Tag Archives: Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

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 on[...]

UltraViolet, revealed at CES, backed by major Hollywood studios

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Are you ready for “UltraViolet?” Because it’s about to become 2011’s buzzword for home-entertainment technology. At the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a new consortium dubbed the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) – which consists of Warner Bros Entertainment, Netflix, Microsoft, HP and Best[...]

Dwayne Johnson takes over the black carpet at the premiere of “Faster”

HollywoodNews.com: Dwayne Johnson’s latest movie “Faster” had it’s big debut in Hollywood last night as the stars walked the black carpet to celebrate the premiere of the film. The film that also stars Billy Bob Thorton, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Moon Bloodgood, Maggie Grace, and Carla Gugino hits theaters tomorrow. Check out[...]

‘Easy A’s’ Emma Stone joins Andrew Garfield in “Spider-Man”

HollywoodNews.com: Emma Stone has been cast as the female lead in the upcoming “Spider-Man” film from Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, it was announced today by Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Matt Tolmach, president of Columbia Pictures. Stone has been tapped for the role of Gwen Stacy[...]

Jada Pinkett Smith’s ‘Hawthorne’ coming back for a 3rd season

HollywoodNews.com: TNT has written a prescription for a third season of the powerful medical drama “Hawthorne,” starring and executive-produced by Jada Pinkett Smith (“Collateral,” “The Matrix” trilogy). TNT has ordered 10 new episodes of the hit series, which is slated to return in 2011. Created by Emmy® winner John Masius[...]

DirecTV acquires ‘Damages’ from FX

HollywoodNews.com: “Damages” has been saved just in the nick of time. After a series of negotiations that has run on for months, DirecTV has finally reached a deal with Sony Pictures Television to acquire “Damages” from FX. The series that stars Glenn Close will air two additional seasons, “each consisting[...]

David Fincher’s ‘The Social Network’ to open New York Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that David Fincher’s “The Social Network” has been selected as the Opening Night film for their upcoming 48th Annual New York Film Festival, kicking off at Alice Tully Hall on Friday September 24th. Directed by Fincher from a screenplay by Aaron[...]

Angelina Jolie turned down Bond girl role in favor of playing Bond

HollywoodNews.com: Angelina Jolie doesn’t play the hero’s girl–she plays the hero. Vanity Fair reports that Jolie turned down the role of a Bond girl in one of the Bond movie reboots. She explains how her casting in “Salt” came about with, “It started with a call from Amy [Pascal, co-chairman[...]

Andrew Garfield to play Peter Parker in ‘Spider-Man’

HollywoodNews.com: After a comprehensive worldwide casting search, Andrew Garfield has been chosen to portray Peter Parker when Spider-Man swings back onto the screen in 3D on July 3, 2012. The new film will begin production in early December directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt. Laura Ziskin[...]

Behind the sound of “Robin Hood” with foley artist Gary Hecker

HollywoodNews.com: Award-winning Foley artist Gary Hecker recently joined CSS Studios’ Todd-AO in late 2009. One of the most accomplished Foley artists in Hollywood, Hecker has contributed to more than 200 films in a career spanning almost three decades. Among his recent credits are 2012,The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3,[...]