February 17, 2018

Sony Unveils Playstation 4 Details

The much-hyped press event for Sony's Playstation is over with the first details of the PlayStation 4 announced. A Holiday 2013 release is being targeted, however there are no pics as yet of the machine - nor talk of pricing at this point. The system will use a supercharged PC architecture with an 8-core AMD x86 CPU, allegedly making it very easy … [Read more...]

Sony Entertainment’s Michael Lynton praises the DVR for enabling an ‘explosion in creativity’

Michael Lynton, CEO of Sony Entertainment, has taken the stage here in Dana Point, California for this year's D:Dive Into Media, speaking candidly about his outfit's use of social media to advertise, and more importantly, how modern technology is impacting meaningful change on the creative side of things. Citing shows like Sons of Anarchy, Mad Men … [Read more...]

Sony announces the world’s first 4K OLED TV at CES: 3,840 x 2,160 resolution, no price or release in sight

4K TVs look amazing. OLED TVs look amazing. You can imagine, therefore, how good a 4K OLED TV will look. Sony has just wowed the audience here at CES 2013 with the news that it's produced the world's first Ultra High Definition television that uses Organic LEDs. Given how many companies have launched 4K sets here -- Westinghouse, Hisense, Toshiba … [Read more...]

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai talks 4K, Xperia Z, death of the PS2 and more at CES 2013 (video)

4K TVs and streaming? The Xperia Z? The death of the PlayStation 2? Just a few topics of conversation as our own Editor-in-chief Tim Stevens sat down for a one-on-one interview with Sony CEO Kaz Hirai. We won't waste any more of your time here -- head on past the break to watch the full video!Continue reading Sony CEO Kaz Hirai talks 4K, Xperia Z, … [Read more...]

Sony Shifts “Carrie,” “Deed,” “Monuments”

With 2013 now underway, a couple of key release date and title changes have taken place over at the various divisions of Sony Pictures. Screen Gems has been pushed back Kimberly Peirce's "Carrie" remake, starring Julianne Moore and Chloë Grace Moretz, a full seven months from March 15th to October 18th. As a result, TriStar have opted to slot in … [Read more...]

Sony Animation Plans “Manimal” Feature

Sony Pictures Animation has scored the movie rights to NBC's short-lived early 80's TV series "Manimal" with plans to turn it into a combination live-action/CG animated feature says Heat Vision. Simon MacCorkindale ("Death on the Nile") starred in the campy original as Dr. Jonathan Chase, a wealthy doctor with a mysterious past, who can shape … [Read more...]

Sony Making Will Smith’s Biblical Epic

Sony Pictures Entertainment is moving forward with its Biblical epic “The Redemption of Cain”, giving the Will Smith project the green light says The Wrap. Caleeb Pinkett's script tells the story of Cain and Abel with a vampiric twist. Filming is expected to take place in London and Jordan with the exteriors shot in Morocco starting in July next … [Read more...]

Sony Animation Producing “ALF” Movie

Sony Pictures Animation has closed a deal to acquire the film rights to classic 1980's sitcom "ALF" to turn it into a feature which, like their recent "The Smurfs" film, will combine CG and live action says Heat Vision. The late 80's sitcom followed a friendly and furry, wisecracking Melmac alien and his life with a regular family. The sarcastic … [Read more...]

Sony Moves Up “White House Down”

Sony Pictures has moved Roland Emmerich's action thriller "White House Down" up by more than four months from November 1st 2013 to June 28th 2013. Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Woods, Richard Jenkins and Joey King star in the film which deals with the White House being taken over by a paramilitary group. Tatum plays one of … [Read more...]

Comic-Con: Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures used Friday late afternoon to push four of its genre films, all science-fiction to some extent. Of the four films on offer, it was Neil Blomkamp‘s "Elysium" that posed the most interest and, unsurprisingly, walked away with the most talked about presentation of the group. Despite unfinished effects, this follow-up effort from the … [Read more...]