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  • Deepika Padukone attends a publicity event for the Paramount Pictures title 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage' on February 9, 2017 in Beijing, China.

    A US-China film deal expires today, paving the way for a round of talks over what could be a major deal under President Trump.

  • How Hollywood plays into US-China's trade ties

    Aynne Kokas, assistant professor at University of Virginia, talks U.S.-China film treaty renegotiations, film quotas and co-productions.

  • Weak US debut expectations for 'The Great Wall'

    The weekend opening of “The Great Wall” may have more at stake than any recent film release. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports why.

  • "The Great Wall," a mostly English-language film with a Chinese director, crew and cast, stars Matt Damon as a European mercenary who finds himself caught in a battle between a Chinese army of the Song dynasty and ravenous monsters on the other side of— you guessed it— the Great Wall of China. It premiered in China in mid-December and has made more than $225 million...

  • A scene is filmed on location near the Hengdian World Studios, Zhejiang province, China on Jul. 24, 2015.

    China's Hollywood dreams are alive and well, despite slow growth at the box office last year.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 12- Costumed avengers, a billionaire with a kinky side, and a brutally efficient hit man proved to be just the tonic for an ailing domestic box office. "The Lego Batman Movie" bested "Fifty Shades Darker" at the multiplexes over the weekend, earning a robust $55.6 million to capture first place. Not to be outdone, Lionsgate's " John Wick: Chapter 2," a...

  • Kate Winslet offers her hand to Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from the film 'Titanic', 1997. (

    Valentine's Day is here, and what better way to spend it than on the couch watching a romantic movie?

  • "The Lego Batman Movie" took the top spot with $55.6 million, dominating "Fifty Shades Darker," which attracted $46.8 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. It also bodes well for Warner Bros.' next Lego spinoff, "The Lego Ninjago Movie," set for September. Nick Carpou, Universal Pictures' president of domestic theatrical distribution, said the first movie...

  • Bill Murray's 'Groundhog Day' legacy

    CNBC's Becky Quick speaks with comedian Bill Murray about the longevity of his movies and how he uses technology.

  • Bill Murray reflects on new 'Ghostbusters' cameo and why Netflix eludes him

    The "Squawk Box" crew talks with comedian Bill Murray about his various projects and the future of content.

  • Bill Murray

    The comedian talks to CNBC's "Squawk Box" about entrepreneurship, golf and his new clothing line.

  • The company is giving top priority to its BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr channels and its Paramount film studio, it said in its earnings release. The former head of Viacom's international business took over as permanent CEO in December after the Redstone family stopped exploring a merger of the company and CBS. Sumner Redstone and his family own...

  • Feb 9- Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, presented a plan on Thursday to turn around its business, focusing on six of its brands as it reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue. The company is giving top priority to its BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr channels and its Paramount film studio, it said in its...

  • Feb 9- Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, presented a plan on Thursday to turn around its business, focusing on six of its brands amid a continued decline in U.S. ad sales. The company is giving top priority to its BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr channels and its Paramount film studio, it said in its quarterly earnings release.

  • The New York- based media company, which is set to become part of AT&T Inc in an $85.4 billion deal, reported an 11.5- percent rise in quarterly revenue and said the merger remained on track to close later this year. Time Warner topped Wall Street's estimates as the company, which owns film studio Warner Bros as well as the CNN and HBO television channels, confronts...

  • Time Warner, which owns film studio Warner Bros as well as the CNN and HBO channels, reported net income of $317 million, or 40 cents per share, from continuing operations, down from $857 million, or $1.06 per share, a year earlier. Excluding some items, the company earned $1.25 per share, compared with the analysts' average estimate of $1.19. Revenue from Warner Bros, the...

  • French-born model and actor Gilles Marini poses with Mickey Mouse at ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

    Digital distribution platforms will lift the sluggish sports network and unlock Disney's stock, Steve Cahall says.

  • NYT's Jim Stewart: Disney's growing pains

    James Stewart, New York Times columnist, talks about ESPN, a succession plan for CEO Bob Iger, and where the company is likely to find growth down the road.

  • NEW YORK— Time Warner, being acquired by AT&T, reported a 65 percent decline in profit during the fourth quarter. The New York company, which owns cable channel HBO and TV and movie studio Warner Bros., still expects the $85 billion takeover deal by AT&T Inc. to be completed later this year. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and to account for discontinued...

  • Stocks to Watch: February 8, 2017

    Time Warner, Walt Disney, and Mondelez stocks are making headlines on Wall Street this Wednesday morning.

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