Sony Pictures News
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros is in, and Sony Pictures and New Regency are out of The Juliet, an adaptation of the Alfred Bester short story that was developed by Charles Roven’s Atlas Entertainment. The film has a script by Henry Bean and Snow White And The Huntsman helmer Rupert Sanders is attached to direct, and at one point it looked like Sony would make it this spring. 9 hours 31 min ago via jetli
In New Michael De Luca Deal, Sony Acquires Rights To ‘Harlem Hellfighters’ From ‘World War Z’ Author Max Brooks
deadline.com – He’s only officially been a Sony exec for less than a week but Michael De Luca‘s dance card is quickly filling up. Sony Pictures today acquired the rights to World War Z author Max Brooks’ soon-to-be published graphic novel The Harlem Hellfighters. De Luca will oversee the project in one of his first projects with Sony as production president of Columbia Pictures. 3 days 1 min ago via jackiechan
screenrant.com – While Sony’s The Mask of Zorro was a huge success back in 1998 – and is largely considered to be a great action movie to this day – its 2005 followup, The Legend of Zorro, made significantly less money and was pretty much universally panned (perhaps it’s no coincidence that the first film was wall-to-wall stunt-work and the second film depended more heavily on CGI).In the time since, Zorro’s modern-day counterpart, Batman, has enjoyed incredible cinematic success – box office, reviews, you name it – at the hands of Christopher Nolan, and is set to make a return to the big screen with Batman vs 3 days 18 hours ago via brucelee
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: In competitive bidding, Sony Pictures and Matt Tolmach Productions has acquired The Bringing, a horror spec script written by Brandon and Phillip Murphy and based on an actual place and series of events. The spec’s basis is on a woman, Elisa Lam, who was found dead in the water tanks on the roof of the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles. 1 week 4 days ago via jackiechan
8:05 PM 2/26/2014 by Binh Ngo
Sony is still set on trying to bring the He-Man movie, Masters of the Universe, to the big screen and is currently looking at directors to replace Jon M. Chu, who dropped out of the project last year. According to TheWrap's source, Mike Cahill, Chris McKay and Harald Zwart are the current frontrunners, but since nothing is finalized, other names may emerge later.
Posted February 26th, 2014 by Binh Ngo
Jack Black plays author R.L. Stine. When the demons from Stine's mind are release by a demonic ventriloquist's dummy, it's up to Stine's niece Hannah and a new neighbor to set things right.
1:20 PM 2/26/2014 by Binh Ngo
If Ashton Kutcher's 2013 Steve Jobs biopic didn't do anything for you, then you may be glad to know that Sony is finally ready to move forward on its own biopic of Apple's late co-founder. Sony acquired the rights to Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography more than two years ago and courted Aaron Sorkin to adapt the book.
thewrap.com – Adam Sandler is set to star in Chris Columbus’ big-budget Sony movie “Pixels,” while Kevin James and Josh Gad are in early talks to join the comedy superstar, though other actors remain in the mix, an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Sandler’s “Just Go With It” co-star Jennifer Aniston has been courted for the female lead and not only is she a fan of the script, but there was mutual interest in having her reteam with Sandler. 1 week 5 days ago via jetli
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Sony has found its leads for Pixels, the Chris Columbus-directed film. Kevin James and Josh Gad are in early talks to star in the film. Adam Sandler and Jack Giarraputo’s Happy Madison is producing. Tim Herlihy and Tim Dowling wrote the script, based on short by Patrick Jean. Production will begin this summer. 1 week 5 days ago via donnieyen