LOS ANGELES, Oct 14- Netflix Inc is on a mission to start closing the yawning gap between the theatrical debut of movies and their availability for online streaming, forcing Hollywood to rethink where to release new films. With a sequel to martial-arts drama "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and four Adam Sandler movies, Netflix will have brand-new content for...
NEW YORK, Oct 2- Shares of movie theater companies fell on Thursday, with some down for a third straight session, after Netflix Inc announced a film production deal with actor Adam Sandler. In the deal, Sander will star in and produce four films that will be shown exclusively on Netflix's streaming service, bypassing the theater system. The theater chains were also...
Sept 30- U.S. theater chain Regal Entertainment Group said it would not show the sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" in any of its IMAX theaters, objecting to a move by IMAX and Netflix to side step a normal theater release.
"Ride Along," a buddy cop comedy starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, raced to the top of the weekend box office charts for the second week in a row, collecting $21.2 million in ticket sales.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer recommended his viewers get in on this IPO next week.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Fans around the world gathered to watch the Mayweather-Canelo bout on Saturday, but many of them did so in movie theaters.
Superman can leap tall buildings, but can he fight rising movie prices? Consumers are spending more per visit at theaters even as attendance declines.
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" won the box office battle, fighting off competition from cartoon cavemen, a Tyler Perry drama, and an alien-possessed heroine trying to save the human race.
"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.
One startup, Dealficks, offers theatergoers movie tickets for as little as $4.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Take a look at some of Friday's morning movers.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
LOS ANGELES-- A stronger than expected start to movie theater attendance in the fourth quarter and a smaller decline in the third quarter than forecast prompted a Nomura analyst to tweak his profit estimate for Regal Entertainment Group on Wednesday.
*Imax and Regal Entertainment groupï¿ ½ expand revenue share partnership with 10. *Expansion of companies' existing joint revenue sharing agreement to include. installation of 10 additional IMAX theatres.
Take a look at some of Thursday’s morning movers:
“The Hunger Games” brought a lot of people into movie theaters and made a lot of money for both its production company, Lions Gate Entertainment, and the theaters themselves, two analysts told CNBC Monday.
Based on those midnight numbers, Lionsgate may not have to worry about disappointing Wall Street.
The Hunger Games doesn't open nationwide until Friday but already the move is white hot. Does that mean these related stocks are about to catch fire, too?