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"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 Sony thriller "No Good Deed," which stars Elba as an escaped convict and Taraji P. Henson as the innocent he terrorizes, opened on top of the box office with $24.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. "It's a movie that we really loved and felt that it was going to win," said Sony distribution chief Rory Bruer.
PARIS— Netflix is tapping into six new markets Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. Well-established French competitors are trying to head off a Netflix wave, the government wants oversight and the cinema industry wants Netflix to invest heavily in French productions.
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.
When shopping his comedy special, comic Jim Jefferies chose Netflix over broadcast and cable television. And he's not the only one.
David Poland, Movie City News, provides his take on this summer's winners and losers and why movie studios are watching international sales.
Netflix hit an all-time high of $485.30 earlier on Monday, before easing to close at $480.93, up 0.4 percent on the day.
Here are the five best Wall Street movie villains of all time—and what they'd say about Yellen and the Fed if they were at Jackson Hole this week.
When Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion in 2006, people wondered how it would make money. Not anymore.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 17- "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," last weekend's most popular film, collected ticket sales of $28.4 million to top the U.S. and Canadian box office rankings for a second consecutive week, beating "Guardians of the Galaxy" in a battle of superhero misfits.
Batman's new Batmobile is turning heads, but what would it do to your wallet?
Facebook plans to unveil new tools to help marketers better target ads and measure their impact, according to sources.
In Topeka, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will designate October as Zombie Preparedness Month Friday, according to KSN.com
ANCHORAGE, Alaska— A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska. After reporting on the Alaska Cannabis Club on Sunday night's broadcast, KTVA's Charlo Greene identified herself as the business's owner.
Sept 22- Sony Corp said PlayStation TV set-top box, which allows users to access movies and TV episodes from the PlayStation store, will hit stores in the United States and Canada on Oct. 14. Sony is trying to expand its entertainment network services to compete against players like Amazon.com Inc..
CNBC's Julia Boorstin MGM has acquired a 55 percent stake in two Mark Burnett firms.