Following the first ‘Avengers’ movie, Marvel’s ‘Age of Ultron’ scores second-biggest sophomore weekend of all time in North America.
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Joss Whedon's Marvel tentpole, ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ opens to $191.3 million in North America, the number-two domestic opening of all time behind ‘The Avengers.’
Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ takes first place at the domestic box office with $18.3 million; a week ahead of its U.S. Marvel tentpole ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ debuts in 44 international markets, earning $201.2 million.
Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ wins its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office this with $29.1 million; jumps the $1 billion mark globally with $1.153 billion in worldwide ticket sales.
Thirteen-episode stop-motion animated comedy series starring Bryan Cranston to begin streaming this fall.
Overseas, DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Home’ opens in nine markets, earning an outstanding $19.2 million debut.
Liam Neeson's ‘Taken 3’ earns $40.4 million in its North American debut, topping the box office and scoring the second-best January opening of all time.
Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ tops the North American box office for the third consecutive weekend with $21.9 million; new horror entry ‘The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death’ opens in fourth place with $15.1 million.
According to Mark Simon, Sony’s actions have cost us one of our most cherished rights – freedom of speech.
Massive data breach in November reveals that the studio is developing an animated ‘Spider-Man’ comedy feature to be directed by ‘The LEGO Movie’s Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
Projects in development include live-action comedy feature at Sony based on toymaker Mattel’s popular doll, Barbie.
Culver City, CA-based visual effects house creates the VFX for the new “Friendly Competition” spot for PlayStation promoting the ‘NBA 2K15,’ ‘Far Cry 4’ and ‘Destiny’ titles.
Focus Features' 3D family offering ‘The Boxtrolls’ takes in $17.3 million for its North American debut, the best showing yet for animation house LAIKA; internationally the stop motion feature earns $5.1 million for a foreign total of $17.7 million and early worldwide cume of $35 million.
Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ easily rules the Labor Day holiday, taking in $22.2 million for a domestic total of $280.5 million and global haul of $553.6 million.
Pixel Magic completes over 100 visual effects shots for Sony Pictures Entertainment's feature ‘22 Jump Street,’ including a CG gantry crane and CG netting, CG octopus tentacles, and thousands of CG beach goers.
Producer Neal Moritz is working on a big-screen version of the $1 billion video game franchise, which is being written by Upright Citizens Brigade alums Evan Susser and Van Robichaux.
Highly-anticipated sequels ‘22 Jump Street’ and ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ take the top two spots at the North American box office.
MPC Vancouver teams up with director Marc Webb and Sony Pictures Imageworks VFX Supervisor Jerome Chen to complete more than 300 shots for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2.’
Visual Effects, Post Production Sound and Colorworks work as one team for blockbuster tentpole, currently in theaters worldwide.
Toppling Sony’s ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ from the top spot at the box office, Universal’s ‘Neighbors’ sees a $51.1 million domestic debut over Mother's Day weekend -- the number four three-day opening of all time for an R-rated comedy.
TriStar Productions sets director Robert Zemeckis’ next as-yet untitled feature, based on high-wire walker Philippe Petit’s memoirs, “To Reach the Clouds,” for October 2, 2015.
Sony's The Amazing Spider-Man 2 kicks off the summer box office in style, bringing in $92 million domestically for its debut; Fox comedy The Other Woman comes in second place with $14.2 million.
Sony’s Untitled Smurfs Movie is given a U.S. release date of August 5, 2016; the film will debut internationally one month earlier.
Sony Pictures Entertainment lays off its entire Interactive team, with additional cuts expected over the next two years.