| May 4, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Spider-Man's latest film netted a massive number at the box office this weekend -- but in the end, the superhero couldn't stick it to Captain America.
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2," which hit theaters Thursday evening, debuted with $92 million, per an...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:25 PM
It's one of Hollywood's longest-running guessing games: Who will succeed Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger? And it just got a little more interesting.
Anne Sweeney's announcement this week that she will step down as head of...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With the launch of a new cloud-based movie service from Walt Disney Co., the marketplace of Web-based movie services just got more crowded and possibly confusing for consumers.
After eschewing UltraViolet, a technology standard backed by its main...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:11 PM
A San Francisco man pleaded guilty to a single count of securities fraud Monday related to the 2009 acquisition of Marvel Entertainment by Walt Disney Co, federal authorities said.
The announcement by the U.S. attorney's office for the Central District...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:00 AM
"The Occasionally Amazing Spider-Man 2" might be a better way to think of the not-always-spectacular but sometimes satisfying Spider-Man sequel as it sprawls, brawls and wall-crawls over New York City.
Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone remain the best...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Channing Tatum wants to play Marvel Comics’ card-throwing Cajun, Gambit. Tatum made his pitch during an interview with Total Film last year. “X-Men” producer Lauren Shuler Donner recently told Empire the feeling is mutual. She said she&...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Jason Sarlanis has been named veep of alternative series at ABC Entertainment Group.
Sarlanis previously was senior veepee of unscripted development at Ryan Seacrest Prods., where he managed the company's largest franchise, "Keeping up With the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:30 AM
There's no escaping Captain America -- especially for the actor behind the blue mask. That's not just a career assessment. It's a physical reality. To gear up as the iconic Marvel superhero, Chris Evans, the star of the upcoming "Captain America: The...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:30 AM
If theatergoers notice a more mature tone in the upcoming sequel "Captain America: The Winter Solider" than in the 2011 origin story, credit a pair of directing brothers best known, counterintuitively, for laughs.
Kevin Feige, president of production...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Cinema Society and Gucci Guilty hosted a screening of Marvel Studios' "Captain America: The Winter Solider," at New York's Tribeca Grand Hotel Monday. Though there are lots of nifty gadgets and large-scale battle scenes, the film hinges around one-on-...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Compared with the sizable acquisitions Disney CEO Bob Iger has made in the past, his $500 million-plus payout for Maker Studios last week seems downright thrifty. But the purchase not only moved Disney-watchers to question Maker's value, it also had...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:52 AM
In the new Marvel Entertainment movie “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” actor Anthony Mackie portrays Army veteran Sam Wilson, who is better known as The Falcon.
“He’s the one character in the movie who doesn’...