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.» Read More
The Fox comedy "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" opened with $17.1 million, while Sony's "Annie" remake debuted with $15.9 million. 2. "Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb," 20th Century Fox, $17,100,520, 3,785 locations, $4,518 average, $17,100,520, 1 week. 3. "Annie," Sony, $15,861,939, 3,116 locations, $5,090 average, $15,861,939, 1 week.
NEW YORK— While Hollywood continued to wrestle with the fallout of the Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office offered the solace of a moviegoing truism: Hobbits sell. In its second week of release overseas, Warner Bros.' "Five Armies" added $105.5 million to bring its two-week global total past $350 million. Jeff Goldstein, head of domestic distribution for...
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...
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.....................
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Pay-TV channel Starz is seeking as much as $5 billion in a potential sale, the New York Post reports.
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.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
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 Pictures, the media arm of the the Chinese e-commerce giant, is reportedly in talks with Sony Pictures to co-finance movies.
Lions Gate has devised an unusual franchise-rekindling effort — and it may hold clues about Facebook’s future in Hollywood. The NYT reports.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's talks about taking on a Japanese owner highlight the challenges facing Hollywood's smaller studios in remaining independent and could prompt a string of other deals.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc could soon have a new Japanese owner in a deal that highlights the challenges facing Hollywood's smaller studios in remaining independent and could prompt a string of other deals.
Japan's SoftBank is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation, the Hollywood studio behind the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" movie hits, a source said.
The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 24- Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting Aug. 22, led by "Guardians of the Galaxy," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. $17.6 million 2 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles........... $16.8 million 3 If I Stay..............................