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.

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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.

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Actress Sues Harvey Weinstein for Alleged 2016 Rape

An unnamed actress has sued Harvey Weinstein alleging he committed sexual battery against her in Beverly Hills hotel rooms in 2015 and 2016 after she agreed to meet the producer to discuss a television role.

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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.

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Bombshell Report: Feminist Attorney Lisa Bloom Sought to Discredit Weinstein Accusers

The New York Times reports that it has seen emails that show feminist attorney Lisa Bloom attempting to collude with The Weinstein Company (TWC) to discredit some or all of the women accusing TWC co-chairman Harvey Weinstein (who was fired over the weekend) of everything from sexual harassment to sexual misconduct.