Oct 9- Film and TV studio owner Lions Gate Entertainment Corp said on Friday that Chinese video streaming company iQIYI, a unit of internet search company Baidu Inc, would stream some of its films. Lions Gate did not disclose the financial terms of the licensing deal, which covers video-on-demand rights for films including the "Hunger Games" and "Divergent" series.» Read More
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...
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports her sources are saying Steven Spielberg is looking to part ways with Disney.
Hulu is announcing it's offering a commercial-free subscription option for $11.99 per month, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Amazon is upping the ante in the streaming-video competition with downloadable videos.
What will users get for $149 to $199?
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.
A new app called StereoCast allows consumers to download songs recorded from live concerts they've attended. Former EMI Music CEO Charles Koppelman.
The billionaire tech impresario said in a tweet he may run for the House's top spot.
The creators of Cards Against Humanity, dubbed as the “party game for horrible people”, have managed to do some good.
Republican branding problems and stances on social issues could keep this group from turning out.
Advertisers are looking for multicultural shows to reach mainstream and minority audiences.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on changes to Netflix's pricing strategy as the company raises its monthly rate for new customers.