The Weinstein Company


Disgraced media mogul Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison

Disgraced former TV and film producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. The 67-year-old was found guilty at a trial in New York City last month and his sentencing was heard yesterday. The defence appealed for leniency given Weinstein’s age and health, but the prosecution sought […]

Jupiter Entertainment appoints Roc Nation alum as president

Sky-owned Jupiter Entertainment has named producer and former Roc Nation executive Patrick Reardon as president. Reardon replaces Allison Wallach, who plans to step down at the end of the year to explore new options although she remains in discussion with the company about possible roles. Jupiter’s credits include true crime franchises such as Snapped (Oxygen), […]

Weinstein Co. files for bankruptcy – again

The Weinstein Company, whose ex-chairman Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment, has filed for bankruptcy for the second time, with an offer from an affiliate of equity firm Lantern Capital Partners to acquire its assets on the table. In February, the company was saved from going through with the bankruptcy process after an […]

Weinstein Company rescue deal off over ‘hidden debts’

The US$500 million deal that would have rescued The Weinstein Company (TWC) from bankruptcy has collapsed after hidden debts were allegedly found. With the investor group that Maria Contreras-Sweet pulling out, TWC has no option but to head into bankruptcy proceedings. “All of us have worked in earnest on the transaction to purchase the assets […]

Weinstein Company saved from brink of bankruptcy

The Weinstein Company (TWC) will be sold to an investor group that former President Obama staffer Maria Contreras-Sweet is leading. The deal had looked dead last year week after intervention from the New York attorney general, but a surprising turn of events mean the assets will now enter into new hands instead of Chapter 11. […]

The Weinstein Company will file for bankruptcy

The Weinstein Company (TWC) is set to file for bankruptcy “in the coming days”, according to reports. The New York Times has reported that a deal to sell TWC to a group of investors headed by Maria Contreras-Sweet started to collapse earlier this month after New York District Attorney Eric Schneiderman’s office filed a suit […]

Weinstein COO axed over ‘cause’

The Weinstein Company (TWC) has voted to terminate its president and COO, David Glasser, citing “cause”. According the US news outlets, concern had grown over Glasser’s lack of action over employee harassment claims at the beleaguered film and TV production companies. TWC’s board released a short statement, saying it had “unanimously voted to terminate David […]

Colony ‘yanks Weinstein Company cash injection’

Financier Colony Capital is reportedly pulling its proposed cash injection into beleaguered US producer The Weinstein Company (TWC). Colony had moved to offer “an immediate cash injection” after TWC co-founder Harvey Weinstein became the centre of sexual harassment and rape allegations. However, The New York Times reported Colony has pulled out of the agreement, sending […]

Roy Price resigns from Amazon Studios

Roy Price has resigned from Amazon Studios after an allegation of sexual harassment. Price had already been placed on indefinite leave. He couldn’t be contacted before press time, but has been accused of repeatedly propositioning The Man in the High Castle (TMITHC) producer Isa Hackett. He has also been accused of ignoring a rape claim that actor […]

TBI Weekly: What happens to The Weinstein Company?

This week was undoubtedly dominated by news that Harvey Weinstein has been fired from the company he co-founded, The Weinstein Company (TWC), after multiple allegations of sexual assault. The move to fire Weinstein was supported by all directors of TWC including Weinstein’s brother Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard Koenigsberg and Tarak Ben Ammar. However, the […]

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