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    Shaw Brothers Martial Arts Classics ‘The Avenging Eagle’ & ‘Come Drink With Me’ Get Remake Treatment From Weinsteins

    Time to put on your black-striped yellow jumpsuit and prepare yourself for some high octane action of the punching and kicking variety. Two classic martial arts films from the '60s and '70s are getting the remake treatment courtesy of The Weinstein Company and Celestial Pictures.

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    MPAA Overturns Its Original Ruling on 'The Butler' Title; Harvey Weinstein Responds

    Harvey Weinstein has won, sort of. After going to battle with the MPAA after the organization sided with Warner Bros. and initially ruled that The Weinstein Company couldn't call Lee Daniel's latest "The Butler" because of an almost century old Warner Bros. short comedy that bears the same title, th...

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    As Zimmerman Verdict Brings Protests, Weinsteins Push 'Fruitvale Station' and BET Special

    The Weinstein Company knows that Saturday's verdict of not guilty for George Zimmerman makes the already well-reviewed and well-attended "Fruitvale Station" all the more relevant. On July 15, TWC will air the special "Fruitvale Station: The Story of Oscar Grant" on BET at 7:30pm ET/PT.

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    Kevin Smith Says He Won't Kickstarter 'Clerks 3'; Waiting On Weinsteins For Greenlight, Aiming For Sundance 2014

    While folks like "Veronica Mars," Zach Braff and Charlie Kaufman made waves by using crowdsourcing efforts to fund their next projects, had history turned out differently, Kevin Smith would've beaten them to the punch. The filmmaker, who wears his indie cred and outsider(ish) status like a badge of ...

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    Watch: Edward Norton and Martin Sheen Talk 'Catcher in the Rye' in the 'Salinger' Trailer

    "When you're a kid and you read 'Catcher in the Rye,' you're just like oh my god -- somebody gets it," says Edward Norton in the trailer for "Salinger," a documentary from "Savages" writer and executive producer Shane Salerno. Norton and other adoring J.D. Salinger fans like actors John Cusack, Dann...

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    New Images & Poster For Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Weinstein Acquired 'The Young And Prodigious Spivet'

    During the hustle and bustle of the Cannes Film Festival you may have missed it, but Jean-Pierre Jeunet's upcoming 3D English-language film "The Young And Prodigious Spivet" recently dropped a pretty charming trailer and it seemed to impress the right people. Over the weekend, Deadline reported that...

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    Watch: Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts as Mother and Daughter in First Trailer for 'August: Osage County'

    The Weinstein Company are aiming for Oscar gold with "August: Osage Country," a much-buzzed about film adaptation of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning 2007 play (Letts also adapted his plays "Bug" and "Killer Joe" for the big screen). With a remarkable cast that includes Meryl Streep and Julia Rob...

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    Unstoppable 'Spectacular Now' Director James Ponsoldt to Adapt 'Pippin' for TWC

    Adding to an already overstuffed plate, James Ponsoldt, director of Sundance hits "The Spectacular Now" and "Smashed," has signed on to write the big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Pippin" for The Weinstein Company.

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    Big Year Ahead for TWC's Festival Darling 'Fruitvale Station' (See New Poster)

    The first poster for the Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner "Fruitvale Station" has been unveiled. TWC's indie drama has already proven to be a festival darling, as the film will screen in Cannes' Un Certain Regard sidebar, before the film hits theaters July 12.

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    Bradley Cooper Enlists 'Chef' John Wells For New Cooking Drama

    The story of “Chef” is rather complicated, but let’s have a go at it. And before we get there, do not confuse this with the very-similarly sounding “Chef” project that Jon Favreau is now attached to. Written by “Eastern Promises” screenwriter Steven Wright, “Chef,” is a cooking comedy/drama that’s b...

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