Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) extends Tom Rothman’s contract to the cinema group and added the CEO to his title of chairman.
Rothman assumed oversight of the company in 2015 and guided it through a streamer boom and more recently the pandemic, when the studio allowed multiple titles to include animation. The Mitchells vs. the Machines to Netflix.
He continues to report to SPE CEO Tony Vinciquerra and praised Sony Corp’s “unwavering support for the Motion Picture Group in these difficult times”.
The output slate under Rothman’s tenure includes Spider-Man: Far From Home, New Jumanji installments, on Hotel Transylvania franchise, a Bad Boys to restart, Venom, The father, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
Coming this year and in 2022: Venom: let there be carnage, Spider-Man: No Path Home; Morbius; Ghostbusters: the afterlife, PlayStation Productions ” Unexplored; prospect of rewards A newspaper for Jordan; Where the crayfish sing, High-speed train; and the rest of Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse.
Rothman joined Sony Pictures in 2013 as President of TriStar Pictures before being promoted to President of Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group in February 2015. Prior to that he led Fox Filmed Entertainment with Jim Gianopulos from 2000 to 2012, was President of global production for Samuel Goldwyn Company, executive vice president of Columbia Pictures, and was a partner at New York entertainment law firm Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein and Selz.