Tag: The Weinstein Co.

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 15: Harvey Weinstein speaks with reporters at a press conference announcing The Weinstein Company's deal with Blockbuster Inc. for exclusive rights to rent theatrical movies and direct-to-video titles on November 15, 2006 at Blockbuster in New York City, New York. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Weinstein Co. Files for Bankruptcy

The Weinstein Co. filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday with a buyout offer in hand from a private equity firm, the latest twist in its efforts to survive the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down co-founder Harvey Weinstein, shook Hollywood and triggered a movement that spread out to convulse other industries.

Michael Moore, Harvey Weinstein Legal War Looms Over Anti-Trump Film

Michael Moore is locked in a brewing legal battle with Harvey and Bob Weinstein over the release of Fahrenheit 11/9, the anti-Donald Trump sequel to Moore’s 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, according to Deadline which reports that the Weinsteins want back the $2 million they already contributed to Moore’s sequel and are blocking the film’s release and transfer to another studio now that the director is refusing to refund the money.

Bombshell: Weinstein Board Knew About Harvey’s Payoffs In 2015 (What About Disney?)

Out of the growing fear that the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal is about to spin out of control, is about to bring down those (like Ben Affleck) who are not useless has-beens like Harvey, the bombshell news that The Weinstein Company board knew of Harvey’s payoffs to women is being downplayed, especially by the Hollywood trades. Nevertheless, it is still a bombshell.