| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Aiming to bolster its executive ranks, Sony Pictures Entertainment has named veteran producer Michael De Luca to the post of president of production at Columbia Pictures after nine years in a first-look deal with the studio.
De Luca will move into the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Sony Corp. will address the state of its embattled movie and television studio in a five-hour meeting for investors Thursday morning at the Sony Pictures Entertainment lot in Culver City. The company is expected to discuss planned budget cuts at the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment, under pressure from activist investor Daniel Loeb, is eyeing at least $100 million in budget cuts and has hired consultancy Bain & Co. to examine the studio's expenditures, according to a source with knowledge of the matter....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Sony Corp.'s movie unit -- for months the focus of scrutiny from activist hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb -- posted an operating loss of $181 million for the company's fiscal second quarter, a major contributor to its overall poor performance.
| May 15, 2013
| 1:36 PM
News that Jaden Smith wanted to be emancipated from his parents for his 15th birthday so he could get his own place to live swept the Internet earlier this week. The only problem was, it wasn't true.
"I'm not going anywhere," Jaden told Ellen...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:36 AM
When Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg submitted “This Is the End” to the ratings board of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, the co-directors didn't just expect their raunchy Judgment Day comedy to be slapped with an NC-17 rating -- they...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Comcast Corp.'s naming of Jeff Shell as head of Universal's movie studio may have taken many by surprise last week, given his lack of experience and profile in Hollywood's notoriously insular film industry.
But when viewed as a reflection of (or window...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment veteran Dwight Caines has been named president of theatrical marketing for the company's Columbia TriStar Motion Pictures Group.
Caines is assuming some of the responsibilities of Marc Weinstock, who earlier this week was...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Hong Kong martial arts superstar Jackie Chan has made more than 100 films, including his 1978 breakthrough, “Drunken Master,” and the “Rush Hour” trilogy of comedy-action blockbusters with Chris Tucker that have grossed nearly $900...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
As Walt Disney Studio's "The Lone Ranger" limps off into the sunset after a bruising box-office encounter with the minions of "Despicable Me 2," it could be years before the studio gambles on a character unfamiliar to young moviegoers.
The new take on...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:44 AM
The critics have spoken, and “Grown Ups 2” is the winner -- as the worst movie of the summer so far.
Although the Adam Sandler comedy is expected to do good business in its debut this weekend, the sequel has attracted a blizzard of...