When it comes to campaigning for awards Harvey Weinstein has set the bar. Last year the company had two Best Picture nominees and this year they are throwing a wide variety of films at Oscar’s wall to see what sticks. For Deadline’s THE CONTENDERS event The Weinstein Company produced an 18 minute reel covering a large range of hopefuls. Take a look.
Pippin has finally found his “Corner Of The Sky” and it’s on the silver screen. According to Deadline, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are reteaming with The Weinstein Company to produce the beloved 1972 musical for the big screen. They're joined by screenwriter James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now), who will adapt the original script by Roger O. Show More Summary
Kyle Smith, the long-running and popular New York Post film critic, published his review of the Weinstein Company’s new film, "Philomena," regarding a young woman (played by Judi Dench) essentially forced to give up her out-of-wedlock son in 1950’s Ireland. Show More Summary
Related: The Real ‘Philomena’ Answers New York Post Critic Gotta hand it to Harvey: When he sees an angle to boost the profile of his movies, he goes for it. The Weinstein Company is placing an ad in tomorrow’s New York Times referencing...Show More Summary
In a last-minute awards season push, the Weinstein Company is putting Lee Daniels' The Butler back in theaters this Friday, December 6. If you did not get to see Drunk Oprah on the big screen, now is your chance.... More »
The Weinstein Company said today it’s putting Lee Daniels’ The Butler back in theaters this Friday, December 6, for those who missed it on the big screen the first time around. Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo star in...Show More Summary
The Weinstein Company is the latest big movie name to be making the shift to television. It is hard at work on more than six new scripted series, as well as spinoff shows based on "Sin City," "Scream" and "The Mist."
In 2011, the Weinstein Company announced the launch of a TV division, hoping to develop a future for the production powerhouse on the small screen the same way it had planned one for the big screen the year before: by taking all its old hits and rehashing them, either as sequels, spinoffs, or TV adaptations. Show More Summary
A few months ago, The Weinstein Company picked up the North American distribution rights to John Curran's Tracks. While there's no release date for the North America yet, an Australian trailer for the film has come online and can beShow More Summary
Reports indicate that The Weinstein Company wants to follow next summer's "A Dame to Kill For" feature with a "Sin City" television series.
The Weinstein Company is looking to adapt Sin City and The Mist as TV series. The studio, run by brothers Harvey and Bob Weinstein, is also planning to bring Scream and Silver Linings Playbook to the small screen. “The way to add stability to the company is to be in the television business,” Harvey Weinstein... Show More Summary
Producers Harvey and Bob Weinstein are looking to scripted television to increase their media offerings, and they have several scripted shows in the works. Among the TV series we could be seeing from the Weinstein Company in the near future: a Sin City series and a Frank Darabont-led miniseries based on The Mist. Read more...
You don’t need to be a film aficionado to have heard of the Weinstein brothers, Harvey and Bob. Their producer prominence should be common knowledge, but if their names are all you’ve heard, then just picture two comically fat business-type, cigar chomping, Hollywood hierarchs who are responsible signing, sealing and delivery the motion pictures we love. […]
The Weinstein Company reveals plans for scripted television. Also coming are Book of the Dead and 10 Commandments. [...]
The small screen is now the big dog as every studio is clamoring to find the next big screen for at-home audiences. The Weinstein Company is already working with Miramax to develop TV projects from their properties – like the forthcoming “Scream” series – and... Read More
The Weinstein Company is pushing a new slate of scripted television programming, including a possible TV adaptation of Frank Miller's 'Sin City.' The post Weinsteins Want ‘Sin City’ TV Series to Follow ‘A Dame to Die For’ appeared first on Screen Rant.
While we await the August 22, 2014 release of Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, The Weinstein Company's Bob Weinstein told The New York Times (via CBM ) that they are looking at developing a "Sin City" TV series as well. Show More Summary
A very pink French international poster was released for The Weinstein Company’s Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters, in theaters February 14, 2014. In the film, “Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human/vampire, guardians of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discretely within our world. Her legacy... Read More
The studio partnered with online ticket seller Fandango to provide voters with two free tickets. SAG-AFTRA voters will be eligible for free movie tickets to see any SAG Award nominated Weinstein Company title playing in theaters, the studio said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
The heavy investment in the production and sale of TV series mirrors changes occurring elsewhere in Hollywood.