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Kevin Smith Wants To Direct Unsellable Movies

Kevin Smith will only take on movies that other studios have turned down.The director is planning to quit filmmaking following the release of his next project 'Hit Somebody', but will instead distribute movies through his...

Warners Putting Up More Films On Facebook

Raising the question, who needs Netflix when you've got Facebook, Warner Bros. on Sunday added five more films that can be rented via their Facebook pages using $3-4 worth of Facebook Credits (which can be...

Disney Finally Sells Miramax

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...

Tutor Claims Thr Misquoted Him

Construction magnate Ron Tutor, who is leading the group buying Miramax from Disney claims he was misquoted in a Hollywood Reporter report about his relationship with controversial investor David Bergstein. The report, written by veteran...

Rob Lowe To Purchase Miramax?

Rob Lowe is said to be involved in a bid to buy Miramax Films. The 'Brothers & Sisters' actor has been linked to a deal by Tom Barrack's Colony Capital, which is among a number...

Report "Complicated" Relationship Killed Miramax Deal

The collapse of negotiations between the Walt Disney Co. and the Weinstein Brothers for the sale of Miramax is being attributed to the complicated financial relationship between the Weinsteins and their principal backer, billionaire Ron...

Lionsgate Sets Sights On Miramax

Lionsgate, which has already shown interest in acquiring MGM, is about to switch its attention to smaller fry -- Miramax, which Disney has placed on the market for a reported price of $700 milliion, the...

Silver Lining For Director David O Russell

Famously unpredictable director David O Russell has been signed up to direct The Silver Linings Playbook for the Weinstein Company.The Three Kings helmer will also adapt Matthew Quick's debut novel for the New York studio,...

By on 29 March 2009

Ben Affleck In Negotiations For Mike Judge Comedy

Ben Affleck has signed on to flex his comedy muscles in new Mike Judge movie Extract.The Gone Baby Gone director will play an ambulance-chasing lawyer in the upcoming film, which tells of a flower extract...

By on 21 August 2008

Fahrenheit's Film Profits To Go To Charity

Profits from MICHAEL MOORE's controversial film FAHRENHEIT 9/11 will be donated to several charities. Hollywood studio MIRAMAX's co-chairmen HARVEY and BOB WEINSTEIN will share 40 per cent of the box-office revenue while the remaining...

Affleck: I Owe My Career To Harvey Weinstein

Movie superstar BEN AFFLECK took the opportunity to thank HARVEY WEINSTEIN for his career at Tuesday night's (09MAR04) JERSEY GIRL premiere in New York. The pair had fallen out over Affleck's decision to give...


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