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AP: Weinstein Tells Magazine Dench Snubbed

By Indiewire | Indiewire February 1, 2006 at 10:20AM

Harvey Weinstein says Judi Dench was snubbed by three network talk shows because of her age while promoting "Mrs. Henderson Presents," according to New York magazine. Dench, 71, was nominated Tuesday for an Oscar for her performance in the film, which was distributed by Weinstein's new production company, The Weinstein Company. Weinstein, who co-founded Miramax Films, says Dench was turned down for interviews by NBC's "Today" show and ABC's "Good Morning America" and "The View." "They said that she didn't fit their demographics," the outspoken movie mogul tells the magazine in this week's issue. A.P. reports.
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Harvey Weinstein says Judi Dench was snubbed by three network talk shows because of her age while promoting "Mrs. Henderson Presents," according to New York magazine. Dench, 71, was nominated Tuesday for an Oscar for her performance in the film, which was distributed by Weinstein's new production company, The Weinstein Company. Weinstein, who co-founded Miramax Films, says Dench was turned down for interviews by NBC's "Today" show and ABC's "Good Morning America" and "The View." "They said that she didn't fit their demographics," the outspoken movie mogul tells the magazine in this week's issue. A.P. reports.