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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...

Dixie Chicks Documentary To Clash With Election?

New DIXIE CHICKS documentary SHUT UP AND SING is set to send shockwaves through the American political arena, as its planned release date is just before the November (06) US elections. The highly-charged film refers...

Collette Refused To Shave Armpits

Australian actress TONI COLLETTE fought with movie bosses on the set of new movie COSI, after they ordered her to shave her armpits. Collette was convinced her junky character needed unkempt underarm hair and battled...

Kevin Smith Stings Back

Director Kevin Smith, who once said that being named by Bob and Harvey Weinstein to write and direct The Green Hornet was like a "dream come true," now says he wants no part of the...

New Studio Will Give Black Execs "Green-light Power"

BET founder Robert L. Johnson confirmed Thursday that he is forming an independent film studio -- to be called Our Stories Films -- with Bob and Harvey Weinstein. The company plans to produce family films...

Weinstein Wants Galliano To Direct

Hollywood mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN wants JOHN GALLIANO to direct one of his movies after seeing the designer's recent fashion show for Christian Dior. The PULP FICTION producer is prepared to wait for the London-born fashionista...

Disney's Espn Makes Deal With Weinstein-owned Company

Disney's cable sports network ESPN is dropping Buena Vista Home Video as its DVD distributor and switching to Genius Products, the home video distributor owned in part by the Weinstein Co. The deal surprised analysts...

Weinstein To Produce Gorillaz Movie

Hollywood movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN is in talks with BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN to produce a GORILLAZ movie. The former Miramax head visited Albarn and co-Gorillaz creator, artist JAMIE HEWLETT, to discuss a possible film...

Weinstein Tips Lohan For Oscar

Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN predicts actress LINDSAY LOHAN will win an Oscar at next year's (07) Academy Awards. Weinstein believes the 19-year-old, who has roles in both A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION and the upcoming ROBERT...

Weinstein Weight Loss

Heavyweight producer HARVEY WEINSTEIN has lost more than 80 pounds (36 kilograms) after being diagnosed with diabetes. The SIN CITY film-maker was diagnosed with type two diabetes and has had to make drastic life changes...

Ailing Elton Misses Cannes Aids Ball

SIR ELTON JOHN had to miss out on an Aids charity ball in Cannes, France, last night (25MAY06) after suffering a sore throat. The gay ROCKET MAN star, a staunch Aids campaigner, sent his partner...

Scary Movie 4 Sets Box Office Record

The fourth installment of the SCARY MOVIE franchise has climbed to the top of the US box office with $41 million (GBP23.4 million) in ticket sales, setting a new record for the Easter weekend. The...

Linney And Johansson Team-up For Nanny Diaries

Actress LAURA LINNEY has signed on to star alongside SCARLETT JOHANSSON in the big screen version of hit book THE NANNY DIARIES. Hollywood producers BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN will adapt the best-seller by EMMA MCLAUGHLIN...

Big Plans For Crouching Tiger Franchise

Hit kung-fu film CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON is set to become a major movie franchise and a stage spectacular. Movie moguls BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN are currently working on a stage version of the film...

Weinstein Could Make Me President, Says Parton

Country queen DOLLY PARTON has offered movie boss HARVEY WEINSTEIN the job of campaign manager should she ever run for US president. The busty icon performed her Oscar-nominated track TRAVELLIN' THRU from movie TRANSAMERICA at...

Weinsteins To Auction Hollywood Memorabilia

Hollywood producers BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN are auctioning off thousands of props and wardrobe items from their most famous movies to raise money for charity. The online auctions begin on Friday (03MAR06) and will...

Gilliam Slams Weinstein Brothers

TERRY GILLIAM blames movie mogul brothers BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN for the critical mauling his new movie THE BROTHERS GRIMM endured in the US. The former MONTY PYTHON star insists the Miramax founders, who...

Weinstein: 'Us Tv Show Snubbed Dench'

Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN has accused America's leading daytime TV shows of snubbing the chance to interview DAME JUDI DENCH, because of her septuagenarian age. The former Miramax boss, whose new company The Weinstein...

Weinsteins Rake In $1.2 Billion

Movie moguls BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN have raised $1.2 billion (GBP680 million) to finance their new movie company's forthcoming releases. The Weinstein Company, created in October last year (05), has gathered $490 million (GBP272...

Weinstein Attack Cost Brit Star Hollywood Career

Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN has forgiven popular British actor ROBERT LINDSAY for slamming him against a wall and insulting him during promotion for 1990 comedy STRIKE IT RICH. Lindsay, who stars in hit BBC...

Love Lusts After Weinstein's Girl

British director NICK LOVE has rubbished suspicions he was forced to hire Hollywood boss HARVEY WEINSTEIN's girlfriend GEORGINA CHAPMAN - he insists he cast her for her sex appeal because he had no idea about...

Rourke To Work With Weinsteins

Movie moguls BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN are making a new thriller especially for MICKEY ROURKE - proving the former hellraiser is finally back in Hollywood's favour. The 48-year-old star, who made his comeback in...

Tarantino And Rodriguez Grind Together For Weinsteins

Acclaimed directors QUENTIN TARANTINO and ROBERT RODRIGUEZ are teaming up to make a double feature to help former MIRAMAX moguls BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN launch their new film company WEINSTEIN CO. The legendary...

Weinsteins Form New Company

Movie mogul siblings BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN are preparing to leave WALT DISNEY's MIRAMAX FILMS and are teaming up with GOLDMAN SACHS and RAINBOW MEDIA for a new film venture. The brothers, who are...

The Rolling Stones Bring Weinsteins Back To Music

THE ROLLING STONES have brought movie moguls BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN back to their concert promoting roots. The MIRAMAX studio bosses were gig promoters 30 years ago before they turned their attentions to making...

Hollywood Disgusted By Scorsese Snub

Hollywood bosses HARVEY WEINSTEIN and GRAHAM KING have branded MARTIN SCORSESE's OSCAR snub "ridiculous" and "disgusting". Scorsese has never won the Best Director statuette despite being nominated on five occasions. MIRAMAX boss Weinstein and...

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