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5 things to know about Tom Rothman, Sony motion picture group's new head
5 things to know about Tom Rothman, Sony motion picture group's new head

Tom Rothman has been tapped as the next chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment's motion picture group. Rothman replaces current chair Amy Pascal, who will step down in May to become a producer for Sony Pictures. Get to know Rothman better: Education: He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 1976, where he studied English and American Literature. He went on to Columbia Law School, where he was named a James Kent Scholar — the school's highest distinction — twice. Earlier life: Before rising up the studio ranks, Rothman was an English teacher and a lacrosse coach at the Salisbury School in Connecticut (he played the sport while at Brown). He has...

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