Sony Footage co-chair steps down months after large hack
The hacking of Sony Footage might not have stopped The Interview from being launched, however now the Deadline studies the studio has introduced co-chairman Amy Pascal will step down. Pascal has been with the corporate because the 80s when it was simply Columbia Footage, and her profile notes Sony had ninety five films hit #1 since 2000 beneath her management. In November information broke that Sony Footage had suffered a crippling hack, disabling computer systems and locking staff out of the community for days, and what adopted acquired even worse as info leaked out in bunches.
A gaggle calling itself the ‘Guardians of Peace’ doled out the private info of present and former staff (together with well-known actors and administrators), personal e mail conversations between Pascal and different execs with embarrassing and racist feedback in regards to the likes of President Obama, Kevin Hart and Denzel Washington, wage info that exposed pay discrepancies between female and male stars, and copies of then-unreleased films like Annie. Now? The Interview is on Netflix, North Korea and the US authorities are buying and selling barbs about who’s liable for the entire mess and Pascal is shifting on to launch a brand new manufacturing enterprise on the studio.
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