Hollywood studios will release more comic book movies than ever before in the coming years, and the busy schedule could test superheroes' box office power.» Read More
Batman has starred in more movies than any other DC Comics character, sold more than 10 million comic books last year and earned $11 billion in merchandise.
When Disney bought Marvel in 2009, it did so without two popular franchises. Spider-Man is licensed to Sony, while 21st Century Fox owns X-Men.
The studio has thrown an estimated $250 million behind the flick, and a strong performance can buoy Fox after a string of disappointments.
Despite the recent selloff in the broader tech space, names in this sector are holding up, analysts say.
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier," the sequel to Marvel's 2011 film, smashed its way to $96.2 million in weekend ticket sales
CEO Reed Hastings helped light a fire under Netflix shares with a confident outlook—and a personal shot at rival HBO.
An amusement park ride based on the famous Marvel character will debut in 2016 at Hong Kong Disneyland. Emily Tan spoke to the chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts for more details.
Hollywood's 2012 blockbuster films lifted ticket sales and stemmed a seven-year free fall in sales of DVD's and other home entertainment.
The producers of "Spider-Man" on Broadway and ousted director Julie Taymor told CNBC they're ready to settle their long-running court case.