Sony Pictures News
bleedingcool.com – Seeing as Sam Mendes has quite conclusively rebuffed their offers to return for more, it seems that James Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson have approached Chris Nolan with an offer to direct the next episode. According to The Daily Mail’s Baz Bamigboye, who has a great track record with Bond stories, “informal talks” with Nolan and his people are underway. 2 days 11 hours ago via donnieyen
comingsoon.net – Sony Pictures Entertainment has won the exclusive worldwide distribution rights to the Angry Birds animated film, making it one of the most high-profile deals of the year. The 3D film is being developed, produced, and financed by Rovio Entertainment and will be released worldwide by Sony Pictures on July 1, 2016. 4 days 2 hours ago via brucelee
deadline.com – The billionaire founder of hedge fund Third Point startled many in entertainment today with the news that he has paid $1.1B for a 6.4% stake in Sony – and wants the company to create a stock for its movie, TV, and music businesses, selling as much as 20% to the public. 4 days 18 hours ago via jetli
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Winter’s Discontent is the 2008 Black List script by Paul Fruchbom which Sony acquired for Atlas Entertainment a few years back. The well-liked project, which taps into the current zeitgeist of adult comedies, is moving forward with Billy Crystal attached to star as a widower who moves into a reputed, active mature community in an attempt to reinvigorate his sex life. 5 days 21 hours ago via brucelee
3:51 PM 5/4/2013 by Binh Ngo
Oren Uziel is putting in some work for Sony lately. Not only is he polishing the script for the 21 Jump Street sequel for the studio, he has also been tapped to write the next installment of Men in Black, TheWrap has learned.
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures has optioned screen rights to The Rosie Project, the global breakout novel by Australian writer Graeme Simsion. The film will be produced by Sony-based Matt Tolmach and Michael Costigan, both of whom were longtime colleagues as Sony execs and get to work together again for the first time as producers. 3 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
thewrap.com – "Gangster Squad" filmmaker Ruben Fleischer made his first two movies for Sony and now there's a reunion on the horizon, as he's set to direct and produce and untitled sci-fi/fantasy movie for the studio. Fleischer brought the idea for the project to Sony, which subsequently hired Eric Pearson to write the script. 3 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
6:49 PM 4/24/2013 by Binh Ngo
Hey, it's an Ghostbusters 3 update, meaning someone asked Dan Aykroyd about the movie while he's out and about promoting that Crystal Head vodka of his. What's new? According to Aykroyd, the movie is shooting early next year. At least, he thinks so.
deadline.com – The Will and Jaden Smith sci-fi starrer had been slotted for June 7 but Sony Pictures has pushed up the wide release date to May 31, where it will open alongside Lionsgate/Summit’s Now You See Me and Universal’s The Purge but get an extra week of summer play. Sony gave exhibitors a first look at Columbia Pictures’ After Earth on Wednesday at CinemaCon, where attendees were quiet about the M. 4 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman