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  • Goldie Hawn: I'd quite like to see two leaders run the country

    CNBC's Tania Bryer sits down with Hollywood actress Goldie Hawn to discuss her thoughts on leadership and gender pay.

  • A statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse stands in front of the Cinderella's castle at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

    Benjamin Mogil, Stifel Nicolaus, breaks down Disney's quarterly numbers, weighs in on the slump in ESPN subscribers, and discusses the challenges ahead for the company.

  • Revenue in Disney's cable networks business, which includes the company's cash cow ESPN and the youth-focused Disney Channel, fell 6.8 percent to $3.96 billion. The future of ESPN has been in focus since August 2015 when Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger acknowledged "modest" subscriber losses at the sports network. Disney's movie business generated revenue of...

  • Three things to watch in Disney earnings

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy provides a preview of Street expectations when Disney reports quarterly results.

  • Hope we move past Election phase: Hollywood Actor

    Hollywood star Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks about what a movie adaptation of the U.S. Election would look like.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 8- The gates to J.K. Rowling's wizarding world are set to re-open with "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," but the jury is still out on whether the five-movie spinoff will conjure up the magic that turned "Harry Potter" into a global entertainment phenomenon. With no best-selling books this time around, "Fantastic Beasts," featuring a...

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 8- China's new film law, its first formal legislation for the fast-growing sector, will target fake box-office sales and look to ensure movies reflect the country in a positive light, the official Xinhua news agency said late on Monday. China has been cracking down on ticket fraud that many say is behind a marked slowdown in box-office sales, which...

  • Doctor Strange movie Marvel

    "Doctor Strange," Marvel's latest hero, enters the box office, and the hit-maker's magic touch is as powerful as ever.

  • Wanda Group buys Dick Clark Productions for $1B

    China's mega-corporation Dalian Wanda buys Dick Clark Productions for about $1 billion as a further foothold in Hollywood. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

  • China's Hollywood land grab

    Matthew Belloni, The Hollywood Reporter Executive Editor, discusses China's mega-corporation Dalian Wanda buying Dick Clark Productions for about $1 billion as a further foothold in Hollywood.

  • Vine stars Brandon Calvillo and Jason Nash

    Jason Nash had just released a feature film, "FML"—a deal that he got because of his 2.7 million followers. Then Twitter pulled the plug.

  • Steve Jobs

    Lawrence Levy, who worked with Steve Jobs to put Pixar on the map, tells CNBC he did not invest in Apple after Jobs made his comeback at the tech giant.

  • Nov 2- Time Warner Inc, which has agreed to be acquired by telecom company AT&T Inc, on Wednesday raised its full-year outlook and reported quarterly profit topping Wall Street expectations, powered by higher box office and cable network revenues. Despite the strong results, shares of Time Warner, which owns HBO, CNN, Cartoon Network and the Warner Bros film studio,...

  • Shares of Time Warner, which owns HBO, CNN, Cartoon Network and the Warner Bros film studio, edged down 36 cents to $87.89 in morning New York Stock exchange trading. Revenue from Warner Bros, the company's biggest unit by revenue, rose 6.7 percent to $3.4 billion in the third quarter ended Sept. 30. Until "Suicide Squad," which premiered in early August, Warner Bros had...

  • Shares of the company, which owns HBO, CNN, Cartoon Network and the Warner Bros film studio, climbed 2 percent to $90 in premarket trading. Revenue from Warner Bros, the company's biggest unit by revenue, rose 6.7 percent to $3.4 billion in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, Time Warner said. Until "Suicide Squad", which hit movie screens in early August, Warner Bros has had...

  • Alibaba's Hollywood push

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest on the closer ties for China and Hollywood with Alibaba Pictures and Amblin Partners teaming up for film production and marketing.

  • What to expect from Sony earnings

    Next quarter earnings might be more interesting as they will reflect the performance of the PlayStation VR, says MoneyMorning.com's Michael Robinson.

  • Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' to impress at box office

    Marvel Studios hopes the positive reviews and high ratings for the film will lure moviegoers.

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 30- This is how a franchise ends. "Inferno," the latest big screen tour through Dan Brown's historical conspiracy theories, flamed out at the weekend box office, earning a frosty $15 million. That's a fraction of the $46.2 million that "Angels& Demons," the previous film version of Brown's novels, earned when it debuted in 2009, and it pales in relation to "...

  • Anthony Hopkins and Giancarlo Giannini in "Hannibal."

    CNBC took a look at data to find out which horror movies have enjoyed the highest domestic box office takes.

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