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Katy Perry To Star In Opera Biopic

2nd March 2012

Katy Perry is in line for a role in a biopic of opera singer Paul Potts.The 'Frework' hitmaker chatted with Harvey Weinstein at his pre-Oscars party last weekend about the possibility of playing the wife...

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Fascinating Fact 12969

1st March 2012

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will be the latest American recipient of France's Legion of Honour medal later this month (Mar12) when the country's leader Nicolas Sarkozy bestows the cultural accolade on the producer. Weinstein was...

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Weinstein Takes The Bully Pulpit

29th February 2012

Harvey Weinstein is ratcheting up his battle with the MPAA and theater owners over the R rating his soon-to-be-released documentary Bully has received because of language. On Tuesday Weinstein responded to a letter from John...

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The Things They Say 24500

28th February 2012

"We've been nominated for 303 and we've won 90." Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein on his Oscars haul.

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Weinstein Took Hero Cop's Daughters To The Oscars

28th February 2012

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein made Oscars night very special for four New Yorkers who lost their father during a robbery - he took them as his guests.The Artist producer had already treated hero Peter Figoski's...

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Uggie Dons 120k Of Diamonds

27th February 2012

Uggie the dog wore diamonds worth £120,000 to a pre-Oscars party.The showbiz pooch was among the invitees to Harvey Weinstein's party at Soho House in Los Angeles on Saturday (25.02.12) and 'The Artist' star donned...

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Harvey Weinstein Took A 'Crazy Gamble' On The Artist

26th February 2012

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein took one of the biggest gambles of his professional life when he financed The Artist, and was even summoned before his company's board of directors to explain his decision.The critically-acclaimed French...

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Lady Gaga And Johnny Depp Back Weinstein's Bully Campaign

26th February 2012

Stars including Lady Gaga and Johnny Depp have thrown their support behind movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's campaign to have his movie Bully awarded a lower age rating.The Weinstein Company boss was left fuming this week...

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Weinstein Loses Battle With Mpaa Over Bully

24th February 2012

Harvey Weinstein is so furious with the decision by the MPAA's appeals board to uphold the R rating for The Weinstein Co.'s documentary Bully that he's threatening not to deal with the MPAA "for the...

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Weinstein To Appeal Rating For Bully Doc

22nd February 2012

Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of the Weinstein Co., plans to fight the R rating meted out to the Lee Hirsch documentary Bully , which deals with what the filmmaker calls the bullying crisis in American schools...

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Netflix To Air The Artist First -- Via Streaming

21st February 2012

Oscar best-picture frontrunner The Artist will be available via Netflix's streaming service before it makes its debut on any premium cable service. In a joint statement, Netflix and The Weinstein Co. said that they had...

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Moore Settles Lawsuit With Weinstein Over Fahrenheit 9/11

16th February 2012

Filmmaker Michael Moore has settled a legal battle over his documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 with movie mogul brothers Bob and Harvey Weinstein.Moore filed suit against the siblings last February (11), accusing them of using "financial deception"...

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Harvey Weinstein To Make James Corden A Hollywood Star

19th January 2012

Harvey Weinstein has vowed to make James Corden a big Hollywood star. The film producer - who has worked on hit films 'The English Patient', 'The Reader' and 'Pulp Fiction' - has been so impressed...

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Meryl Streep Swears Onstage At Golden Globes

16th January 2012

When she won her Best Actress Award at last night's Golden Globes, Meryl Streep surprised TV viewers and those present at the ceremony by swearing onstage. A story from The Daily mail today explains that...

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Meryl Streep Swears In Globes Acceptance Speech

16th January 2012

Meryl Streep swore while accepting her Best Actress prize at the Golden Globe awards last night (15.01.12). The Oscar-winning actress picked up the Best Actress in a Drama prize for her role as Margaret Thatcher...

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Madonna And Elton John - Bickering On The Red Carpet At Gold Globes

16th January 2012

At last night's Golden Globe awards, Madonna unexpectedly picked up the Best Original Song Award, for her track 'Masterpiece', which features in the film W.E., which Madonna wrote and directed. However, another contender in the...

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Michelle Williams Keen To Return To Dawson's Dawson's Creek

26th November 2011

Actress Michelle Williams is considering a return to Dawson's Creek and movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is keen to produce the TV cast reunion.Williams' character on the beloved TV series, bad girl Jen Lindley, was killed...

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Weinstein Wants Katy Perry For Marilyn Monroe On Broadway

23rd November 2011

Katy Perry will make her Broadway debut as Marilyn Monroe in the theatrical adaptation of Michelle Williams' new film My Week With Marilyn, if movie mogul Harvey Weinstein gets his way.The producer has revealed that...

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Sacha Baron Cohen For Django Unchained?

14th November 2011

Sacha Baron Cohen is in final talks to star in Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'.The comedian is in line to play a gambler called Scotty in the motion picture, which tells the story of a titular...

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Kevin Smith's Bust-up With Harvey Weinstein At Premiere

27th September 2011

Kevin Smith turned on Harvey Weinstein at the unveiling of his new film Red State because the movie mogul was chattering during the screening.Smith's first foray into directing horror films was premiered at the Sundance...

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Sarah Jessica Parker Speaks Of Halston Departure

15th September 2011

Sarah Jessica Parker left Halston because she wasn't happy with the direction the company was taking.The 'I Don't Know How She Does It' actress - who became president and chief creative officer of the American...

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Weinsteins To Produce Broadway Stage Shows

15th August 2011

Harvey Weinstein, who in the past has invested in Broadway productions and has producer credit on such stage shows as The Producers, Billy Elliot, and All Shook Up , is preparing to make The Weinstein...

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Ryan Gosling Relieved To Avoid Oscar Nomination

11th August 2011

Ryan Gosling was "relieved" not to get an Oscar nomination for 'Blue Valentine'. The Canadian actor - who starred alongside Michelle Williams in the romantic drama movie about a couple falling out of love -...

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Harvey Weinstein Hosting Barack Obama Fundraiser

5th August 2011

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will help Barack Obama in his bid for re-election by throwing a star-studded fundraiser at his New York home next week (begs08Aug11).Weinstein is teaming up with Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour to...

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Tamara Mellon Leaves Halston

18th July 2011

Tamara Mellon has split from fashion house Halston. The Jimmy Choo founder's departure from the iconic label follows after designer Marios Schwab, president and chief creative officer Sarah Jessica Parker and investor Harvey Weinstein -...

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Kristin Scott Thomas Wows Critics In New Film 'Sarah's Key'

17th July 2011

Kristin Scott Thomas is starring new holocaust film Sarah's Key, and has received widespread critical acclaim following the early press screenings. The film is produced by the Weinstein Company, and many critics think that this...

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Harvey Weinstein Splits From Halston

15th July 2011

Harvey Weinstein has left fashion label Halston. The movie mogul - whose wife Georgina Chapman co-founded the brand Marchesa - held an equity stake in the company for the past several years although he had...

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Madonna's W.e. Considered An Oscars Contender

1st July 2011

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has high hopes for Madonna's directorial debut after announcing plans to release the drama in time for the awards season.The pop superstar's new movie W.E. partly chronicles King Edward Viii's romance...

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Petition Calls For Overturning Iranian Director's Sentence

9th June 2011

Amnesty International on Wednesday headed a delegation to the Iran Mission to the United Nations that delivered a petition signed by more than 20,000 people calling for the reversal of the sentence meted out to...

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Dicaprio Raises Fortune For Haiti

20th May 2011

Leonardo DiCaprio raised more than $200,000 (£125,000) for aid efforts in Haiti - by pledging to personally donate $70,000 (£43,750) and shaming business moguls Harvey Weinstein and Vladimir Doronin into following suit.The Hollywood heart-throb was...

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