March 28, 2017

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Marvel/Sony picks a Spider-Man actor in Tom Holland and a director in Jon Watts

After what seems like one of the longest casting processes in a while, Marvel and Sony have settled on the next actor to play Peter Parker and his superhero alter ego Spider-Man. The search literally took months, involved names both expected and unexpected, but finally concluded yesterday. Putting on the[...]

The Butler serves second box office win

“Jurassic Park 3D is the new No. 1 film in the world with an estimated weekend gross of $30.0 million and a new cume of $89.9 million. Also, Disney has crossed the $2 billion mark overseas for the fourth consecutive year and Despicable Me 2 has surpassed the $800 million[...]

“GI Joe: Retaliation” is once again the No. 1 film worldwide

“GI Joe: Retaliation is once again the No. 1 film worldwide with an estimated weekend of $61.3 million. The worldwide cume now stands at $231.9 million. Also, The Croods passed the $200 million mark and Jack the Giant Slayer passed the $100 mark internationally this weekend.” The top-12 domestic weekend box[...]

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[...]

Daniel Craig wants a raise from Sony

This one is pretty simple. Daniel Craig allegedly (Hollywood Reporter) wants a raise for his appearance in Sony’s planned The Girl Who Played With Fire. Sony is refusing and may even be trying to wrangle a pay cut. Sony is allegedly digging its heels out of the[...]

Applauding women who serve in U.S. intelligence and military – ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Moviegoers are invited to join an initiative with Zero Dark Thirty, which has been nominated for five Academy Awards® including Best Picture, that allows people to donate their social media statuses in support of a unified message applauding the women who serve in the U.S. intelligence and military communities. Via[...]

Antonio “L.A.” Reid to receive the President’s Merit Award by the Recording Academy

Clive Davis and The Recording Academy® will present the annual Pre-GRAMMY® Gala on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., the evening before the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards® ( www.grammy.com ). Sponsored by Harman, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hyundai, and MasterCard Worldwide, this exclusive, star-studded[...]

Sony Pictures to Launch World’s First Look at “Men in Black 3”

HollywoodNews.com: Sony Pictures and the large network of companies within the Sony family will unite worldwide in support of one of the studio?s most recognized and successful motion picture franchises as the company premieres a first look at Men in Black? 3 on Monday, December 12, 2011. The launch event,[...]

David Cassidy waits 40 years to sue for millions in lost royalties

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: The contract was drawn up in 1971—so why has David Cassidy waited 40 years to sue for millions of dollars in royalties? It is a question that Cassidy’s defense is mostly ignoring as it, and Cassidy, launch a major PR campaign to promote their[...]
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