Some Tech Asshole Pitched Sony On Turning Spider-Man Into an EDM Bro

Jordan Sargent · 04/23/15 05:34PM

Amy Pascal made some mistakes. Nobody is going to dispute that. But here’s at least one good decision she made: turning down some aging tech schmuck’s pitch to turn Spider-Man into an EDM-loving, Tough Mudder-participating, humblebragging shithead.

Leaked Emails: Cameron Crowe's New Bradley Cooper Movie Is a Catastrophe

Jordan Sargent · 12/15/14 09:45AM

Sony Pictures Entertainment executives dealing with fallout from the company's historic security breach at least have the studio's 2015 films to look forward to—well, except for Cameron Crowe's still-untitled new movie starring Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone.

New Bond Script Leaks: Execs Scrambling to Fix Awful Ending

Jordan Sargent · 12/12/14 07:30PM

According to emails leaked in the Sony hack, the new James Bond movie, Spectre, which began filming this week, will likely clock in among the most expensive movies ever made, with a current projected budget "in the mid $300Ms." Why? Possibly because the script—which leaked in full alongside copious, desperate notes to improve it—features a messy third act that executives are still trying to rework after months of tweaking.

Sony Exec: "Broke" Aaron Sorkin Is "Sleeping With" Author

Jordan Sargent · 12/12/14 03:20PM

Aaron Sorkin has a fruitful working relationship with Sony Pictures Entertainment. The studio distributed his hit films The Social Network and Moneyball and is actively seeking to develop new projects with him, including at one point the ill-fated Steve Jobs biopic. But none of that stopped SPE co-chairman Amy Pascal from alleging in an email that Sorkin is broke—or that he's sleeping with an author whose book he is turning into a movie.

Sony Leak: Nikki Finke Is a "Pathetic, Hateful Person"

Sam Biddle · 12/11/14 04:00PM

Everyone in Hollywood hates Nikki Finke, the legendary and unpredictable gossip blogger who's dedicated a career to making enemies and hurling insults. But for top Sony boss Amy Pascal, the beef is personal: Her husband and Finke were pals—until Finke took it too far.