Leslie Moonves of CBS has been speculated to be a potential buyer given his long standing desire for a premier film studio. CBS might be a good fit for Sony, which has been hurt by its lack of an affiliated network.
May 15, 2017
‘Three big questions face Sony Pictures Entertainment following the May 11 appointment of Tony Vinciquerra as its chairman and CEO: Will the longtime Rupert Murdoch associate and Fox TV executive slash personnel and expenses? Will he cut loose former Fox colleague Tom Rothman, the polarizing head of Sony’s struggling movie division? And, perhaps the biggest: Is his job ultimately to prepare the studio for a sale?’