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07/21/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Weinsteins' Deal To Reclaim Miramax Falls Apart

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 several weeks of intense negotiations, according to three people familiar with the matter.

Talks between the Weinsteins, whose primary financial backer was supermarket mogul Ron Burkle, and Disney broke down even as lawyers were working out final deal points, the people confirmed.

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