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First-edition copies of characters like Batman, Superman and Captain America often carry price tags that can rival those seen in fine art.
According to a source, Hulu approached Time Warner, and Guggenheim estimates Hulu is worth $7.4 billion, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. CNBC contributor Jessica Lessin, editor-in-chief at The Information, weighs in.
Nov 12- Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, reported weaker-than-expected quarterly revenue on Thursday, largely due to a lack of hit movie releases. Ad sales also fell in Viacom's U.S. cable TV business, but not by as much as some analysts had expected. Revenue from Viacom's filmed entertainment business dropped 24 percent to $1.03...
CNBC’s Julia Boorstin takes a look at the weekend box office numbers from new releases.
As consumer cord cutting picks up speed, one analyst says media stocks are in big trouble.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 8,- James Bond and Charlie Brown brought the box office roaring back to life, as "Spectre" and "The Peanuts Movie" attracted big crowds over their opening weekends. Internationally, however, "Spectre" remains a juggernaut, pulling in $200 million and pushing its worldwide total to more than $300 million after two weeks in release. With a production...
LOS ANGELES, Nov 8,- James Bond and Charlie Brown brought the box office roaring back to life, as "Spectre" and "The Peanuts Movie" attracted big crowds over their opening weekends. Internationally, "Spectre" is a juggernaut, pulling in $200 million and pushing its worldwide total to more than $300 million after two weeks in release. Sony's deal to distribute the Bond...
Omega's president said there was opportunity in the booming wearables market, which may eventually boost interest in Omega watches.
Brent Lang, Variety Magazine film reporter, provides perspective to Sony''s distribution deal for Bond expiring and which Hollywood rivals will bid with offers.
The video game company on Friday introduced Activision Blizzard Studios, which will create original movies based on its library of game titles.
Citigroup's Jason Bazinet says the force will not be with traders who sell sell Disney stock after a "Star Wars" rally.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk bought the sports car from "The Spy Who Loved Me" James Bond film back in 2013 at an auction, and turned it into a true submarine car. CNBC's Robert Frank reports on billionaire bond toys.
CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at the latest gadgets developed for the James Bond franchise and the very wealthy buyers snatching up the latest super spy props.
SHANGHAI, Nov 6- Chinese film distributor Bona Film Group Ltd will invest $235 million into a slate of Twentieth Century Fox movies, the latest in a wave of tie-ups between Hollywood and Chinese partners to tap China's fast-growing box office. "We look forward to participating in more mainstream Hollywood productions and bringing high-quality foreign films...
Charles Schulz's son and "Peanuts" writer Craig Schulz discusses the passion behind keeping his father's dream alive and how he believes the new 'Peanuts Movie' will deliver.
Sooner or later there won't be a distinction between movies made for theatre release and those made for television, says Topher Grace of "Truth."
Actor Topher Grace, discusses his role in the new film, "Truth" about "60 Minutes Two's" investigation into President George W. Bush's Vietnam era military service. Also Grace weighs in on the impact of social media on the movie industry.
Lou Diamond Phillips joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss his role in the movie "The 33."
CBS revealed on Monday that a new "Star Trek" series will appear on its streaming service in 2017.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 1- Illustrating the limits of star power, "Our Brand is Crisis" and "Burnt" were both roundly rejected by audiences despite the presence of Sandra Bullock and Bradley Cooper. Warner Bros. distributed the $28 million production. "We're proud of the movie, we had higher expectations, and we're obviously disappointed," said Jeff Goldstein, Warner Bros....
Analysts predict Pixar's "Finding Dory" may be the highest-grossing movie next summer and offset any doubts cast by "The Good Dinosaur."
Amur the tiger was supposed to eat Timur the goat. Instead the pair is sharing an enclosure at a Russian safari park.
Singapore filmmaker Eric Khoo and Yuni Hadi, executive director of the Singapore International Film Festival, talk to CNBC about local films.
Dec 1- Discovery Communications Inc launched its own streaming service on Tuesday to offer more options for cable and satellite TV subscribers. The service, called Discovery GO, will let subscribers watch live and on-demand shows from nine U.S. Discovery networks such as Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, the company said.
Piracy, malware and fake traffic costs the US media and advertising industry $8.2 billion each year.
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