NEW YORK— Hollywood's carefully controlled system of movie rollouts is officially under siege. Now, Netflix has fired the most notable missive across the bow of windowing, announcing plans to release a sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" on the day it hits Imax theaters next August.» Read More
LOS ANGELES, Sept 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's talks about taking on a Japanese owner highlight the challenges facing Hollywood's smaller studios in remaining independent and could prompt a string of other deals.
Here's how actress Jessica Alba wants to expand her business, The Honest Company.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc could soon have a new Japanese owner in a deal that highlights the challenges facing Hollywood's smaller studios in remaining independent and could prompt a string of other deals.
CNBC Tyler Mathisen's former classmate Thomas Farrell, a Fortune 500 CEO of Dominion Resources, discusses the making of his civil war major motion picture "Field of Lost Shoes."
Actor Matt Damon tells CNBC he hopes to reprise the Jason Bourne character in a fifth installment of the popular movie franchise.
Actor Matt Damon tells CNBC he'd like to reprise the Jason Bourne character. "I've wanted to do it for years."
Jerry Brown headed to the cradle of the Hollywood film industry Thursday to sign legislation that more than triples the state's tax credit to $330 million a year for films and TV shows produced in California.
As technology and entertainment merge, more big names in film and TV are launching accelerators to produce blockbuster start-ups.
"No Good Deed" collected $24.5 million in domestic ticket sales from Friday through Sunday, according to estimates from tracking firm Rentrak. "Guardians" became the first film of 2014 to bring in more than $300 million at North American theaters, distributor Walt Disney Co said.
The option to download 'Destiny' rather than buy the physical game likely helped drive record sales, says Activision's CEO.
Disney's CFO says Apple Pay makes life easier for its guests and employees, and also addresses the company's acquisition of Maker.
Sept 8- Media company Studio 8, run by former Warner Bros executive Jeff Robinov, entered into a distribution deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment on Monday and said it planned to raise $1 billion in financing. Sony will also become an investor in Studio 8, which was founded in partnership with China- based investment group Fosun Group.
Documentarian Ken Burns, discusses his latest film "The Roosevelts," where he takes an intimate look at Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the most important families in American history.
Documentarian Ken Burns discusses Bill Gates' history initiative and efforts to make history dynamic and exciting for kids. Burns says Gates wants to permanently inspire people to be interested in history and he has the secret sauce to do so.
TOKYO, Sept 8- The artistic legacy of Hayao Miyazaki, the reclusive and bearded Academy Award-winning director and animator sometimes called Japan's Walt Disney, has never been more certain. A dozen years later, he masterminded what remains today as Japan's highest grossing film, the Academy Award-winning "Spirited Away".
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Sept 7- "Guardians of the Galaxy," already the biggest film of the year, continued its improbable assault on the box office, collecting $10.2 million in weekend sales to lead all films after more than a month in theaters. "If I Stay" was third with sales of $5.8 million, according to the box office tracking site Rentrak.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Sept 7- "Guardians of the Galaxy," already the biggest film of the year, continued its improbable assault on the box office, collecting $10.2 million to lead all films after a month in theaters. "If I Stay" was third with sales of $5.8 million, according to the box office tracking site Rentrak.
Sept 4- DreamWorks Studios, the movie production company co-founded by Steven Spielberg, named Michael Wright as chief executive. Wright is currently president and head of programming at Time Warner Inc's TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies television networks. DreamWorks Studios is known for movies such as "Lincoln", "The Hundred-Foot Journey" and "Need For Speed".
The mini-sequel to Disney's smash hit will include new original music.
Netflix has struck a deal with Warner Bros. to run the television series "Gotham" worldwide following its first season.
An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management has topped real estate developer Glenn Straub's $90M bid for the bankrupt Revel.
The American Gaming Association's first report on the industry's impact on the U.S. economy found big money.
Threshold Entertainment has announced plans to develop a feature film based on Tetris, the shape matching arcade game.
WASHINGTON, Sept 30- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is considering a change in how it regulates Internet TV, potentially putting it on the same footing as traditional cable and satellite television, an FCC official familiar with the idea said on Tuesday.
TORONTO, Sept 29- Canada's broadcast regulator said on Monday it will ignore evidence from Internet-based video providers Netflix Inc and Google Inc when making new rules for television after the companies refused to hand over some data.
Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP CEO, discusses competition among Facebook and the social network sites, and the Atlas advertising platform. Sorrell says Google and Facebook like to say they are technology companies but they are media properties.