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  1. Clint Culpepper out at Sony's Screen Gems

    Clint Culpepper, the longtime president of Sony Pictures' Screen Gems label, is stepping down from his role at the studio, a company spokesman said Friday. Culpepper has served as president of the Screen Gems division, focused on relatively low-budget comedies, horror movies and films focused on African American audiences, since 2001.

  2. Meitu's BeautyPlus and MakeupPlus Apps Launch New Filters in...

    Haunting filters and an Insidious-inspired makeup look will be available on both of Meitu's flagship apps, BeautyPlus and MakeupPlus. Leveraging Meitu's advanced augmented reality and proprietary facial recognition technology, users will be able to bring the film's spine-chilling elements to life in their photos and share these scares via social media.

  3. Sony's Tony Vinciquerra Talks Merger "Floodgates," Hack Lessons

    The relatively new CEO says recent acquisitions are just the beginning: "We have to grow. If we don't grow, we will be somebody's purchase."

  4. Tom Hardy In Town To Shoot 'Venom' On Location

    Film SF has alerted residents in several neighborhoods that L.O.Z. Productions is shooting a feature film called Antidote on location over the next two weeks. The announcement is a bit of misdirection, however; production crews and actor Tom Hardy are in town to shoot scenes for Venom , a Sony Pictures Entertainment film about a Spider-Man villain who has roots in San Francisco.

  5. New Cyberattack on Cryptocurrency Investors Came From North Korea, Report Says

    The hacking offensive's malware is similar to that used in Pyongyang's attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment and WannaCry ransomware assault, according to cybersecurity researchers. SEOUL-A new hacking offensive against cryptocurrency investors uses malware similar to that deployed in North Korea's attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment and its WannaCry ransomware assault, cybersecurity researchers said, providing further evidence of Pyongyang's involvement in crypto heists.

  6. Severe Internet connectivity problems in North Korea in wake of Sony hacking attack over

    A South Korean army soldier walks near a TV screen showing an advertisement of Sony Picture's "The Interview," at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. North Korea hates the Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema _ of its own particular styling.

  7. Crackle Officially Changes Name To Sony Crackle - TCA

    The video streaming service Crackle announced today at TCA that they have officially changed the name to Sony Crackle .

  8. Exclusive: Wahlberg got $1.5M fora

    Mark Wahlberg, Charlie Plummer, Michelle Williams, and Ridley Scott attend the premiere of Sony Pictures Entertainment's All The Money In The World at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on December 18, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Mark Wahlberg was paid $1.5 million for reshooting his scenes in All the Money in the World , three people familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly about it tell USA TODAY, while Michelle Williams was paid an $80 per diem totaling less than $1,000.

  9. 'Jeopardy!' Host Recuperating From Removal of Clots in Brain

    In a video filmed from his home, the game show icon added that taping of the show will be suspended briefly while he recuperates, NBC News reported. In a statement to NBC News , show producer Sony Pictures Entertainment said Trebek was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Dec. 15 and had the clot-removal surgery the next day.

  10. $0.89 Earnings Per Share Expected for Sony Corp (SNE) This Quarter

    Wall Street brokerages forecast that Sony Corp will announce earnings of $0.89 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks . Zero analysts have provided estimates for Sony's earnings.

  11. Health Highlights: Jan. 5, 2018

    In a video filmed from his home, the game show icon added that taping of the show will be suspended briefly while he recuperates, NBC News reported. In a statement to NBC News , show producer Sony Pictures Entertainment said Trebek was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Dec. 15 and had the clot-removal surgery the next day.

  12. Petition launched to stop release of Slender Man movie

    A Care2 petition is demanding Sony cancel its plans to release its Slender Man movie based on a 2014 incident in which two 12-year-old girls stabbed their friend. "It's every parent's nightmare: a child, violently attacked in the woods," Care2 petition author Alison Perris was quoted as saying in a news release.

  13. Alex Trebek Takes Leave of Absence After Brain Surgery

    In a video posted on YouTube, the veteran Jeopardy host announced late Thursday that he will be taking a hiatus from the beloved game show. Trebek, who has hosted the aforementioned program for 33 years, says he has been suffering from a subdural hematoma, which causes blood clots, as a result of a bad fall he took in October.

  14. How the makers of 'All the Money in the World' captured J. Paul...

    "All the Money in the World," Ridley Scott's dramatization of the events that led to frugal billionaire oil tycoon J. Paul Getty's reluctantly paying about $3 million to the Italian criminals who kidnapped his teenage grandson, attracted notoriety for an unusual eleventh-hour casting switch. Little over six weeks before the movie's release, director Scott opted to replace Kevin Spacey, the original actor playing J. Paul Getty, with Christopher Plummer, following widespread allegations of sexual assault made against Spacey.

  15. Sony (SNE) Upgraded at ValuEngine

    Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $45.74 price objective on shares of Sony in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th.

  16. Cinematic Celebration: My favorite films from 2017

    RYAN GOSLING as K in Alcon Entertainment's action thriller "BLADE RUNNER 2049," a Warner Bros. Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment release, domestic distribution by Warner Bros.

  17. Why aren't Hollywood films more diverse?

    In 2014, a hacker group leaked confidential information from Sony Pictures Entertainment, including a controversial email written by an unnamed producer. In the email, which went viral, the producer questioned the decision to cast Denzel Washington as the lead in "The Equalizer": "I believe that the international motion-picture audience is racist - in general, pictures with an African-American lead don't play well overseasa But Sony sometimes seems to disregard that a picture must work well internationally to both maximize returns and reduce risk, especially pictures with decent-size budgets."

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