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Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co

Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co

Published 16/10/2017

The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after firing co-founder Harvey Weinstein. [more…]

Lawyer who threatened defamation suit against New York Times leaves Weinstein defense: source

Lawyer who threatened defamation suit against New York Times leaves Weinstein defense: source

Published 15/10/2017

Attorney Charles Harder has withdrawn from the legal team of Harvey Weinstein after previously threatening to sue the New York Times over its reports that the movie producer had been the target of sexual harassment complaints, said a source familiar with the matter on Sunday. [more…]

Harvey Weinstein expelled from Academy of Motion Pictures

Harvey Weinstein expelled from Academy of Motion Pictures

Published 15/10/2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades, a sharp smack for a Hollywood mogul known for powering a string of films to Oscar gold. [more…]

France considers revoking Weinstein`s Legion of Honour

France considers revoking Weinstein`s Legion of Honour

Published 14/10/2017

France has started the process of stripping Harvey Weinstein of his Legion of Honour, France's highest civilian distinction, after allegations of sexual harassment against the film producer, President Emmanuel Macron's office said on Saturday. [more…]

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price suspended following harassment allegation

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price suspended following harassment allegation

Published 13/10/2017

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was put on an immediate leave of absence Thursday, the company said, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein. [more…]

Steven Seagal meets `The Punisher` Duterte, talks drug war

Steven Seagal meets `The Punisher` Duterte, talks drug war

Published 13/10/2017

U.S. actor Steven Seagal, famous for playing action roles like a vice squad detective in "Above the Law", met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte while on a location scouting trip in Manila. [more…]

New York police say investigating 2004 claim of Weinstein sex assault

New York police say investigating 2004 claim of Weinstein sex assault

Published 12/10/2017

The New York City Police Department said on Thursday it is investigating an allegation of sexual assault by movie producer Harvey Weinstein in 2004. [more…]

Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein books imprint

Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein books imprint

Published 12/10/2017

Hachette Book Group, the U.S. publishing house of French group Lagardere, has terminated the Weinstein Books imprint, the latest entity to distance itself from Harvey Weinstein after allegations of sexual harassment against the movie producer. [more…]

Women claim Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them: report

Women claim Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them: report

Published 12/10/2017

The New Yorker reported on Tuesday that 13 women have claimed that movie producer Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them, including three who told the magazine they had been raped. [more…]

UK police investigating movie producer Weinstein: Guardian newspaper

UK police investigating movie producer Weinstein: Guardian newspaper

Published 12/10/2017

British police are investigating U.S. movie producer Harvey Weinstein for alleged sexual offences, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday. [more…]