• Mark Cuban's next venture ... 'Sharknado 3' Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 2:17 PM ET
    Ann Coulter and Mark Cuban

    Mark Cuban will play the president of the U.S. in the next installment of the "Sharknado" franchise, the Syfy network announced Monday.

  • Telsa model S has a hidden James Bond Easter egg Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:28 PM ET
    Tesla Model S has a secret James Bond mode...

    Want to drive James Bond's sleek, amphibious car from "The Spy Who Loved Me"? Tesla's Model S will give you that chance. Well, sort of.

  • Netflix's future 'House of Cards?'  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 8:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the story on the release of Netflix's season 3 of "House of Cards."

  • Feb 26- Adam Goodman, president of Viacom Inc's Paramount movie studio, is expected to leave soon, more than a year before his contract ends, the LA Times reported, citing a person close to the studio. The company is "reviewing its creative organization," the LA Times said, citing a person familiar with the situation. Goodman joined Paramount in 2008 and a year later took...

  • 'Forza' creators revving up 'Fast & Furious' video game Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    The hugely successful movie franchise is teaming up with the critically acclaimed "Forza" racing series for a video game featuring cars and missions inspired by Universal Pictures' "Fast& Furious" film series. "Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast& Furious" will launch March 27 for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The stand-alone title will not require "Forza Horizon 2" and will be...

  • *Q4 loss $3.08/ shr vs est $3.01. *Revenue $234.2 mln vs est $246.2 mln. Feb 24- Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc said it expected revenue in its feature film business to decline in the mid-teen percent range as it had only one theatrical release planned for 2015..

  • Feb 24- Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc reported a fourth-quarter loss, compared with a profit a year earlier, as it took charges related to restructuring and the weaker-than-expected performance of "The Penguins of Madagascar." The company took impairment charges of $57.1 million, or a loss of about 63 cents per share, related to the performance...

  • New chief named at Sony Pictures unit  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 12:15 PM ET

    Tom Rothman will replace Amy Pascal at Sony Pictures, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Disney animators win Oscar 2 years in a row Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 2:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The Walt Disney Co. proved Sunday that its power doesn't only come from Pixar. Neither film is connected to the company's Pixar unit, which Disney bought in 2006 for $7.4 billion in stock. The win shows that Disney has "deepened its bench" with the Marvel deal and 2012 acquisition of Star Wars owner Lucasfilm, said Seth Shapiro, a professor at the University...

  • Inside the cost of Oscar-style glam  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    Actress Julianne Moore, winner for the Best Actress in a Leading Role Award for 'Still Alice' poses in the press room during the 87th Oscars on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

    How much would it cost to get the same look as the top best dressed at the Oscars this year? CNBC's Landon Dowdy breaks down the numbers.

  • Oscar's big night  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:50 AM ET

    Bonnie Fuller, HollywoodLife.com, shares her thoughts on last night's big winners and losers, and Joan River's big snub. There's always someone they forget to include each year, says Fuller.

  • And the Oscar goes to...  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:47 AM ET

    Brent Lang, Variety senior film editor, shares his thoughts on last night's big winners on Hollywood's big night.

  • Hooray for Hollywood  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on which studios came out on top at Sunday night's Oscars.

  • 'Birdman' leap makes Fox Searchlight shine at Oscars Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 2:02 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Feb 22- Fox Searchlight, the arthouse film division of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, dominated the Academy Awards on Sunday with eight awards including the coveted best picture prize for its absurd comedy-drama "Birdman." The studio also scored with offbeat winner " The Grand Budapest Hotel," which took home four trophies in technical categories.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 22- The dark comedy "Birdman" held up a mirror to Hollywood and its struggling actors and received in return the film industry's highest recognition on Sunday, the Academy Award for best picture. Eddie Redmayne won best actor with his painstaking portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything," robbing "Birdman" lead and former...

  • 'Birdman' wins big at Oscars 2015  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 12:23 AM ET

    The dark comedy "Birdman" clinched four Oscars on Monday, including best director and best picture. NBC's Jinah Kim reports.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 22- Julianne Moore won the best actress Oscar on Sunday for her role as a university professor with Alzheimer's disease in "Still Alice". The 54- year-old actress was favored to win this year's prize after picking up Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and BAFTA awards earlier this year. The film was adapted from the novel "Still Alice" by Lisa Genova and...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 22- Eddie Redmayne won his first Oscar on Sunday for his break-out role as physicist Stephen Hawking in the biographical movie "The Theory of Everything." The British actor, 33, took home the Academy Award for best actor for playing Hawking and the disabling complications of a motor neuron disease, known as Lou Gehrig's disease or ALS, over the...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 22- Mexican filmmaker Alejandro G. Inarritu won the Oscar for best director on Sunday for "Birdman," his darkly satirical take on show business. This was the first Academy Award for Inarritu, 51, whose film stars Michael Keaton as a washed-up, former superhero actor trying to make an improbable comeback with his own Broadway play.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 22- Two veteran actors walked away with their first Oscars for supporting roles at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, while Poland won its first award in 10 nominations for best foreign-language film. J.K. Simmons, a long-time character actor in Hollywood, won the best supporting actor Oscar as a monstrous music teacher in the independent film "...


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  • While the company will likely see slower growth this year as China's economy cools, the quality of growth will be better, says Wang Jianlin, chairman of Dalian Wanda Group.

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    Jay Z has shown a growing interest in purchasing Aspiro, however, reports suggest his bid may be refused.


  • Jason Lynch, Quartz Contributor, discusses his prediction on sitcoms set to release and whether they can reach success with the help of Netflix.

  • Canada's central bank urges citizens to cease defacing $5 notes as tribute to Leonard Nimoy. USA Today reports.

  • ATLANTA _ Gray Television Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $31.3 million. For the current quarter ending in March, Gray Television said it expects revenue in the range of $130 million to $133 million. Gray Television shares have decreased roughly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.