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Sony Interactive Entertainment To Acquire Insomniac Games

Sony Interactive Entertainment (“SIE”) announced that SIE has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Insomniac Games, Inc. (“Insomniac Games”), a leading game developer and long-time partner of SIE, in its entirety. Insomniac Games is the developer of PlayStation 4’s (PS4) top-selling Marvel’s Spider-Man and the hugely popular PlayStation Ratchet & Clank franchise.  Upon completion …

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‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Beats New Releases At Box Office

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Sony and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: Far From Home dominated in its second weekend as it reached $847.1 million globally. In North America, the pic took in $45.3 million from 4,634 theaters for a $274.6 million cume. Not even the web-slinging hero could prevent another down weekend for mainstream fare. Newcomers Crawl and Stuber wilted in their …

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‘Spider-Man Far From Home’ Crushes Box Office

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In a win for Sony and Kevin Feige’s Marvel Studios, Spider-Man: Far From Home scored a sensational six-day launch of $185.1 million from 4,634 North American theaters, including a near-record $93.6 million over Fourth of July weekend. Globally, it now has amassed $580.1 million. Far From Home topped Spider-Man 2 to boast the biggest six-day …

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‘Men In Black International’ Tops Slow Box Office

Men In Black International

Men In Black International trudged to the top of a weak box office, earning only $28.5 million in its opening weekend. Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth star in the new pic as Agent H and Agent M, respectively, who spearhead the London bureau of the agency that is charged with protecting …

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Sony Pictures Launches Ghostbusters 35th Anniversary Celebration

To coincide with the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters, first released in U.S. theaters on June 8, 1984, Sony Pictures is launching “Ghostbusters 35th,” a year-long celebration of the iconic multi-media franchise, it was announced today by Jeffrey Godsick, EVP of Brand Strategy and Global Partnerships for Sony Pictures. The event represents a collaboration between …

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‘Into The Spiderverse’ Spins Web Over Box Office

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In another win for Sony’s stable of Marvel films,Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse swung to $35.4 million in its domestic debut — the best December opening ever for an animated film — laying the course for a strong run over the year-end holidays. The critically acclaimed film, produced by Philip Lord and Christopher …

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