EXCLUSIVE: The Weinstein Company is ready to green light its Richard Pryor biopic, and my, have Harvey Weinstein and Lee Daniels put together a terrific cast. The new additions: Oprah Winfrey will play Pryor’s grandmother, who ran a brothel and raised the iconic comic there; Eddie Murphy will play Pryor’s father, Leroy “Buck Carter” Pryor. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: It might not be too much of a stretch to say that Bert Fields has played a role in almost ever great Hollywood legal battle of the last 30 years. The Cardinal Richelieu of Tinseltown attorneys, Fields counts among his accomplishments...Show More Summary
Harvey Weinstein at the Tribeca Film Festival (Image credit: Savenok/Getty Images for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival) The Weinstein Company is known for award show success, with films such as The King's Speech and The Artist winning coveted Best Picture Academy Awards. Yet its co-chairmen, brothers Harvey and Bob Weinstein, have net worths far lower [...]
The Weinstein Co. "financially is the best it's ever been," says Weinstein as 4 lieutenants (most notably COO David Glasser) exit in one week, rumors swirl about cash problems and a big TV deal falls apart. read more
Harvey Weinstein, the co-chairman, said the recent exodus of managers was a personal loss, but that the company was in strong financial shape.
EXCLUSIVE: In the wake of the pending exit of The Weinstein Company COO David Glasser, and yesterday’s surprising reveal that Radius heads Tom Quinn and Jason Janego will also leave, Harvey Weinstein is making a series of promotions from within to fill a number of major posts and shore things up. Show More Summary
Harvey Weinstein is losing his right hand man.
Since Jerry Weintraub passed away, there have been several lively reminiscences of his larger than life journey that began promoting Elvis Presley concerts, to becoming the producer of films like Ocean’s Eleven. Many of the best stories focused on the hijinks surrounding the making of the Ocean’s Eleven series of films in Las Vegas. Show More Summary
Many thought Jake Gyllenhaal's "Nightcrawler" snub was one of the 2015 Oscars' more egregious errors. Harvey Weinstein wants to make sure we don't say the same thing next year about "Southpaw." The awards-infatuated producer told audiences at...Show More Summary
Harvey Weinstein and stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams were among the big names on hand at tonight’s New York premiere of the boxing pic Southpaw. The crowd at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Broadway gave a rousing receptionShow More Summary
At the Weinstein Company’s presentation in Cannes in May, Harvey Weinstein boldly predicted that Jake Gyllenhaal would get a Best Actor Oscar nomination for the company’s boxing picture Southpaw. And he backed it up when he unveiledShow More Summary
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