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Weinsteins, Regaining Strength, Take Control Of Starz

5th January 2011

Bob and Harvey Weinstein are returning to the home-video business, this time as 25-percent owners of John Malone's Starz Media, a unit of Malone's Liberty Media conglomerate. Starz Media operates the video distribution company Anchor...

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Penn, Haggis & Weinstein Back Calls To Free Jailed Iranian Directors

28th December 2010

Actor SEAN PENN, filmmaker PAUL HAGGIS and movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN are backing an Amnesty International campaign to free two Iranian directors who were sentenced to six years in prison earlier this month (Dec10).Jafar Panahi,...

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Weinstein Wins Battle With Mpaa Ratings Board

9th December 2010

Harvey Weinstein emerged victorious Wednesday after successfully appealing the NC-17 rating meted out by the MPAA ratings board to Blue Valentine , which is due to open on Dec. 31. The 14-member appeals board agreed...

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Warner Bros. To Launch Premium Vod Soon, Says Bewkes

7th December 2010

Time Warner's Warner Bros. and New Line studios are planning to launch premium video-on-demand early next year, CEO Jeff Bewkes said Monday. Speaking at the 38th annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New...

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Weinstein To Make Personal Appeal To Mpaa Over Blue Valentine

7th December 2010

Harvey Weinstein will personally appear before the MPAA ratings appeal board to ask that the NC-17 rating meted out to Blue Valentine be reduced to an R rating, Deadline.com's Pete Hammond reported on Monday. "Usually...

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Sarah Jessica Parker Unhappy With Halston Changes

12th November 2010

Sarah Jessica Parker is reportedly upset that Halston CEO Bonnie Takhar has been forced to step down. The 'Sex and the City' actress - who is often regarded as one of the most stylish women...

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Weinstein Battles Movie Classification

16th October 2010

Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN is challenging American movie censors after his latest film BLUE VALENTINE was banned for under 17s.Singling out a particular drunken sex scene featuring stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, The Motion...

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Meryl Streep Joins August: Osage County

1st October 2010

Meryl Streep will play a leading role in 'August: Osage County'. The two-time Oscar-winner will be joined by Julia Roberts in the cinematic adaptation of the Tracy Letts' play of the same name, and the...

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Proud Mother Georgina Chapman

2nd September 2010

Georgina Chapman has become a mother for the first time.The Marchesa designer - who is married to movie mogul Harvey Weinstein - gave birth to daughter India Pearl in New York on Sunday (29.08.10) and...

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Fascinating Fact 9892

31st August 2010

Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN became a father again for the fourth time on Sunday night (29Aug10) - his wife, designer Georgina Chapman, gave birth to a baby girl named India Pearl Weinstein. Weinstein already has...

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Mpaa Rejects Appeal Of R Rating For Tillman Doc

13th August 2010

The MPAA's appeals board has rejected The Weinstein Co.'s efforts to overturn an R rating meted out to its upcoming documentary The Tillman Story for "excessive language." Producer John Battsek and director Amir Bar Lev...

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Pat Tillman Film Hit With An R Rating

12th August 2010

It's hard enough to attract audiences for documentary films; it's even harder when a documentary is hit with an R rating. Well aware of that fact, Harvey Weinstein, who has battled the MPAA's ratings board...

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Disney Finally Sells Miramax

30th July 2010

It's finally a done deal -- Walt Disney's sale of Miramax to an investors group led by construction magnate Ron Tutor, that is. The group, which includes real-estate firm Colony Capital, gave itself a new...

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Miramax Bidder Must Put Up $40 Million By Wednesday

27th July 2010

With questions still up in the air over whether a group headed by construction magnate Ron Tutor will actually be able to come up with the $675-700 million that it reportedly has offered the Walt...

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Hope Rises For Weinsteins In Miramax Sale

26th July 2010

Fortress Investments has forcefully denied a New York Post report that it has cut its ties with Bob and Harvey Weinstein and is pulling out of the deal to buy Miramax from Disney. In a...

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Weinsteins Lose Backers For Miramax Bid

23rd July 2010

Any thread of a chance that Bob and Harvey Weinstein might be able to buy back Miramax studio from Disney appears to have broken with a report from the New York Post that their principal...

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Is Miramax -- At Last -- Sold?

9th July 2010

The Walt Disney Co. has reached a tentative deal to sell Miramax Films to an investment group led by Ron Tutor (formerly referred to as an investment group led by David Bergstein), published reports said...

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Weinstein Claims Twc Is Out From Under Staggering Debt

24th June 2010

Harvey Weinstein has told TheWrap.com that famed Wall Street attorney H. Rodgin Cohen has engineered a deal that virtually frees The Weinstein Co. from its $450-million debt and with a new operating facility that "gives...

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Another Take On Collapse Of Weinstein-disney Talks

27th May 2010

Ron Burkle, the billionaire investor who was leading the negotiations to buy Miramax from the Walt Disney Co. and put it back in the hands of Bob and Harvey Weinstein to manage, reportedly cut his...

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Mark Cuban May Sue Weinsteins Over The Road

22nd April 2010

Even as Bob and Harvey Weinstein, together with their financial partner Ron Burkle, were focusing their attention on finalizing a deal to buy Miramax, they were being nettled by billionaire investor Mark Cuban, conducting himself...

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Weinsteins Get Their Exclusive Window To Deal With Disney

19th April 2010

Both Hollywood trade publications, Variety and the Hollywood Reporter , reported over the weekend that Disney has agreed to give Bob and Harvey Weinstein and their backers an exclusive negotiating period to finalize a deal...

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Have The Weinsteins Bought Back Miramax?

16th April 2010

Conflicting reports about the sale of the Walt Disney Co.'s defunct Miramax unit popped up on numerous entertainment-related websites on Thursday, initiated by a Hollywood Reporter "exclusive" maintaining that Bob and Harvey Weinstein had won...

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Weinsteins Take The Lead In Miramax Bidding

13th April 2010

Harvey and Bob Weinstein now appear to be the frontrunners in the bidding to acquire Miramax, the company that they founded, from the Walt Disney Co. after sweetening their offer to about $600 million in...

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Georgina Chapman's Baby Joy

12th April 2010

Georgina Chapman is pregnant with her first child.The Marchesa designer - who is married to movie mogul Harvey Weinstein - is set to give birth in August and is having fun dressing her ever-expanding stomach.Speaking...

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Fascinating Fact 9097

10th April 2010

Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN is set to be a father for the fourth time - he's expecting his first child with his second wife, British fashion designer GEORGINA CHAPMAN. The film studio boss already has...

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A Third Bidder Looking To Buy Miramax

7th April 2010

A new player has entered the bidding for Disney's Miramax Films. The Los Angeles Times today (Wednesday) identified him as David Bergstein, who, through his firm Pangea Media Group has reportedly outbid the other suitors...

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Quentin Tarantino's Art Disaster

12th February 2010

Quentin Tarantino nearly destroyed a $1 million James Rosenquist painting. The 'Inglourious Basterds' director, who is well known for his raucous antics, was forced to apologise when he accidentally leant on the artwork while talking...

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Weinsteins Confirm They'll Bid For Miramax

9th February 2010

Bob and Harvey Weinstein would like to get the studio that they named after their parents, Miriam and Max, back again, Reuters reported on Monday. They will reportedly bid against Lionsgate and possibly Summit Entertainment...

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Weinsteins Considering Buying Back Miramax

3rd February 2010

If The Weinstein Co. had had the same sort of success with its other recent releases as it did with Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds it probably would be the leading bidder for Miramax, the studio...

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Goodbye, Miramax

1st February 2010

Only days after shutting down its New York-headquartered Miramax art-house subsidiary and firing most of its staff, Disney is now attempting to sell the Miramax name and its film library, published reports said over the...

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