ABC NEWS: Sony Pictures Executive Steps Down in Hacking Aftermath

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The Sony studio head whose hacked emails revealed some of Hollywood’s dirty laundry is moving on. Amy Pascal is stepping down as Sony Pictures Entertainment’s co-chair to launch a new production venture at the studio in May. “I have spent almost my entire professional life at Sony Pictures and I am energized to be starting this new chapter based at the company I call home,” Pascal, who joined Columbia Pictures in 1988, said in a statement.

In December, Pascal apologized for the content of hacked private emails to mega-producer Scott Rudin, in which stars like Angelina Jolie and Adam Sandler were criticized…

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