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.
This latest film from master filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar will be both familiar to his fans and viewed as a departure.
Sony's PlayStation Network, the gaming and entertainment platform knocked offline for weeks this spring, has been hit again.
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.
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!
If Netflix had filed Tuesday's price-hike news in a movie genre, it would be either drama or horror.
They leave Los Angeles for the U.K.; William offers thanks for being "welcomed so warmly"
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.
From scanning news headlines over the last couple of months, you might think the walls around Internet strongholds are made of rotting wood.
CNN's Errol Barnett talks with Nicholas Thompson about the LulzSec-Anonnymous online plot called "AntiSecurity."
A teenager has been arrested near London in connection with the hacking of Sony, London's Metropolitan Police said Tuesday.
Hackers have stolen personal information from over 1.2 million customers of the Japanese gaming company SEGA, according to a company statement.
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.
Polo playing, supporting school kids, veterans and U.K. talent are all in their travel plans
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.
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.
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.
The actor's 53-foot long vehicle includes a lounge, movie room and office space
"Glee" creator Ryan Murphy is reportedly Sony Pictures' top pick to direct the forthcoming remake of the musical "Annie" starring Willow Smith.
"One-letter wonder" stuns game show audience by solving puzzle leaving many puzzled. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
Sometimes you get a good feeling about something.
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.
She'll play Peter Parker's first girlfriend, Gwen Stacy - not his later love , Mary Jane Watson
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.
Twitter said Tuesday that it will start featuring ads as part of the company's effort to turn its popularity into profit.
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?
Nothing like a good disaster movie to bring in a lot of coin at the box office.
A private service will take place 4 p.m. at Sony Studios in Culver City, Calif.
When Ken Umeano went to watch the summer sci-fi blockbuster "District 9," he stormed out after 30 minutes.
CNN's Phil Black speaks with Jermaine Jackson about the upcoming tribute concert for his late brother.
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.
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.
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.
Moneyball may roll after all thanks to The West Wing's Aaron Sorkin
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.
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 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
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 has departed from Los Angeles back to Perth, Australia, for what is expected to be a funeral in the actor's hometown.
With the Oscars and Grammys fast approaching, striking writers could return to the bargaining table, the Associated Press reports.
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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.
One of the most popular TV series of all time is about to go out with a bang -- again.
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.
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
"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.
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 ...
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.
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.
[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 ...
Amy Pascal, Co-Chairman, Sony Pictures Entertainment of Sony, ranks No. 41 on Fortune's 2006 list of 50 Most Powerful Women.
It's October. And you know what that means ... boo!
Sony has been in the headlines a lot lately...but not for good reasons.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the worst kept secrets in the entertainment industry is no longer a secret.
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 ...
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 ...
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...
Suffering from post-election withdrawal?
There are two ways to look at the summer movie season that winds down this Labor Day weekend.
He's still got lightning speed, Herculean strength and an uncanny ability to stick to walls.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
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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