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Sony to purchase anime entertainment powerhouse Crunchyroll for $1.175bn

Sony Pictures Entertainment has reached an agreement with AT&T to purchase its Crunchyroll anime business – a direct-to-consumer service within the WarnerMedia segment – for a proposed $1.175bn. Under the deal, Crunchyroll anime will fall under Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc and Sony Music Entertainment Inc’s Funimation Global Group, a giant …

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Sony Pictures taps into online storytelling community Wattpad in search for next breakout IP

Sony Pictures Television is turning to the online storytelling community of Wattpad as its searches for its next breakout entertainment property. The deal will give Sony a first-look option for up and coming Wattpad stories, as it looks for new ways to snag the next movie or TV hit that …

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