The Weinstein Company Archives

Hateful Eight: Proposed iPhone Release Irks Quentin Tarantino
It ultimately cost The Weinstein Company around $60 million to produce and took a financial hit when it grossed $155 million worldwide The Hateful Eight ended up Tarantino's final film for TWC as he moved on to make Once Upon a Time in Hollywood for Sony He also since partnered with Netflix to release an[...]
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[...]
In The Heights Poster
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[...]
Harvey Weinstein
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[...]
Harvey Weinstein
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,[...]
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[...]