The Weinstein Co. Hit With Class Action Suit From Six Women

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Movies Movies THR Online Harvey Weinstein The Weinstein Company"If money is the language they speak, then so be it," say the women. Let them learn the hard way: wallet first." read more. THR, Esq.

New Harvey Weinstein Accuser Appears on 'Megyn Kelly Today' With Discredited Attorney

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Business Home Business THR Online Harvey Weinstein The Weinstein CompanyJeff Herman previously sued Hollywood figures on behalf of a liar, and himself has been sanctioned by judges twice for dishonesty. read more. THR, Esq.

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Harvey Weinstein Could Still Be Prosecuted for Rape In Utah

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Business Home Movies Television Business THR Online Harvey Weinstein Rose McGowan autoplayThe state stops the clock when an alleged offender is out of state, keeping old felony cases alive for prosecution — but there are practical hurdles and possible constitutional challenges. read more.

The Weinstein Co.'s "Precarious" Financial State Becomes Issue in Lawsuit

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Fighting for money promised for the animated TV series 'David the Gnome,' the plaintiffs want the Weinsteins to put millions into an escrow account. Business Television Business THR Online Harvey Weinstein The Weinstein Company

Weinstein Co. Settles $50 Million 'Escape from Planet Earth' Lawsuit

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There's peace in a dispute that labeled Harvey and Bob Weinstein as "a real life version of Bialystock & Bloom" and Tony Leech and Brian Inerfeld as "vindictive Hollywood talent." Bob Weinstein The Weinstein Company Harvey Weinstein Tony Leech Business

Judge Asked to Freeze Weinstein Co. Assets

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The request comes from the trustee overseeing Steve Bannon's bankrupt company, who in court papers describes being "almost certainly the largest unsecured creditor of TWC." read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Business THR Online autoplay

Two Producers Say Harvey Weinstein Scandal Shouldn't Cost Them Paycheck

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They are also suing The Weinstein Co. Scott Lambert and Alexandra Milchan say they had a "pay-or-play" deal for a David O. Russell television series that was canceled by Amazon. for negligence. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Weinstein Co. Sued for $50 Million; Filmmakers Claim Oscar Hush Money

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Eriq Gardner Harvey and Bob Weinstein are fighting the makers of "Escape from Planet Earth." Movies Movies Bob Weinstein Harvey Weinsteinread more. THR, Esq.

Weinstein Co. Faces Lawsuit Over $45 Million Loan

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AI International is suing for breach of contract. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

Why a Harvey Weinstein Lawsuit May Be Welcomed by the N.Y. Times

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Business Movies Business THR Online Harvey WeinsteinThe mogul would face an uphill battle in quashing testimony of anyone who did wish to testify, experts say, because he's the one who would be putting the facts of the matter at issue by launching the litigation. read more. THR, Esq.

Michael Moore, Harvey Weinstein Settle 'Fahrenheit 9/11' Lawsuit

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Movies Movies Harvey Weinstein Michael MooreMatthew Belloni The settlement was revealed in court documents filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. Terms were not disclosed. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

Weinstein Co. Hit With $130 Million Fraud Lawsuit Over Bankrupt Company (Exclusive)

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A Chapter 7 trustee aims to recover a gigantic sum while Weinstein responds by saying that it already has lost tens of millions on Genius Products.

How the Weinsteins Beat 'Soul Man' Singer Sam Moore in an Important Lawsuit

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Movies Movies Music Business Harvey Weinstein Samuel L. Publicity rights, trademarks, libel, unfair competition. a suit over the 2008 film "Soul Men" had it all. Ultimately, the film studio beat the musician in a nasty fight with big implications for Hollywood. read more. THR, Esq.

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Harvey Weinstein's Legal Hell: Inside the Coming Civil and Criminal Battles

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Culture Movies Business Harvey Weinstein THR Weekly Magazine nsfsWhether the disgraced mogul ends up broke or behind bars, one thing is certain: His judicial woes have just begun. Says one expert, "I've never seen anything like this." read more. THR, Esq.

The Weinstein Co. Dodges Asset Freeze Amid Legal Fight

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Movies Movies Business THR Online The Weinstein CompanySteve Bannon's bankrupt home video company can't stop TWC from selling valuable assets. read more. THR, Esq.

Weinstein Co. Sues Kevin Williamson Over Rights to Film Project

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Movies Movies Kevin Williamson The Weinstein Company ScreamMatthew Belloni According to the suit, Williamson claims he still owns "Shadows," a project the studio says he relinquished control of after a 2010 settlement over the writer's "Scream 4" duties. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

Harvey Weinstein Enlists Lawyer Patty Glaser to Fight Weinstein Co. Firing

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"We will do whatever we have to do to properly protect his rights vis a vis the company," says Weinstein's new high-powered attorney. Business Movies Television Business THR Online Harvey Weinstein

The Weinstein Co. Sued Over Movie Rights to Stephen King's 'Children of the Corn'

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Who doesn't love a good intellectual property horror story? read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

Harvey Weinstein to Sue N.Y. Times, Says His Attorney

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Charles Harder says that proceeds from the case will be donated to women's organizations. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Harvey Weinstein, Miramax Denied First Attempt to Halt 'Hobbit' Arbitration

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The Weinsteins and Miramax want the dispute over "Hobbit" sequel profits to be determined in open court. Bob Weinstein The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The Weinstein Company Harvey Weinstein Business

Harvey Weinstein Denied First Attempt to Halt 'Hobbit' Arbitration

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The Weinsteins and Miramax want the dispute over "Hobbit" sequel profits to be determined in open court. Bob Weinstein The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The Weinstein Company Harvey Weinstein Business

Michael Moore Sues Weinsteins Over 'Fahrenheit 9/11'

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Matthew Belloni He claims he was cheated out of at least $2.7 million in profits from his hit documentary. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Home Movies

The Weinstein Co. and Relativity Settle Legal Battle Over Remake of 'The Crow'

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Movies Movies Relativity Media The Weinstein CompanyGregg Kilday UPDATED: The two companies drop claims, arising over question of distribution rights to the movie, and agree to work together on the project. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

The Weinstein Co. Resolves 'Gold' Lawsuit

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The troubled studio also tells a judge it's not currently engaged in a "fire sale" of assets. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

Weinsteins File Lawsuit Against Time Warner Over 'Hobbit' Sequels Profits

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The Weinstein Company Heat Vision UPDATED: The move comes on the heels of escalating tensions between the two camps, including Warner Bros. and its New Line division initiating arbitration proceedings. read more. Movies THR Online Warner Bros. THR, Esq.

Weinsteins, Lionsgate settling 'Precious' litigation

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Sources tell us the Weinstein Co. By Matthew Belloni EXCLUSIVE: The long-running legal battle over "Precious" is about to come to an end. and Lionsgate have agreed to a complete settlement that will end the bicoastal litigation over ownership of.

The Weinstein Co. Files $10M Suit Over 'His House'

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TWC is suing the U.K.-based based producer Starchild Pictures for breaching a distribution agreement. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

How (and Where) Harvey Weinstein Might Go to Jail

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Culture Culture Harvey Weinstein THR Weekly Magazine nsfsWhile many claims against the disgraced mogul are criminal, whether he ends up behind bars depends on the laws and prosecutorial zeal of the cities where the crimes allegedly took place — and, of course, the truth of the matters. read more. THR, Esq.

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Harvey Weinstein Adds Criminal Lawyers to Team

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Blair Berk, an attorney who has previously represented Mel Gibson and Lindsay Lohan, is hired by the embattled movie mogul. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Business THR Online

When Does a Sexual Advance Amount to Sexual Harassment? An Attorney Explains (Guest Column)

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In the Harvey Weinstein situation, an actor or crew member working on a film that he produced, or any person working at The Weinstein Co., would be an employee under the law. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Movies THR Online

Now It's War: Relativity Demands $20 Million from Weinstein Co. for Botching 'Nine' Release (Exclusive)

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Matthew Belloni The legal war between film heavyweights Harvey Weinstein and Ryan Kavanaugh is getting downright nasty. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Ryan Kavanaugh Nine

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Weinstein Co. Attacks Filmmakers Over 'Sabotage,' 'Hush Money' Claims

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Eriq Gardner Harvey and Bob Weinstein say New York courts "should not be burdened with inane and vexatious lawsuits" like the one over 'Escape from Planet Earth.'

Weinstein Co. Financiers Get Out of 'Escape From Planet Earth' Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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Tony Leech and Brian Inerfeld alleged that the Weinsteins had "sabotaged" their film by running up a big bill and then going outside for fresh capital. The Weinstein Company Business

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The Weinstein Co. Hit With $15M Lawsuit Over Timing of 'Gold' Release

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FilmNation says TWC breached its distribution deal for 'The Founder' by releasing 'Gold' only a week later. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Gold (2017) The Founder

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Judge Keeps Filmmakers' 'Sabotage' Lawsuit Against Weinstein Co. (Exclusive)

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Eriq Gardner A $50 million lawsuit that claims the Weinsteins were "two out-of-control movie executives" -- a claim that the company allegedly paid $500,000 to "hush" up on the eve of last year's Oscars -- is going forward in New York.

Warner Bros. Takes Miramax to Arbitration Over Weinstein 'Hobbit' Claims

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The studio and the indie mogul are fighting over whether a contract, obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, gives Weinstein a cut of the second and third Hobbit films.

Lisa Bloom Reveals Why She Took On Harvey Weinstein as a Client

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Movies Movies THR Online Harvey Weinstein"I saw this as a unique opportunity to change the way these stories go," says the lawyer. "I I was wrong. It turns out nobody is ready to hear an apology when a shocking story comes out." read more. THR, Esq.

Weinstein Co. Must Face Bankrupt DVD Distributor's Fraud Claim

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A judge allows a trimmed-down lawsuit to move forward. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Weinstein Co. Resolves Profits Lawsuit Over 'The Reader'

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Bernard Schlink claimed he hadn't been paid profits from the 2008 film based on his book. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

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Harvey Weinstein May Be Forced to Address Rape Claims at Upcoming Trial

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In a suddenly intriguing showdown, Weinstein could face questioning from attorney Marty Singer in a fraud case. The Weinstein Co. wants to keep it hush-hush. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online