• Sony cancels 'The Interview' amid terror hack threats Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    A U.S. official said Wednesday that federal investigators have now connected the Sony hacking to North Korea and may make an announcement in the near future. Sony said it was cancelling "The Interview" release "in light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors not to show the film. Seemingly putting to rest any hope of a delayed theatrical release or a...

  • Theaters in 4 cities cancel Sony screenings: Sources  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 1:45 PM ET

    Theaters in four cities have canceled tonight's promo screenings for Sony's "The Interview," reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Some theaters pulling 'The Interview'  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    The New York premiere of Sony's "The Interview," has been canceled. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Sony says it will support movie theaters' decision if they decide not to show the film due to threats from hackers.

  • NY premiere of 'The Interview' canceled Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    Actors James Franco (L) and Seth Rogen attend the Premiere of Columbia Pictures' 'The Interview' at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles.

    The Sony Pictures Entertainment comedy at the center of a devastating cyber attack is facing another obstacle — rival studios. Re/code reports.

  • Sony executives told theatres the studio would not pull the comedy. "I explained that we wanted to act in a responsible fashion and that the film was designed to entertain and not to make a political statement," Lynton said, in an email dated June 26th this year to Sony General Counsel Nicole Seligman. Sony Pictures parent Sony Corp declined to comment on Lynton's...

  • No credible sign of plot against theaters: Official  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    Los Angeles authorities say there is still no credible threat against theaters, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Sony hackers threaten theaters  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    Sony hackers have now threatened theaters and theater owners with unspecified action for the premiere of Sony movie "The Interview," reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • The lawsuit against Sony Corp's Hollywood movie studio, filed on Monday in federal court in Los Angeles, alleged that Sony failed to both secure its computer network and to stop hackers. Representatives with Sony did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the lawsuit. Unidentified hackers attacked Sony's computer network last month and have...

  • Sony sued over hack  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Sony Pictures has been sued by two former employees over its recent hack, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Gwyneth Paltrow flexes her entrepreneur muscles Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    Gwyneth Paltrow's new ventures in blow-dry bars, hair products and e-commerce reveals she may be far more than just an actress.

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 15- Executives at Sony Corp's Hollywood movie studio sought to reassure employees on Monday that the studio would recover from a massive cyber attack that exposed internal emails and sensitive employee data. Lynton told employees they should not worry about the studio's future, a Sony spokeswoman said. Disclosures from the documents have...

  • How the Sony hack panic has changed Hollywood Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:38 PM ET
    Signage outside the Sony Pictures Entertainment Studios building in Culver City, Calif.

    Here are five ways the Sony hack has already altered the movie industry.

  • Why Sony 'black eye' won't go away: Crisis manager Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    The hacking of Sony Entertainment and release of emails that rocked Hollywood won't be a knockout blow, a crisis manager tells CNBC.

  • Damage control at Sony  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    Eric Dezenhall, Dezenhall Resources CEO, and Brent Lang, Variety Magazine, weigh in on the reaction to leaked documents of conversations involving Sony executive Amy Pascal, with

  • Black eye for Sony, not knockout blow: Pro  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    Discussing solutions for Sony after the hack attack, with Eric Dezenhall, Dezenhall Resources CEO, and Brent Lang, Variety Magazine.

  • Sony warns media  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    After news of a hack attack at Sony, the company is asking the media not to use leaked material, reports CNBC's Joe Kernen.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Dec 14- "Exodus: Gods and Kings," an action-filled epic starring Christian Bale as Biblical leader Moses, marched to the top of U.S. and Canadian movie charts, collecting $24.5 million in ticket sales over the weekend. DreamWorks Animation film "Penguins of Madagascar" finished in the No. 3 spot with $7.3 million from Friday through Sunday, while...

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 12- Filmmaker and actress Angelina Jolie said on Friday she has chicken pox and will not be able to attend events for World War Two drama "Unbroken," her second film as director. "Unbroken," the harrowing survival story of prisoner of war and Olympic runner Louis Zamperini, will have its U.S. premiere in Los Angeles on Monday. Among those she greeted was...

  • Can Amy Pascal's career survive Sony cyberattack? Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 5:26 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Amy Pascal, one of the most powerful women in the man's world that is Hollywood and the force behind such critical and commercial hits as "The Social Network" and "American Hustle," has had better days. The co-chairman of the studio and chief of its film division is under fire for racist remarks about President Obama' s presumed choice in movies that...

  • One possible reason Sony's Rudin berated Jolie Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 5:08 PM ET
    Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie, Scott Rudin and David Fincher don't bring equal value to movies. Fincher is most valuable of all.



  • The Buffalo Bills take on the Green Bay Packers at home. Last season, former Bills owner Ralph Wilson averted a blackout at the last minute by buying thousands of tickets himself.

    Washington is scrutinizing the "blackout rule" that restricts broadcasts for NFL games that fail to sell out.

  • A look at the massive hack attack at Sony and the nastiness it revealed, with The New Yorker's Ken Auletta. It becomes a real business changer for a lot of people in Hollywood, says Auletta.

  • Netflix Inc's second season of women's prison comedy "Orange is the New Black" landed a nod, alongside HBO's new tech satire " Silicon Valley"; Hispanic comedy "Jane the Virgin" from The CW, jointly owned by CBS and Warner Bros, and the only broadcast network show in the race; and Amazon Instant Video's transgender show, "Transparent. "The field of television is going...