• Adam Sandler to make four movies for Netflix Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 6:33 AM ET

    Adam Sandler will produce and star in four movies to be seen exclusively on Netflix, which is now making its own movies.

  • Netflix feature film debate     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    Netflix announced it is planning a sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," with simultaneous releases on Netflix and in IMAX theaters. Netflix board member Richard Barton; Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO; and the "Squawk Alley" crew, discuss the controversy.

  • Hollywood's future? 'Twilight’ coming to Facebook Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Lions Gate has devised an unusual franchise-rekindling effort — and it may hold clues about Facebook’s future in Hollywood. The NYT reports.

  • Amazon, Disney close to settling movie dispute: WSJ Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    Still from the movie "Frozen"

    Amazon appears close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Disney during which Amazon stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder, WSJ reported.

  • Netflix takes aim at the theatrical window Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    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.

  • Next from Hollywood? Tetris: The Motion Picture Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    Threshold Entertainment has announced plans to develop a feature film based on Tetris, the shape matching arcade game that launched 30 years ago.

  • 4th filmmaker charged in Allman movie train crash Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    SAVANNAH, Ga.— A fourth filmmaker has been charged with crimes stemming from a train collision in southeast Georgia that killed a crew member during shooting of a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman.

  • IMAX CEO: Netflix partnership an 'experiment'     Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:34 AM ET

    Netflix has teamed up with the Weinstein Company to release a sequel of "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon." Rich Gelfond, IMAX CEO, discusses the simultaneous release with IMAX theaters.

  • 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.

  • Jessica Alba looks to expand business into Asia Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:03 PM ET
    Jessica Alba

    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.

  • Boardroom to the silver screen     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    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."

  • Matt Damon wants to be Bourne again—Jason Bourne Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    Matt Damon at the 2014 CGI to promote his Water.org initiative.

    Actor Matt Damon tells CNBC he hopes to reprise the Jason Bourne character in a fifth installment of the popular movie franchise.

  • I'd like to be Jason Bourne again: Matt Damon     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 8:59 AM ET
    Matt Damon and Gary White of Water.org.

    Actor Matt Damon tells CNBC he'd like to reprise the Jason Bourne character. "I've wanted to do it for years."

  • Next Hollywood-produced blockbuster: A start-up Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Digital sales give 'Destiny' a boost: Activision CEO Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    The option to download 'Destiny' rather than buy the physical game likely helped drive record sales, says Activision's CEO.

  • Apple Pay a huge advantage: Disney CFO Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 3:42 PM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about Apple Pay during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, Calif.

    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.

  • Ken Burns revisits 'The Roosevelts'     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    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.