It seems Oprah Winfrey wastes no time. Her network, OWN, recently acquired the network television rights to “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” from The Weinstein Company.
Anticipating the release of “12 Years a Slave,” producer Harvey Weinstein has attributed the successful year in black cinema to an “Obama Effect, ” an erasure of racial lines triggered by the nation’s first black president.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A film dramatizing the death of Osama bin Laden will debut next month on the National Geographic Channel, two days before the presidential election. The channel says it will air “Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden,” distributed by The Weinstein Co., on Sunday, Nov. 4. Company co-chairman Harvey […]
Subbing for Piers Morgan on CNN, Harvey Weinstein talked politics and movies with Bill Clinton. Details . . .
With Uggie stealing hearts in “The Artist,” snagging the spotlight at celebrity events and reportedly preparing for a sketch with Oscar host Billy Crystal, Hollywood really has gone to the dogs this year. There’s even a brand-new awards show honoring canine performers.
Starz announced “Marco Polo,” a new series that will follow the legendary 13th century explorer as he uses martial arts to survive and his wits to maintain the favor of Kublai Khan.
LOS ANGELES – Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling’s marital drama ‘Blue Valentine‘ on Wednesday won a rare appeal of its adults-only NC-17 rating and will go into theaters with an R rating instead. Motion Picture Association of American spokeswoman Elizabeth Kaltman said the rating was changed after the group’s appeals board viewed the film and […]
The Tillman family has been stymied again by a governing body while trying to get the truth out about what happened to their son. The Tillman Story, a documentary about the life and death of Pat Tillman which details how the United States government lied about how the ex-NFL star died in Afghanistan to use […]
So, here’s what happened. In 1977, revered film director Roman Polanski was arrested for plying the then-13-year-old Samantha Gailey with champagne and quaaludes under the auspices of modeling for him in order to rape her, in his Chinatown star Jack Nicholson’s home, no less. He struck a plea bargain with prosecutors to dismiss the most […]
There has been much made in nerd circles about Kyle Newman’s film Fanboys, a goofy comedy about a gang of dorks – Linus (Christopher Marquette), Eric (Sam Huntington), Windows (Jay Baruchel) and Hutch (Dan Fogler) and their above-it-all girl-pal Zoe (Kristen Bell) – who make a road trip to Skywalker Ranch to try and break […]