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  • NEW YORK— "The Great Wall" was a hit in China. The most expensive film ever made in China and with a budget of $150 million, "The Great Wall" was intended to prove that the world's no. 2 movie marketplace could produce Hollywood- sized blockbusters of its own. Though it ran up $171 million in ticket sales in China, "The Great Wall" pulled in $18.1 million in its North American...

  • A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 19- "The Lego Batman Movie" is dominating the North American box office with an estimated $44 million this President's Day weekend-- nearly matching the combined haul of "Fifty Shades Darker" and "The Great Wall." New Line's opening of high school comedy "Fist Fight" showed only a modest punch in fifth with around $14 million at 3,185 locations.

  • NEW YORK— "The Great Wall" was a hit in China. The most expensive film ever made in China and with a budget of $150 million, "The Great Wall" was intended to prove that the world's no. 2 movie marketplace could produce Hollywood- sized blockbusters of its own. Though it ran up $171 million in ticket sales in China, "The Great Wall" pulled in $18.1 million in its North American...

  • 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?

  • 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.

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