Fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault and rape scandal continued, as Amazon Studios announced that it would be severing ties with The Weinstein Company (TWC). In a statement released Friday evening, the streaming service stated that it “no longer plans on moving forward with the David O’Russell Project. As for Matthew Weiner’s The Romanoffs, […]
Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, is trying to implement some changes on the social media giant after today’s #womenboycotttwitter experience. The boycott was in response to the 12 hour ban of actress Rose McGowan after she violated the company’s terms by posting private phone numbers. The timing of McGowan’s ban was extremely suspect, as […]
Welcome back to The Weekly Static on a very sunny and chilly Friday the 13th in the northeast, which is perfect weather for hockey mask-wearing and head of your dead mother-carrying — so here’s hoping you take advantage of it! In case you haven’t drank the Kool Aid quite yet, here’s a little reminder of […]
***UPDATE: 11:51 AM EST*** Twitter released a statement stating that McGowan’s account was temporarily suspended because one of her tweets included a private phone number: “We have been in touch with Ms. McGowan’s team. We want to explain that her account was temporarily locked because one of her Tweets included a private phone number, which […]
As the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegations continues to grow, two of the biggest questions being asked involve just how long all of this had been allowed to go on for, and just how widely known Weinstein’s reputation was across most of the pop culture landscape. One of the earliest to publicly […]
As allegations of rape and sexual assault dating back for years continue to mount by the hour against movie executive Harvey Weinstein, Amazon is examining how to part ways with The Weinstein Company (TWC) and how that will impact two upcoming, high-profile series: Matthew Weiner’s (Mad Men) The Romanoffs; and David O.Russell‘s (Three Kings) untitled […]
Amidst reports that he has been paying off sexual harassment accusers for decades, including one anchor who told of an instance in which he attempted to masturbate in front of her, Harvey Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Company, the company that he founded and of which he is the current CEO. Here is the statement […]
With production commencing in Atlanta on Monday, MTV has announced that Keke Palmer (Scream Queens), R.J. Cyler (I’m Dying Up Here), Jessica Sula (Recovery Road), Giorgia Whigham (13 Reasons Why) and Giullian Yao Gioiello (Julie’s Greenroom) are coming aboard Scream for its rebooted/retooled third season. Queen Latifah will serve as executive producer, with Brett Matthews […]
Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on March 19, the 78th day of the year: 1931- Nevada legalizes […]
For the last twenty years, the Halloween horror franchise has been at home at Dimension Films, the horror-focused outlet of producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein. From Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers to the second of the Rob Zombie-directed reboots, Dimension has produced and distributed the films; both at the Weinsteins’ original company, Miramax, and […]
According to The Tracking Board, director Kenneth Branagh, director of Shakespeare adaptations, Thor and Disney‘s recent live action Cinderella, will adapt Artemis Fowl for the screen. The Eoin Colfer novel, the first in a series of children’s books, follows “the brilliant and cunning 12-year-old eponymous criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl II, whose cunning plot to extort […]
This one comes from the Tracking Board and can only be considered a rumor for now. The report says that Transformers: Age Of Extinction star Mark Wahlberg will be Steve Austin in Universal Picture’s remake of the Six Million Dollar Man. Harvey Weinstein is set to produce with Peter Berg on as producer and possibly […]
Adi Tantimedh writes: Snowpiercer, Korean director Bong Joon-Ho’s science fiction thriller, is as good as people say it is. Here’s a dystopian Science Fiction thriller that’s as fun as it is dark. It’s the most fun you’re going to have watching Class Warfare and humanity at its worse after the world has already ended. Adapted […]
By Chris Hood (This is Part Four of an ongoing series to help educate aspiring filmmakers on the process of making their first film. Previous articles in this series can be found at BleedingCool.com and MovieIndustry.com) At this point, under my supreme guidance, you’re continuing down the hopeful yellow brick road of filmmaking that you’ll […]
"They are going to wish they weren’t alive after I’m done with them," says Weinstein of the National Rifle Association.
Jean-Marc Rochette and Benjamin Legrand, two of the authors of Le Transperceneige, discuss the butchered version of Snowpiercer.
Harvey Scissorhands Weinstein is at it again.
Harvey Weinstein asks the question, "...who gives a s***?". I do Mr. Weinstein. I do.
And he's reportedly "furious" about it.
The director of Playing For Keeps and The Gnomes' Great Adventure has wanted to make a film of Leon Uris' Mila 18 since he was a kid. And he may finally be doing it.