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  • Matt Damon talks Mars and microfinancing Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 1:54 PM ET
    Matt Damon at the 2014 CGI to promote his Water.org initiative.

    "The Martian" star Matt Damon says he hopes the movie will get people excited about space travel again.

  • Matt Damon on making movies Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Matt Damon on making movies

    Academy Award Winner Matt Damon talks about the shifting dynamic in Hollywood from the big screen to the small screen and why it's good for actors like him.

  • Apple Music faces tough audience in China Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 3:53 AM ET
    A customer uses her new smartphone during the release of the iPhone 6s at an Apple store in Shanghai on September 25, 2015.

    Apple Music may have priced its China launch at a steep discount to what it charges in the U.S., but the music streaming service may be a tough sell.

  • 'Star Wars' to 'Jaws': Hollywood up for auction Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | 2:19 PM ET
    Prototype Star Wars helmets

    A California auction house will drop the hammer on nearly 2,000 items from Hollywood history.

  • Warner Bros.' "The Intern," starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway, also scored a solid $17.7 million opening to take the second place spot, thanks to the older, female audience who turned out to see the Nancy Meyers written and directed film. 1. " Hotel Transylvania 2," Sony, $48,464,322, 3,754 locations, $12,910 average, $48,464,322, 1 week. 2. "The Intern," Warner Bros.,...

  • Steve Jobs movie is ‘not opportunistic’: Sorkin Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 9:18 AM ET
    Steve Jobs at Macworld in 2004.

    As Danny Boyle's latest creation "Steve Jobs" hits cinemas this Fall, already controversy is stirring thanks to Jobs' successor, Apple's CEO, Tim Cook.

  • Netflix's big data binge-watching play Friday, 25 Sep 2015 | 7:45 AM ET
    Netflix's big data binge-watching play

    Charlie Warzel, BuzzFeed, discusses how Netflix is using big data to determine when a viewer becomes hooked on a show.

  • LOS ANGELES— Before a planet in a galaxy far, far away is completely constructed inside a computer or entirely built somewhere in the real world, "Star Wars" filmmakers are now able to visit it in virtual reality before production commences. Rob Bredow, a Lucasfilm visual effects supervisor and head of the ILM Experience Lab, showed off a prototype program...

  • Are Chinese movies a sucker's bet? Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015 | 11:21 PM ET
    Actor Jing Boran, singer and actress MoMo Wu and actress Bai Baihe attend the press conference for director Xu Chengyi's new movie 'Monster Hunt' on June 3, 2105 in Beijing.

    On the numbers, China's cinema-goers look like a sure bet, but investors may need to look under the hood.

  • Amy Schumer memoir scheduled for release late 2016 Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015 | 6:44 PM ET
    Amy Schumer

    The Emmy Award-winning actress, filmmaker and comedian has a deal for a memoir scheduled to come out in late 2016.

  • India's mobile e-commerce Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 11:23 AM ET
    India's mobile e-commerce

    India's largest e-commerce company Flipkart's chief product officer Punit Soni, discusses the growing number of people buying smartphones in India, and the potential for e-commerce.

  • VR start-up Jaunt gets big round from big media Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 11:03 AM ET
    North Face offers a virtual reality experience using Oculus and Jaunt technology to provide customers with a view of what it's like to rock climb and base jump.

    Jaunt announces a $66 million round of financing, moving it closer to its goal of becoming virtual reality's HBO.

  • The Netflix for virtual reality? Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 11:02 AM ET
    The Netflix for virtual reality?

    Virtual reality content company Jaunt has three lead investors, including Disney, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Netflix's one big advantage over TV Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 10:20 AM ET
    Netflix's one big advantage over TV

    Netflix won several awards for its original content at the Emmy Awards. Martin Pyykkonen, Rosenblatt Securities senior research analyst, discusses the victory for Reed Hastings.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 14- "Terminator" star Arnold Schwarzenegger will be the new host of NBC's reality TV show "The Celebrity Apprentice," the network said on Monday, replacing Donald Trump who quit the show to run for U.S. president. Schwarzenegger, 68, who returned to movie making after ending his second term as California governor in 2011, will take over when the show...

  • M Night Shyamalan scares up profit with 'The Visit' Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 12:15 PM ET
    M. Night Shyamalan

    M. Night Shyamalan is the latest director to partner with producer Jason Blum, who makes micro-budget horror films that turn fantastic profits.

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13- Thriller "The Perfect Guy" narrowly beat out horror film "The Visit" for first place at the weekend box office, picking up a leading $26.7 million. Wrong, who turns out to have a dangerous side, was backed by Sony's ScreenGems' division. "It's ideal timing, because there's not a lot of competition in the marketplace and you can really stand out with a...

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13- Thriller "The Perfect Guy" narrowly beat out horror film "The Visit" for first place at the weekend box office, picking up a leading $26.7 million. Going into the weekend both films were expected to pull in between $15 million and $17 million. Wrong, who turns out to have a dangerous side, was backed by Sony's ScreenGems' division.

  • BRIEF- CHINA'S TENCENT TO ESTABLISH MOVIE PRODUCTION FIRM. Sept 11- Tencent Holdings Ltd. *China's Tencent to establish movie production company Penguin Pictures Co. Ltd.

  • Disney expands on streaming service Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Disney expands on streaming service

    Disney aims to conquer all screens with new partnerships.



  • Creators of "The Lego Movie", Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, have joined forces with Fox 21 TV Studios, to option the rights to the Serial podcast.

  • Sept 30- MTV, the music and reality-TV focused television network owned by Viacom Inc, on Wednesday named veteran media executive Sean Atkins as its president. He also has executive experience at HBO and Yahoo Inc, MTV said. Viacom has been plagued by declining ratings for its youth-centric TV channels such as MTV, VH1 and Nickelodeon, and advertising revenue has...

  • Zoe Saldana

    New over-the-top service Go90 is slated to be a one-stop video shop for younger viewers.