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Sony shakes up leadership structureupdated: Wed Mar 21 2012 22:47:00

Sony is shaking up the leadership structure of its US entertainment businesses in preparation for Sir Howard Stringer's handover as chairman and chief executive to Kazuo Hirai. The reshuffle will hand more power to Michael Lynton, chairman and chief executive of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and to Nicole Seligman, the Japanese group's general counsel.

Review: 'The Skin I Live In' is skillful and intriguingupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 09:54:00

This latest film from master filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar will be both familiar to his fans and viewed as a departure.

Again? Sony's PlayStation Network hit with another attackupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 12:07:00

Sony's PlayStation Network, the gaming and entertainment platform knocked offline for weeks this spring, has been hit again.

1970s pop icon David Cassidy sues Sonyupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 17:28:00

Pop star David Cassidy filed suit on Wednesday against Sony, claiming he was not paid for his image on merchandise from the hit television show, "The Partridge Family," in which he starred.

Autumn means it's time for new titles on DVD and Blu-rayupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 13:22:00

The following is a noncomprehensive, purely subjective list of some of the DVDs and Blu-ray titles* coming out this fall. It doesn't mean that the ones not listed aren't worthy, just that I either didn't know about them, didn't have time to watch them or didn't have room to include them. I'm sure they're good, too. Well, I'm sure someone likes them, anyway. Enjoy!

Netflix customers see red after price hikeupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 14:25:00

If Netflix had filed Tuesday's price-hike news in a movie genre, it would be either drama or horror. Prince William and Kate Say Goodbye to Americaupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 12:55:00

They leave Los Angeles for the U.K.; William offers thanks for being "welcomed so warmly"

Hackers claim breach of Tony Blair's personal detailsupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 08:19:00

Personal details about Tony Blair that appear online were apparently not hacked from the former British prime minister's computer systems, but from the email account of a former staffer.

Cyberwarfare finds a captive audienceupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 09:36:00

From scanning news headlines over the last couple of months, you might think the walls around Internet strongholds are made of rotting wood.

Hacktivists: What do they want?updated: Wed Jun 22 2011 11:02:00

CNN's Errol Barnett talks with Nicholas Thompson about the LulzSec-Anonnymous online plot called "AntiSecurity."

19-year-old arrested over Sony hack, London police sayupdated: Tue Jun 21 2011 13:13:00

A teenager has been arrested near London in connection with the hacking of Sony, London's Metropolitan Police said Tuesday.

Hackers nab data of over 1 million online game customersupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 10:27:00

Hackers have stolen personal information from over 1.2 million customers of the Japanese gaming company SEGA, according to a company statement.

CIA, Senate hackers gleefully promise moreupdated: Fri Jun 17 2011 16:51:00

They've breached or busted the websites of the CIA, PBS and the U.S. Senate, and launched at least part of an extended attack on Sony, whose PlayStation Network was brought to a grinding halt for the better part of a month. Prince William & Kate's California Itinerary Revealedupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 12:49:00

Polo playing, supporting school kids, veterans and U.K. talent are all in their travel plans

Sony Pictures website hackedupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 08:04:00

Sony is not having a good year. As the company scrambles to get the PlayStation Network and Qriocity music service back online, it's suffering from yet another security breach.

CNNMoney: Group claims fresh hack of 1 million Sony accountsupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 18:50:00

Sony just can't catch a break from hackers. A group calling itself "Lulz Security" announced a fresh attack on Thursday, posting online snippets of data it says came from a breach earlier this week of more than 1 million user accounts on Sony's website.

U.S. military mission that killed bin Laden to be made into a movieupdated: Wed May 25 2011 14:24:00

The U.S. military's black ops mission resulting in Osama bin Laden's death this month will be the subject of a movie by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal, who both worked on best picture-winning "The Hurt Locker," Columbia Pictures said Wednesday. Will Smith's Super-Sized Trailer Upsets Residentsupdated: Thu May 12 2011 09:09:00

The actor's 53-foot long vehicle includes a lounge, movie room and office space

'Glee' creator approached to direct 'Annie'updated: Fri Feb 11 2011 08:59:00

"Glee" creator Ryan Murphy is reportedly Sony Pictures' top pick to direct the forthcoming remake of the musical "Annie" starring Willow Smith.

'Wheel'y good puzzle solverupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 07:04:00

"One-letter wonder" stuns game show audience by solving puzzle leaving many puzzled. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

'Wheel of Fortune' contestant solves puzzle with just 1 letterupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 07:04:00

Sometimes you get a good feeling about something.

Fortune: To get more done, work less. Really?updated: Fri Oct 22 2010 06:27:00

It was barely 9 a.m. and I was already exhausted. I'd slept just five hours, skipped breakfast, and schlepped through traffic before arriving at my destination: a seminar on how to be a more energetic worker. Emma Stone Swings from Easy A to New Spider-Manupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 13:09:00

She'll play Peter Parker's first girlfriend, Gwen Stacy - not his later love , Mary Jane Watson

Free prom provides respite for teens with life-threatening illnessesupdated: Thu Aug 19 2010 15:38:00

Anna Rahm spent her senior year of high school enduring chemotherapy sessions, blood and platelet transfusions and multiple surgeries, including the amputation of her right leg in October.

CNNMoney: Twitter rolls out ad planupdated: Tue Apr 13 2010 08:05:00

Twitter said Tuesday that it will start featuring ads as part of the company's effort to turn its popularity into profit.

Trade movie popcorn for yogurt?updated: Fri Apr 02 2010 09:55:00

Some silver screen couples were just meant to end up together: Bogey and Bacall, Harry and Sally, Saturday matinees and ... a cup of low-fat yogurt?

'2012' kills at box officeupdated: Wed Nov 18 2009 11:01:00

Nothing like a good disaster movie to bring in a lot of coin at the box office. Patrick Swayze Memorial Set for Sundayupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 06:47:00

A private service will take place 4 p.m. at Sony Studios in Culver City, Calif.

'District 9' depiction angers some Nigeriansupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 10:04:00

When Ken Umeano went to watch the summer sci-fi blockbuster "District 9," he stormed out after 30 minutes.

Jermaine Jackson speaksupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 17:32:00

CNN's Phil Black speaks with Jermaine Jackson about the upcoming tribute concert for his late brother.

Preview of Jackson documentary premieres Sundayupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 17:32:00

Michael Jackson fans will get their first peek at the behind-the-scenes documentary of the pop star's final three months Sunday evening during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, MTV said.

Tickets to Michael Jackson movie go on sale September 27updated: Thu Aug 20 2009 19:53:00

The film about Michael Jackson's final three months, which uses video of rehearsals for his concert comeback, will run in theaters worldwide for two weeks only beginning October 28, according to Sony Pictures.

Jackson kids now have lawyer; estate debate continuesupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 15:08:00

The newly named lawyer for Michael Jackson's children makes her first court appearance Monday as a judge decides if he'll approve a contract between Jackson's estate and concert promoter AEG Live. Canceled Brad Pitt Movie Could Rise Againupdated: Fri Jul 10 2009 13:07:00

Moneyball may roll after all thanks to The West Wing's Aaron Sorkin

YouTube, Sony Pictures in talks over feature filmsupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 13:40:00

YouTube is in talks to acquire licensing rights to full-length content from Sony Pictures, home of such films as "The International" and "Spider-Man," sources familiar with the negotiations told CNET News.

Fortune: The box office indicatorupdated: Fri Aug 22 2008 15:44:00

With "The Dark Knight" setting a record for highest-grossing opening weekend and "Pineapple Express" and "Step Brothers" also doing well, 2008 is on track for a record box office summer - suggesting once again that the movie business may be countercyclical to the economy. Speed Racer Finishes in Secondupdated: Sun May 11 2008 20:00:00

Speed Racer was lapped in its opening weekend at the box office as Iron Man continued to fire its jets with $50.5 million in ticket sales

FSB: Hollywood on the Plains: No. 21, Iowa Cityupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 09:57:00

When Stephen Jennings landed in California, he quickly shed his Iowan roots. His first job carried the only-in-L.A. title of "assistant flame artist." Heath Ledger's Family Heads Homeupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 07:43:00

Heath Ledger's family has departed from Los Angeles back to Perth, Australia, for what is expected to be a funeral in the actor's hometown. Writers May Enter Talks to End Strikeupdated: Sat Jan 19 2008 19:22:00

With the Oscars and Grammys fast approaching, striking writers could return to the bargaining table, the Associated Press reports.

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CNNMoney: 'Superbad' rules box officeupdated: Sun Aug 26 2007 06:13:00

Bawdy teen comedy "Superbad" proved to be super good at North American movie box offices, holding onto the No. 1 slot for the second straight weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Huge 'Seinfeld' DVD boxed set in worksupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 21:54:00

One of the most popular TV series of all time is about to go out with a bang -- again.

CNNMoney: 'Superbad' is super good at box officeupdated: Sun Aug 19 2007 01:57:00

The raunchy coming-of-age comedy "Superbad" took the top spot at the weekend North American box office and broke the record for a movie opening in late August, according to studio estimates released on Sunday morning. DVD Formats Square Off for Holidaysupdated: Fri Aug 10 2007 12:20:00

Exclusive release arrangements, plus aggressive price cuts for high-def DVD players, are designed to persuade consumers to finally choose between HD DVD or Blu-ray

CNNMoney: 'Fantastic Four' surfs to No. 1 spot at box officeupdated: Sun Jun 17 2007 03:42:00

"Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" caught a wave of moviegoers to the No. 1 spot at the weekend North American box office, according to studio estimates as of Sunday morning.

Business 2.0: Reinventing Bollywoodupdated: Wed Apr 04 2007 14:37:00

Ronnie Screwvala walked the red carpet at the glitzy Dubai International Film Festival in December with Oliver Stone and Richard Gere. Westerners might have wondered who he was and why he deserved ...

Business 2.0: Cell phone giants start courting codersupdated: Wed Feb 07 2007 16:17:00

Right about now, the number of mobile-phone subscribers in the United States is closing in on 225 million - a number equal to 75 percent of the population.

CNNMoney: Netflix to offer online movie viewingupdated: Tue Jan 16 2007 06:40:00

Online movie rental service Netflix introduced a new feature Tuesday to allow customers to watch movies and television series on their personal computers and said it will make the new feature available to its subscribers in a phased rollout during the next six months.

Business 2.0: Hits & Missesupdated: Thu Dec 21 2006 13:36:00

[HIT] A Wonder-ful world. When Will Ferrell wrote the script for Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, he had an improbable sponsor in mind for his Nascar-racing hero: Wonder Bread. Just as ...

Fortune: Sony's Amy Pascal Named One of FORTUNE's 50 Most Powerful Womenupdated: Thu Oct 19 2006 13:21:00

Amy Pascal, Co-Chairman, Sony Pictures Entertainment of Sony, ranks No. 41 on Fortune's 2006 list of 50 Most Powerful Women.

CNNMoney: Do you like scary movies?updated: Wed Oct 11 2006 11:28:00

It's October. And you know what that means ... boo!

CNNMoney: Sony: The feel-good hit of the summerupdated: Fri Sep 08 2006 10:34:00

Sony has been in the headlines a lot lately...but not for good reasons.

China dumps 'Da Vinci Code'updated: Thu Jun 08 2006 20:14:00

The government of China has decided to put a halt to the runaway success of "The DaVinci Code," pulling the high-grossing thriller from all of the country's movie theaters, according to the film's distributor, Sony Pictures.

CNNMoney: China frowns on 'The Da Vinci Code'updated: Wed Jun 07 2006 23:10:00

The government of China has decided to put a halt to the runaway success of "The Da Vinci Code," pulling the high-grossing thriller from all of the country's movie theaters, according to the film's distributor, Sony Pictures.

CNNMoney: 'When a Stranger Calls' gets familiar at box officeupdated: Sun Feb 05 2006 17:04:00

The new horror remake "When a Stranger Calls" connected with young thrill-seekers at the weekend box office in North America, but moviegoing generally took a back seat to Sunday's Super Bowl showdown.

CNNMoney: Popcorn in the pewsupdated: Fri Oct 21 2005 11:24:00

The third installment of the Bible-inspired Left Behind movie series is premiering this weekend, using an unconventional marketing strategy of screening the film in over 3,000 churches nationwide just a few days before the movie's DVD release.

It's official, Daniel Craig is 007updated: Fri Oct 14 2005 07:17:00

One of the worst kept secrets in the entertainment industry is no longer a secret.

FSB: My (Short-Lived) TV Careerupdated: Sat Oct 01 2005 00:01:00

I have attacked many diverse business ventures in my life, but hosting a daily nationally syndicated television show proved to be one of the toughest. Unlike other reality shows where someone gets ...

Fortune: Sony vs. Toshiba: A DVD shootoutupdated: Mon May 16 2005 00:01:00

Incoming Sony boss Sir Howard Stringer is immediately being thrust into a new role: peacemaker. For years a battle over the format of next-generation high-definition DVDs has been looming, and now ...

Fortune: THE HOTTEST THING ON DVD? OLD TVupdated: Mon Dec 13 2004 00:01:00

WHEN HOLLYWOOD DEVELOPED THE digital videodisc a decade ago, no one expected TV shows on DVD to amount to much. Television series hadn't sold well on videocassette, in part because good shows staye...

CNNMoney: Hollywood looks for holiday ka-chingupdated: Thu Nov 04 2004 10:02:00

Suffering from post-election withdrawal?

CNNMoney: Summer flicks: 1 thumb up, 1 downupdated: Thu Sep 02 2004 09:06:00

There are two ways to look at the summer movie season that winds down this Labor Day weekend.

CNNMoney: Can Spidey do it?updated: Mon Jun 28 2004 13:51:00

He's still got lightning speed, Herculean strength and an uncanny ability to stick to walls.

CNNMoney: Will Pixar revive Disney deal?updated: Mon May 24 2004 07:26:00

Pixar Animation Studios is not moving rapidly to find a new distribution partner for its films and may be reaching a distribution deal with Walt Disney Co., with which it ended talks in January, according to a published report.

Fortune: Paging Beltway Clones!updated: Mon May 03 2004 00:01:00

The news that Sony Pictures Entertainment had bought the film rights to Richard Clarke's explosive bestseller, Against All Enemies, was the most enticing Hollywood gossip we'd heard all year! Sudde...

Moviegoers to settle with studio after being lured by phony criticupdated: Tue Mar 09 2004 10:47:00

A group of disgruntled moviegoers will settle their suit out of court against a nonexistent film critic, whose glowing reviews of mediocre films prompted a class-action suit alleging filmgoers had been "tricked" into theaters.

CNNMoney: Oscar nod means million$updated: Tue Jan 27 2004 07:24:00

The Academy Award nominations announced Tuesday morning gave a lift to 10 films that could use the boost -- and one that probably doesn't need it.

Arrest in movie bootlegging schemeupdated: Fri Jan 23 2004 02:04:00

As part of a Los Angeles-based investigation into the bootlegging major motion pictures, an Illinois man was arrested on charges of copyright infringement and illegal interception of a satellite signal, according to the FBI.

Business 2.0: Can Sir Howard Save the Music Biz? In Act I, beknighted Welshman Howard Stringer helped rescue Sony Pictures. In Act II, he'll bupdated: Tue Jul 01 2003 00:01:00

When Howard Stringer was appointed head of Sony's U.S. operations in the spring of 1997, the prevailing wisdom was that he'd accepted a suicide mission. Eight years had passed since Sony bought Col...

Fortune: Best & Worst 2001 Honest CEOs. Harebrained ad campaigns. Appalling outfits. They've all earned a place on our year-end list.updated: Mon Dec 24 2001 00:01:00

Corporate marriage

Fortune: Sony Picturesupdated: Mon Jun 25 2001 00:01:00

Lots of critics panned A Knight's Tale (starring Heath Ledger, above), but David Manning of Connecticut's Ridgefield Press loved it. Too bad he's a creation of the Sony Pictures advertising departm...

Fortune: Studios Beg for a Minute of Mr. Lucas' Timeupdated: Mon May 10 1999 00:01:00

When Star Wars: The Phantom Menace opens on May 19, it will cap one of the most intensive publicity pushes for any film in history. But, in true Star Wars fashion, the end will also be the beginnin...




Awhile back a young Sony Pictures employee was giving a tour of the troubled studio's back lot. Spotting chairman Mark Canton, he said: "That's the head of our movie studio--for now." But not for l...


Okay, here's the pitch: two Hollywood producers. Both ambitious and greedy. One's wild and crazy, the other's a smoothie. They persuade a huge entertainment company to put them in charge of its mov...

Fortune: The Dream Team Shakes up TV Landupdated: Mon Dec 26 1994 00:01:00

The business of content -- copyrighted material such as movies and TV shows -- has always been a game of musical chairs. The latest scramble began in November when Capital Cities/ABC created a $200...

Fortune: NEW STOCK ISSUES GO UP, UP, UP, AND WALL STREET CRIES: MORE!updated: Mon Oct 18 1993 00:01:00

Today's market for initial public offerings (IPOs) resembles nothing so much as an aircraft carrier launching warplanes into battle. One by one the new stock issues are brought on deck, hooked up, ...

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