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Weinstein Offers Lohan Support

Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN has given troubled actress LINDSAY LOHAN a big boost after revealing he'd hire her tomorrow, despite all her legal and personal issues. The Mean Girls star, who is currently seeking...

Weinstein Vows To Shoot Himself If Blanchett Fails To Score Oscar Nomination

Outspoken studio boss HARVEY WEINSTEIN has vowed to shoot himself if CATE BLANCHETT fails to score an Oscar at next year's (08) awards show. The controversial movie mogul is convinced Blanchett's turn as a young...

Weinsteins Making Big Investment In Asian-based Movies

The Weinstein Co. announced plans Wednesday to invest $285 million InAsian-themed projects, including a remake of the 1954 Kurosawa film TheSeven Samurai. In a statement, company said that it had also invested anundisclosed amount in...

Transformers Transforms Record Books

Although analysts had expected that it would perform strongly, Paramount/DreamWorks' Transformers surpassed even the most sanguine predictions, taking in an estimated $67.6 million over the weekend and $152.5 million since it opened with a single,...

Arnett: 'Grindhouse Flopped Because Critics Attacked Weinstein'

Funnyman WILL ARNETT blames the media for ruining movie double bill GRINDHOUSE's chances of becoming a hit - because critics simply wanted to slaughter producer HARVEY WEINSTEIN. The actor, who provides the voiceover for ELI...

Weinstein Made Brits Apologise To Zellweger

Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN forced British journalists to apologise to RENEE ZELLWEGER at the London premiere of BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY - after winning a bet they'd really like the film. The producer tried to persuade...

Besson And Weinstein Battle Over Arthur Movie

Producer HARVEY WEINSTEIN has hit back at LUC BESSON, branding him a "has-been", after the French director accused him of ruining his fantasy movie ARTHUR AND THE INVISIBLES. The Fifth Element filmmaker was disappointment with...

Kurt Russell Criticizes Grindhouse Breakup

Kurt Russell, who starred in the Death Proof segment of the Quentin Tarantino/Robert Rodriguez horror "double feature" Grindhouse, has expressed disappointment over the decision to release Death Proof as a separate feature for European audiences....

Weinsteins Protecting Moore Movie

LATEST: Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN has confirmed reports he is protecting MICHAEL MOORE's latest movie SICKO from U.S. authorities. The Oscar-winner's latest documentary is an expose on the U.S. health care system and allegedly features...

U.s. Launches Probe Of Moore's Trip To Cuba

Appearing to bestow on him the kind of free publicity that has made Michael Moore the best-known and best paid documentary filmmaker in the business, the U.S. Treasury Department has notified the filmmaker that it...

Weinstein's Dream Cast For Nine

Film producer HARVEY WEINSTEIN hopes to line up Hollywood stars GWYNETH PALTROW, NICOLE KIDMAN and CATHERINE ZETA-JONES for his next project, NINE. The Grindhouse movie maker also hopes Anne Hathaway, Dame Judi Dench and Renee...

Grindhouse To Be Split In Two?

Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN is planning to re-release GRINDHOUSE as two separate films - after the double-bill flopped at the box office. The film, a double-feature directed by QUENTIN TARANTINO and ROBERT RODRIGUEZ made just...

Tarantino's Bond Grudge

QUENTIN TARANTINO has attacked JAMES BOND movie bosses for stealing his idea to remake CASINO ROYALE, and not giving him the credit. The PULP FICTION director pitched the idea of making the movie with PIERCE...

Weinsteins Land Bert, Ernie, Cookie Monster, Et Al

The Walt Disney Co. may now own the rights to Kermit and Miss Piggy, but Bob and Harvey Weinstein -- Disney's old nemeses -- now own the rights to distribute the shows featuring Elmo, Cookie...

Movie Mogul Weinstein 'Forgives' Gibson

Jewish movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN is willing to forgive MEL GIBSON - but only on the condition he no longer harbours any racist beliefs. Gibson insulted the Jewish community last year (06) after making a...

O'halloran Praises Dawson's 'Regular Guy' Humour

Actor BRIAN O'HALLORAN has lavished praise on his CLERKS II co-star ROSARIO DAWSON, insisting other actresses muted for the part wouldn't have fitted in with the film's lewd humour. The 41-year-old grew nervous when executive...

Sundance Film Seeks Probe Of Abu Ghraib

Rory Kennedy, who was born after her father, Senator Robert Kennedy, was assassinated in 1968, has expressed the hope that her documentary, Ghosts of Abu Ghraib, which is competing at this year's Sundance Film Festival,...

De Niro Buys Apartment From Weinstein's Ex

ROBERT DE NIRO and his wife GRACE HIGHTOWER have bought the exclusive Central Park West, New York City apartment that was formerly owned by movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN's ex EVE. The TAXI DRIVER star paid...

Faith-based Horror Film For Christmas?

Only days after they had announced they were forming a new company to distribute faith-based movies, Bob and Harvey Weinstein said that they intend to open a slasher movie called Black Christmas on Christmas day....

Weinsteins Court Christian Crowd

Bob and Harvey Weinstein, who, while heading their former company Miramax, infuriated conservative Christian activists with films like Kids, Priest, and Dogma, have announced that they are forming a new company to distribute faith-based movies....

Estevez: 'I Will Marry Soon'

Hollywood star EMILIO ESTEVEZ is planning to marry his longterm girlfriend SONJA MAGDEVSKI in the very near future. The former Brat Pack idol has confirmed he and his girlfriend will finally marry after dating...

Weinstein Co. And Blockbuster In Exclusive Deal

In a deal that left many analysts scratching their heads, The Weinstein Company on Wednesday announced a four-year deal with Blockbuster that will give the rental company exclusive rights to TWC's theatrical and direct-to-video movies....

Norah's Movie Debut Picked Up By The Weinsteins

NORAH JONES' movie debut in Hong Kong director WONG KAR WAI's romantic comedy MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS is set to make waves after it was picked up by Hollywood heavyweights BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN's production company....

Weinsteins Wonder What Would Have Happened If...

Miramax founders Bob and Harvey Weinstein have suggested that they might have remained with the Disney Co. had Robert Iger been running it while they were there instead of Michael Eisner. In an interview with...

Townshend No Fool For Michael Moore

PETE TOWNSHEND refused to let documentary maker MICHAEL MOORE use THE WHO's WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN in his FAHRENHEIT 9/11 film because he didn't want the anthem to become an anti-PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH song....

Weinstein Considers Legal Action Over Nbc Ad Snub

Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN is considering legal action against US TV network NBC after they rejected an advertisement for a documentary about the DIXIE CHICKS' criticism of US President GEORGE W BUSH. The country trio...

Networks Refuse To Air Ads For Dixie Chicks Documentary

NBC and the new CW network have refused to carry ads for Shut Up & Sing, the documentary about the Dixie Chicks' opposition to the war in Iraq, which opens this weekend in Los Angeles...

Don't Smoke Psa's Coming To Dvd

The Weinstein Co. will become the first studio to add anti-smoking messages to DVDs of movies in which people smoke, beginning with Clerks II, to be released in December. Company founders Bob and Harvey Weinstein...

De Niro Buys Weinstein Home

Oscar winner ROBERT DE NIRO has paid millions for the former home of Miramax boss HARVEY WEINSTEIN. The Hollywood actor bought the lavish 15-room property on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, from...

Movie Reviews: School For Scoundrels

Bob and Harvey Weinstein, who appeared to lose their legendary golden touch after they left Miramax, the company they founded, in the hands of the Walt Disney Co., have apparently not regained it with their...

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