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    New Regency to co-finance Sony’s 'Little Women', 'The Girl In The Spider’s Web'

    2018-10-02T21:36:00Z

    Columbia Pictures president Sanford Panitch reunites with former employer.

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    Sanford Panitch to head Columbia Pictures

    2016-06-03T21:18:00Z

    Sony Pictures Entertainment motion picture group chairman Tom Rothman announced the development on Friday in the wake of Doug Belgrad’s imminent departure.

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    Hannah Minghella moves from Columbia to TriStar

    2015-08-06T21:18:00Z

    The Columbia Pictures co-president of production has become president of TriStar Pictures as Tom Rothman shuffled his Sony executive pack on Thursday.

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    Columbia Pictures, China Film Co ready ‘Wedding’ remake

    2015-05-26T21:30:00Z

    The partners are moving ahead on their local-language co-production and Chinese remake of the rom-com in a move that will resonate with the global vision of new Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman Tom Rothman.

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    Inferno cast bulks up for Imagine

    2015-02-17T16:56:00Z

    Omar Sy and Irrfan Khan have joined Imagine Entertainment and Columbia Pictures’ third Robert Langdon thriller starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones.

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    US imposes North Korea sanctions

    2015-01-02T22:41:00Z

    UPDATED JANUARY 4: President Barack Obama, already a significant player in the Sony hack debacle, has imposed economic sanctions on North Korea in light of the cyber attacks on Sony Pictures in a move that drew a stern denunciation from Pyongyang.

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    Sony expands The Interview

    2014-12-31T17:56:00Z

    Buoyed by the opening weekend release in 331 independent theatres and in particular the $15m online launch, the studio is expanding the US release of its controversial comedy.

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    Sony pushes The Interview online

    2014-12-24T17:55:00Z

    In a development that looks set to exacerbate simmering unrest between Sony Pictures and the major exhibitors, the studio has moved ahead with an online platform release for the controversial comedy.

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    The Interview in limited US debut

    2014-12-24T00:01:00Z

    UPDATED DECEMBER 24: Approximately 300 independent theatres across the US will screen the controversial comedy on December 25 after Sony Pictures initially pulled the release in response to last week’s refusal by the five major exhibitors to screen it.

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    Sony seeks The Interview online partner

    2014-12-22T02:07:00Z

    As North Korea stepped up its rhetoric and claimed the US government was behind The Interview, a Sony attorney said on Sunday (December 21) that the studio will distribute the film in some format.

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    North Korea proposes joint hacker probe with US

    2014-12-20T16:32:00Z

    Pyongyang has denied FBI claims that North Korea was behind the Sony Pictures Entertainment cyber attacks and called for a joint inquiry with the US into the matter.

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    Columbia exec segues into producer deal

    2014-07-23T20:16:00Z

    Elizabeth Cantillon will transition from her position as evp of production at Columbia Pictures to a long-term, first-look producing deal with the studio.

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    Columbia sets Sinister Six release

    2014-07-23T17:44:00Z

    Heading into Comic-Con the studio announced the next film from the world of Spider-Man will open on November 11, 2016.

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    Cameron Crowe pic pushed back

    2014-07-21T21:58:00Z

    Columbia Pictures and Regency Enterprises are scheduling Cameron Crowe Untitled for release on May 29, 2015.

  • Think Like A Man Too
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    Man Too edges out Street on $30m

    2014-06-22T21:49:00Z

    Screen Gems’ comedy Think Like A Man Too opened on $30m to finish approximately $1m ahead of Sony stablemate 22 Jump Street, which powered past $100m in its second weekend.

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    Sony options Edward Snowden book

    2014-05-14T21:01:00Z

    Sony has optioned rights to Glenn Greenwald’s book No Place To Hide and teamed up with James Bond franchise producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions.

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    Monaghan, Dinklage join Sony's Pixels

    2014-04-04T23:50:00Z

    Michelle Monaghan and Peter Dinklage have joined Adam Sandler, Kevin James, and Josh Gad in the cast of Sony’s Pixels. Separately, Lionsgate has announced a cast change on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2.

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    Roberto Paris named Italy MD at UPIE

    2013-07-15T19:25:00Z

    Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE) top brass announced on Monday [15] that the former Sony Pictures Home Entertainment executive has been hired as managing director of Italian operations.

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    Davis to head production administration at Columbia

    2013-06-12T23:54:00Z

    Andrew Z Davis has been named president of production administration at Columbia Pictures, replacing Gary Martin, who retires after overseeing production on more than 600 films and serving 51 years in the industry – 32 of them at Columbia.

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    Sony to remake A Prophet

    2013-06-06T06:18:00Z

    Sony Pictures Entertainment has optioned English-language remake rights to A Prophet for Neal H Moritz and Toby Jaffe to produce through Original Film.