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  • Paramount's latest outing with the Starship Enterprise soared to $59.6 million in domestic ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday, knocking Universal's "The Secret Life of Pets" from the No. 1 spot. "Pets" fell to second place, adding an additional $29.3 million to its stellar $260 million earnings over the past three weeks. This latest film opened $20...

  • Justice League

    "Wonder Woman" and "The Justice League"—the brainchildren of DC Comics' entertainment division—dazzled audiences at SDCC.

  • San Diego's Comic Con is big business for the city's nearly $10 billion tourist industry.

  • Pokemon Go on Apple iPhones.

    Studios and brands are trying to break through the Comic-Con clutter by using high-tech augmented and virtual reality.

  • An image from the movie "Star Trek Beyond"

    While the battle over the future of Viacom is being waged, what happens in San Diego at Comic-Con could have big implications for the business.

  • NEW YORK, July 21- The U.S. government may become a movie and music industry player, at least temporarily, after moving to seize $1 billion in assets that prosecutors said were bought with money looted from the Malaysian state development fund. The 2013 movie "The Wolf of Wall Street" and an interest in the rights of EMI Music Publishing are among the targets of civil...

  • *'Wolf of Wall Street' film, paintings, property cited. WASHINGTON/ KUALA LUMPUR, July 21- U.S. prosecutors are trying to seize more than $1 billion in assets they said were tied to money stolen from the Malaysian state fund, overseen by the prime minister, and used to finance "The Wolf of Wall Street" film, and to buy property and works of art. Back in Malaysia, the hashtag#...

  • *'Wolf of Wall Street' film, paintings, property cited. WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. prosecutors sued on Wednesday to seize more than $1 billion in assets they said were tied to money stolen from the Malaysian state development fund, which was overseen by the prime minister, and used to finance "The Wolf of Wall Street" film and to buy property and works of art.

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Leonardo DiCaprio bought the movie rights for what would be "The Wolf of Wall Street" back in 2007. Directed by Martin Scorsese and starring DiCaprio as real-life convicted stockbroker Jordan Belfort "The Wolf of Wall Street," went on to make $400 million at the worldwide box office, get five Oscar nominations, and win a Golden Globe for the popular...

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Leonardo DiCaprio bought the movie rights for what would be "The Wolf of Wall Street" back in 2007. Directed by Martin Scorsese and starring DiCaprio as real-life convicted stockbroker Jordan Belfort "The Wolf of Wall Street," went on to make some $400 million at the worldwide box office, get five Oscar nominations, and win a Golden Globe for the...

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Leonardo DiCaprio bought the movie rights for what would be "The Wolf of Wall Street" back in 2007. Directed by Martin Scorsese and starring DiCaprio as real-life convicted stockbroker Jordan Belfort "The Wolf of Wall Street," went on to make some $400 million at the worldwide box office, get five Oscar nominations, and win a Golden Globe for the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. prosecutors sued on Wednesday to seize more than $1 billion in assets they said were tied to an international scheme to launder money stolen from the Malaysian state fund 1 MDB, which was overseen by Prime Minister Najib Razak and used to finance the Hollywood film "Wolf of Wall Street" and to buy property and famous works of art.

  • Leslie Jones quits Twitter

    Twitter's head of news, government and elections Adam Sharp, discusses news comedian Leslie Jones is leaving Twitter.

  • Garry Marshall

    Garry Marshall, whose hits included "Happy Days," "Laverne & Shirley" and box-office successes included "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride," has died.

  • *IPO would be largest in China's cinema industry. The China unit of state-owned China Film Group Corp plans to issue up to 467 million shares in Shanghai, representing 25.01 percent of its issued share capital, according to its prospectus filed with the Shanghai bourse. Fueled by a growing urban middle class, China's movie industry saw box office revenue...

  • Hollywood's hopes in China

    China's Box Office is on the road to becoming the world's largest and Hollywood has taken notice. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

  • House of Cards on Netflix

    Netflix might get a lot of flack for its whole-season release model, but that was the plan for its original "House of Cards."

  • Netflix can't hide behind 'ugly quarter': Analyst

    Shares of Netflix are sinking after disappointing subscriber growth. Discussing the forecast for the stock, with Tuna Amobi, S&P Capital IQ, and Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray.

  • Reed Hastings, chief executive officer of Netflix Inc., speaks during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, June 27, 2016.

    It's disappointing that people didn't pay for Netflix price increases, CNBC's Jim Cramer said "Squawk on the Street."

  • Actress Leslie Jones arrives at the Premiere of Sony Pictures' 'Ghostbusters' at TCL Chinese Theatre on July 9, 2016 in Hollywood, California.

    Thousands took to Twitter to rally behind comedian Leslie Jones with the hashtag #LoveforLeslieJ on Monday, NBC News reported.

Entertainment

Television

  • The Comcast Center in Philadelphia.

    Comcast share prices rise after the company posted better-than-expected earnings and revenues for the second quarter.

  • TOKYO, July 27- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning a stimulus package with a headline figure of $255 billion to reflate the flagging economy, Fuji TV said, though it is uncertain how much of it will consist of government spending. Abe will announce details of the package, including the total size of around 27 trillion yen on Wednesday afternoon, the TV...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- Democrats beat Republicans in U.S. television ratings, according to Nielsen data released on Tuesday for the first night of the Democratic National Convention. The total is about three million more TV eyes than for the first night of the Republican convention last week when White House contender Donald Trump's wife Melania was the keynote...