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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. shares plunged Monday after U.S. box office sales from on the latest "Hunger Games" film came in somewhat lower than some investors had hoped. B. Riley& Co. analyst David Miller said that the figure came in at the low end of the $160 million to $170 million that he had forecast.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin looks at this weekend's box office release of "Hunger Games: Caching Fire." The film is on track to be the biggest 2D opening ever.
'Catching Fire' hits theaters this weekend and could outperform the original 'Hunger Games' thanks to a good release period and hotter romance.
Fandango says the latest "Hunger Games" film is its top advance ticket seller of the year, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Lionsgate is extending the third and final book into 2 films.
To lift overseas sales for "Catching Fire," earlier this month Lions Gate sent actress Jennifer Lawrence and her co-stars on a whirlwind tour with premieres in five European cities in five days, taking the unusual step of promoting the film in several foreign markets before the big U.S. premiere, held on Nov. 18 at the 7,000- seat Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
MUMBAI, Nov 20- For a country that produces twice as many movies a year as Hollywood, India has a problem that's making cinema theatre operators beam: a shortage of modern multi-screen cinemas and plenty of increasingly affluent film fans.
For Comcast subscribers, it would provide a way to purchase movies they can watch anytime through a TV, computer or mobile devices.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on an extreme makeover for Netflix's TV app. The streaming company says its members collectively watch more than a billion hours of content a month, and most of that is on a TV.
Filmmaker Ken Burns discusses "The Address," which encourages people to learn the Gettysburg Address in honor of the 150th anniversary. His films are now available on Netflix.
Filmmaker Ken Burns explains why PBS is still his preferred distribution platform.
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns says PBS will always be his primary distribution channel but new platforms, like Netflix, are helping to keep his older programs in the public's view.
Richard Gelfond, IMAX CEO talks about the IMAX boom and how technology and the at-home viewing experience has changed the landscape of going to the movies. "We can put IMAX in your house now," he says.
As "Thor 2" debuts this weekend, Chinese audiences have recently clocked the most ticket sales outside the U.S. for "Iron Man 3" and "Man of Steel."
LOS ANGELES, Nov 7- Walt Disney Co reported a 12 gain in profit that beat Wall Street expectations, lifted by higher visitor spending at U.S. theme parks, increased consumer product sales and its summer animated movie hit " Monsters University."
LOS ANGELES, Nov 7- The Walt Disney Co will bring the next movie in the "Star Wars" franchise to theaters on Dec. 18, 2015, the company said in a statement on Thursday. No acting choices have been announced, but original cast members Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford have been in talks to appear in the upcoming film.
Disney reported higher profit for the quarter, lifted by more visitors to U.S. theme parks and higher sales of toys and other consumer products.
Patrick Stewart says the social networking site has given his acting career a new boost since his days as "Star Trek" Capt. Jean-Luc Picard.
BuzzFeed president Jon Steinberg, discusses Netflix and the value of content. The creators of content all need to go over the top, he says.
Nov 6- Time Warner Inc on Wednesday posted higher third-quarter profit, beating Wall Street estimates on growth in advertising and subscription fees at its cable networks. Revenues fell 7 percent to $2.7 billion at its Film and TV Entertainment unit that includes Warner Brothers.
"Ender's Game," the tale of children recruited to wage war against an enemy race, won the weekend box office battle, defeating "Last Vegas."
Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan found five ways to improve the schools and close the racial gap in U.S. education. He talked about it on Squawk Box.
Discussing Sirius' strategy to put its radio in more cars, with James Meyer, Sirius XM CEO. Liberty Media president, CEO & director Greg Maffei, asks Meyer how many Sirius-enabled cars are not currently active users.
James Meyer, Sirius XM CEO, discusses how his radio remains competitive against Pandora. Liberty Media president, CEO & director Greg Maffei, weighs in.
Anchorman 2 will hit theaters December 18th. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Will Ferrell's spots for Chrysler's Durango have been viewed 15.3 million times on YouTube.
Charter Communications president & CEO Thomas Rutledge, says "Charter doesn't need any acquisitions to be successful." He discusses the hypothetical merger with Time Warner Cable. Liberty Media president, CEO & director Greg Maffei, weighs in.
Charter Communications president & CEO Thomas Rutledge, provides insight into Charter's business model, and growth.