iOS app Android app

The Butler Title Fight

Notice Anything Different?

Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment

The bitter feud between The Weinstein Company and Warner Bros. over Lee Daniels' "The Butler" ended on July 19 with but a whimper: The MPAA ruled that...

On The Butler Dispute

Harvey Weinstein | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
Harvey Weinstein

If we run ads with The Butler, the MPAA is imposing $25,000 a day in penalties. We have to pull 5,000 trailers from the theaters, we have to pull our website down, all of which we complied with. What the hell do they need the title for?

Harvey Weinstein Hits Back Over 'The Butler' Dispute

Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment

The battle between Warner Bros. and The Weinstein Company over the upcoming film "The Butler" and its disputed title continues to drag on -- all while...

Director Pleads Case To Studio In Title Fight: 'I Am Heartbroken'

Posted 07.04.2013 | Entertainment

The battle between Warner Bros. and The Weinstein Company over the "The Butler" took another turn on Wednesday when director Lee Daniels sent a letter...

Oprah Winfrey Movie In Battle Over Title

Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment

The Weinstein Company has set Aug. 16 to release "The Butler," Lee Daniels' historical drama about a White House staffer (Forest Whitaker) who served ...