Monday, September 24, 2018

The Weinstein Company

Tuesday, May. 1, 2018

A private equity firm emerged Tuesday as the winning bidder for the Weinstein Co., the studio forced into bankruptcy by the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.

The Weinstein Co. announced in a statement that no other bidder made a better offer...

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018

The Weinstein Co.'s board of directors says the company is expected to file for bankruptcy protection after last-ditch talks to sell its assets collapsed.

Now-disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein co-founded the company in 2005. He was fired last October after being accused of sexual...

Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018

The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an eye-catching idea in a country where men dominate corporate boards in almost every...

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

A proposed $500 million deal to sell Harvey Weinstein's movie studio appears in jeopardy after New York's attorney general filed a lawsuit that could catapult the company into bankruptcy as it smolders in the wake of dozens of sexual misconduct allegations against the Hollywood mogul.

The...

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

Harvey Weinstein, the larger-than-life Hollywood executive and Oscar-winner, is taking a leave of absence from his own company after an explosive expose revealing decades of sexual harassment against women, from employees to actress Ashley Judd, was published in The New York Times Thursday....

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017

For Taylor Sheridan, the West is still alive with frontier tragedies and genre thrills, even if hopelessness has moved in and blanketed the land.

"Wind River" makes it a kind of trilogy for Sheridan, the writer behind the West Texas neo-Western "Hell or High Water" and the Mexican border...

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017

Lion (The Weinstein Company) roared on Saturday night. At the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif. the film earned director Garth Davis the Best First Feature honor. And across town at the ASC Awards in Hollywood, Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS, won the...

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival, the independently sponsored 2015 Queer Palm award—recognizing the best in LGBT-themed films and other broadly defined unconventional work—was bestowed upon the Todd Haynes-directed Carol (...

Thursday, May. 14, 2015

Harvey Weinstein offered a peek at Quentin Tarantino's film "The Hateful Eight" at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday as the movie mogul previewed the Weinstein Co.'s upcoming slate.

The annual presentation to media and industry members featured a...

Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Hollywood's carefully controlled system of movie rollouts is officially under siege.

Windowing — the practice of opening a movie first in theaters and then in other stages of home video, streaming and television release — has been under increasing...

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