New York Times: Sony Extends Colorful Movie Chairman’s Reign, Citing Turnaround

Sony Pictures Entertainment has signed Mr. Rothman, 63, to a new multiyear contract that will keep him running the company’s movie divisions, which include Columbia Pictures and TriStar, into the next decade. The renewal was not announced by the studio, but word of the new contract spread and was confirmed by Sony on Thursday.

“The team is really hitting its stride under Tom’s leadership and guidance, and we look forward to further progress and success in the years to come,” Tony Vinciquerra, chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, said in a statement.