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  • 'Sharknado' returns

    Ian Ziering, actor, talks about his character Fin Shepard in the SyFy movie series "Sharknado."

  • NEW YORK— Comcast's second-quarter profit slipped because of fewer movie hits from its NBCUniversal film-and-TV arm, but it posted big gains in internet customers and its smallest video losses for a second quarter in at least a decade. While the number of traditional TV customers overall have been slipping— down about 2 million customers over the past three...

  • Harrison Ford

    A film production company on Tuesday admitted health and safety breaches resulting in an accident on the set of "Star Wars."

  • A police officer stands guard outside the Mossack Fonseca law firm office in Panama City April 12, 2016

    Netflix said it had acquired the rights to a book written by two German investigative journalists and was turning it into a feature movie.

  • Actress Anna Gunn discusses her upcoming movie about the women of Wall Street, "Equity."

  • 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...

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  • BERLIN— A German TV channel has canceled plans to broadcast the finals of a global tournament of the video shooting game "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive" in response to last week's slayings in Munich. Authorities say the Munich shooter, identified only as David S., was an ardent "Counter-Strike" player, sparking a debate in Germany about violent games.

  • Analyst eyes CBS's big beat

    Brett Harriss, Gabelli & Company, weighs in on CBS's quarterly results and explains why he thinks the company is the best positioned stock in the media ecosystem. Also CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Harris share their thoughts on whether CBC and Viacom will join together again.

  • CBS positioned to reap rewards of political cycle: Pro

    Brett Harriss, Gabelli & Company, discusses how the upcoming political system will impact CBS's bottom line.