pictures dept has sealed a deal with US distrib First Pond Entertainment to theatrically release the cross-cultural comedy "Sake-Bomb" in the US.
Japanese movie giant, Shochiku is to allow smartphones to pay for movie tickets. The move is aimed at attracting younger patrons.
A founding member and unofficial leader of the Japanese pop mega-group Kat-tun, formed in 2001, Kazuya Kamenashi was signed, at the age of 12 by Johnny's Entertainment talent agency in 1998.
TOKYO — Sony prexy Kazuo Hirai told a presser Wednesday that the company's board will "thoroughly discuss" the proposal by Third Point investment fund manager and major Sony stockholder Daniel Loeb…
Sony returned to profit for the first time in five years in fiscal 2012, boosted by a weaker yen plus sales of key real estate and other assets, execs announced Thursday.
Tokyo Sony Computer Entertainment will merge its Japan and Asia units into a new entity called Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia. In announcing the move, the company said it wants to trim and…
LA-based Eleven Arts is producing "Man From Reno," a psychological thriller co-scripted and helmed by Dave Boyle ("Surrogate Valentine") and produced by Eleven Arts prexy Ko Mori.
"The Kirishima Thing," a drama about the fall-out when a star high-school volleyball player inexplicably quits the team, won the film prize at the 36th awards from the Japan Academy in Tokyo on…
TOKYO — "The Kirishima Thing," a drama about the fall-out when a star high-school volleyball player inexplicably quits the team, won the film prize at the 36th awards from the Japan Academy in Tokyo…
TOKYO — As part of its campaign to raise cash and finally bring its balance sheet back into the black, Sony has sold Sony City Osaki, its 25-storey office building in central Tokyo, for $1.2 billion…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar