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The Weinstein Company

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    Weinstein Lines Up Oscar Slate, First Reactions to 'August: Osage County,' Starring Streep

    First reactions are coming in for the Weinsteins' "August: Osage County," an adaptation of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play with director John Wells at the helm. TWC production exec Ben Famiglietti told Harvey Weinstein that the 190-page play was "the best writing ever out of Chicago," Weins...

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    Seven Years Later, The Weinstein Company Rebuys and Resurrects 'Mandy Lane'

    Seven Years Later, The Weinstein Company Rebuys and Resurrects 'Mandy Lane'

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    Watch: Trailer For Jonathan Levine's Debut 'All The Boys Love Mandy Lane' Finally Getting U.S. Release This Summer

    Let's say you're a first time director, and you go to the Toronto International Film Festival hoping that maybe your film will get noticed and perhaps land a modest distribution deal. Now imagine that it's a hit, and none other than The Weinstein Company come calling with plans to release your movie...

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    The Weinstein Company Sets Oscar Release Dates For Nicole Kidman's 'Grace Of Monaco,' Meryl Streep In 'August: Osage County' & More

    Maybe they were reading our Premature Oscar Predictions? Just days after our series ended, looking way far at the horizon of next year's potential Oscar nominees, The Weinstein Company has dated four films of their late fall awards season hopefuls. Obviously, those films were going to land in Oscar ...

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    The Weinstein Company Bolster This Year's Oscar Slate With Star-Studded Doc 'Salinger'

    It can safely be said that Harvey Weinstein no longer needs to try too hard. After nudging “Silver Linings Playbook” and “Django Unchained” toward their Oscar wins Sunday night, and even snagging FLOTUS to deliver the Best Picture award? No need. But the famed producer's key to s...

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    The Weinstein Company Put Antoine Fuqua's Boxing Flick 'Southpaw' Back In The Ring

    One of the many zillion projects Antoine Fuqua has been linked to in the past while is "Southpaw," a boxing flick once mooted as a vehicle for Eminem (he's since moved on to focus on his music). Last spring, the movie got put on the backburner by Sony and MGM, and then it pretty much f...

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    First Official Images Of Nicole Kidman As Grace Kelly In ‘Grace Of Monaco’; Weinstein Company Pick Up Film

    Are we already looking at one of next year's Best Actress nominees? With three Oscar nominations and one win under her belt, Nicole Kidman is no stranger to the awards season, and while The Weinstein Company is hoping to see some love for "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Django Unchained" at the Dolby...

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    Stringer Bell The Oscar Contender? The Weinstein Company Pick Up 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Starring Idris Elba

    The Oscars are in just over for 48 hours, but man, they feel so yesterday already, amirite? So let's start looking ahead to next year, and one can't ignore the news and start speculating when someone like Harvey Weinstein snaps up a movie about Nelson Mandela.

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    The Weinsteins Didn't Get 'The Canyons' Because They Wanted Final Cut Over Paul Schrader

    What Harvey Weinstein wants, he usually gets, or at least makes a valiant effort to do so. And certainly, there is no man in Hollywood you want behind your film, because no one will promote, love, market and raise awareness for your movie like he will. But it seems that some of the strings attached ...

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    The Weinstein Company Nabs Wong Kar Wai's 'The Grandmaster' Out of Berlin

    Hot off of opening the Berlin International Film Festival, Wong Kar Wai's martial arts epic "The Grandmaster" has landed a North American home at The Weinstein Company, who acquired U.S. and English speaking Canadian territories rights from Annapurna. The film already opened in China last month wher...

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