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The Weinstein Company Responds to A&E Television’s Contract Disputes

A&E Television, who previously had such shows as Project Runway from The Weinstein Company on their schedule, claimed in legal documents that Harvey Weinstein‘s alleged sexual misconduct was in direct violation of their existing contract with TWC. They also say they never would have licensed Project Runway for their Lifetime Network had they known “the truth” about Mr. […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’ Film Gets Release Date, Director

Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s musical In the Heights is heading to the big screen. The film adaptation of the Tony award-winning musical will hit theaters on June 26th, 2020. Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu has been brought on to direct. Anthony Bregman, Mara Jacobs, and Scott Sanders are on board to produce. After a heated […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In The Heights’ Movie Looking For Buyers This Week

Lin-Manuel Miranda isn’t just “Hamilton Guy”, even though many will know him soley for that.  Before he was rapping about the nation’s founding fathers and changing the face of Broadway, Miranda had another notable but less well known hit show called “In The Heights”. That musical chronicles a mostly hispanic group of denizens of the Washington […]


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The Weinstein Company Sale Fails- Bankruptcy Is Next Step

The Weinstein Company was trying real hard to sell everything in the wake of company co-founder Harvey Weinstein (and subsequently his brother Bob) waves created by decades worth of alleged sexual misconduct and harassment bubbling to the surface. The recent possible sale of TWC in the ballpark of $500 million to investors Ron Burkle and Maria […]

Waco: Paramount Network Releases New, Weinstein-less Trailer

Less than two months after the release of the limited series’ first trailer, the Paramount Network has released a second trailer for Waco. Now while we definitely get some new scenes from the miniseries to chew on, there’s also a major difference that you might not realize at first viewing. Unlike the first trailer, the […]

Amazon Drops TWC: Cancels O’Russell Series, Takes Over ‘Romanoffs’

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, […]

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The Weekly Static S01E09: Scully And Scary And Sleazy…Oh My!

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 […]

Seth MacFarlane’s 2013 Harvey Weinstein “Joke” Was Actually A Hard Jab

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 […]

Amazon “Reviewing Options” On TWC TV Series Amid Weinstein Scandal

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 […]

Sylvester Stallone To Come To Television In Omerta

Sylvester Stallone is coming to television in an adaptation of Godfather author Mario Puzo‘s final novel, Omerta. Deadline reports that The Weinstein Company backed series will follow Stallone as the “last great American don” Raymonde Aprile and his adopted nephew Astorre Viola. Chosen to succeed Aprile, Astorre comes to control the don’s banking interests in a […]

The Hateful Eight Gets An Earlier Expanded Release; Starts Tonight

At one time, The Hateful Eight, Quentin Tarantino‘s eighth film, was planned for a wide release on January 8th. It then moved to the 1st of January, then December 31st. Now, Deadline reports the 1,958 expansion begins with preshow screenings tonight and a full release tomorrow. The decision was made following the success of the […]

Source Copy Of Hateful Eight Leak Originated At Hollywood Production Company

Quentin Tarantino‘s The Hateful Eight caused a stir as it and several other films premiering over the Christmas holiday found its way online over the weekend. Many assumed the source copy of the film would turn out to be a screener copy sent out for awards consideration. According to The Hollywood Reporter, that assumption was […]

The Hateful Eight Screenplay Available Online Again

Two years ago, the script for Quentin Tarantino‘s The Hateful Eight appeared online. The leak greatly angered the writer/director, who vowed never to make the film. Of course, plenty can change in two years time. Now, the film has been made and its distributor, The Weinstein Company, has made the script available once again (as […]

Trailer: Macbeth with Michael Fassbender

The Weinstein Company and Studio Canal UK released this trailer for the upcoming film Macbeth, starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. Directed by Justin Kurzel and based on William Shakespeare‘s play, it tells the tale of a Scottish duke who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King […]

Film Based On The Life Of Richard Pryor Announced

Deadline reports that The Weinstein Company is set to greenlight a film based on the life of comedian Richard Pryor, currently titled Richard Pyror: Is It Something I Said? Lee Daniels will direct from a script by his Empire collaborator Danny Strong and will star Mike Epps as Pryor. Oprah Winfrey has been cast as the […]

Wes Craven Dead At 76

According to Deadline, director Wes Craven has died at age 76. Best known for creating Freddy Kruger in A Nightmare on Elm Street, Craven was widely recognized as a master of horror during the late 1970s and early 80s explosion of the genre which included such films as Halloween and Friday the 13th. Freddy was […]