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The Weinstein Company Responds to A&E Television's Contract Disputes

A&E Television, who previously had such shows as Project Runway from The Weinstein Company on their schedule, claimed in legal documents that Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct was in direct violation of their existing contract with TWC They also say they never would have licensed Project Runway for their Lifetime Network had they known "the truth" about Mr[...]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In the Heights' Film Gets Release Date, Director

Ultimately, Usnavi and the residents of the close-knit neighborhood get a dose of what it means to be home. The project has actually been in development since 2011 and had its rights purchased by The Weinstein Company in 2016 After the bombshell exposés about the multiple sexual assault and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, Lin-Manuel Miranda and[...]

Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In The Heights' Movie Looking For Buyers This Week

Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) has been pitching the project to studios this week after the rights to the film reverted following The Weinstein Company....entanglements....and things are looking promising.Back when the Weinstein scandal broke,  Quiara Alegría Hudes, who wrote the book for the original musical and penned the script for the film, posted on her twitter about[...]

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The Weinstein Company Sale Goes Through, New Female-Led Studio Rising In Its Place

This entire Weinstein Company thing has been a mess- and I do truly feel sorry for the employees who had nothing to do with their CEO's....issues....losing their jobs in the wake of the turmoil.It had been reported (due in large part to a letter sent out by TWC) that the sale to investors Maria Contreras-Sweet had fallen[...]

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The Weinstein Company Sale Fails- Bankruptcy Is Next Step

The Weinstein Company was trying real hard to sell everything in the wake of company co-founder Harvey Weinstein (and subsequently his brother Bob) waves created by decades worth of alleged sexual misconduct and harassment bubbling to the surface.The recent possible sale of TWC in the ballpark of $500 million to investors Ron Burkle and Maria Contreras-Sweet[...]

Waco: Paramount Network Releases New, Weinstein-less Trailer

Unlike the first trailer, the Paramount Network has removed all references to Harvey Weinstein, Weinstein TV or any other connections with The Weinstein Company, stemming from sexual assault and harassment allegations leveled at Weinstein from numerous women.David Koresh (Taylor Kitsch) and his followers were involved in a nearly two-month standoff with the FBI and ATF[...]

Amazon Drops TWC: Cancels O'Russell Series, Takes Over 'Romanoffs'

Fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault and rape scandal continued, as Amazon Studios announced that it would be severing ties with The Weinstein Company (TWC) In a statement released Friday evening, the streaming service stated that it “no longer plans on moving forward with the David O’Russell Project As for Matthew Weiner’s The Romanoffs,[...]


The Weekly Static S01E09: Scully And Scary And Sleazy…Oh My!

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Seth MacFarlane's 2013 Harvey Weinstein "Joke" Was Actually A Hard Jab

As the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegations continues to grow, two of the biggest questions being asked involve just how long all of this had been allowed to go on for, and just how widely known Weinstein's reputation was across most of the pop culture landscape. One of the earliest to publicly […]

Amazon "Reviewing Options" On TWC TV Series Amid Weinstein Scandal

As allegations of rape and sexual assault dating back for years continue to mount by the hour against movie executive Harvey Weinstein, Amazon is examining how to part ways with The Weinstein Company (TWC) and how that will impact two upcoming, high-profile series: Matthew Weiner’s (Mad Men) The Romanoffs; and David O.Russell's (Three Kings) untitled[...]

Sylvester Stallone To Come To Television In Omerta

Sylvester Stallone is coming to television in an adaptation of Godfather author Mario Puzo's final novel, Omerta.Deadline reports that The Weinstein Company backed series will follow Stallone as the "last great American don" Raymonde Aprile and his adopted nephew Astorre Viola Chosen to succeed Aprile, Astorre comes to control the don's banking interests in a plot[...]

The Hateful Eight Gets An Earlier Expanded Release; Starts Tonight

According to The Weinstein Company President of Distribution Erik Lomis, the demand for the film has exceeded the company's abilities to exhibit it in 70mm “We’re greatly looking forward to bringing it to more theaters and cities and give Tarantino fans across the country the chance to experience this brilliant, intensely fun piece of filmmaking,"[...]

Source Copy Of Hateful Eight Leak Originated At Hollywood Production Company

We're going to conduct our own investigation to find out what happened."As part of the already established chain of custody, the DVD screener was signed for by an Alcon office assistant, but Alcon, the FBI and the film's distributor, The Weinstein Company, are still trying to determine how it got out of the office and[...]

The Hateful Eight Screenplay Available Online Again

The leak greatly angered the writer/director, who vowed never to make the film.Of course, plenty can change in two years time.Now, the film has been made and its distributor, The Weinstein Company, has made the script available once again (as spotted by One Perfect Shot and No Film School) Legit this time[...]

Trailer: Macbeth with Michael Fassbender

The Weinstein Company and Studio Canal UK released this trailer for the upcoming film Macbeth, starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard Directed by Justin Kurzel and based on William Shakespeare's play, it tells the tale of a Scottish duke who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King[...]

Film Based On The Life Of Richard Pryor Announced

Deadline reports that The Weinstein Company is set to greenlight a film based on the life of comedian Richard Pryor, currently titled Richard Pyror: Is It Something I Said? Lee Daniels will direct from a script by his Empire collaborator Danny Strong and will star Mike Epps as Pryor Oprah Winfrey has been cast as the[...]

Wes Craven Dead At 76

Recently, he wrote and was scheduled to direct the "Thou Shalt Not Kill" segment of Ten Commandments miniseries for The Weinstein Company and cable channel WGN, but passed away this afternoon after a battle with brain cancer.For me, there will always be the inedible image of Freddy's first appearance: a shadow of a man walking[...]