Chinese investment in the U.S. is extremely controversial, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera; and Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," says the U.S. needs to be careful because the Chinese want to control Hollywood.» Read More
Nik Powell, director of National Film and Television School, tells CNBC that Hollywood has always adapted to cultural whims, with China being the fastest growing market in the world that they want to be a part of.
Actor & producer Seth Green discusses his investment in new technologies. Audiences want their content when they want it, he says.
The Chinese debut of Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-winning film "Django Unchained", a violent Western slave revenge tale, was suddenly canceled on Thursday for "technical reasons," movie theatres said.
April 10- Walt Disney Co on Wednesday confirmed the company is laying off employees in its movie studio division, a cost-cutting step after a review of the unit's operations. In a brief statement, Disney said it "made the difficult decision to reduce our staffing levels" in several studio divisions.
Bollywood is branching out from its traditional song-and-dance dramas and slapstick comedies with its first zombie films which filmmakers hope will entice younger crowds back to Indian films from Hollywood's living dead.
Former News Corp President Peter Chernin bid around $500 million for Hulu, the online-video streaming service he helped create in 2007, according to two sources with knowledge of Hulu's sale process.
Jimmy Fallon signed a contract extension with NBC that will keep him at the network. It is understood the deal will include that he will succeed Jay Leno as host of the "Tonight" show at some point. The New York Times reports.
LOS ANGELES, April 2- Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures said on Tuesday it reached a deal with the government-run China Movie Channel and its online movie service partner, Jiaflix Enterprises, to produce "Transformers 4" in China.
Prices bottomed out on everything during the recession, from homes to new cars, but now everything seems to be on an upswing, including the price of a good laugh.
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" won the weekend box office battle in the United States and Canada, fighting off competition from cartoon cavemen, a Tyler Perry drama, and an alien-possessed heroine trying to save the human race.
What to expect from media stocks in Q2, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin. The real drama is on the small screen as cable channels and carriers battle with Netflix and Amazon.
Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities analyst, explains why he believes the company is poised to become the global leader in subscription streaming.
To make "The Walking Dead," each episode costs $2.8 million. Creator Robert Kirkman, offers insight on the zombie trend, and whether a movie is in the works.
Ideally, hot rods aren't just powerful, but also more appealing to the eye -- the more outrageous the better. CNBC.com presents ten of the most souped-up hot rods of the last 70 years.
From "Saturday Night Fever" to "Star Wars," here is some movie memorabilia that cleaned up at auction.
LOS ANGELES, March 18- MGM, the storied movie studio that exited bankruptcy protection in 2010, posted a more than a three-fold increase in 2012 net income, the company said on Monday. A conference call with MGM investors is scheduled for March 19.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the biggest stories out West, saying "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" brought in $10 million in tickets, and BlackBerry CEO Heins said Apple's user interface is "now 5-years old."
Doug Ellin, "Entourage" creator, discusses Warner Brothers' decision to make a movie of his successful television series; and provides an inside look at the business of Hollywood.
One startup, Dealficks, offers theatergoers movie tickets for as little as $4.
The star of "Ted," "Friends With Benefits," and "That 70s Show" told CNBC: "I've just started investing in stocks, which is new for me."