Tag Archives: Miramax Film Corp

Hollywood Film Awards: MatchingDonors.com Kicks Off Their Second Annual “Everybody Can Save A Life!” Contest

HollywoodNews.com: Everybody can save a life! Thanks again to another very generous donation from the Mr. Carlos De Abreu –the founder of The Hollywood Film Awards®, MatchingDonors.com is asking the public to help raise awareness about being a living organ donor on MatchingDonors.com through their second annual Everybody Can[...]

Bully: Harvey Fights Back – Bully to be released unrated

HollywoodNews.com: After a recent plea to the MPAA by BULLY teen Alex Libby and The Weinstein Company (TWC) Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein failed – by one vote – to get the film its deserved PG-13 rating, TWC is choosing to move forward with releasing the film unrated by the MPAA on[...]

Netflix, Miramax enter exclusive streaming deal

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Beginning next month, Netflix subscribers will have instant access to a cache of films with Oscar pedigrees. This morning, the movie-streaming company announced a multi-year agreement with Miramax that provides it access to the studio’s film library. According to a release, this is the first time[...]

The Amityville Horror: The Lost Tapes to be co-produced by DIimension Films and Miramax

HollywoodNews.com: Dimension Films and Miramax today announced the production of THE AMITYVILLE HORROR: THE LOST TAPES. This is the first film to be produced under the agreement between Miramax and The Weinstein Company to create sequels to some of Miramax’s best-known properties. Dimension also announced that it has acquired the[...]

Helen Mirren’s “Debt” picked up by Focus Features

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “The Debt,” an espionage thriller with Sam Worthington and Helen Mirren, held its premiere at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Four months later, it found a home. Focus Features and Universal Pictures International have agreed to distribute the film for Miramax, choosing Wednesday, Aug. 31 as the[...]

Sundance: “My Idiot Brother” sold to The Weinstein Company

hollywoodnews.com: The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it has acquired domestic rights to Jesse Peretz’s new film MY IDIOT BROTHER, which had its world premiere Saturday night at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The company also acquired distribution rights for the U.K., Germany, France and Japan. TWC[...]

“Bad Santa,” “Shakespeare In Love” part of Miramax-Weinstein sequel deal

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Are you ready for the further adventures of a smitten Shakespeare? How about more card-shark games with the “Rounders” crew? That seems to be the intention of Miramax films, which today announced a partnership with The Weinstein Company to produce sequels of popular films from the Miramax library.[...]

Weinstein Co. To Explore International Space Mystery with Appollo 18

HollywodoNews.com: The Weinstein Company has acquired “Apollo 18,” the sci-fi thriller based on the screenplay by Brian Miller, winner of the inaugural Astana International Action Film Festival screenplay competition, founded by “Wanted” director Timur Bekmambetov. Trevor Cawood is set to direct the project. Bekmambetov and Michele Wolkoff, President of[...]

Miramax sale in limbo

HollywoodNews.com: Disney’s sale of Miramax Films to construction tycoon Ron Tutor looks to be going south. Variety reported that financial backers in Tutor’s $660 million bid have exited. Banks were set to finance $250-$275 million with the rest coming from Morgan Creek founder James Robinson and philanthropist Jerome Swartz, who have[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘Dinner For Schmucks,’ ‘Get Low’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Although boxoffice was up compared to this week a year ago and Christopher Nolan’s remarkable “Inception” remains the number one movie for the third week in a row with an estimated $27 million and only a 36% drop week to week, it does seem like the dog[...]