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  • Sony Finds Director for Jaden Smith’s ‘Karate Kid’ Sequel

    Apr 7, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Sony has tapped Breck Eisner to direct its sequel to “The Karate Kid,” the 2010 remake starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan. The rebooted “Kid” grossed $343 million worldwide with Harald Zwart directing, and Jaden’s parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith producing alongside Jerry Weintraub, , James Lassiter and Ken Stovitz. Eisner’s credits include […]

  • Another Chance to See Why Barkhad Abdi is an Oscar Contender

    Dec 11, 13 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Sony announced today that it will re-release its Tom Hanks film “Captain Phillips” on Wednesday, Jan. 15 — which happens to be the day before Academy Award nominations are announced in Beverly Hills. The film’s DVD/Blu-ray release will follow on Jan. 21, but the studio hopes its theater boost six days prior will put the […]

  • Samuel L. Jackson in New ‘Robocop’ Trailer (Watch)

    Nov 7, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Sony has dropped a new trailer for Jose Padilha’s “Robocop.” “The Killing” star Joel Kinnaman stars as the detective-turned-crime-fighting cyborg in the re-make of the 1987 sci-fi pic. Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Abbie Cornish and Jay Baruchel co-star. The MGM/Columbia action flick is slated for a February 12, 2014 release. Watch the […]

  • Rose Byrne Eyes ‘Annie’ as Jamie Foxx’s Assistant

    Jul 19, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Actress Rose Byrne is in talks for Sony’s urban remake of “Annie,” sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter. The “Bridesmaids” and “Damages” star would play Grace, dutiful assistant to Jamie Foxx’s “Daddy” Warbucks character Benjamin Stacks, the rich New York financier who takes in the orphan, played by Quvenzhane Wallis. Cameron Diaz has signed on […]

  • Jamie Foxx in Electro Teaser for ‘Spider-Man 2’ (Watch)

    Jul 18, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Sony has just unveiled a teaser spotlighting Jamie Foxx’s character Electro in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” due May 2, 2014. The character appears for a split second at the tail end of the trailer, which was released for the film’s San Diego Comic-Con panel. “I can feel it in the walls. I feel it in […]

  • ‘White House Down’ Box Office Fail Sounds Alarms at Sony

    Jul 1, 13 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Over the weekend, Sony Corp.’s film studio was dealt its second box-office blow of the summer in the form of action film “White House Down” as it continues to face a call from activist shareholder Daniel Loeb for a partial spin-off of its entertainment businesses, notes The Hollywood Reporter. The movie, starring Jamie Foxx and […]