Paperwork proceed to leak on-line from the massive cyberattack that hit Sony Footage late final month.
The newest comes from Gawker which has combed by a prolonged file containing detrimental worker suggestions.
Gawker factors out what seems to be a important concern of many on the studio, that Sony is over-reliant on reboots and Adam Sandler flicks whereas taking little threat on “progressive” movies. For instance, one worker requested why Sony would not have a property akin to “The Starvation Video games.”
Reboots prior to now 12 months at Sony Footage Leisure (SPE) embrace a brand new “RoboCop” film and a sequel to “The Wonderful Spider-Man” franchise. The latter has carried out worse than the unique Spidey trilogy starring Tobey McGuire at Sony. The studio’s subsequent huge film is a re-imagining of the basic “Annie.”
Listed below are a few of the worker complaints by way of Gawker.
There’s a basic “blah-ness” to the movies we produce. Althought we handle to supply an progressive movie as soon as in awhile, Social Community, Moneyball, The Lady with the Dragon Tattoo, we proceed to be saddled with the mundane, formulaic Adam Sandler movies. Let’s elevate the bar slightly on the movies we produce, and encourage workers that they’re engaged on the following Social Community.
In TV and Theatrical, I hope administration seems intently on the cash spent on improvement and time period offers to make sure effectivity. There are a number of time period deal personnel in addition to inventive personnel, but we solely launch a dozen or so Columbia Footage a 12 months, for instance. And can we nonetheless be paying for Adam Sandler? Why?
It’s commenable [sic] that SPE understands/helps the significance of risk-taking, significantly in how the we decide movies to greenlight. Nevertheless, the studio wants to vary deal construction that has been in place with Joyful Madison, as this association has disproportionately benefitted Adam Sandler and his workforce, relative to SPE.
Cease making the identical, protected, soul-less motion pictures and TV reveals. Sufficient with the re-makes and reboots. Breaking Unhealthy and Group are nearly essentially the most suave and progressive gems we presently have
Sandler lately signed an unprecedented take care of Netflix through which the actor will make four exclusive movies for the streaming site.