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“UNTOUCHABLE” to be distributed by the Weinstein Co.

HollywoodNews.com: The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it has acquired from Gaumont all rights to UNTOUCHABLE, the French language film produced by Quad Films. The deal covers all rights in North America, the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, South Africa, China and distribution rights for pan-Asian satellite TV. [...]

Meryl Streep in first “Iron Lady” teaser

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For Oscar trackers, “The Iron Lady” is catnip. It’s an irresistible combination of Academy-friendly factors all converging in a perfect storm of Oscar glory: a politician’s biopic loaded with Oscar-caliber talents (Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent) distributed by the Weinstein Company and directed by British theater talent Phyllida[...]

Madonna’s W.E. to be released December 9 in N.Y. and L.A.

HollywoodNews.com: The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it will release Madonna’s “W.E.” on December 9, 2011 in New York and Los Angeles. The film will expand to additional markets in December, with wide release anticipated by mid-January. “Madonna beautifully interweaves past and present in W.E. It’s a[...]

Ryan Gosling is hot in “Drive”

HollywoodNews.com: It’s almost the end of the Cannes Film Festival, and the best has been saved for last. Sean Penn opens first tonight in “This Must Be The Place,” directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Then Ryan Gosling comes with “Drive,” from Nicholas Winding Refn. I saw them both this morning,[...]

Sean Penn in Cannes Raising Money for Haiti

HollywoodNews.com: Tonight’s the annual amFAR dinner. But with no Sharon Stone (she was ousted last year in a political squabble), the once mighty AIDS fundraiser has been eclipsed. In the last three days, Sean Penn, director Paul Haggis, and supermodel Naomi Campbell have tapped the wealthy mainstays of Cannes[...]

Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy Depression-era drama going to Weinstein

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Harvey Weinstein always has been a major player in the annual Oscar game, and 2011 appears to be no different. Fresh off his company’s Best Picture win for Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” (in addition to other Oscars including Best Director and Best Actor), Weinstein, by all[...]

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[...]

Sarah Jessica Parker at Weinstein’s party in Cannes

HollywoodNews.com: Sarah Jessica Parker is not waiting around for another “Sex and the City” movie. No way. On Friday night in Cannes, SJP– wearing a white Dolce & Gabbana gown with strings of pearls–showed off a lot of clips from her fall film, “I Don’t Know How She Does[...]

Meryl Streep’s Oscar contender “Iron Lady” goes to Weinstein

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Early Friday morning in Cannes, The Weinstein Company secured the U.S. rights to Phyllida Lloyd’s “The Iron Lady,” a Margaret Thatcher biopic that cast Meryl Streep in the lead role and paired her with Jim Broadbent as the British Prime Minister’s husband, Denis. And you thought “Lady” already[...]

Harvey and Bob Weinstein Are Getting Into the Game Business

HollywoodNews.com: The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today a new initiative in the video game space by launching TWC Games. The TWC Games label will utilize The Weinstein Company and Dimension Films’ strong and recognizable properties, and work with external partners to develop and publish video games for mobile, social,[...]
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