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  • "There was a pent-up demand and excitement for' Fifty Shades of Grey' last weekend, so this was its destiny after it broke the box-office record for the biggest opening in February and didn't have the added bonus of a holiday weekend," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for box office firm Rentrak. Fox's "Kingsman" nabbed $17.5 million, while Paramount's "...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 28- China's Hunan TV& Broadcast Intermediary Co Ltd has agreed a deal with U.S. studio Lions Gate Entertainment Corp that will see the two firms invest a combined $1.5 billion in film making, marking the latest inroad by a Chinese firm into Hollywood. Lions Gate, known for producing movies such as "The Hunger Games", and Hunan TV plan to invest the $1.5...

  • Your first trade for Monday Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 5:56 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 29- Consumers paid $15 million in just four days to watch "The Interview" from the comfort of their couches, building expectations that other hot, new films might also make their debut online. But Hollywood is not quite ready to give that to viewers, experts say. The experiment, a last-ditch effort by the unit of Sony Corp to keep "The Interview" alive...

  • Here's why Hollywood's looking to 2015 Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 3:05 PM ET

    North American box office receipts totaled about $10.5 billion in 2014, a 4 percent decline from a year earlier. The New York Times reports.

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 16- Movie maker Lions Gate Entertainment Corp executives last summer tried to meet with Sony Corp CEO Kazuo Hirai to discuss a possible merger or acquisition, according to emails found in documents stolen by hackers. Daniel Loeb, an investor who was pushing Sony to partially spin off its entertainment business, told Sony Corp of America...

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Dec 14- "Exodus: Gods and Kings," an action-filled epic starring Christian Bale as Biblical leader Moses, marched to the top of U.S. and Canadian movie charts, collecting $24.5 million in ticket sales over the weekend. DreamWorks Animation film "Penguins of Madagascar" finished in the No. 3 spot with $7.3 million from Friday through Sunday, while...

  • Starz will talk to anyone, consider anything: CEO Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    CEO of Starz, Chris Albrecht.

    Starz CEO Chris Albrecht denied rumors that the company is pursuing a sale, but said it would talk to anybody and consider anything good for its business.

  • Starz shares fall on report of failed sale Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 4:10 PM ET
    Starz network website.

    Stock of pay-TV channel Starz plummeted Thursday afternoon following a report that the company was unable to sell itself.

  • The top films at the North American box office Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 1:45 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 30- Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting Nov. 28, led by "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. $15.8 million 5 Horrible Bosses 2...................... $15.7 million 6 Dumb and Dumber To.....................

  • This may be the last thing saving DVDs from Apple Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 2:04 PM ET
    A Redbox video rental machine is seen at a Walmart in Broomfield, Colorado, November 24, 2014.

    In the digital era, there's not much left to prop up DVDs, aside from Redbox kiosks.

  • Midday movers: 3D Systems, Kate Spade, Nike & more Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 12:26 PM ET

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Starz exploring sale of its business: Report Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:16 AM ET
    The screening room at the Starz Denver Film Festival.

    Pay-TV channel Starz is seeking as much as $5 billion in a potential sale, the New York Post reports.

  • 'Hunger Games' curbing appetite for movie stocks? Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    Jennifer Lawrence in "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1"

    Lionsgate is experiencing the fickle game of expectations on Wall Street after its latest "Hunger Games" movie fell short. But one media analyst tells CNBC not to worry too much.

  • Early Movers: UTX, VZ, TSLA, LGF, RNA & more Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 8:36 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Midday movers: Intel, Toyota, Petrobras & more Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 12:25 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:

  • Your first trade for Friday Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:12 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • Your first trade for Tuesday Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Jobs data, ECB could push stocks higher Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    Stocks could continue to tilt higher, as traders focus on U.S. jobless claims data and productivity and labor costs ahead of the Oct. jobs report.

  • Alibaba in talks with Sony Pictures: Report Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    Jack Ma

    Alibaba Pictures, the media arm of the the Chinese e-commerce giant, is reportedly in talks with Sony Pictures to co-finance movies.