Angelina's Cleopatra Catastrophe: The Other Side of Sony's Jobs Disaster

Among the biggest stories coming from Sony's hacking crisis, the botched attempt to make a Steve Jobs movie stands out, revealing an ugly relationship between top Sony Pictures exec Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin. We've now found emails that tell the other side of the story. » 12/17/14 4:20pm Yesterday 4:20pm

Hackers Win: The Interview Is Canceled Across America

Yesterday morning, anonymous hackers posted an extremely vague threat of violence against cinemas that choose to run The Interview, a Sony Pictures film that might be the cause of their recent hacker troubles. Today, reports indicate the $44 million movie is pretty much called off. (UPDATED) » 12/17/14 2:56pm Yesterday 2:56pm

How Sony Gets Its Way With the New York Times

The unprecedented internal leak out of Sony has already showed us how cozy reporters can be with the industry they cover. But new hacked emails from Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton, released today and obtained by Gawker, show the company has the power to kill a story altogether. » 12/16/14 7:13pm Tuesday 7:13pm

Confirmed: Snapchat Turned Down More Than $3 Billion Last Year

One of last year's great moments in undeserved ego was Snapchat rejecting billions of dollars from Facebook, and allegedly Google, too. Now, straight out of leaked Sony emails obtained by Gawker, we know it was more than the reported number. » 12/16/14 7:10pm Tuesday 7:10pm

Everything You Need to Know About Sony's Unprecedented Hacking Disaster

Japanese electronics and entertainment giant Sony was hacked last month. What does that really mean? Is it as bad as freaked out people on CNN say? Who did it? North Korea!? Why? Here's everything you need to know. » 12/15/14 5:20pm Monday 5:20pm

Leaked Emails: Sony Execs Scared of "Desperately Unfunny" Interview

The prevailing (though likely wrong) theory behind Sony's recent hack-disaster is North Korean revenge, a national strike against the studio for its movie depiction of Kim Jong Un's assassination. And according to leaked emails obtained by Gawker, Sony executives were worried about the flick even before they got… » 12/15/14 11:07am Monday 11:07am

Sony Threatens Everyone Reporting on Their Data Leak

With gigabytes of revealing (and often embarrassing) internal documents spread across the internet by anonymous hackers, Sony is finally taking a public stand and threatening publications that have reported on the breach. » 12/14/14 6:45pm Sunday 6:45pm

Sony Left Personal Data for Millions Unprotected

A spreadsheet leaked by unidentified hackers and obtained by Gawker shows just how little Sony cared about the privacy of its customers and employees: millions of private records were stored without any encryption. » 12/14/14 5:00pm Sunday 5:00pm

Channing Tatum Writes Emails Exactly Like You Think He Writes Emails

Between all the backbiting, panicking, ass-kissing, gossiping, and ass-covering found in the vast trove of Sony leaks, a lone gem of positivity stands out: A celebratory email from Channing Tatum to his 22 Jump Street team. He writes email like a dog with a stick wags its tail. » 12/14/14 2:10am Sunday 2:10am

Leaked Email Alleges Racism and Sexual Harassment Horror at Sony

Buried among thousands of messages in the mailbox of Sony Pictures chief counsel Leah Weil is a long, upsetting accusation of abuse. The claim comes from a former female employee of top Sony exec Keith Le Goy, and details years of threats, insults, racism, and nasty harassment. » 12/12/14 12:40pm Friday 12:40pm

Sony Leak: How Your New York Times Fluff-Piece Sausage Gets Made

How do you get a quote from Sony Pictures chair Amy Pascal for a column you want to write about her? It helps if you're good friends with her husband—and it helps even more if you show him your column in advance to assure Pascal that the coverage is positive. » 12/12/14 12:35pm Friday 12:35pm

Sony Was Hacked in February and Chose to Stay Silent

Sony says the recent breach of its servers and weeklong cyber humiliation is an "unprecedented" strike and an "unparalleled crime." If they're shocked by these events, they've been shocked for almost a year: leaked emails obtained by Gawker show security troubles dating back to February. » 12/11/14 5:50pm 12/11/14 5:50pm

Sony Leak: Nikki Finke Is a "Pathetic, Hateful Person"

Everyone in Hollywood hates Nikki Finke, the legendary and unpredictable gossip blogger who's dedicated a career to making enemies and hurling insults. But for top Sony boss Amy Pascal, the beef is personal: Her husband and Finke were pals—until Finke took it too far. » 12/11/14 4:00pm 12/11/14 4:00pm

Leaked: The Nightmare Email Drama Behind Sony's Steve Jobs Disaster

The permanently upcoming Steve Jobs biopic has been hotly anticipated since it was first reported nearly three years ago. We're still waiting. And according to newly leaked emails out of Sony Pictures, trying to get it off the ground was a total clusterfuck: name-calling, Angelina Jolie-trashing, lying, and begging. » 12/09/14 5:35pm 12/09/14 5:35pm

Rich Men Report: Diddy Fucked Up Drake at Art Basel

Just hold on, we're going to the hospital: every monied jerkoff under the sun was at the annual Art Basel confab in Miami this weekend, and it wasn't all bad sculptures and group sex. New reports say Diddy punched Drake in his beautiful face and sent him to the doctor last night. » 12/08/14 1:08pm 12/08/14 1:08pm

Sony Hackers Menace Employees: "Your Families Will Be in Danger"

Making a corporate fool of Sony isn't enough for the mysterious hackers calling themselves "The Guardians of Peace"—they're now emailing threats directly to the company's shaken staffers, the Hollywood Reporter says. » 12/05/14 6:21pm 12/05/14 6:21pm