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Michael Lynton, Josh Berger Join Board of Britain’s Secret Cinema

Warner Music Group chairman and former Sony top executive Michael Lynton and Josh Berger, the former president and managing director of Warner Bros. U.K., Ireland and Spain, are joining the board of British “immersive” movie experience company Secret Cinema with immediate effect. “Both appointees bring with them decades of entertainment experience to Secret Cinema, which […]

5 Hollywood Power Players Who Are Testing the Digital World

Jeffrey Katzenberg, Tom Freston and Nancy Tellem are among those who have reset their power base in a new arena.

Galloway on Film: When the Guy Who Fired You Gets Fired

Forget karma. Forget justice. Revenge is sweet for those who've lost their jobs.

As Michael Lynton Exits, Will Sony Double Down on Hollywood or Sell? 

One rumor holds that Sony may finally be ready to part with either all or part of its entertainment assets, with CBS' Leslie Moonves angling to buy.

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

The longtime studio executive has been with Sony since 1989.

Sony Infighting Led to TV Chief Steve Mosko’s Exit

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.

Sony Makes Michael Lynton, Three Others “Corporate Executive Officers”

The Japanese conglomerate elevates four, bringing the total number of such execs with "ultimate responsibility for the Sony Group's management" to 10.

Sony’s Michael Lynton Likes to Fax Instead of Email in Wake of Hack

"My fax machine is in great use at this point," said the Sony Entertainment CEO, who now prefers jotting down memos and faxing them instead of firing off emails.

Simon Cowell Feted at London Music Industry Event

One Direction, Leona Lewis and others came out for the annual Music Industry Trusts Award gala, with Harvey Weinstein, Oprah, Kevin Spacey, James Corden and Sony's Michael Lynton appearing in a video tribute.

Sony’s Michael Lynton: Amy Pascal Exit “Didn’t Have Anything to Do With Emails”

"Any connection between the two is invalid," said Lynton of Pascal's leave from Sony during an open discussion that took place at Harvard University on Thursday. "It was as much about the performance of the film unit as [anything else]."

Karma? Sony-Hack Book Proposals Leaked Around Hollywood

The Wall Street Journal's Ben Fritz and Variety's Peter Bart promise new revelations about Amy Pascal's compensation, the friction with 'Interview' stars Seth Rogen and James Franco, and a larger indictment of the artistic bankruptcy of Hollywood moviemaking.

Sony Hack Movie in the Works from Oscar-Nominated Team (Exclusive)

Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer have begun working on a documentary that explores the culprit behind the cyberattack that captivated Hollywood.