James Gandolfini, the burly actor best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of a conflicted New Jersey mob boss in the TV series "The Sopranos," died on Wednesday.» Read More
Samsung is promising the first 1 million Galaxy owners a free Jay-Z album, and Google is working to bring internet access to people in remote corners of the world. CNBC's John Carney, and Bob Pisani, discuss.
Shares of Netflix are trading higher on the announcement it has reached an original content deal with DreamWorks, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Julia Boorstin reports that Paramount is offering a 'Mega" ticket for World War Z with Brad Pitt. And the $225 million Superman movie, "Man of Steel," hits 4,200 theaters tonight. David Edelstein, New York Magazine film critic, and Josh Wolk, Vulture.com, discuss.
A look back at this week's top news stories, with "Power Lunch" panel. First up, CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on information leaker, Edward Snowden. Kate Kelly reports SAC Capital investors pulled billion of dollars from the hedge fund and now the Justice Department is widening its investigation. And score one for the interns, as lawsuits surface over pay at Conde Nast, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
*France trying to shield French culture from Hollywood. LUXEMBOURG, June 14- EU states sought to reassure France on Friday that its culture would be shielded from the might of Hollywood and Silicon Valley, urging Paris not to block a free-trade deal with the United States that could boost transatlantic business.
Are $25 movie tickets in the future? Discussing trends in entertainment, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin; Paul Dergarabedian, Hollywood.com; and Grady Smith, Entertainment Weekly, discuss.
Superman can leap tall buildings, but can he fight rising movie prices? Consumers are spending more per visit at theaters even as attendance declines.
Stephen Spielberg and George Lucas are sounding the alarm for the movie business, projecting total upheaval, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
A paradigm shift is coming to the film industry, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin, who talks to film legends Stephen Spielberg and George Lucas.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin's exclusive interview with filmmakers Steven Spielberg and George Lucas at the opening of USC's new Interactive Media Building
Brett Harriss, Gabelli & Company, provides a preview of how investors can best play this summer's blockbuster movies.
IMAX CEO Rich Gelfond discusses the 3D movie industry, new laser-based technology, home IMAX theaters, and this summer's blockbuster films.
Dolph Lundgren, action movie star from "The Expendables," discusses the new TV show he's hosting, "Race to the Scene," and how he invests his money.
As multiple bids have come in for Hulu, TheStreet.com gives a list of the possible runner-ups.
This weekend 20th Century Fox is opening a movie all about working at the search giant, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
China will be the biggest market for movies in under five years, according to Jeffrey Katzenberg the CEO of DreamWorks, the largest maker of animation movies in the world.
Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation, talks about the Chinese film market, its "explosive" growth and how it will beat Hollywood in four years.
Disney announced that starting Sunday, ticket prices at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland would increase. NBCNews.com reports.
In an exclusive interview, CNBC's Julia Boorstin talks with Michael Burns, Lionsgate Films vice chairman about the studio's earnings beat and the upcoming sequel to "Hunger Games." "It's all about content," Burns says.
Sony hired Morgan Stanley and Citi to review a proposal to spin off its entertainment assets, reports CNBC's David Faber. Jon Fortt speaks to Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai about Dan Loeb's call to split the company, and how he plans to drive profits in the coming year.