Sony to Release Live-Action HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON
Theatrical

Lil Rel Howery is set to join Zachary Levi in Sony Pictures’ live-action adaptation of Harold and the Purple Crayon, which Carlos Saldanha is directing. David Guion & Michael Handelman wrote th...

Deadline
January 14, 2022

SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME is the 8th Highest Grossing Movie in H...
Theatrical

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is still breaking box office records. Sony’s latest web-slinging Marvel adventure has grossed $1.53 billion worldwide, cementing its place as the eighth-highest grossi...

Variety
January 10, 2022

MORBIUS Release Date Delayed to April
Theatrical

Comic book fans will have to wait a little longer to see one of Marvel Comics’ most iconic vampires bite into his big screen debut. Sony Pictures will move the release of “Morbius” by three mon...

Variety
January 4, 2022

SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME Has the 2nd Biggest Box Office Debut i...
Theatrical

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” has generated even more money in its box office debut than initially reported. Sony’s epic finale in the Tom Holland-led comic book trilogy collected a mind-blowing $2...

Variety
December 20, 2021

SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME Eyes $150M+ Box Office Debut
Theatrical

Marvel’s friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is swinging to the rescue. Tom Holland’s newest web-slinging adventure “Spider-Man: No Way Home” hits theaters on Friday and is poised to generate $1...

Variety
December 15, 2021

Tom Holland to Play Fred Astaire in Upcoming Sony Biopic
Theatrical

“Spider-Man” star Tom Holland is swapping his web-shooters for dancing shoes. The 25-year-old officially confirmed on Sunday that he’ll portray legendary actor, dancer and singer Fred Astaire in...

Variety
December 6, 2021

SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME: Biggest Fandango Presales Since AVENG...
Theatrical

While some in the industry are still trying to blame a lackluster box office on the pandemic, think again: Sony’s Spider-Man: No Way Home in its first day of pre-sales yesterday on Fandango already ...

Deadline
November 30, 2021

Box Office: Disney’s ENCANTO Leads, HOUSE OF GUCCI Has S...
Theatrical

Disney has reclaimed its rightful place at the top of Thanksgiving box office charts. “Encanto,” the studio’s new animated musical fable, collected $40.3 million from 3,980 North American theate...

Variety
November 29, 2021

Box Office: GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE Starts Strong with $44M
Theatrical

The box office ain’t afraid of no ghosts. “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” a sequel to the 1980s sci-fi comedy classic, opened at No. 1 in North America, collecting a solid $44 million from 4,315 ven...

Variety
November 22, 2021

GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE Eyes $45M Worldwide Box Office Opening
Theatrical

In the wake of Sony’s attempt to reboot Ghostbusters in 2016 with a female leading cast, the studio hasn’t given up on the IP and finally is releasing an all-new Jason Reitman-directed sequel, Gho...

Deadline
November 18, 2021

GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE Resurrects the Hi-C Ecto Cooler
Beverages - CPG - Theatrical

When "Ghostbusters: Answer the Call" hit theaters in 2016, it came with the joyous return of the classic Hi-C drink Ecto Cooler, the previously discontinued drink that featured a cartoon Slimer f...

Slashfilm
November 16, 2021

Chris Pratt to Voice Garfield in New Sony Animated Feature
Theatrical

Chris Pratt is going to voice the lasagna-loving, Monday-hating comic strip feline Garfield in a new animated movie. Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson’s Alcon Entertainment is behind the new Garf...

Hollywood Reporter
November 2, 2021

Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne’s Love Story is Getting a Fe...
Music - Theatrical

The lives and epic love story of rocker Ozzy Osbourne and manager and personality Sharon Osbourne will be the subject of an upcoming feature film. The untitled project comes from Polygram Entertainme...

Variety
October 22, 2021

Sony Pictures Sells GSN’s Mobile Gaming Subsidiary for $...
Television

Sony Pictures Entertainment has sold GSN Games, a division of its Game Show Network subsidiary, to mobile gaming specialist Scopely for $1 billion. Half of the purchase price will be paid in cash and...

Deadline
October 19, 2021

VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE Crosses $100M at Box Office in 5 D...
Theatrical

Sony’s Venom: Let There Be Carnage has feasibly crossed $100 million in five days at the pandemic domestic box office, joining Disney/Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings as the fast...

Deadline
October 7, 2021

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 4 Heads to Amazon, Sets January Premiere Da...
Streaming - Theatrical

As Variety reported in August when a deal was close, Amazon has licensed “Hotel Transylvania: Transformania” from Sony Pictures Animation. The fourth (and final) installment in the blockbuster fra...

Variety
October 6, 2021

VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE Shatters Pandemic Records with $90...
Theatrical

Sony, which has been overly cautious and conservative in its projections for Venom: Let There Be Carnage, always had a hit on their hands. The Marvel sequel easily scored the best domestic opening at ...

Deadline
October 4, 2021

Box Office: VENOM 2 Slithers to Huge $11.6M Thursday Night
Streaming - Theatrical

Venom: Let There Be Carnage hissed loudly with $11.6 million in Thursday evening previews at the domestic box office. Shows started at 4 p.m. local time in 3,700 locations. The Sony and Marvel Studio...

Hollywood Reporter
October 1, 2021

VENOM Sequel Aims for $50M+ Opening Weekend
Theatrical

Following a quiet stretch at the domestic box office, Sony’s comic book sequel “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” looks to make some noise. The film opens in theaters on Friday after five delays, som...

Variety
September 30, 2021

VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE Release Date Moved Up 2 Weeks
Theatrical

Carnage will be unleashed a little early next month. Sony has moved up Venom: Let There Be Carnage two weeks to Oct. 1, from its previous date of Oct. 15. The move comes on the heels of the strong pe...

Hollywood Reporter
September 7, 2021

More Theatrical Release Dates Potentially On The Move
Theatrical

We’re hearing very loud rumblings from exhibition that Sony is poised to relocate Venom: Let There Be Carnage and Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. In the case of Venom 2, it’s to another destin...

Deadline
August 12, 2021

Box Office: ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Beats ‘Black Widow...
Theatrical

The Tune Squad ruled over the court and box office charts this weekend. In an unexpected win, “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” which sees LeBron James team up with the animated Looney Tunes crew, dunked...

Variety
July 19, 2021

Issa Rae Cast as Spider-Woman in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-V...
Theatrical

The Spider-Verse is expanding. Issa Rae has joined the voice cast of the upcoming sequel to 2018's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in the role of Jessica Drew, also known as Spider-Woman, per The Ho...

IGN
June 7, 2021

Reopened UK and French Cinemas Packed On Return
Theatrical

Moviegoing kicked off again in the UK and France this week, with the former reopening cinemas on Monday and the latter on Wednesday. And so far, signs are very positive after roughly seven months of d...

Deadline
May 20, 2021

Sony Television U.K. Channels Sold to Investment Firm
Television

U.S. investment firm Narrative Capital has acquired Sony Pictures Television’s entire U.K. channels portfolio in a major deal, Variety can reveal. The pact covers Sony’s seven free-to-air channel...

Variety
May 14, 2021

Sony Releases Trailer for Venom: Let There Be Carnage
Theatrical

The long wait for a new Venom movie is almost over. Venom: Let There Be Carnage is opening only in theaters later this year, and IGN has teamed up with director Andy Serkis to exclusively break down t...

IGN
May 10, 2021

Peter Rabbit’ Legal Fight Heats Up as Sequel Set for U.S...
Theatrical

After a failed settlement and a change in legal counsel, Jason Lust's dispute with Animal Logic now seeks to answer if the mention of "all other projects" in a short-form agreement includes the 'Peter...

Hollywood Reporter
April 15, 2021

Sony Pictures Makes Massive Movie Deal with Netflix, Includes ...
Theatrical

Netflix has emerged the winner of a nearly two-year auction for the exclusive U.S. rights to stream Sony Pictures’ theatrical releases in the first pay TV window starting with the studio’s 2022 sl...

Variety
April 9, 2021

Peter Rabbit 2 | Fresh & Naked
CPG - Partnerships - Theatrical

PETER RABBIT 2 partnered with packaged salads brand Fresh & Naked in effort to promote the Sony Pictures produced film.

Sony Pictures Unveils Virtual Reality Game Set in ‘Zombi...
Gaming - Streaming

In collaboration with British development studio XR Games, 'Zombieland: Headshot Fever' will release on Oculus platforms this Spring. Sony Pictures Virtual Reality and British development studio XR G...

Hollywood Reporter
March 4, 2021

Sony Pictures to Distribute DVDs for Lionsgate Under Multiyear...
Theatrical

Under a new multi-year agreement, Sony Pictures will handle distribution for Lionsgate’s physical home entertainment releases in the United States and Canada. Lionsgate will continue to maintain it...

Variety
February 26, 2021

2020 Theatrical Listicles: Top Releases, Streams & More
Listicles - Theatrical

We all love a good scroll that looks back at the year that was—even this year! Our team has been busy scouring the web to compile year-end lists that are relevant to marketers in their day-to-day, p...

Faisal Hussain
December 16, 2020

Genius Brands International promotes Michael Jaffa to COO
Streaming - Television - Toys

Jaffa will be responsible for overseeing the business operations of production, consumer products, global distribution, as well as legal, human resources and the diversity divisions. Additionally, he ...

GlobeNewswire
December 4, 2020

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