EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has firmed plans to release its first batch of theatrical quality films. The streaming service’s feature film initiative begins with the October 16 release of Beasts Of No Nation, the drama about a child soldier torn from his family and pressed into fighting a civil war in an African country. Show More Summary
Les Moonves, Ted Sarandos, Harvey Weinstein are also among the heavy hitters.
Harvey Weinstein flew into Madrid this weekend to host a special July 4th tribute to his New York hometown on behalf of the U.S. State Department. The event, the largest July 4th celebration held outside the U.S., saw Weinstein produce a one-off concert with some of Broadway’s biggest stars, including Tony Award-winning Laura Benanti (Gypsy). Show More Summary
In the battle of the alpha movie producers on Broadway, the winner on Sunday was as obvious as Alan Cumming's Scottish brogue. Actually, there was really no contest at all.
Matthew Morrison's performance of Stronger at the Tony Awards was one of our highlights of the show! Not only is he great, but the song itself is sooooo good! AND, in an unusual move, entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein - who produced the Broadway musical based on his film - released a concept album concurrently with an [...]
As if to prove that nobody gets blacklisted forever, Troy Duffy, whose struggles with Harvey Weinstein appeared to be a career-killer in the documentary Overnight, keeps finding ways to make mon...
Our first thought while watching the 2015 Tony Awards? We didn’t tune in to see Alan Cumming’s knees. Cummings’ short trousers weren’t a great look on the red carpet, where Sting (whose musical “The Last Ship” closed in winter and didn’t get a best musical nomination) forecast that Cumming would deliver “the right balance of respect […]
"Finding Neverland" came up with a big fat zero when the Tony Award nominations were announced in April, but the blockbuster musical's complete shut-out won't stop producer Harvey Weinstein from making his presence felt on Tony night on Sunday.
ITV appears to be walking away from a potential deal to acquire the Weinstein Company’s TV division, though neither side will confirm. The two companies were believed to be in talks over a staggered deal worth anywhere from $300 million to a top rate of more than $950 million if all benchmarks were achieved. Show More Summary
An estimated €30 million ($33.4 million) was raised at the 22nd annual amfAR Cinema Against Aids Gala in Cannes Thursday night, an event that once again proved to be the most glamorous and star-studded of the festival. The lavish auction...Show More Summary
Just a day after making Oscar nomination predictions and showing clips from Quentin Tarantino's Western The Hateful Eight at the Cannes Film Festival, the house of Harvey and Bob today repudiated a scathing multi-million dollar multi-claim complaint from the trustee of a bankrupt home video company. Show More Summary
Throngs of people were turned away from the In Conversation with Ted Sarandos talk this morning in the Cannes Palais. One person who did have a front-row seat to hear the Netflix COO expound on the changing marketplace was Harvey Weinstein,...Show More Summary
“I read your reviews all the time. You could be much kinder. To me, especially.”
The Weinstein Company drew a capacity house of distributors and press to the Hotel Majestic for their annual preview early Thursday evening of upcoming films for 2015 and beyond. As excited crowds were lined up across the street forShow More Summary
A Chapter 7 trustee is also going after Harvey Weinstein, Lorne Michaels and others who are said to owe to a convicted ponzi schemer. read more
It’s a bad day to be Harvey Weinstein’s assistant. That is, a particularly bad day. The Pooh-Bah of Oscar campaigning cannonballed into Broadway this year, as the lead producer of “Finding Neverland,” the over-hyped, over-miked musical adaptation of the 2004 movie. Show More Summary
Contrary to what you might have read elsewhere this morning, Harvey Weinstein never threw in the towel on Finding Neverland, and has no plan to now. He charged into the end-of-season with guns blazing to promote his show and was on the...Show More Summary
‘An American in Paris,’ ‘Fun Home,’ and ‘Wolf Hall’ swept Tuesday’s Tony nominations, showing voters wanting to reward more sophisticated material than simple razzle dazzle.
Reacting to the snub this morning by the Tony nominating committee, which declined to give Finding Neverland any love at all, producer Harvey Weinstein took the high road: "With 27 nominations today for Fun Home, The Elephant Man, The Audience and Wolf Hall, shows that we either co-invested or co-produced, we couldn't be more thrilled. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Whether Harvey Weinstein fired Broadway press representative Rick Miramontez or Rick fired the producer of Finding Neverland is now officially moot. Miramontez’s O&M Public Relations Company is back on board with the teamShow More Summary