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  1. Tom Rothman on 'Spider-Man' Plans and Loving 'Ghostbusters' Trolls: "Can We Please Get Some More Haters to Say Stupid Things?"

    6:45 am 6/23/2016

    Sony’s movie chief believes the men against his movie are doing the marketing for him, bets big on ghosts, Jennifer Lawrence and a global strategy.Read more

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  2. Tom Rothman Talks Leaving Fox, Going From Law to Film: Executive Suite

    6:15 am 6/23/2016

    "That was an unexpected development from me. But it turned out to be a real blessing," Sony’s movie chief tells THR of his departure from Fox.Read more

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  3. Sony Names Sanford Panitch Columbia Pictures President

    12:59 pm 6/3/2016

    Panitch, who has a long-standing working relationship with Sony Motion Picture Group chairman Tom Rothman, had been overseeing international film and TV production for the studio.Read more

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  4. Sony Infighting Led to TV Chief Steve Mosko's Exit

    6:40 am 6/2/2016

    The strained relationship between SPE CEO Michael Lynton and Mosko played a significant role in the latter's exit from Sony Pictures Television after a nearly 24-year run.Read more

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  5. Sony Pictures Shakeup: Doug Belgrad to Step Down as Film President (Exclusive)

    5:11 pm 3/18/2016

    The longtime studio executive has been with Sony since 1989.Read more

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  6. Sony's Tom Rothman on Sexist Critics of Female 'Ghostbusters': "F--- 'Em"

    9:15 am 11/20/2015

    Diversity has never been Hollywood's "strong suit," the exec said, but that needs to change. "Do it or die, because the audience is diverse."Read more

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  7. Why Jennifer Lawrence Walked Away From Sony's 'Rosie Project'

    5:00 am 11/11/2015

    Sources say the actress, who was willing to cut her fee for the romantic dramedy directed by Richard Linklater, exited after a difficult negotiation with the studio's new chairman, Tom Rothman.Read more

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  8. How Tom Rothman, Mark Gordon and the Fulfillment Fund Are Improving L.A.'s Graduation Rates

    9:00 am 8/20/2015

    The Fund has the same goal now as it did when Dr. Gary Gitnick launched it back in 1977: Help kids go to college. "Violence is the result of poverty, and the only way to fight poverty is with education."Read more

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  9. Tom Rothman on Sony's Post-Pascal Movie Slate: "Moving Forward Aggressively"

    10:00 am 8/12/2015

    The new film chief explains his big bets on 'Bad Boys' (with or without Will Smith), a 'Jumanji' reboot (?!) and vehicles for Denzel, Lawrence and Pratt, as analysts give him credit for hitting the green light post-hack.Read more

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  10. Hollywood Buying Spree: Film Studios Stocking Up on Spec Scripts and Pitches

    5:00 am 5/11/2015

    Literary reps are calling it one of the busiest bursts of development activity in recent memory.Read more

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