Only days after Sony Corp. CEO Kazuo Hirai maintained that he would not sell Sony Pictures (It's a profitable business to be in ... and I like to have profitable businesses in my portfolio), a prominent media analyst is saying that he finds it difficult to imagine that Sony would reject an offer, say in the neighborhood of $10 billion for the studio. Brian Wieser, senior research analyst of the Pivotal Research Group, also put forward the name of the company that should come up with that offer: CBS Corp. In a note to clients, Wieser says that CBS could use the funds it will acquire from restructuring its billboard business and from a possible sale of its publishing business, Simon & Schuster, to help fund the purchase of the studio. Referring to what some have described as Sony Pictures' bloated bureaucracy, Wieser noted that CBS chief Les Moonves could bring financial discipline to the studio and exploit numerous synergies, especially its feature-film library and television production company.
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The 55 year old actor joined Chris Martin and co. on stage in New Jersey to perform 'Earth Angel' and 'Johnny B. Goode'.
Bjork Digital comes to London's Somerset House in September, along with a single live show at the Royal Albert Hall.
Kim Kardashian released an audio excerpt from a phone call between Kanye and Taylor Swift over the lyrics of 'Famous' - but if it was recorded...
There's very much a strength of conviction in remaining what you were, but arguably more so in becoming what you want to be.
The BBC drama starring Aidan Turner returns to BBC One on September 4th.
Guns N' Roses were detained at the Canadian border last week for gun possession but they're adamant the weapon didn't belong to them.