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Sony Pictures hack tipped as an inside job

Sony Pictures hack tipped as an inside job

Sony Pictures was swept up in a widespread attack recently, something that came to light after a screenshot of a compromised computer in one of the company's offices was posted to Reddit. Through that screenshot we saw mention of some unspecified demands and a threat to leak data if the demands weren't met. That has spawned different tidbits of information coming from different sources alleging knowledge of or access to the situation, the most recent of which suggests the hack was, in part at least, an inside job.

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Universal Pictures nabs Steve Jobs movie

Universal Pictures nabs Steve Jobs movie

Last week, Sony put its anticipated Steve Jobs movie in turnaround, and rumor had it Universal Pictures would be stepping up to take over. Nary a week later, that move has been confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter by a Universal spokesperson. Few other official details are available at this time, but sources say the movie was shopped around for over $30 million. This follows about two years of development Sony has shoveled into the movie, something that faltered after Christian Bale backed out.

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Sony Pictures network hacked, data held for ransom

Sony Pictures network hacked, data held for ransom

Sony Pictures has been hacked, it is being reported, with the company's computer network in New York and other unspecified locations around the globe being taken over by some group referring to itself as "#GOP". The company has reportedly shut down all of its computers in Los Angeles as a precaution, and is investigating the matter. In the course of things, a screenshot of the hack has been made public by an anonymous source, and we have it after the jump.

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Steve Jobs pic ditched by Sony, rumored for Universal Pictures pickup

Steve Jobs pic ditched by Sony, rumored for Universal Pictures pickup

We've been hearing about the Steve Jobs biopic that Sony is working on for a long time now. The movie has a script written by Aaron Sorkin and had Christian Bale in talks to play Jobs. However, Bale recently backed out of the film leaving things in limbo. After Bale backed away from the film, things turned sour for Sony and the film has been put into turnaround by Sony Pictures.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 “Rise of Electro” trailer arrives

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 “Rise of Electro” trailer arrives

The latest in the growing line of trailers being released for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, "Rise of Electro" arrives with a solid look at Electro, Spiderman, and a city being simultaneously blown up and electrified. When pieced together with the previous trailers, it offers a tad wider look at the story in general, and is a solid teaser for the upcoming flick.

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Raving Rabbids feature-length film: Ubisoft and Sony Pictures set to helm

Raving Rabbids feature-length film: Ubisoft and Sony Pictures set to helm

It would appear that the little creatures known as Rabbids - sourced from the Rayman video game series and readied for the public as their own series by Ubisoft - have secured themselves a full-length feature film deal with Sony Pictures. This film has Jean-Julien Baronnet, Executive Director, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for Columbia Pictures, speaking up on the deal, letting it be known that Columbia will be working on the picture as well. This release comes after the collaborative effort between Ubisoft Motion Pictures, France Television, and Nickelodeon called "Rabbids Invasion", a television show out right this minute.

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 full-length trailer unveiled

Amazing Spider-Man 2 full-length trailer unveiled

Today the Amazing Spider-Man 2 appears in the first full-length trailer to be shown to the public. What you've got here is a glimpse at the full collection of villains our friendly neighborhood web-slinger is set to face off against right alongside teasers for the next generation. This trailer shows so much, you might just want to skip it.

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