Ang Lee will direct a movie version of “Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk” in his first film since winning the best director Oscar for “Life of Pi.” Production companies are Tom Rothman’s Sony-based…
The religion of high-school football commingles with old-fashioned religion in "When the Game Stands Tall," an inspirational sports drama long on sermonizing and short on gridiron thrills.
Relativity has hired veteran executive Matt Brodlie as exec VP of acquisitions, touting the move as a sign that the minimajor is ramping up its acquisition slate. He will report to Relativity…
What’s Tom Rothman looking for in his new deal with Sony? “Hits!” “I've always made money for my bosses and shareholders and I sure in heck intend to now,” Rothman said via phone on Thursday, several…
Former 20th Century Fox topper Tom Rothman has entered into a joint venture with Sony Pictures Entertainment to launch new entity TriStar Productions, the studio announced Thursday. Rothman, who has…
TriStar Pictures has snapped up North American and all other English-language rights to comedy "Wedding Daze," a co-production of Media 8 Entertainment and Handprint Entertainment.
Sandra Bullock is negotiating to star in "Premonition," the Hollywood debut of German director Mennan Yapo ("Soundless"). Drama is fully financed by Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park, with TriStar…
Radha Mitchell will star in "Silent Hill," the bigscreen adaptation of the Konami vidgame franchise. The film was recently acquired by TriStar Pictures in a negative pickup.
Fox publicity vet Florence Grace has been named senior VP of publicity for TriStar Pictures, Sony's recently revived marketing, production and acquisitions label.
In an age of corporate streamlining, Sony Pictures is moving in the other direction, with not one but three specialty divisions -- Screen Gems, Sony Pictures Classics and TriStar Pictures. And this…