Sept 2- DreamWorks Studios, the film company co-founded by Steven Spielberg, will split from Walt Disney Co after the release of his film, "The BFG," the Hollywood Reporter said, citing people familiar with the matter. Disney Studios signed a long-term, exclusive film distribution agreement with DreamWorks Studios principals Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider...» Read More
IPhone maker Apple is looking to move into the original programming business to compete with video streaming companies, Variety reported.
What will users get for $149 to $199?
The cable network Epix jumped from Netflix to Hulu, landing a multiyear, digital subscription video on demand deal with the streaming service. Netflix plans to improve its lineup through original films and licensing arrangements with movie studios, Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos wrote in a blog post. He said that many of the movies Netflix received...
Major films such as "Hunger Games: Catching Fire," "World War Z," and "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will move to Hulu from Netflix.
Wes Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in horror films, has died. He was 76.
As global markets reel from a brutal selloff and a subsequent rally, the cable and media industry has been battling a home-grown rout of its own.
Despite having a surname that is closely tied to Indonesia's oil and gas industry, Mike Wiluan has made a mark for himself in film-making.
In this week's episode of Managing Asia, CNBC's Christine Tan speaks with Mike Wiluan, CEO of Infinite Studios, who sees great potential in developing a film-making industry in Southeast Asia.
Fans of HBO’s drama “Game of Thrones” were shocked at the end of the fifth season when Jon Snow was betrayed and stabbed to death.
Game of Thrones' beloved character Jon Snow is "dead, dead", Jeff Bewkes, chairman and CEO of Time Warner, tells CNBC.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 26- Want to create buzz for a space movie? For Matt Damon's October film "The Martian," in which an astronaut is stranded on Mars, 20th Century Fox Studios hosted a media day last week at the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California just to promote a trailer. "It makes sense for studios to...
TORONTO, Aug 25- The 40th Toronto International Film Festival will play host to a star-studded roster of top filmmakers and movie stars next month, including Ridley Scott, Matt Damon, Sandra Bullock and Johnny Depp. Helen Mirren and Bryan Cranston are expected to be in town for the world premiere of Jay Roach's biopic "Trumbo," about Hollywood blacklist victim...
Netflix teams with SoftBank in advance of its debut in Japan on September 2.
Porter Bibb, MediaTech Capital Partners, provides his outlook on the media sectors and which companies are poised for growth and which are not.
This week's new movie releases can't crack the top of the movie box office.
Jim Stewart, New York Times, shares his thoughts on the outlook for media stocks, including Disney and Comcast. All eyes are going to be on "Star Wars," says Stewart.
Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets, discusses the changing landscape in the media sector.
Shares of Netflix declined 8 percent in Thursday's selloff. Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer, says this is an entry point "to accumulate" shares.
Movie theater chain Regal Entertainment Group has begun to check bags in response to shootings at theaters around the country.
Regal theaters checking bags in the wake of theater shootings.
The hack of Sony Pictures last year was not behind the recent slump in the electronics giant's movie business, Sony's CEO told CNBC.
Netflix makes its first foray into Asia with its Japan launch this week, the FT reports.
A report from Variety says the company could have big plans for original content. Abhey Lamba, Mizuho Securities USA, weighs in whether the company could potentially be spread too thin.
Streaming video services invest in original programming to get exclusive content and more revenue.
Akamai is no stranger to delivering content to OTT devices, so is there a future opportunity with its existing client Apple? Tom Leighton, Akamai Technologies CEO, discusses getting faster, higher quality and safer TV content.
Hulu is announcing it's offering a commercial-free subscription option for $11.99 per month, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.