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Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has picked up worldwide rights to Detention Films’ Detention , which just took home the Youth Jury prize for best FutureWave Feature Film at the Seattle International Film Festival. The announcement was made by SPWA’s Vice President of Production and Acquisitions Scott Shooman and Michael Helfand, Senior Vice President of Business Affairs, along with Detention Films’ Bob Abramoff and Richard Weager.

“This is the… Continue reading Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Picks Up Detention

Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation have announced “Global Smurfs Day” in celebration of the birthday of creator Peyo on June 25th and to promote The Smurfs , opening July 29th. They’ll try to break the Guinness World Record Title for largest gathering of people dressed as Smurfs within a 24-hour period at multiple venues. Here are the full details:

On Saturday, June 25, 2011, in celebration of… Continue reading Sony Announces "Global Smurfs Day" on June 25

E3: Sony Announces the PS Vita

Sony announced today at E3 that “PlayStation Vita” (PS Vita) is the official name for the company’s next generation portable entertainment system. Here are the full details:

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) (PCH-1000 series) as the official platform name for the next generation portable entertainment system (codename: NGP). Wi-Fi model will be available for 24,980 yen (including tax) in Japan, $ 249 in US and… Continue reading E3: Sony Announces the PS Vita

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that Will Gluck has signed a film and television production deal with the studio. Here is the press release:

Will Gluck, the director and producer of Screen Gems’ smash hit Easy A and co-writer/director/producer of Screen Gems’ highly anticipated comedy Friends with Benefits, has entered into a 2-year development and production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment covering both television and film across all of Sony’s… Continue reading Will Gluck Signs Film and TV Deal with Sony

Deals are taking place at a frenetic pace at Cannes this week, and one of the latest movies that may have been picked up for distribution is Rian ( Brick ) Johnson’s third feature film Looper starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt and Bruce Willis, with the prolific FilmDistrict in final negotiations to distribute through Sony’s Tristar label, says Deadline .

Johnson’s film is about a futuristic mob contract killer, played by… Continue reading Sony May Distribute Rian Johnson's Looper