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  • 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.

  • Netflix by the numbers

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports shares of Netflix are hit hard after the streaming giant reported subscriber numbers that fell well short of guidance.

  • Netflix subscriber growth slows

    Anthony DiClemente, Nomura internet analyst sifts through Netflix's quarterly numbers and weighs in on whether the company's monthly price hike will likely impact growth as content competition increases.

  • Netflix Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings.

    Porter Bibb, Mediatech Capital Partners breaks down Netflix's quarterly results and weighs in on the company's growth prospects.

  • Paul Feig's new "Ghostbusters" for Sony Pictures opened with $46 million in North American theaters, according to final box office figures Monday. Sony called the debut of "Ghostbusters" a "triumph," but analysts are skeptical it will turn a profit for the studio, given the hefty $144 million production budget, plus at least $100 million in marketing.

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  • LOS ANGELES, July 22- Donald Trump's 75- minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention attracted roughly 30 million television viewers on major U.S. cable and broadcast networks, according to early ratings data that suggested the audience will not break convention records. Trump's audience on Thursday night appeared similar to the number...

  • Murdoch returns to head Fox

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides a look at what's next for Fox after CEO Roger Ailes resigned in the wake of a sexual harassment lawsuit.

  • Roger Ailes and Rupert Murdoch in October, 2010.

    Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets, discusses Fox's succession plans now that Roger Ailes has left and Rupert Murdoch will take the helm at Fox News.