After a devastating hacking attack on Sony Pictures and threats of terrorist attacks when "The Interview" was set to open in theaters on Christmas Day, Sony canceled the release of Rogen's film on Wednesday. A U.S. official told The Associated Press on Wednesday that federal investigators have now connected North Korea to the hacks that have roiled Sony...» Read More
A U.S. official said Wednesday that federal investigators have now connected the Sony hacking to North Korea and may make an announcement in the near future. Sony said it was cancelling "The Interview" release "in light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors not to show the film. Seemingly putting to rest any hope of a delayed theatrical release or a...
Theaters in four cities have canceled tonight's promo screenings for Sony's "The Interview," reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
The New York premiere of Sony's "The Interview," has been canceled. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Sony says it will support movie theaters' decision if they decide not to show the film due to threats from hackers.
The Sony Pictures Entertainment comedy at the center of a devastating cyber attack is facing another obstacle — rival studios. Re/code reports.
Sony executives told theatres the studio would not pull the comedy. "I explained that we wanted to act in a responsible fashion and that the film was designed to entertain and not to make a political statement," Lynton said, in an email dated June 26th this year to Sony General Counsel Nicole Seligman. Sony Pictures parent Sony Corp declined to comment on Lynton's...
Los Angeles authorities say there is still no credible threat against theaters, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Sony hackers have now threatened theaters and theater owners with unspecified action for the premiere of Sony movie "The Interview," reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
The lawsuit against Sony Corp's Hollywood movie studio, filed on Monday in federal court in Los Angeles, alleged that Sony failed to both secure its computer network and to stop hackers. Representatives with Sony did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the lawsuit. Unidentified hackers attacked Sony's computer network last month and have...
Sony Pictures has been sued by two former employees over its recent hack, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Gwyneth Paltrow's new ventures in blow-dry bars, hair products and e-commerce reveals she may be far more than just an actress.
LOS ANGELES, Dec 15- 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. Lynton told employees they should not worry about the studio's future, a Sony spokeswoman said. Disclosures from the documents have...
Here are five ways the Sony hack has already altered the movie industry.
The hacking of Sony Entertainment and release of emails that rocked Hollywood won't be a knockout blow, a crisis manager tells CNBC.
Eric Dezenhall, Dezenhall Resources CEO, and Brent Lang, Variety Magazine, weigh in on the reaction to leaked documents of conversations involving Sony executive Amy Pascal, with
Discussing solutions for Sony after the hack attack, with Eric Dezenhall, Dezenhall Resources CEO, and Brent Lang, Variety Magazine.
After news of a hack attack at Sony, the company is asking the media not to use leaked material, reports CNBC's Joe Kernen.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Dec 14- "Exodus: Gods and Kings," an action-filled epic starring Christian Bale as Biblical leader Moses, marched to the top of U.S. and Canadian movie charts, collecting $24.5 million in ticket sales over the weekend. DreamWorks Animation film "Penguins of Madagascar" finished in the No. 3 spot with $7.3 million from Friday through Sunday, while...
LOS ANGELES, Dec 12- Filmmaker and actress Angelina Jolie said on Friday she has chicken pox and will not be able to attend events for World War Two drama "Unbroken," her second film as director. "Unbroken," the harrowing survival story of prisoner of war and Olympic runner Louis Zamperini, will have its U.S. premiere in Los Angeles on Monday. Among those she greeted was...
LOS ANGELES— Amy Pascal, one of the most powerful women in the man's world that is Hollywood and the force behind such critical and commercial hits as "The Social Network" and "American Hustle," has had better days. The co-chairman of the studio and chief of its film division is under fire for racist remarks about President Obama' s presumed choice in movies that...
Angelina Jolie, Scott Rudin and David Fincher don't bring equal value to movies. Fincher is most valuable of all.
Some U.S. movie theater chains are not planning to show "The Interview" on its opening day, sources said.
Hulu's former CEO, Jason Kilar, announced a new online video venture named Vessel.
Sony Pictures is warning current and former employees about fraudsters who might be prowling to take advantage of leaked personal information.
Washington is scrutinizing the "blackout rule" that restricts broadcasts for NFL games that fail to sell out.
A look at the massive hack attack at Sony and the nastiness it revealed, with The New Yorker's Ken Auletta. It becomes a real business changer for a lot of people in Hollywood, says Auletta.
Netflix Inc's second season of women's prison comedy "Orange is the New Black" landed a nod, alongside HBO's new tech satire " Silicon Valley"; Hispanic comedy "Jane the Virgin" from The CW, jointly owned by CBS and Warner Bros, and the only broadcast network show in the race; and Amazon Instant Video's transgender show, "Transparent. "The field of television is going...