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Mad Money host Jim Cramer goes "off the charts" with Explosive Options founder Bob Lang, for a closer look at entertainment stocks, including Disney and Time Warner.
Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, discusses his new film series "We The Economy," where he tackles financial literacy and what makes the economy tick.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand— The movie trilogy "The Hobbit" has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending. Financial documents filed this month in New Zealand, where the films are being made, show production costs through March had reached 934 million New Zealand dollars.
CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss Hasbro's pretty good quarter, and the potential boost to Disney shares from the Star Wars franchise.
Sony's "Fury" captured $23.5 million in ticket sales during its opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. "The fall movie season is all about making the transition from the PG-13 world of summer to the R-rated, edgier world of the fall and awards season," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for box-office tracker Rentrak.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings defended the company's weaker than expected subscriber growth in Q3. Hastings also addressed competition with HBO. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports
Netflix shares tank after the company reported fewer subscriptions than anticipated last quarter. Rob Sanderson, MKM Partners managing director, explains his long-term view for the company.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin spoke to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings after the company beat earnings estimates, but reported lower than expected subscriber additions.
Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, provides his outlook on Netflix and its competition with HBO.
LOS ANGELES, Oct 15- The superheroes of DC Comics will battle the Marvel heroes at the box office, as Warner Bros. confirmed plans for upcoming films on Wednesday that include new installments of "The Lego Movie" franchise and expansions of the "Harry Potter" world. The new release dates and casting details were issued by Time Warner Inc's Warner Bros. studios at the...
NEW YORK— Time Warner is banking on comic book superheroes, a new line of movies from the creator of Harry Potter and Lego franchise sequels to drive its box office numbers higher. The company's film studio, Warner Bros., plans to release at least 10 superhero movies over four years from its comic book unit DC Entertainment, beginning with 2016' s "Batman v Superman:...
LOS ANGELES, Oct 14- Netflix Inc is on a mission to start closing the yawning gap between the theatrical debut of movies and their availability for online streaming, forcing Hollywood to rethink where to release new films. With a sequel to martial-arts drama "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and four Adam Sandler movies, Netflix will have brand-new content for...
Former MySpace CEO Chris DeWolfe, discusses the money being made on mobile games and his partnership with Fox to create a mobile game on the animated film, "The Book of Life."
China has been a major booster of animated movies such as "Transformers: Age of Extinction"— which was partly filmed in China— and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." Brand is becoming more important to Chinese market as its middle class pours cash into entertainment, and malls and parks across China are installing animation and cartoon-themed attractions to woo...
The Fox thriller starring Ben Affleck as a man whose wife goes missing is poised to top the box office for a second week with $26.8 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. "There's a mystery that's surrounding this movie," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for box-office tracker Rentrak. Two Warner Bros. films round out the top...
Actor William Shatner told CNBC fundamentals in the U.S. are good and boardroom battles are boring.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports JK Rowling is working on a screenplay based on the book "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."
NEW YORK, Oct 2- Shares of movie theater companies fell on Thursday, with some down for a third straight session, after Netflix Inc announced a film production deal with actor Adam Sandler. In the deal, Sander will star in and produce four films that will be shown exclusively on Netflix's streaming service, bypassing the theater system. The theater chains were also...
Netflix is teaming up with Adam Sandler to make four movies. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" crew, discuss the exclusive deal.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at the way viewers will likely consumer content in the year 2039.
TV startup Roku Inc is working on plans to confidentially file for an initial public offering, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Roku has been working with investment banks, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Citigroup Inc, to prepare for a potential offering that could raise as much as $150 million, the Journal...
According to Dow Jones citing sources familiar, Roku is working on a confidential IPO. CNBC's Dominic Chu has the details.
AMC paid $200 million for a 49.9 percent stake in BBC America.