Most episodes of the fifth season of Netflix’s original series “Orange Is the New Black” were released April 29 on a file-sharing site by hackers after Netflix reportedly refused to pay a ransom request. The award-winning series is slated to bow on Netflix June 9.
Sony Pictures April 28 reported fourth-quarter (ended March 31) operating income of $298 million, which was down 35% from operating income of $456 million during the previous-year period. Revenue decreased 5% to $2.6 billion.
Lionsgate April 28 announced a partnership with Fandom, which calls itself “the largest entertainment fan site in the world,” to reach fan communities across its portfolio of filmed entertainment brands and franchises.