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    The Weinstein Company Loses 'The Butler' Battle, Faces Heavy Fines & Must Amend Title

    Call it The Movie Formerly Known As "The Butler." With just a few weeks to go before the ensemble, historical drama hits theaters, The Weinstein Company is being forced to toss out their marketing materials, change the name of the movie, and pay some heavy fines after they've now (mostly) lost their...

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    'The Butler' Will Now Be Called 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' - MPAA Rules On Title Arbitration

    In yesterday's update, Harvey Weinstein had enlisted the civil rights leader trio comprised of Jesse Jackson, NAACP president & CEO Ben Jealous, and National Chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality, Roy Innis, in his fight against Warner Bros. over the use of the title The Butler. And also, ...

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    Harvey Weinstein Enlists Jesse Jackson, NAACP, Ben Jealous, Roy Innis In Battle Over 'The Butler' Title

    I was hoping this had been put to bed already, since I hadn't read any updates in a little while. But it's still very much in play.

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    Watch Zoe Saldana And Forest Whitaker In Trailer For Drama 'Out Of The Furnace'

    Here’s your first look at the trailer for the upcoming drama Out of the Furnace, starring the always intense Christian Bale, which opens in select cities on Novemeber 27th, before opening wider on Dec. 6th.

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    Forest Whitaker, David Oyelowo Fight Over Sidney Poitier's Relevance In New Clip From 'The Butler'

    Welp... Here's a first clip from Lee Daniels' The Butler - a film currently in the middle of a legal battle between its distributor, The Weinstein Company, and their opponent, Warner Bros.

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    Forest Whitaker Thriller 'Vipaka' Gets New Title As Codeblack/Lionsgate Pick Up USA Rights

    It's been quite an active last 12 months or so for Jeff Clanagan and his CodeBlack Films, since the launch of last year's partnership with Lionsgate (also a company that's been on a hit streak lately).

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    New Pics From 'The Butler' As Warner Bros. & The Weinstein Company Fight Over Title Rights

    For all the cash and capital that flows through Hollywood, it’s still very much an industry prone to pettiness. With all those egos, it shouldn’t be much of a surprise when one studio decides to screw over another. And yet, the news of Warner Bros. beef with The Weinstein Company over the title of t...

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    Watch: Teaser Trailer For 'Black Nativity' Starring Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Forest Whitaker & More

    With films generally aimed at the smart indie crowd - "Trance," "Stoker," "The Way Way Back," "The East" are just a few released in 2013 -- it's easy to box in Fox Searchlight as mini major film studio aimed 20-something white college kids with disposable income but the studio is actually branching ...

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    First Trailer For 'Black Nativity' Sings Its Way Onto Your Computer Screen...

    It debuted tonight during the BET Awards broadcast. Here's the first trailer for Fox Searchlight's Black Nativity, directed by Kasi Lemmons, which is set for a November 27, 2013 release.

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    LAFF: Forest Whitaker's JuntoBox Films Announces Greenlight of Fifth Feature, 'The Driver'

    Today at the Los Angeles Film Festival, JuntoBox Films, a collaborative film studio chaired by Forest Whitaker, announced the greenlight of the company's fifth feature film: "The Driver." Whitaker was recently named one of Indiewire's Influencers for his founding of JuntoBox and Significant Producti...

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