Sony Slashes Full-Year Forecast Citing Movie Division, Drop In Electronics Sales

By | Thursday October 31, 2013 @ 4:19am PDT

A downward revision in expected annual sales of cameras and TVs, and underperformance in the motion picture division have contributed to Sony‘s tweak of its full-year forecast. Net income for the year ending in March 2014 is now … Read More »

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Sony Pictures Offers Free Admission To ‘White House Down’ For Active Military And Veterans On July 4

By | Tuesday July 2, 2013 @ 5:13pm PDT

As a thank you to America’s troops, active military personnel and veterans will be admitted with one guest to see Columbia Pictures’ White House Down on July 4 at any Regal Entertainment Group, AMC, Cinemark, or Carmike … Read More »

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Melissa McCarthy Fires Up ‘The Heat’ For #2 And $40M Weekend; #4 ‘White House Down’ Flops For $26M; ‘Monsters U’ Holds For #1

By | Sunday June 30, 2013 @ 10:37am PDT

Box Office White House DownSUNDAY 10:30 AM, 7H UPDATE: It’s already crowded at the pre-Fourth Of July domestic box office which will need to expand in time to accommodate so many movies playing during the … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘White House Down’

By | Monday June 10, 2013 @ 8:30pm PDT

Sony‘s ramping up its White House Down campaign with less than three weeks to go until the June 28 Channing Tatum-Jamie Foxx actioner enters the summer blockbuster fray, sandwiched between Paramount‘s World War Z and Disney‘s … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: Channing Tatum’s Action Thriller ‘White House Down’

By | Thursday May 2, 2013 @ 4:43pm PDT

The second trailer has dropped for White House Down, the Channing Tatum-starrer about a Capitol cop at the White House with his daughter who gets caught up in an paramilitary invasion. Roland Emmerich directs James Vanderbilt’s script, and Jamie Foxx, Jason Clarke and Maggie Gyllenhaal co-star. Sony will … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘White House Down’

By | Tuesday March 26, 2013 @ 4:55pm PDT

Sony follows FilmDistrict‘s $30.5M opener Olympus Has Fallen with its own White House actioner this summer. White House Down pairs Channing Tatum as an off duty police officer with Jamie Foxx as the President of the … Read More »

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FilmDistrict Moves ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ To March 22, 2013

By | Friday December 14, 2012 @ 12:34pm PST
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Perhaps trying to create more space between competing movies, FilmDistrict has moved Olympus Has Fallen to March 22. That film, directed by Antoine Fuqua and starring Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman, has a storyline very similar to … Read More »

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‘White House Down’ Adds Michael Murphy

By | Thursday August 9, 2012 @ 2:49pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Every administration needs someone to be one heartbeat away to take over the Oval Office in case something terrible happens. For the administration of White House Down, that someone is going to be Michael Murphy.Read More »

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Sony Moves ‘White House Down’ Up To June 28, 2013

By | Monday August 6, 2012 @ 1:54pm PDT
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Sony Pictures is moving its Roland Emmerich-directed White House Down from November 1, 2013 to June 28, 2013. Sony has put its film right in the heat of the summer, and clearly the studio is trying to … Read More »

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Roland Emmerich’s ‘White House Down’ Adds Jason Clarke To Cast

By | Thursday August 2, 2012 @ 9:03pm PDT

Sony Pictures’ White House Down has added Jason Clarke to its cast. The actor will play Stenz, the leader of the mercenaries who break into the Executive Mansion in the Roland Emmerich-directed thriller. Maggie Gyllenhaal stars in White House Down, as does Channing Tatum. The Magic Mike star plays the Secret Service agent who tries to stop the mercenaries’ takeover. Jamie Foxx plays the President. Sony bought the James Vanderbilt spec script for $3 million earlier this year. Read More »

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Joins ‘White House Down’

By | Thursday June 7, 2012 @ 12:07pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Sony Pictures is moving quickly on White House Down, the James Vanderbilt-scripted thriller that Roland Emmerich will direct. Channing Tatum was set as the Secret Service agent who tries to thwart a White House takeover, and Jamie Foxx is Read More »

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Channing Tatum In ‘White House Down’ Talks

Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Channing Tatum is in talks to star in the Roland Emmerich-directed White House Down, the James Vanderbilt-scripted action drama. Sony Pictures paid $3 million for the James Vanderbilt spec that is a Die Hard in the White … Read More »

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Roland Emmerich in Talks to Helm $3 Million Sony Spec ‘White House Down’

By | Monday April 2, 2012 @ 6:07pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Roland Emmerich is in talks to next direct White House Down, the James Vanderbilt-scripted action drama. Sony Pictures paid $3 million when Vanderbilt and his Mythology Entertainment partners brought the spec script to market last week. The film focuses … Read More »

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Sony Spec Deal For ‘White House Down’ Worth $3 Million

By | Thursday March 29, 2012 @ 10:18pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Word around town is that Sony Pictures has paid $3 million for White House Down, an action drama spec script by James Vanderbilt, the scribe behind the studio’s summer tentpole The Amazing Spider-Man. Can’t think of a spec that sold for more this year. The film will be produced by … Read More »

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