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  • Actor Loren Anthony told The Associated Press on Thursday that he and eight others quit the production of the satirical Western "The Ridiculous Six" after producers ignored their concerns about its portrayal of Apache culture and the inappropriate use of props. "The Ridiculous Six" is produced by Sandler and Allen Covert and is slated for a Netflix- only release.

  • Unbundling... new dawn for TV?   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 8:17 AM ET
    Unbundling... new dawn for TV?

    Nobody looks at what the consumer has access to, says Robert Johnson, RLJ Companies founder, sharing his thoughts on the prospects of a Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal, and the future of delivering television content.

  • Office 'Mean Girls': Don't let them win! Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 8:03 AM ET
    Lindsay Lohan, Amanda Seyfried, Rachel McAdams and  Lacey Chabert in "Mean Girls."

    Everyone has an office nemesis—they're like "Mean Girls" from high school. Blech. Here are some tips so you don't fall into their trap.

  • Financing fueling homeownership again: Robert Johnson

    Robert Johnson, RLJ Companies founder, weighs in on the health of the housing market and overall economy.

  • Huayi Brothers sets sights on Hollywood   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 9:47 PM ET
    Huayi Brothers sets sights on Hollywood

    Dennis Wang, CEO of Huayi Brothers, says the company is banking on its capital power and the attractiveness of the mainland market to expand into North America.

  • Cruise wows CinemaCon with look at 'Mission' stunts Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 2:55 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Tom Cruise revealed Tuesday at a surprise appearance at CinemaCon in Las Vegas that he actually hung off the side of an airplane in the film "Mission: Impossible— Rogue Nation." The first shows Cruise escaping from captivity with skillful martial arts moves alongside Rebecca Ferguson. The second is a comedic car chase with co-star Simon Pegg in the...

  • Netflix's big bet on originals   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    Netflix's big bet on originals

    Netflix will continue to bet on original content, and is reportedly planning 320 hours of original programming in 2015. Jon Steinberg, The Daily Mail North America CEO, weighs in on Reed Hasting's comments on Internet replacing television.

  • 'Furious 7' keeps rolling, zooms past $1 billion Sunday, 19 Apr 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
    Fast & Furious 6

    Box office analysts have run out of bad car puns— raced laps, zoomed past, revved up —to describe the performance of“ Furious 7.'

  • 'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition Sunday, 19 Apr 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    The reigning box office champion might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but "Furious 7" maintained first place for the third weekend in a row with an estimated $29.1 million, according to box office tracker Rentrak on Sunday. "The film has set a new standard for the potential for box-office in the pre-summer month of April and has truly become part of movie...

  • Verizon bundles: Pros and cons   Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 3:17 PM ET
    Verizon bundles: Pros and cons

    Richard Tullo, Albert Fried and Company, and Amy Yong, Macquarie Research, discuss if consumers will buy Verizon's sliced up bundle plan and forecasts the future of cable providers.

  • Sofia Vergara's fertility fight: Who's right? Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 2:50 PM ET
    Nick Loeb and Actress Sofia Vergara back in 2013.

    Sofia Vergara's ex wants to prevent two frozen embryos they conceived from being destroyed now that they're broken up. What's the law here?

  • May the force fly with you   Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:55 PM ET
    May the force fly with you

    Check out the R2-D2 jet by Japan's All Nippon Airways, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and Mandy Drury.

  • Is it a bird? A plane? It's a leaked trailer! Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    The Batman v. Superman trailer leaked.

    The "Batman v Superman" trailer was leaked online on Thursday ahead of director Zack Snyder's anticipated Imax release on April 20.

  • 'Star Wars' big enough for Disney?   Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:21 PM ET
    'Star Wars' big enough for Disney?

    Disney released the 2nd trailer for Star Wars, and Disney's stock is higher. David Miller, Topeka Capital Markets media entertainment analyst, has a hold rating on the stock.

  • The evergreen movie franchise   Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 11:16 AM ET
    The evergreen movie franchise

    Disney released the second trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII, and the stock shot higher. The New York Times columnist Nick Bilton, says the franchise is evergreen.

  • Big screen scares away remake efforts Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 4:41 PM ET
    Image from the 2006 movie "Superman Returns."

    The film industry often tries to redo what has worked in the past, but the concept of making old films new again has taken a downward turn.

  • Eight film remakes that failed horribly Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 4:39 PM ET
    Worst Film Remakes

    Here's a look at the least popular American remakes of all time based on domestic gross figures compiled by Rentrak.

  • Disney unveils extended Star Wars trailer   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 2:18 PM ET
    Disney unveils extended Star Wars trailer

    Watch the new trailer for Star Wars Episode VII.

  • Star Wars celebration in CA   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    Star Wars celebration in CA

    Fans eagerly await the unveiling of footage from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," scheduled to hit theaters December 18th, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • First 'Star Wars' movie in a decade   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:54 AM ET
    First 'Star Wars' movie in a decade

    R2-D2 joins CNBC's Julia Boorstin at a "Star Wars" fan convention. Disney wants to resassure die-hard fans

Entertainment

  • A New Super Hero Universe Designed Just For Girls, Slated For Fall 2015.

    DC, Warner and Mattel are launching a new brand of entertainment, books and toys to get girls excited about superheroes.

  • Mattel discontinues 'SeaWorld Trainer Baribie' due to animal rights backlash.

    Mattel will stop making the SeaWorld Trainer Barbie doll, along with all its SeaWorld-related merchandise, NBC News reports.

  • Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 ARRIS Toyota, goes through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 in Richmond, Va., April 24, 2015.

    On Thursday, stock of Arris went up 20 percent because they announced an inversion deal. The company sponsors Carl Edwards in Nascar.

Television