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18 Dec
Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE: SNE ) cancelled the theatrical release of "The Interview" after threats from a hacker group caused most exhibitors to back out of showing the film. "We respect and ...
18 Dec
Sony Corp. is sealed within a hermetic cone of silence as executives try to prevent the slow motion train wreck at Sony Pictures from damaging the rest of the sprawling business empire. [...] its American movie division, a trophy asset, is facing tens of millions of dollars in losses from leaks by hackers that attacked the company over a movie that spoofs an assassination of North Korean leader ...
18 Dec
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sony Corp's movie studio is not planning to release "The Interview" through video on demand after cancelling the movie's Dec. 25 debut in theaters, a spokeswoman for the studio said on Wednesday. "Sony Pictures has no further release plans for the film," the spokeswoman said in response to a question about whether the movie could be released in theaters at a later date ...
18 Dec
As major movie chains moved to pull "The Interview" from their holiday lineup after threats from the Sony Corp. hackers, Sony has decided to shelve the film.
18 Dec
Sony Corp movie executives kept up a dialogue with hedge fund titan Daniel Loeb, even after rebuffing the billionaire investor's proposal to sell up to one-fifth of the studio's entertainment business, ...
17 Dec
Lionsgate Entertainment made an approach to Sony Corp in the middle of this year, according to Sony emails leaked by hackers.
17 Dec
By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Movie maker Lions Gate Entertainment Corp executives last summer tried to meet with Sony Corp CEO Kazuo Hirai to discuss a possible merger or acquisition, according to emails found in documents stolen by hackers. Hirai eventually declined a meeting although he expressed interest in possible cooperation on operational matters, the documents showed. ...
17 Dec
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF) tried unsuccessfully to engage Sony Corp. in merger talks, according to e-mails to Michael Lynton, chief executive officer of the Japanese company’s entertainment division, that were released by hackers.
17 Dec
Sony Corp. (6758) 's entertainment unit was approached over a potential $7 billion financing offer from a group it believed was linked to princes from the Middle East, according to documents released by ...
16 Dec
By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Executives at Sony Corp's Hollywood movie studio sought to reassure employees on Monday that the studio would recover from a massive cyber attack that exposed internal emails and sensitive employee data. Michael Lynton, CEO and Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Co-Chairman Amy Pascal addressed staff at two separate meetings in a packed sound ...
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