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Harvey Weinstein On Pilfering 'Mad Max,' Almost Firing Ellen Barkin And More | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein is a linchpin in today's Hollywood landscape, and has arguably secured his spot as the most notorious studio head in the business. Th...

Weinstein Confirms 'A Friend of Dorothy' in Anne Hathaway!

Peter Mac | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Mac

There is nothing to get the Judy Garland fan community more fired up than the news of a biopic of their favorite rainbow diva. Well the flames have be...

Meet the Real Philomena... and See the Movie!

Jay Weston | Posted 03.11.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The inimitable Harvey Weinstein had a screening last weekend for some Academy members and celebrities of his new film, Philomena, and after the screen...

'Good Will Hunting' ... The TV Show?

Posted 12.16.2013 | TV

How you like dem apples? Your favorite math genius/college janitor could be headed to the small screen. There is talk of turning the Academy Award-...

'Gangs Of New York' TV Show?

Posted 03.29.2013 | TV

Martin Scorsese is working on a "Gangs Of New York" TV show, and it's going to be even bigger than the 2002 movie. According to The Wrap, Scorsese...

WATCH: How 'Pulp Fiction' COULD Have Turned Out

Posted 08.29.2012 | Comedy

If "Pulp Fiction" was made the regular way, and not the "Quentin Tarantino Gets to Do Whatever the F**k He Wants" way, the movie probably could have t...

Miramax Deal Brings Hundreds Of Movies To Hulu | Posted 08.01.2011 | Technology

Two weeks after Miramax announced a major content deal with Netflix, the studio this morning announced that it has also struck a multi-year agreement ...

Netflix Getting Hundreds Of New Movies

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.16.2011 | Technology

Netflix and Miramax have finalized a multi-year deal that will make hundreds of Miramax movies available for streaming online via Netflix. The deal...

Oops, Harvey Weinstein Forgot To Buy Movie Rights To Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Newsweek | Harvey WeinsteinMarch 06, 2011 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There are two things that come very easily to me: rooting for New York sports teams and making mistakes. One of my all-time classics happened when I t...

Google Wants Rights To Miramax Films: REPORT | CLAIRE ATKINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google is in talks with Filmyard Holdings, the soon-to-be owners of famed film studio Miramax, about a potential deal to gain digital rights to Mirama...

Even More Movie Sequels in 2011?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

With 2010 coming to a close, Oscars season is around the corner. Nomination ballots for the February 27 event were mailed today to voting members of t...

'Shakespeare In Love,' 'Bad Santa' Sequels Coming

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Good thing Shakespeare wrote a lot of plays, because the Oscar-winning movie based on his life is about to get a sequel. The Weinstein Company and Mi...

Report: Weinsteins Still in Hunt For Miramax | By CLAIRE ATKINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Harvey and Bob Weinstein are looking to improve their chances of getting back the film studio they named for their parents 31 years ago. The Weinst...

Weinsteins' Deal To Reclaim Miramax Falls Apart

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Bob and Harvey Weinstein's long-in-the-works deal to reclaim independent movie label Miramax Films from the Walt Disney Co. has fallen apart after sev...

FINALLY: Miramax Sold To Tutor For $675 Million, Harvey Weinstein Crushed | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles billionaire Ronald Tutor and his partners Morgan Creek, Colony Capital and David Bergstein have reached agreement to buy Miramax from The ...

Who Are The Gores Bros., And Why Do They Want To Buy Hollywood? | Brent Lang and Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Who the hell are the Gores Brothers, and why do they want to buy Hollywood? As the bidding for the arthouse studio Miramax came down to the wire th...

Bidding For Miramax Intensifies

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Only a few weeks ago, it looked like the Walt Disney Co. wasn't going to raise anywhere near the $700 million asking price for its Miramax film librar...

Disney Receives Three Bids For Miramax

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Walt Disney Co. has received three bids for the specialty label Miramax Films, people close to the situation said, and now has to decide whether to se...

Burkle, Weinsteins In Talks To Bid For Miramax

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Once again Walt Disney Co. has pushed back the deadline for submitting bids to acquire the specialty label Miramax Films to April 5, according to peop...

Scott Rudin Negotiating To Leave Disney

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

With the recent demise of Miramax Films and its possible sale, the specialty label's biggest movie producer, Scott Rudin, is negotiating to end his lu...

Disney Tries to Sell Miramax, But What's It Worth?

The Wrap | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Disney's quiet shopping of Miramax has attracted interest from several bidders, though not merely the usual suspects. Several insiders think the $700 ...

Harvey Weinstein Wants Miramax Name Back

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I've learned from London sources that Harvey Weinstein wants to buy back the Miramax name from Disney and is already making moves towards that goal. T...

Leaving Sundance 2010: Parting Thoughts

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The roots of Sundance were acres of granola-flavored films about people in small towns or women in crisis or something that was equally high-minded but was consistently bemoaned as not being particularly commercial.

Astoria Characters: The Madcap Moviemaker

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

When the DVD starts, so does the laughter. Anastasios Makedon must have watched his first film a million times. But every time he sees it again, it cracks him up.

"Hamlet 2" Finally Jumpstarts Sundance Sales

Wall Street Journal | LAUREN A.E. SCHUKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After a slow start, the Sundance Film Festival picked up speed yesterday as Focus Features snagged the comedy "Hamlet 2" for a near record $10 million...