SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT

  • US slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack January 3, 2015

    Honolulu/Washington: North Korea was hit with more sanctions on Friday designed to impede access to the US financial system in the wake of a cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, which the Obama Administration has said was supported by the reclusive country. The US government named three entities, including North Korea's military...
  • Sony film mess reflects gadgets-entertainment gap December 26, 2014

    Tokyo: Sony's iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 1989. A quarter century later, it's apparent that Sony has not attained the magic synergy it was hoping for. The stolid silence of Sony's Tokyo...
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment to release 'The Interview' on Christmas December 24, 2014

    Sony Pictures Entertainment will release 'The Interview' at limited number of theaters on Christmas Day after the White House welcome the decision. So far over 200 independently-owned theaters have agreed to show the film. Sources say the number could go up to 300. ...
  • Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack: A look at key developments December 19, 2014

    It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. In that time thousands of executive emails and other documents have been posted online, employees and their families were threatened, and unreleased films were stolen and made available for illegal download....
  • Global James Bond Day to be celebrated on Oct 5 August 30, 2012

    Los Angeles: In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 'James Bond' film franchise, the makers have decided to celebrate October 5 this year as the Global James Bond Day. The first film of the franchise 'Dr No' released on October 5, 1962. Albert R Broccoli's EON Productions, MetroGoldwynMayer Studios, Sony...
  • MJ's This Is It passes $200mn worldwide November 13, 2009

    Los Angeles: Michael Jackson's concert movie This Is It has taken more than $200 million at box offices worldwide in the first two weeks of release, the studio behind the movie said on Thursday. Sony Pictures Entertainment said the movie had grossed $61 million in North America and more than $140...