launch of a new cloud-based movie service from Walt Disney Co., the marketplace of Web-based movie services just got more crowded and possibly confusing for consumers. After eschewing UltraViolet, a technology standard backed by its main...
  • '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 to exit PCs, spin off TV business, eliminate 5,000 positions

    Sony to exit PCs, spin off TV business, eliminate 5,000 positions
    Sony Corp. is exiting the PC market, announcing Thursday that it was selling its Vaio personal computer division. The Japanese company said the move came after a "comprehensive analysis of factors, including the drastic changes in the global PC...
  • Sony to sell PC division, spin off TV business, lay off thousands

    Sony Corp., a struggling electronics maker trying to regain its once stalwart status, is undertaking a major restructuring that includes the sale of its PC division, a spinoff of its TV business and layoffs of thousands of employees. The Japanese tech...
  • 'Monuments Men' steals $550,000 Thursday night

    George Clooney's World War II art heist film advanced into theaters Thursday night with a studio-estimated $550,000 in ticket sales from showings starting at 7 p.m. "Monuments Men," a Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox co-production that cost $70...
  • SXSW: Marc Webb Was Shocked to Be Hired to Direct Spider-Man Franchise

    AUSTIN -- When Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group, pitched director Marc Webb on the idea of resurrecting the Spider-Man franchise, he told the SXSW audience and...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch photobombs U2, his way into our hearts

     
    Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres might have taken down Twitter with the star-studded selfie she snapped during Sunday night's Academy Awards […]...
  • China's Huayi Brothers to invest in Jeff Robinov's new film company

    China's Huayi Brothers to invest in Jeff Robinov's new film company
    Beijing-based film production company Huayi Brothers Media Corp. plans to invest up to $150 million in a new movie company from Jeff Robinov, the former president of Warner Bros. Pictures Group. The deal would be one of the highest-profile...
  • U.S., European Media Congloms on Global Boutique Acquisition Binge

    Busy as Bethesda, Md.-based Half Yard Prods. is -- turning out hours and hours of unscripted programming for Discovery, TLC, Bravo, History, H2, Oxygen and National Geographic Channel, among others -- nobody in the TV biz would have predicted a few...