Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea and Jason Derulo are among the stars joining Franco as Dave Skylark for the 30-minute MTV special
The actor told Conan O'Brien on Wednesday night that producer Jerry Bruckheimer told him "it's real"
"Pacific Rim" director Guillermo del Toro is also involved in the project from "Metal Gear" creator Hideo Kojima
The action-comedy was moved to July 2015
Sony moves up the David Ayer-directed action film, which had been slotted between "Interstellar" and "Hunger Games: Mockingjay"
J Blakeson is directing the movie, which is being produced by Graham King, Tobey Maguire and Lynn Harris
Big-time sequels gave the division a boost, but the company still projects yearly losses
Vice chairman exiting after 22 years at the studio
An awards season release later this year is not in the cards for Sony's romantic comedy
The studio has acquired the Mandeville-produced project in a competitive auction
"The cinematic equivalent of herpes," one critic wrote
Steinberg will supervise the legal departments of Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems, Sony Pictures Classics and TriStar Pictures.
Sir Howard Stringer will step down in June
Sony's new PlayStation 4 is trying to make gaming more social
Between praising Netflix and discussing the DVD market, Michael Lynton discussed how social media has changed the way studios market movies
Deal covers films including "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Zero Dark Thirty"
In latest quarter, Sony posted 46.4 billion yen in operating profit compared with a 91.7 billion yen loss a year ago.
Former Sony executive returns to the lot with an exclusive producing deal
Felicity Jones and Paul Giamatti circling "The Amazing Spider-Man" sequel
Sony's Stage 15, the world's second-largest soundstage, to be named "The Gary Martin Soundstage" in honor of his 32 years of service
The Sony building spans 37 stories in midtown Manhattan
Studios are being sued over royalties for Charles Bronson movie "Hard Times," among other films
Hits like "21 Jump Street" and "Hotel Translyvania" helped push Sony over the top
Sony's "Skyfall" gets a release date that will be critical to its bid for $1B at box office
First clip from Kathryn Bigelow's film about the hunt for Osama bin Laden features Jessica Chastain getting feisty with her CIA superior
FilmDistrict, Alliance Films and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions will bring “Insidious Chapter 2” to U.S. theatres on August 30, 2013
Sony Pictures passes the $4B mark at worldwide box office as "Skyfall" passes "Casino Royale" as biggest-earning Bond film ever
Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez lent their voices to the first "Hotel Transylvania"
Sale of a chemicals business offset weak demand for Sony TVs
"Zero Dark Thirty" will now open in New York and Los Angeles on Dec. 19 before going nationwide on Jan. 11 -- in time to...