Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Sony

  • The Playlist
    20 comments
    tweet
    34

    Sony May Write Daniel Craig Out Of 'Dragon Tattoo' Sequels As Actor Asks For Raise

    There has been a lot of speculation about why Sony has been taking their time in getting a sequel in front of cameras for "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo." Maybe the studio was expecting more than the over $230 million they took in worldwide for the hard-R, adult thriller. Perhaps it's the price po...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    9

    Sundance: Fox Searchlight Lands 'The Way, Way Back' In Big Deal, 'Austenland' Winds Up At Sony

    The economy might be in rough shape, but major spending is taking place at the Sundance Film Festival. Relativity has already promised big bucks to promote Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut "Don Jon's Addiction" with a $25 million P&A commitment on top of a $4 million price tag. But Fox Searc...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    Domestic Film Distribution 101

    When it comes to film distribution, "Domestic" is usually defined as the U.S. and Canada, as well as their possessions, territories, commonwealths, protectorates and trusteeships. However, many domestic deals also encompass the Bahamas, Bermuda, Saba Island, St. Eustatius Island, St. Kitts Island ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    11

    A Tale Two Steve Jobs Biopics: One's Indie, the Other Isn't

    Ashton Kutcher-starrer "jOBS," which will close the Sundance Film Festival in January, is the first of two Steve Jobs biopics. Below, here's what we know about the two projects, besides the fact that one is indie and the other--still being written by "The Social Network," "Newsroom" and "Moneyball" ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    10 comments
    tweet
    6

    Box Office: Sony Finishes September Strong With 'Hotel Transylvania' & 'Looper' Topping Weekend

    Conventional wisdom suggests a studio shouldn’t release two films on the same date, or even a week within each other, for fear of cannibalizing business. But this weekend, Sony took conventional wisdom out back and beat the life out of it, smashing records with the nation’s top two movies. Their ani...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    5 comments
    tweet
    20

    'Lawrence of Arabia' 50th Anniversary 4K Restoration Hits Theaters October 4

    On October 4, "Lawrence of Arabia" will celebrate fifty years with this Sony Pictures' Colorworks restoration by playing at over six hundred theaters throughout the country. Special matinee screenings will include an introduction from star Omar Sharif...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    10

    Immersed in Movies: Back to Basics with 'Hotel Transylvania'

    It turns out that Genndy Tartakovsky's hand-drawn vision for "Hotel Transylvania" was just what this troubled movie needed. The monster mash about letting go of your children and learning to live with humans (echoing Pixar's "Monsters, Inc." and "Finding Nemo") might be light on story, but...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    9 comments
    tweet
    20

    'Dragon Tattoo' Sequel Won't Arrive Earlier Than 2014; David Fincher Still Not Confirmed

    Wondering what's going on with the followup to Sony's "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo," the adaptation of Stieg Larsson's best-selling novel ($30 million copies sold worldwide) that grossed $232 million worldwide, but only $102 million domestically in its 2011 iteration as directed by David Fincher...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    7

    More 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Nonsense: Fox May "Allow" Marc Webb To Direct It, If He Signs A Two-Picture Deal

    It might not have lived up to the grosses of the Sam Raimi films (it lags nearly $100 million behind "Spider-Man 3" domestically, and more than the same amount behind "Spider-Man 2" internationally), but even so, Sony have to be pretty happy about "The Amazing Spider-Man." In a competitive summer, t...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    12

    Sony Lands Sorkin for Steve Jobs Biopic

    Following up on their successful collaboration on David Fincher's "The Social Network," Sony and producer Scott Rudin are bringing on Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to adapt Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs' bestselling biography. The project is being produced by Rudin, Mark Gordon and Guymon C...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Watch Tom Cruise RunThompson on Hollywood
  • SpotlightScreen Talk: Tom Cruise Takes Flight, ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Bill DukeBill Duke Attached to Direct Ensemble ...Shadow and Act