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Golden Globe Awards Announce 2014 Nominees

The race for the 2014 Golden Globe awards is officially underway with the announcement of the nominees, and award watchers have finally got an indication of which films and actors are headed for Golden Globe glory. 12 Years A Slave and the comedy-drama American Hustle top the list of nominations with[...]

Nancy Meyers to Direct Untitled New Film for Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures Entertainment has closed a deal with Nancy Meyers to direct an untitled film to be produced by Matt Tolmach and Nancy Meyers, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures, and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for the studio. Meyers rewrote a screenplay that[...]

Quvenzhané Wallis, the star of Beasts of the Southern Wild, in the title role of Annie

Overbrook Entertainment, Marcy Media, director Will Gluck and Sony Pictures Entertainment have cast Academy Award® nominee Quvenzhané Wallis, the star of Beasts of the Southern Wild, in the title role of Annie, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures, and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for[...]

Producers Guild of America Awards announce winners

Tonight the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year’s winning motion picture and television productions at the 24th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. In addition to the competitive awards, the PGA recognized several producers with honorary awards including Bob and Harvey[...]

Golden Globe Awards: And the winners are…

Winners for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced live on NBC in a ceremony that took place at the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted. ‘Argo’ Wins Best Drama, ‘Les Miserables’ Wins Best Musical. Daniel Day-Lewis Wins Best Actor, Jessica Chastain Wins Best Actress. BEST[...]

Flashback: when “Moneyball” was put on ice, now it’s a hit

HollywoodNews.com: I wrote this on June 21, 2009. Time and patience have paid off for “Moneyball,” one of the best movies of 2011. Sony’s Amy Pascal gets the kudos for figuring this all out. And Soderbergh, replaced by Bennett Miller, went on to his own hit with “Contagion.” Flashback: Brad Pitt was[...]

Attempt to Break the Guinness World Records® Title for Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Smurfs within a 24-hour period

hollywoodnews.com: On Saturday, June 25, 2011, in celebration of the birthday of Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs (born June 25, 1928), Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation will coordinate events all over the world as part of Global Smurfs Day, a worldwide event in anticipation of the release of[...]

COLUMBIA PICTS OPTIONS REMAKE RIGHTS TO JAPANESE HIT FILM “BIG MAN JAPAN”

HollywoodNews.com: Columbia Pictures has optioned remake and sequel rights to Big Man Japan, which will be developed and produced into a new feature film by Neal H. Moritz through his Original Film banner, it was announced today by Hannah Minghella, president of production for Columbia Pictures. Big Man Japan[...]

Columbia Pics Gets Katheryn Bigelow’s next Movie about Special Ops

HollywoodNews.com: Columbia Pictures has acquired United States distribution rights to the forthcoming motion picture from Oscar®-winners Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal, director and screenwriter, respectively, of the Best Picture-winning film The Hurt Locker, it was announced today by Amy Pascal, Co-Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The untitled film focuses[...]

David O. Russell bringing “Uncharted” to the big screen

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Good” and “mixed” news for video game fans. A big-screen adaptation of Sony’s “Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune” is moving forward after months of rumors. Those who play know the “Uncharted” franchise combines the heart-racing adventures of a 1940s serial with a lead hero who is equal parts Han[...]
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