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New Details Emerge on Amazon's $250 Million Lord of the Rings Series Deal

By now, we all know the headline: in November 2017, Amazon Studios spent $250 million to outbid Netflix for television series rights to J.R.R. Tolkien's world-renowned Lord of the Rings fantasy series. Produced in conjunction with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, publisher HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema, the project will explore new storylines preceding The Fellowship of […]

'Scream' Season 3: MTV Introduces Us To This Season's Victims/Killers

But his wits are put to the test when he suddenly finds himself in the crosshairs of a killer… which makes his simple goal of surviving high school and moving on with his life seem nearly impossible.Harvey and Bob Weinstein are returning as executive producers for Scream via the Dimension TV umbrella, as is Wes[...]

Halloween To Move On From Dimension?

For the last twenty years, the Halloween horror franchise has been at home at Dimension Films, the horror-focused outlet of producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein. From Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers to the second of the Rob Zombie-directed reboots, Dimension has produced and distributed the films; both at the Weinsteins' original company, Miramax, and […]

Netflix Bait Their Weinstein Hook With The Artist

The Weinsteins have announced a deal with Netflix which ties up many of their foreign language and documentary films exclusively, and for "multiple years." Interestingly, they're baiting the hook with The Artist. Not only is this not a foreign language film nor a documentary, it's also the front runner at Sunday's Oscars, expected to pretty […]

Alexandre Aja Bringing Scanners To TV

Aja may direct the pilot himself. According to insiders, it was Dimension principal Bob Weinstein and Aja who conceived of the plan to transform the Scanners property into a TV show Malo, Peterson and David remain attached as executive producers on the series, while Goyer is no longer involved Dimension is[...]

Scream 5 Is A Sure Thing For Harvey Weinstein

Or "he" could also be Bob Weinstein, who has a much more direct influence in what Dimension Films make than brother Harvey.But Id have been happier to hear Weinstein say "they" instead of "he", because I'd like to hear both Williamson and Craven are on board for any future Scream, as unlikely as that seems.[...]

Tom Hooper May Get Tulip Fever Next

There have been several attempts to bring Deborah Moggach's novel Tulip Fever to the screen, most famously in 2004 when a good-to-go production with Johnny in the lead role was shut down due to a change in UK tax regulations. That film was to reunite Shakespeare in Love's writer-director pairing of Tom Stoppard and John […]

Some Most Unexpected Sequels And TV Spin-Offs Are On The Cards

A new posting on the Miramax blog, written by none other than new CEO Michael Lang, reveals plans for sequels to some of the company's bigger hits and best known properties. To be developed in conjunction with The Weinstein Co., and building on the deal that has seen Scream 4, Spy Kids 4 and Scary […]