The Weinstein Company News
feedproxy.google.com – That image above is Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role of The Imitation Game, in which he plays mathematician Alan Turing. The film is based on a Black List script by Graham Moore, directed by Morten Tyldum, and evidently Harvey Weinstein sees it as a primo Oscar contender to open later this year. 4 weeks 6 hours ago via brucelee
variety.com – After he disclosed plans to produce a new movie starring Meryl Streep that takes on the National Rifle Assn.’s polical influence, Harvey Weinstein tells CNN’s “Piers Morgan Live” on Friday that he will start choosing movies that “aren’t violent or as violent as they used to be.” After his announcement that he would make an... 7 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan
2:26 PM 1/12/2014 by Fred Topel
Robert Rodriguez met with the Television Critics Association about the launch of his new television network, El Rey. El Ray is launching with a TV series based on Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn, but Rodriguez is still in the movie business with Sin City: A Dame to Kill For due out this August.
collider.com – The Weinstein Company has released a new clip from the comedy Vampire Academy. Adapted by Daniel Waters (Heathers) and directed by Mark Waters (Mean Girls), the Richelle Mead novel series follows Rose Hathaway (Zoey Deutch), a bodyguard for her best friend and Moroi vampire princess, Liss (Lucy Fry). The pair faces the dangers of St. 9 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
3:19 PM 12/30/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Based on the Tracy Letts play of the same name, August: Osage County is a remarkably miserable family drama wrapped in the kind of high pedigree performances the Actor’s Studio is sure to tongue bathe.
fb.indiewire.com – Ready for some new old news? Here we go: Way back in 2010,The Weinstein Company and Miramax announced a deal that would find TWC putting into production sequels for some of the biggest movies from the studio they once started, as well as developing television offshoots too. Nothing happened. But thanks to new money and investors, these are now back on the docket. 12 weeks 11 hours ago via jetli
'Rounders' and 'Shakespeare In Love' Sequels Developing as Weinsteins Regain Control of Miramax Library
feedproxy.google.com – The once-independent Miramax catalog is getting a new school Hollywood makeover. Founders Harvey and Bob Weinstein, who left the company in 2005 and formed The Weinstein Company, just signed a deal to regain creative control over the Miramax library. Colony Capital purchased it from Disney in 2010, for $660 million. 12 weeks 11 hours ago via jackiechan
deadline.com – The studio today said that Bob and Harvey Weinstein made a big blunder over the rights to The Hobbit movies and now they’re trying to fix their own mistake through the courts by suing today over profits from upcoming sequels. ”This is about one of the great blunders in movie history, said WB in a statement today after the brothers and Miramax filed a $75 million in damages lawsuit in NY Superior Court today. 12 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee