The Weinsteins would go on to use that agreement as the basis for a lawsuit to secure profits from the Hobbit films, eventually collecting $12.5 million from the first Hobbit film but nothing from the other two films. By now, we all know the headline: in November 2017, Amazon Studios spent $250 million to outbid[...]
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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 much[...]
A recent attempt to reboot The Crow movie series, the undead-rocker-revenge story, based on a comic by James O'Barr, collapsed amidst legal squabbles between the Weinsteins and Relativity Media - no prizes for guessing which of those parties was coming down on the other Just yesterday, the two parties announced that the fight was over,[...]
Michel Hazanavicius' screenplay for The Artist has been published online by The Weinsteins as part of their For Your Consideration campaign.What makes this script particularly interesting to read is that it lays down the blueprint for a silent film in nothing but action and the odd title card (well.. more or less) Silent movie scripts[...]
For now, though, any attempt to adapt the show for a modern audience will require inflation.So that's why Latino Review are reporting on The Six Billion Dollar Man.According to their spy-gleaned rumours, Bryan Singer is in the frame to direct the film for the Weinsteins and Universal, and he's had meetings with Leonardo DiCaprio to[...]